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Kuwait

Kuwait bans poultry from Germany and Malaysia – PAAAFR

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 29, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR) on Tuesday announced a ban on birds and associated products from Malaysia and Germany after bird flu outbreaks. The ban affects all live birds, hatchery eggs and one-day broiler chickens, the authority told state news …

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Postman dumps registered mails in garbage

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 29: A postman who works for a company contracted by Kuwait Post to deliver mails was seen dumping a batch of “registered mails” into a garbage container, reports Al-Qabas daily. An activist and postal sector monitor posted pictures on his Twitter account of the registered mails that …

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New Customs building will be demolished before occupation

Structurally unsafe, built 30 years ago KUWAIT CITY, Aug 29: A building will be demolished even before it was occupied?! This is the case with the new building of Kuwait General Administration of Customs (KGAC), reports Aljarida daily. Due to several reasons, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) has concluded …

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‘Neglecting an educational edifice in city is an issue that must be addressed soon’

School breeding ground for stray animals KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28: Some buildings are abandoned or closed, but neglecting an educational edifice in the heart of the city is an issue that must be addressed soon, reports Al-Anba daily. Aisha Primary School for Girls is an abandoned building on the verge …

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Reactions over suspension of renewal of work permits for expats above 60 yrs of age

Economic experts criticize decisions KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28: A number of economic experts criticized the decisions to suspend issuance and renewal of work permits for expatriates above the age of 60 years, as such a step will lead to a number of problems. According to an economic expert and former …

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Stop issuing work permit & renewal for 60,000 workers who are above age 60

Experts call for enactment of laws and decisions to protect workers – Govt plans to privatize three vital sectors KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28: Amid the anticipation of decisions that are likely to be taken by the Council of Ministers, the higher committee for rectifying population imbalance, and Public Authority for Manpower …

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MP submits proposal to ‘cancel’ decree regarding degree holders

‘Taminaat’ affirms implementation of Article No. 42/2010 KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28: MP Khaleel Abdullah on Tuesday submitted a proposal to cancel a ministerial decree stipulating that bachelor’s degree holders who wish to apply for scholarship to pursue higher studies – master’s degree — should have a grade point average of …

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Cultural Office tasked to verify and authenticate academic certificates

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28: Several ministries and government institutions have asked Kuwait’s Cultural Office in Cairo to have a look at the certificates of their employees and verify their authenticity, reports Al- Anba daily quoting knowledgeable sources. This comes following the ongoing reports that many employees hold fake certificates and …

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Leakage of fuel from vehicle onboard Kuwait Airways flight was minimal

No case of suffocation registered KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28: Minister of Finance Dr Nayef Al-Hajraf says the leakage of fuel from a car that was sent as cargo on a Kuwait Airways passenger plane was due to an accidental fault that can be deemed as minimal, reports Al- Qabas daily. …

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Schools in Sabah Al-Ahmad area ‘ready’ for students, says minister of education

Al-Azmi tours schools in area KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Minister of Education and Minister of Higher Education Dr Hamed Al-Azmi confirmed that the schools in Sabah Al-Ahmad city, of the Ahmadi educational zone, are ready to receive students and workers in the area for the new school year. …

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