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Ministry of Health sets up bureaus for rights of children – Teams of professionals to receive calls regarding any cases of abuse

KUWAIT CITY, June 1, (KUNA): The Ministry of Health announced on Wednesday the establishment of Bureaus for Children’s Rights interspersed across the country manned by professionals seeking the protection of the welfare of all children experiencing untoward circumstances such as abuse or neglect by adult guardians. President of the National …

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Kuwait ranked 108 on ‘slavery’

KUWAIT CITY, May 31, (Agencies): Kuwait was ranked 108th among 167 countries in terms of the number of people trapped in modern slavery with 18,200; while it ranked 25th in the estimated proportion of population in modern slavery at 0.467 percent, according to the 2016 Global Slavery Index released by …

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MP urges govt to sack inept officials

KUWAIT CITY, May 31: The Parliamentary Priorities Committee, in its meeting on Tuesday, finalized the agenda of the session slated for June 7, 2016. Committee Rapporteur MP Ahmad Lari enumerated items in the agenda of the June 7 session as follows: ■ Second deliberation on the Pharmacy Profession and Medicines …

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Council approves structural plan of 7th governorate’s northern borders

KUWAIT CITY, May 31: Mehalhal Al-Khaled presided over a meeting of the Municipal Council Monday which approved structural plan of the northern borders for the seventh governorate. The council also endorsed feasibility study to establish commercial zones in Wafra, Naem and Abdali areas, and also allocated northern Mutlaa area to …

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Commerce min ‘satisfied’ over price adjustment for Ramadan – ‘No price hike within current period’

KUWAIT CITY, May 31: Minister of Commerce and Industry Yousuf Al-Ali has expressed satisfaction over the price adjustment for Ramadan, stressing the ministry is closely monitoring the prices of sheep to protect consumers especially during Eid Al-Fitr. In a press statement, Al-Ali affirmed the ministry has intensified its efforts to …

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Political dialogue vital to end disputes: official

CAIRO, May 31, (KUNA): Member of Arab Parliament and Deputy Speaker of National Assembly Mubarak Al-Khurainej stressed Monday on the importance of adopting a political dialogue in ending disputes, in reference to Yemeni peace talks hosted by Kuwait, and sponsored by UN. Al-Khurainej made his remarks to KUNA on the …

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COURT SENTENCES 3 ROYALS TO JAIL FOR INSULTING AMIR – Kuwait upholds death in mosque blast

KUWAIT CITY, May 30, (AFP): Kuwait’s supreme court on Monday upheld the death sentence handed down to the main convict in the Islamic State group bombing of a Shiite mosque that killed 26 people. The court confirmed the sentence of capital punishment passed on Abdulrahman Sabah Saud, a stateless man …

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Hammond notes gains against DAESH – Amir receives UK’s Foreign Secretary

KUWAIT CITY, May 30, (KUNA): The visiting UK Foreign Secretary Philp Hammond said Monday that the global coalition against the socalled Islamic State (IS) has been effective in countering the terrorist group on the actual ground and within social media. Speaking on the efforts to counter IS, Hammond told KUNA …

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MPs hail tenders law revision

KUWAIT CITY, May 30: The Finance and Economic Affairs Committee in the Parliament believes the revised Tenders Law is clearer, more transparent and in line with the latest developments; particularly since the existing law was ratified more then 25 years ago, hence, the need for revision, says MP Ahmed Lari. …

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Minister Al-Omair signs KD 1.3b deal to build new airport terminal

KUWAIT CITY, May 30, (KUNA): Minister of Public Works and Minister of State for National Assembly Affairs Dr. Ali Al-Omair signed on Monday a contract worth KD 1.3 billion, for the construction of a new terminal at Kuwait International Airport. In a press statement after signing the contract with Turkish …

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