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Tuesday , November 20 2018


‘Kuwaitis can travel visa-free to 82 countries, UAE nationals to 122’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 3: Kuwaitis are visa free to 82 countries and the citizens of United Arab Emirates (UAE) can enter 122 countries without restraint or visa, according to a recent research data released by Henley and Partners Research Company, reports Al-Qabas daily. It added German passport holders are considered …

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Number of MPs express shock over latest Expat Insider survey “Kuwait as the worst country for expatriates” – Report contradicts reality: Khalil Al-Saleh

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 2: A number of MPs expressed shock and resentment over the latest Expat Insider survey carried out by the InterNations group which classified Kuwait as the worst country for expatriates, reports Al-Rai daily. They wondered how expatriates pay large sums of money for coming to work in …

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Sept 12 first day of Eid?

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 2: : Some Saudi newspapers have declared Monday, Sept 12 as the first day of Eid Al-Adha based on astronomical calculations. On the other hand, Department of Astronomy Sciences and Space at Kuwait Science Club revealed few days ago that Sunday, Sept 11 is expected to be …

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MP faults timing of fuel price hike – Legislator voices concern on demographics

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 2: MP Khalil Abdullah says the government decision to raise the price of fuel was wrong in terms of timing and arrangement. He noted the government decision is unplanned and not based on economic studies which means it should have looked for alternatives to ensure the citizens …

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‘Stop free fuel cards given to ministers, MPs’ – MP calls on govt to present alternative to compensate citizens

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 2: In an attempt to subside public disappointment toward the parliamentary slackness in tackling the decision concerning fuel price increase, MP Faisal Al-Shaya has requested that free fuel cards given to ministers, MPs, members of the Municipal Council and officials in the State agencies, its institutions and …

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Passengers complain of exploitation by taxi drivers – 85 pct Kuwait Twitter users do not support decision to hike fuel prices

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 2: About 85 percent of the Kuwaiti Twitter users are not in support of the government’s decision to increase fuel prices, reports Al-Qabas daily. Based on a study carried out by the newspaper, 57.4 percent of the Kuwaiti Twitter users discussed the issue within a social framework …

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Sharing marriage loans a crime – Giving a daughter’s hand more than once in marriage deplored

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 2: Several Kuwaitis, religious leaders and experts have condemned the idea of giving a daughter’s hand in marriage more than once; alleging that some fathers get their daughters hitched with the purpose of sharing marriage loans with the couples involved, although the act violates law and Islamic …

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‘29,000 Kuwaiti citizens looking for jobs in government sector’ – Unemployment crisis on the rise

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 2: As per telephone records of Civil Service Commission (CSC), about 29,000 citizens are looking for jobs in government sector, and not only 18,000 citizens have registered with the central employment system, reports Al-Seyassah daily. The records revealed that unemployment crisis has increased, and on the other …

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Taxi commuters decry govt’s decision to hike prices of fuel – New fuel prices will not affect other commodities: Al-Rasheedi

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 1: Some expatriates, who use taxis as a mode of transportation, have expressed disappointment over the decision of the government to increase the prices of fuel stressing that it will result in higher taxi fares. Meanwhile, many citizens said the new fuel prices will affect them as …

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Citizens expect govt to extend Eid holidays by two more days

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 1: With the advent of Eid Al-Adha, Kuwaiti citizens are waiting to receive good news from the government about extending the Eid holidays for two more days so that the total number of holidays becomes nine days, reports Al-Rai daily quoting informed sources. Meanwhile, they explained that …

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