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Kuwait

Ministry mulls some subsidy cuts of over 30% – Bonus to end

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 14: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry intends to reduce the subsidy value for some products by more than 30 percent, reports Al-Rai daily quoting sources. Sources disclosed the ministry is planning to reassess the prices of all subsidized products included in the ration cards, with the …

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MoH promises to increase doctors efficiency: minister

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 14, (KUNA): Minister of Health, Dr Ali Al-Obeidi asserted on Sunday keenness of the Ministry of Health represented by Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialties to provide all the means that will ensure efficient vocational training of doctors enrolled in the specialized training programs. Al-Obeidi said during the …

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Bid to end ‘wasta’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 14 : Minister of Communications and State Minister for Municipality Affairs Essa Al-Kandari said he is keen on implementing the law fairly, reports Al-Anba daily. On his new project in Kuwait Municipality, Al-Kandari disclosed they are currently working on the automation system for the issuance of licenses …

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State security said probing suspicious money transfers

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 13: State Security Department is currently conducting intensive investigations over the reports received from competent authorities about suspicious money transfers to terrorist organizations overseas, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting informed sources. They explained that, according to the investigation, some individuals and charitable committees illegally collected donations at mosques …

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‘Finance panel’ due to meet to discuss economic reforms – Prepaid electricity card system eyed

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 13: The Parliamentary Finance Committee is due to hold a meeting Sunday to discuss Economic Reforms in the presence of the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance and acting Minister of Oil Anas Al-Saleh, reports Al-Jarida daily. Others attending the meeting include the concerned financial reform agency, …

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‘Foot & mouth disease controlled, livestock safe and infection free’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 13, (KUNA): Minister of Public Works and Minister of State for National Assembly Affairs Dr Ali Al-Omair said Saturday that the footand- mouth disease (FMD) has been controlled and that medical procedures have been taken to treat infected cows, confirming the safety and disease-free situation of livestock …

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Kuwait ranks ‘fifth’ globally with the average percentage of 72.1 migrants

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 13: Kuwait was ranked fifth globally with an average percentage of 72.1 migrants in terms of its indigenous population and foreigners, according to World Bank report titled “Migration and Remittances Fact Book 2016”, reports Al-Seyassah daily. Qatar and United Arab Emirates took the first and second places …

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‘Political deal’ being prepared

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 13: A ‘political deal’ is being prepared in the corridors of the executive and legislative authorities to conduct partial reshuffling of ministerial posts, targeting certain ministries — Public Works, Communications, Municipality, Justice, Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, reports Al-Seyassah daily quoting sources. According to sources, the National Assembly …

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Internet service interrupted

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 12: Internet services in Kuwait were interrupted on Friday due to defect in the main marine GCC cable, the Ministry of Communication said. Buthaina Al-Sbaiee, the assistant undersecretary for administrative and legal affairs, said in a statement that the electronic services in the other GCC countries were …

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‘Millions of dinars medicines lost or expired’ – Severe mismanagement in hospitals blamed

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 12: Following a stocktaking process in various hospitals and central pharmacies, Ministry of Health discovered that medicines worth millions of dinars were lost or had expired, which indicates severe mismanagement of the medicines and drugs provided to hospitals affiliated to Ministry of Health, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting …

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