Tuesday , October 24 2017

Kuwait

‘Kuwait’s education sector is in dire need of screening process’

No exception for fingerprint attendance: MoE KUWAIT CITY, Aug 10: Professor of Clinical Social Work at the College of Science in Kuwait University Dr Malak Al-Rasheed affirmed that the biggest problem Kuwait University is suffering from currently is the continued acceptance of students beyond its capacity. This has been detrimental …

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Minister nods revocation of 13 persons citizenship

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 10: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid Al- Jarrah Al-Sabah has signed a letter to approve the revocation of the Kuwaiti citizenship of 13 individuals, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting informed sources. They revealed that the letter has been referred to the Cabinet, indicating that …

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MPs voice opposition to imposition of VAT – ‘Cut expenses’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 9: Lawmakers have rejected the Valued Added Tax (VAT) Bill passed recently by the GCC Council of Ministers, indicating they will not follow in the footsteps of their counterparts in other GCC countries as the bill will negatively affect citizens. MP Riyadh Al-Adsani affirmed his objection to …

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Amir visit to US opens new strategic chapter – DC throws weight behind Kuwait mediation

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 9, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah’s upcoming US visit will open a new chapter of multi-faceted strategic ties and cooperation, while Washington was throwing its weight behind Kuwait’s mediation in “intra-GCC” political dispute, a US diplomat said. His Highness the Amir’s visit …

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‘Cabinet approves draft law to allow govt to take KD 25b loans for 30 yrs’

Technical panel for privatization said to study priorities KUWAIT CITY, Aug 9: The Cabinet has approved a draft law which allows the government to take loans of up to KD 25 billion for a period not exceeding 30 years from local or foreign bodies quoting informed sources. They said the …

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Kuwait to witness Perseids on Saturday

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 9: Department of Astronomy and Space at Kuwait Science Club (KSC) announced that Kuwait will witness meteor showers (Perseids) at a rate of 100 Perseids per hour next Saturday. The skies of Kuwait will be adorned with meteor showers that will be at its peak on Saturday. …

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Telephone lines cut Aug 27 if bills are not paid, says MoC – KD 50 home, KD100 commercial in disconnection list

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 9, (KUNA): The Ministry of Communications on Wednesday urged subscribers to pay financial dues, warning that it will enforce a programmed automatic severance of telephone land lines service for August in line with the procedure in force. Subscribers will receive a general warning message on Aug 13, …

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Expats deposits increase 2.4 pct

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 8: The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) has affirmed strength of the country’s financial status, disclosing that deposits of expatriates in local banks increased by 2.4 percent by the end of the last fiscal year — around KD 42 billion, reports Al-Seyassah daily. Central Bank Governor Dr …

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Kuwait 6th with 79 tons gold reserve

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 8: Kuwait ranked sixth among the Arab countries with approximately 79 tons of gold reserve. Recent statistics of the International Gold Council indicated the net purchases of gold by the central banks for April, May and June 2017 was 94.5 tons, indicating 20 percent increase compared to …

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Price list eyed to ascertain lowest cost of medical services in ‘private’

Aim of new list to eliminate manipulation: OPMI union KUWAIT CITY, Aug 8: In line with the decision of Health Minister Dr Jamal Al-Harbi to increase fees for medical services, the Union of the Owners of Private Medical Institutions (OPMI) intends to prepare a list of prices to determine the …

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