Tuesday , October 16 2018


Cabinet discusses number of vital local & regional issues

HH the PM chairs weekly meeting KUWAIT CITY, Aug 6, (KUNA): Under the chairmanship of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, the Cabinet held its weekly meeting Monday, discussing a number of important local, regional, and international issues. After the meeting, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of …

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Call for ‘stormers’ to apologize to Amir before amnesty gets support

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 6: Concurrently with the requests submitted by Deputy National Assembly Speaker Essa Al-Kandari and a number of MPs for urging His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to issue amnesty for those convicted in the case of storming of the National Assembly building, parliamentary sources …

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3 grilling threats waiting for next Assembly

Sheikh Jaber, Al-Jabri, Al-Hajraf to be questioned KUWAIT CITY, Aug 5: The use of grilling as a constitutional tool for lawmakers has been heating up the political scenario as the date of convening the third round of the 15th legislative term is approaching, such that the outcome of grilling threats …

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‘Visit visas valid for one month only’ – No extension

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 5: Director General of General Department for Residency Affairs Major General Abdullah Al-Hajri issued a circular to all residency affairs departments in all governorates to declare that all types of visit visa — dependent, commercial and tourist — will be valid for one month only and cannot …

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Airport health screening eyed for expats on return

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 5: MP Mohammad Al-Dalal has submitted a proposal to allocate a building near or inside the Kuwait International Airport for the medical examination of domestic workers or any other expatriate worker entering the country including those who have traveled and returned to their jobs. Al-Dalal pointed out …

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‘Public Prosecution’ receives SAB report on embezzlement of funds

‘MoSAL’s proposed system will not curb graft in hiring maids’ KUWAIT CITY, Aug 5: The Public Prosecution received a report from the State Audit Bureau about the administrative anomalies and Public Funds Protection Law violations uncovered in the Health Office in Frankfurt, Germany, reports Al-Jarida daily quoting sources. Sources disclosed …

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Ministry of Electricity and Water team target bachelors’ quarters in Jahra

PAI to conduct study on industrial cities KUWAIT CITY, Aug 5: In an unexpected proactive step, the team with the power to arrest in the Ministry of Electricity and Water (MEW) carried out a campaign targeting bachelors’ accommodations in Jahra Governorate under the supervision of Deputy Team Leader Ahmad Al-Shammari, …

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Kuwaiti tourists urged to respect the Thai laws & religious beliefs

Stay away from suspicious sites: Kuwait’s envoy KUWAIT CITY, Aug 5: Ambassador of Kuwait to Thailand HE Abdullah Al-Sharhan called on Kuwaiti tourists to respect Thai laws, religious beliefs and the customs of the country especially in public religious places, and to stay away from suspicious sites in order to …

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Army takes legal measures against spreading of false news on social media

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 4: Presidency of the General Staff of Kuwait Armed Forces has affirmed that it has taken all legal measures against propagandists and false statements circulating on social media, reports Al-Nahar daily. In a statement posted on its official Twitter account, it stated that it has noticed some …

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Some lawmakers hit out at government concerning ‘high cost’ of hiring maids

Al-Durra Company rejecting applications: MP KUWAIT CITY, Aug 4: Several lawmakers have admonished the government to be more proactive by playing the expected role in resolving the problem concerning high cost of hiring domestic workers, which is said to have reached the ceiling, reports Al-Qabas daily. The lawmakers urged the …

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