Tuesday , October 23 2018


Al-Tabtabaei predicts opposition in minority

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 31: Most opposition groups which boycotted the 2013 elections had no problems with His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and they never intended to undermine his authority or constitutional prerogatives, as they were against the government and its policies because the performance of the …

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The Public Authority for Manpower starts processing of work permit renewal ‘applications’ – 20 foreign cos request to invest in Kuwait still pending

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 30: The Public Authority for Manpower has started processing applications for renewal of work permits and assets disclosure certificates in citizen services centers, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources. Sources enumerated the locations of citizen services centers as follows: Sharq, Jaber Al-Ali, Jahra, Sulaibikhat, Government Mall in Tahrir …

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Ex-MP vows grill carry-over on education

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 30: Second Constituency candidate and former MP Ouda Al- Ruwaie has threatened to grill Minister of Education and Higher Education Bader Al- Essa on the alleged administrative violations in his ministry in case he remains in his post. In a press conference recently, Al-Ruwaie disclosed he does …

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Parliament polls reflect genuine identity of Kuwait’s democracy – Candidates invited to air manifestos on TV, radio

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 30, (KUNA): Since the announcement of opening registration for the 2016 Parliament elections’ candidacy on Oct 19, Kuwaitis have been living, and enjoying, the true sense of democracy once again, with all eyes locked on the Nov 26 ballot. An observer can sense it almost everywhere and …

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Info ministry refers private channel to trial for violation – New law to regulate web-based publications

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 30, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Ministry of Information referred on Sunday a private satellite channel to the general prosecution for breaching the law pertinent to announcement of result of consultative elections in one constituency. The ministry last July began implementing Law No. 8/2016 on regulating electronic media which was …

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Kuwait’s Health Ministry ready for upcoming parliamentary elections

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 30, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Health Ministry announced on Sunday the formation of temporary medical teams for the upcoming parliamentary elections slated for November 26th. Ministry’s Undersecretary Dr Khaled Al-Sahlawi said in a statement that the ministry would also allocate 61 mobile clinics distributed across the various polling centers. …

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Traffic violators ‘face’ jail, KD 150 fine

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 29: The General Traffic Department has completed a study on toughening penalties for those who commit grave traffic violations, reports Al-Shahed daily. Reckless drivers shall be imprisoned for three days, fined KD150 and their cars will be impounded for three months. The study also recommended KD100 fine …

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MoI dismisses reports of Iraqi military moves near border – Baghdad denies

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 29, (KUNA): The Ministry of Interior on Saturday snubbed local reports on unusual Iraqi military moves near the Kuwaiti- Iraqi border. Commenting on such news, the Ministry’s Undersecretary Maj Gen Abdullah Al-Muhanna was quoted by the ministry’s security information department as saying in a statement that there …

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Domestic Workers Law to help stop human trafficking

This interview with Hamoud Al- Hamdan was conducted prior to the dissolution of Parliament by an Amiri decree. Former MP Hamoud Al-Hamdan has fi led again to contest the upcoming election in the Fifth Constituency. — Editor SOME key achievements of the Human Rights Committee in the previous Parliament include …

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Ex-MP Tana rejects outright the passed DNA law

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 29: Former MP and candidate from the Fourth Constituency Mohammed Tana affirmed that lawmakers of 2013 parliament played their legislative role to the full. At the same time, he criticized their supervisory role, which he said, became weak after several members were polarized by government, says Al …

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