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Kuwait

Amir urges closer Arab-Sino ties

KUWAIT, CHINA SIGN OIL JOINT MARKETING DEAL BEIJING, July 10, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Tuesday called for pushing forward mechanisms of cooperation between Arab countries and China to attain mutual interests and strengthen historical ties. Addressing the 8th session of the ministerial meeting …

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Resignations, legislation to pardon eyed

MPs CONSIDER REACTIONS TO COURT RULING ON JAILINGS KUWAIT CITY, July 9: The local political scene is abuzz with talks after the Cassation Court announced Sunday its verdict on the National Assembly building storming case. Gearing towards protesting against the verdict, MP Mohammed Al-Muttair invited a number of his colleagues …

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Expats with non-specialised skills won’t be given work in govt sector

CSC should implement unification of salary scale: MP KUWAIT CITY, July 9: Parliament’s Committee for Replacement and Employment Crisis MP Khalil Al-Saleh affirmed that the committee will extract information from the backyards of the concerned authorities in terms of the employment file, reports Al-Rai daily. He revealed about the establishment …

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Kuwait & Beijing sign MoU on sustainable e-commerce

BEIJING, July 9, (KUNA): Kuwait and China signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on e-commerce on the sideline of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah’s state visit Monday. The memorandum, signed by Minister of Commerce and Industry Khaled Al-Roudhan on the Kuwaiti side, aims to boost cooperation …

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Why scrapyard so far away: Kuwaitis, expats

‘Let youths set shop closer’ KUWAIT CITY, July 9: A number of citizens and expatriates expressed their displeasure over the transfer of the car scrapyard to the outskirts of Kuwait near the Saudi border. They lamented that the trip to the scrapyard exhausts those who frequent this place especially since …

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Cabinet discusses HH the Amir’s state visit to China

Kuwait condemns terror attacks in Saudi, Somalia, Tunisia KUWAIT CITY, July 9, (KUNA): The Cabinet discussed, during its weekly meeting on Monday, outcome of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah’s state visit to China and his meetings in Beijing. The Cabinet, chaired by His Highness the Prime …

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High court jails former, current MPs

Sentences reduced for 2011 storming KUWAIT CITY, July 8: The Court of Cassation on Sunday sentenced 13 former and current MPs to reduced three years and six months jail terms with hard labor for storming the National Assembly building on Nov 16, 2011. These former and current MPs include Musallam …

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‘Kuwait to be hardest hit if Iran closes Strait of Hormuz’

Need to look for alternative ways in order to avoid dangerous consequences: experts KUWAIT CITY, July 8: Analysts have pointed out that Iran’s threat to prevent the passage of oil shipments through Strait of Hormuz if America pushes ahead with its plan to stop all countries from buying Iranian oil …

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Rights groups sound alarm over domestic workers for sale advts

Such practices will affect Kuwait’s global reputation: Bouqreis KUWAIT CITY, July 8: Widespread advertisements in electronic applications explicitly saying “Domestic Workers for Sale” are among the individual practices rearing heads to distort and block Kuwait’s efforts in fighting human trafficking in the face of confident steps taken to preserve its …

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2140 contracts of expats cancelled from public budget

KUWAIT CITY, July 8: Head of Civil Service Commission (CSC) Ahmed Al-Jassar announced the completion of an annual study on Kuwaitization of jobs based on CSC decision No. 11/2017, reports Al-Rai daily. He revealed that the study resulted in the freezing of 2,140 contracts of expatriates, indicating that the jobs …

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