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No date yet but Duterte wants to visit Kuwait

MANILA: Special Assistant to the Philippine President said Rodrigo Duterte is set to pay a visit to Kuwait but is still awaiting word from Kuwait on the availability of HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al- Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, according to Christopher ‘Bong’ Go said the president will visit Kuwait …

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Assembly’s special session adjourned for lack of quorum

Govt fails to make a presence KUWAIT CITY, June 24: Before taking a long summer break at the end of this week, the National Assembly was supposed to start the week with a special session slated for Sunday; but the government was absent so the session was adjourned due to …

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Justice minister sends comprehensive report on public fund cases to Speaker Al-Ghanim

KUWAIT CITY, June 24: In an expansive move towards integrity and transparency, in addition to addressing violations and mistakes; Minister of Justice Fahad Al-Afasi sent to Speaker of the National Assembly Marzouq Al-Ghanim a comprehensive report on public fund cases involving ministries and other government institutions, reports Al-Nahar daily. The …

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Plan to give mobile groceries go ahead – New locations pondered

KUWAIT CITY, June 24: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has formed the Mobile Vehicles Committee comprising personnel from the ministries of Commerce, Interior, Municipalities, Nutrition Department, Civil Information, Roads and Transport, Manpower and Tourism Projects, reports Al-Rai daily quoting reliable sources. The same sources said Minister of Commerce and …

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185 cases related to squandering of ‘funds’ filed against ministries

‘Project 256’ vital, aimed to serve all residents KUWAIT CITY, June 24: A report issued by Ministry of Justice revealed that 185 cases related to squandering of public funds were filed against ministries and governmental bodies during the period from October 2017 to April 2018, reports Al-Rai daily. The report, …

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PAM forms specialist team to deal with cases of domestics

KUWAIT CITY, June 23: Director of Public Relations Department in the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) Aseel Al-Mazeed said the authority has formed a special team consisting of representatives from the Legal Affairs and Labor Relations departments to deal with cases of domestic workers, reports Al- Anba daily. In her …

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Indian engineers fear loss of jobs in Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, June 23: The decision issued by Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) earlier in March, instructing labor departments to discontinue issuing work permits to expatriate engineers who do not have a no-objection certificate from Kuwait Engineers Society, may affect thousands of Indian engineers working in Kuwait including those in …

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Labor attaché affirms strong Kuwait, Philippines’ relations

KUWAIT CITY, June 23: Labor Attaché at the Embassy of Philippines in Kuwait Rustico Dela Fuente reaffirmed the strong bilateral relations between Kuwait and the Philippines, reports Al-Jarida daily. He stressed the step taken by the Kuwaiti side to provide necessary protection to Filipino workers in the country subsequent to …

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AKO OFW, POEA launch ‘Bantay OFW’ mobile app – To help search, rescue distressed Filipinos

KUWAIT CITY, June 23: The Advocates and Keepers Organization of OFWs Inc (AKO OFW Inc), a global non-governmental organization founded in Kuwait in November 2015 with a sterling and vast track record of helping search and rescue distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), joined hands with Philippine Overseas Employment Agency (POEA) …

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EPA issues rules to settle violations by public, firms – Fine upto KD 250

KUWAIT CITY, June 23: The Environment Public Authority (EPA) has issued a regulation to settle environmental violations committed by individuals and corporate institutions through compensation if the two sides agree on a settlement. The regulation specifies the condition for settlement in line with certain procedures, indicating the violator is supposed …

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