Tuesday , October 23 2018


Mall dance shakes MP … grilling set – Experts review request for emergency petrol session

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 25: The belly dance performance of an Arabian dance troupe at the Avenues Mall during the weekend as part of the festivities organized by the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters (NCCAL) sparked a debate on various social media platforms over the indecency and morality of …

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e-system for visa 20 renewal soon

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 25: The Ministry of Interior will soon launch an electronic system for the renewal of domestic worker visas (Article 20), reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources. Sources pointed out this will expedite the processing of domestic work visa renewal applications as well as reduce the crowd in the …

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Cleaning drive in schools, bird market – Govt blames contractors for project loss

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 25: General Sanitation and Road Works Department at the Capital Municipality in a recent campaign cleaned up 15 yards and 13 parking lots of the schools, reports Al-Qabas daily. Director General of Sanitation and Road Works Meshal Al-Azmi stressed the importance of cleanliness and the need to …

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International organizations urge abolition of sponsorship system – Expat workers complaining of high residency costs in Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 24: Complaints filed by expatriate workers over the high residency costs in Kuwait are increasing while international organizations are calling for the cancelation of the sponsorship system in Kuwait. Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind Al-Sabeeh affirmed that the sponsorship law and other related laws are …

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Domestic Workers Law will reduce cost of hiring: MP Lari – Leasing fees seen as source of revenue

GENERALLY, the Domestic Workers Law will give a civilized picture of how to deal with domestic workers globally. It will reduce the cost for hiring domestic workers – more reasonable than the current cost, MP Ahmed Hajji Lari stated in an exclusive interview with the Arab Times. During the interview, …

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Kuwaiti students in Britain face visa problems

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 24: Around 100 Kuwaiti students on scholarship in Britain have encountered problems due to failure to obtain a British visa on time and this might lead to their expulsion from universities because of excessive absences, reports Al-Rai daily quoting sources. Sources disclosed the problems were made worse …

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Hundreds more may lose their Kuwaiti citizenship

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 24: Following the withdrawal of the citizenship of 51 people who obtained the nationality fraudulently, hundreds of people are expected to be stripped of their citizenship for the same reason, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting a security source. The source disclosed these people acquired Kuwaiti citizenship illegally with …

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OCA sets up sub-offices as Kuwait row rumbles – ‘Asian Games protected’

DANANG, Vietnam, Sept 24, (RTRS): The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has decided to set up five new sub-offices to enable it to function effectively while the row with the Kuwait government continues over its headquarters in the Gulf State. Kuwait was suspended by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in …

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Fuel prices reset for October

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 23: Ministry of Finance has set the new price of diesel and other types of fuel for October, indicating a liter of kerosene and diesel will be sold for 100 fils, and 105 fils for Octane (95), 165 fils for Ultra (octane 98) and 95 fils for …

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Bid to prepare future leaders – Deal guides youths

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 23, (KUNA): The Ministry of State for Youth Affairs and Ali Sabah Al-Salem Military Academy signed on Thursday an accord for boosting cooperation in the sectors of sciences and investments, with aim of guiding the youth and bolstering patriotism among them. The Ministry’s Undersecretary, Sheikha Al-Zain Al-Sabah, …

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