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Over a million e-passports handed over to Kuwaitis

Efforts of workers praised KUWAIT CITY, July 25: Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passport Affairs at Ministry of Interior Major General Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah revealed that more than one million new electronic passports have been handed over to citizens since the start of issuance of the new passports, reports Al-Rai …

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Brands take ‘day off’ from beauty blogger – Ties cut

BEIRUT, July 25, (RTRS): Max Factor Arabia and other leading beauty brands have severed ties with a popular Kuwaiti blogger after she said domestic workers should not be given a day off, highlighting resistance to reforms to end widespread labour abuses in the Gulf state. Sondos Alqattan, whose make-up tutorials …

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10 fake doctorate certificates uncovered as probe continues

Main suspect owns pharmaceutical company, three pharmacies KUWAIT CITY, July 25: Investigations into the fake academic certificates issue continue and more than 10 fake doctorate certificates obtained by Kuwaitis working in the government sector have been discovered so far, reports Al-Qabas daily. Security sources revealed four more people, including a …

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Names on diploma cheats must await finding of guilt

KUWAIT CITY, July 25: MP Osama Al- Shaheen asserted that the fraudulent credentials issue would not have happened if not for the negligence and poor management of governmental bodies, in addition to the weak performance of the former National Assembly. After a number of successful dialogues between the ministries of …

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‘Kuwait poised to step up anti-money-wash battle’ – KFB launches food parcels project

KUWAIT CITY, July 25, (KUNA): Kuwait makes it a point to keep abreast of global efforts to stifle such nefarious practices as money laundering and terror financing, the country’s Minister of Commerce and Industry Khaled Al-Roudhan said Wednesday. Kuwait has made tremendous headway in the fight against these unscrupulous deeds, …

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Assembly looked into eight requests for ‘immunity lift’

MP submits draft law KUWAIT CITY, July 24: The National Assembly, in the second round of the 15th legislative term, looked into eight requests for lifting the parliamentary immunity of seven lawmakers, approved three of these requests and rejected the remaining five. The cases include audio-visual, municipal, appeal, media and …

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No indemnity for expat government employees ( Article 17) till they present proof of leaving the country

KUWAIT CITY, July 24: The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has reactivated the decision on non-payment of indemnity to expatriate employees in government agencies unless they present a proof of leaving the country, reports Al-Jarida daily quoting sources. Sources disclosed the CSC has asked the ministries and government agencies to submit …

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MoH terminates services of 200 male, female expatriate nurses

Ministry registers 162 fines on 64 inspected co-op societies KUWAIT CITY, July 24, (Agencies): The Ministry of Health has terminated the services of 200 male and female expatriate nurses who are more than 65 years old and are on second contract, reports Al-Anba daily. The ministry granted these nurses a …

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‘Kiki’ dance challenge forbidden by law and religion – Participating in this challenge could lead to 3 months jail term and KD 100 fine

KUWAIT CITY, July 24: The ‘Kiki’ dance challenge, which has reached Kuwait, is forbidden by law and religion, reports Al-Rai daily. Religious scholars, psychologists and securitymen have warned about the dangers of the challenge — dancing to the tune of the new song of Canadian singer Drake entitled, “In my …

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How can people get high degrees in a short time?

KD 40m for teachers’ indemnity KUWAIT CITY, July 24: Professor at the Faculty of Business Studies in the Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET) Dr Mohammad Al-Wattiyan has affirmed that the forged academic degrees disaster is the responsibility of the Ministry of Higher Education, reports Al-Anba daily. He …

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