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Kuwait

Teachers, academicians confirm the spread of violence in schools

‘Teacher-student relationship is at its worst’ KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5: A number of teachers and academicians have confirmed the spread of violence in schools, particularly in the secondary stage. They said violence, especially against teachers, is spreading; pointing out some political statements which belittle teachers weaken the latter and minimize …

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Speaker to brief MPs on important Amiri message

Unity key in fortifying internal front KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim will meet with other Kuwaiti lawmakers on Tuesday to brief them on an “important message” from His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. “Regional developments are moving in a very fast pace,” Al-Ghanim …

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IMF hails Kuwait economic policies

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5, (KUNA): The Chamber of Commerce and Industry said on Sunday that the International Monetary Fund has praised the Kuwaiti government’s efforts in tackling the impact of the drop in global oil prices through containing public spending. According to a statement, the chamber’s board member Dhirar Al-Ghanim …

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Abide by pledge to reinstate revoked citizenship – group

Proposal to unify salaries of diplomats OK’d KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5: A group of parliamentarians is said to have told the government that it adheres to the earlier understanding between the government (although the government has resigned) and this group to reinstate the citizenship of those Kuwaitis which had been …

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PM in hunt for new government – ‘Cabinet has all powers to take decisions’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5: Until yesterday afternoon none of the ministers from outside the ruling family were informed whether they will continue in office or they will be relieved of their duties, reports Al-Anba daily quoting reliable sources. The same sources said, that would be done after completion of rounds …

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No jobs for expats under 30 diploma holders and above rule effective in 2018

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4: The Manpower Public Authority (PAM) has issued a decision which will be implemented during 2018 and according to which the recruitment of expats under the age of 30 holding diplomas and above will be stopped, reports Al-Anba daily. The decision also stated those who are above …

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22 bogus companies sponsoring 90 people shut

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4: Detectives from Residency Affairs Department discovered 22 bogus companies shut down for sponsoring 90 workers who are on a blacklist. Concerned authorities have since been notified to take necessary action against the companies in question. In a statement, the department confirmed that citizenship and passports sector …

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MP panel to tackle population structure

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4: The parliamentary Financial and Economic Affairs Committee will discuss on Sunday the two proposals on forming a committee to follow up and organize the population structure. On the other hand, it is expected that the committee will not discuss in its meeting on Sunday the two …

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The Central Bank of Kuwait approves partial raise in staff salaries

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4: The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) Board of Directors has approved a partial raise in the salaries for its employees within the permissible margin which was approved by the Civil Service Commission in 2007, reports Al-Rai daily quoting informed sources. The sources pointed out the decision …

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‘IS-linked Kuwaiti is alive’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 4: A Kuwaiti, identified only as HL, who was earlier reported to have been executed by DAESH or the so-called Islamic State militants is alive and in the group’s prison, reports Al-Rai daily. The sources pointed, according to the latest information given by the DAESH leader, Abu …

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