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Kuwait

Unstable weather tied to varying air pressure – Weather to remain wobbly but moderate in coming days

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9, (KUNA): Weather in Kuwait is forecast to remain unsteady in the coming days; tending to be moderately hot during day time and moderate at night. The weather instability is largely result of varying air pressure, said Abdul Aziz Al-Qarawi, the weather forecaster at Kuwait Meteorological Center …

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Minister spares bedoun from paying health fees

Dietary supplement withdrawn KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: Acting Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi has extended the period for exempting Bedouns with expired security cards from paying fees in hospitals and medical centers until the end of December, reports Al-Seyassah daily. This is in accordance with the decision of acting …

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MoH eyes exempting expat staff from new health charges

  KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: Health Minister Dr Jamal Al- Harbi said the Health Ministry is currently studying the possibility of exempting its expatriate staff from the new fees for health services. Al-Harbi made the statement during an inspection tour at Al-Saqr Health Center in Adailiya to ensure provision of …

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‘Online automation protects rights of expatriate workers’

Hiring labourers will be based on actual need KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: Acting Director General of Public Authority for Manpower Ahmad Al-Mousa affirmed the significance of online automation in protecting the rights of expatriate workers, and added the latter will not be exploited or compromised by the labor recruitment offices, …

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Panel postpones vote on final report on irregularities in MoH

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: The inquiry commission which was formed by the Health Committee of the National Assembly to look into the irregularities of the Ministry of Health has postponed the vote on the final report which was scheduled for next Monday citing constitutional reasons, reports Al-Rai daily. The committee …

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UNESCO’s Institute for Statistics picks Kuwait to occupy Arab seat

Kuwait’s continuous support to the organization hailed PARIS, Nov 9, (KUNA): The UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) has chosen Kuwait to occupy the Arab seat at the institute’s board of directors, said a Kuwaiti diplomat Thursday. Speaking to KUNA, Kuwait’s permanent envoy to UNESCO Ambassador Dr Meshal Hayat said that …

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Two-month impound of cars for traffic violations – Offences listed

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: Acting Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs at the Interior Ministry, Major-General Fahd Al-Shuwea has issued instructions to all traffic departments to apply Article 207 of the traffic law in the strictest sense, reports Al- Anba daily. According to the directives, the impoundment of vehicles will not be …

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‘Govt working on plan to deal with rise in commodity prices’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry is currently working in cooperation with other government agencies to develop an integrated work plan to control and deal with the problem of rising commodity prices in the markets, reports Annahar daily quoting reliable sources. The sources pointed out the …

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Experiments in underground water reserves eyed

Bid to store millions of gallons of extra treated water KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: Head of Water Resources Center Eng Mesha’al Al-Saheed disclosed that the Ministry of Electricity and Water, in cooperation with the Research Institute, will conduct experiments in a number of underground water reserves in a bid to …

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CORRUPTION LAW CHALLENGE FAILS – Do your job, say MPs

Anti-Corruption Public Authority hailed KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: MP Riyadh Al-Adsani congratulated the Board of Trustees and staff of the Anti-Corruption Public Authority after the Constitutional Court rejected a petition challenging the constitutionality of law number 2/2016 on establishing the authority and provisions about financial disclosure. Al-Adsani wished the chairman …

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