Monday , September 24 2018


Assurance on DNA sampling

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 18: Ministry of Interior has assured all citizens, expatriates and visitors to Kuwait that the DNA law will not violate or affect their personal freedom and privacy, insisting that the aim of the law is to establish an integrated database for the government to prepare its plans. …

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Kuwait spends lavish amounts on wedding celebrations: report – Nearly between 6,000 and 9,000 weddings held yearly

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 18: Kuwait is known to spend large sums of money when the couples tie the knot and according to statistics which were made available last month, Kuwaitis reportedly spend KD 235 million a year on weddings, reports Al-Qabas daily. The daily went on to say, on an …

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‘Petrol price hike has negative impact’ – MP discloses intent to grill Anas Al-Saleh

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 18: The government took advantage of the Parliament recess and raised the prices of petrol, MP Faisal Al-Kandari said Sunday while disclosing his intention to submit an interpellation motion against Minister of Finance and acting Minister of Oil Anas Al-Saleh.’ He clarified the interpellation will take place …

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83,000 ‘teachers’ back to school after vacation

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 18: Public and private schools nationwide Sunday welcomed back 83,000 male and female teachers from the summer vacation on the first day of academic year 2016/2017. On this occasion, the Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Bader Al-Essa said he will lead a Kuwaiti delegation of …

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Some 8,004 illegal residents adjust their status – Ministry of Health to buy six new world-class naval boats: Al-Harbi

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17, (KUNA): Since 2011 until end of August 2016, some 8,004 illegal residents have adjusted their status in Kuwait, said the Central Agency for Illegal Residents Affairs here on Saturday. Head of the status adjustment department of the apparatus Colonel Mohammad Al- Wohaib told KUNA that 5,578 …

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IBC discusses health of world refugees, migrants

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17: Dr Manal Bouhaimed — Chairperson of the Health Rights Committee at Kuwait Society for Human Rights participated in the meetings of the 23rd Ordinary Session of the International Bioethics Committee (IBC) at the headquarters of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as a …

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PM departs for New York

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17, (KUNA): Representative of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah, His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al- Hamad Al-Sabah and his accompanying delegation left on Saturday heading to New York City to head the Kuwaiti delegation participating in the 71st session …

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Record numbers of Kuwaiti travelers set to enter the United States in 2016

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17: The Embassy of the United States in Kuwait is pleased to announce that more Kuwaitis have visited America in 2016 so far than any other year on record. In 2016, Kuwaiti travelers have entered the United States over 75,000 times as of Sept 1, including over …

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‘Implementation of child protection law may lead to shortage of teachers’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17, With male and female teachers preparing to resume work on Sunday for the 2016/2017 academic year, there are fears within the educational circle concerning acute shortage of teachers particularly with the implementation of the child protection and disabled welfare laws, which make it possible for some …

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625 American teachers teaching in Kuwait schools – Civilian State employees total 331,077: CSC

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17: Undersecretary at the Ministry of Education Dr Haitham Al-Athari announced that 625 teachers from the United States of America are teaching in foreign schools in Kuwait, and 11 American schools teach the American curricula to students from different nationalities, reports Al-Rai daily. In a statement, Dr …

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