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Saturday , November 17 2018


PAM limits ‘residency’ transfer procedures to within one month

KUWAIT CITY, May 28: In a situation whereby dispute arises between an employer and his employee, Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) cautions the employee against initiating the transfer of residency; otherwise, the process will be rendered null and void (unless the employer completes the procedures of transfer within one month), …

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Embassy rejects attempts to ‘demonize’ Ethiopian maids – Allegations without foundation

THE following is the Ethiopian Embassy’s reply to an Arabic daily’s article against Ethiopian domestic workers: The Embassy of the Federal Democratic republic of Ethiopia in Kuwait is dismayed by the article published by an Arabic daily newspaper recently, under the title “Ending Ethiopian residence in the country within two …

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Expenditure rationalization ‘plan’ proposal presented to government

KUWAIT CITY, May 28: Parliamentary sources disclosed that a proposal has been presented to government, as part of the expenditure rationalization plan, to stop providing financial aid to Kuwaitis working in the private sector whose salaries exceed KD 10,000 per month, reports Al-Anba daily. Meanwhile, high ranking government sources explained …

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‘Boycotters decision to participate in upcoming polls a good one’

KUWAIT CITY, May 28: State Minister for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah says the decision of those who boycotted the previous parliamentary elections to participate in the upcoming one is a positive and good one, reports Al-Rai daily. He stressed the need to appreciate when someone changes his …

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Heavy fines on the cards for throwing garbage from cars

KUWAIT CITY, May 27: Head of the Citations Department, and acting supervisor of cleanliness at the Kuwaiti Municipality, Hawally branch Nasser Al-Ghanim has said the Municipality will deal strictly with those who throw cigarette butts onto the street from moving vehicles, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, the fine will …

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Private Syrian airlines flights suspended – Rules violated

KUWAIT CITY, May 27: The incoming flights of Cham Wings Airlines previously known as Sham Wing Airlines — a private Syrian airline with its head office in Damascus, Syria — have been suspended at least for three months for what civil aviation authorities called exceeding the weight specified for aircraft, …

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Postal Sector ‘checks’ modern tracking system

KUWAIT CITY, May 27: The Postal Sector has launched, on trial basis, the modern tracking system called International Postal System (IPS); in a bid to establish an electronic link to track shipments and parcels until they reach the receivers wherever they may be. Sources close to the Ministry of Communication …

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KPC to compensate employees who did not participate in strike – Bonus to be paid ranging between KD 250 and KD 1,500

KUWAIT CITY, May 27: Kuwait Petroleum Corporation has decided to compensate its employees, who did not participate in the strike organized by the Union of Oil Workers Syndicates on April 17-19, by paying them bonus ranging between KD 250 and KD 1,500 depending on the category of each employee. According …

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Minister Ali to up number of inspectors to monitor market

KUWAIT CITY, May 27: MP Faisal Al-Kandari was quoted as saying the Minister of Commerce and Industry Dr Yousef Al-Ali has taken a decision to increase the number of inspectors and observers and also pressed into service 30 inspectors with the status of law enforcement officers to monitor the performance …

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MP stresses need for efforts to control prices

KUWAIT CITY, May 26: MP Faisal Al-Kandari has stressed the need to intensify efforts of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry to regulate prices in supermarkets and cooperative societies, especially during the holy month of Ramadan. According to Al-Kandari, he urged Minister of Commerce and Industry Ali Yusuf to strictly …

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