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Tuesday , December 11 2018


Kuwait leads Gulf in women in workforce

KUWAIT CITY, April 9: Kuwait’s decision to allow women to join the security forces is considered a breakthrough in a generally conservative society that did not easily accept changes, especially when it comes to the status of women. In a report published by gulfnews.com on Saturday, Noof, a fresh military …

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Municipality seizes 20,000 chickens, shrimps unfit for human consumption – Disposal area for spoilt foodstuff open, unsecured: sources

KUWAIT CITY, April 8: Kuwait Municipality Thursday confiscated 20,000 imported chickens and a huge pile of shrimps after discovering they are unfit for human consumption. This incident reveals the lack of concern that the ‘traders of death’ have for the health of consumers and the level of corruption in the …

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Bank ordered to rectify loan installments not to exceed 40 pc of citizen’s net salary

KUWAIT CITY, April 8: The Court of Appeals, presided over by Judge Haitham Al-Atiqi, ordered a local bank to rectify the installment amount, not to exceed 40 percent of the net salary of a citizen who obtained loan, in addition to recalculation of the period of payment. Attorney Ali Al-Ali, …

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Kuwait to ‘establish’ anti-graft authority for fighting corruption – VIP access cards issued illegally to expatriates

KUWAIT CITY, April 8: Head of Kuwait A n t i – C o r r u p t i o n Authority Lawyer Abdulrahman Al-Namash revealed that the Board of Trustees has edited a draft of the executive bylaw, which will be sent to the Minister of Justice and …

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KCCI link between pvt sector and government

KUWAIT CITY, April 8: Shortly before voting to select 12 out of 19 board members for Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), some economy experts in the country said the sector has always supported government in proffering solutions to lingering economic problems, citing a recent comprehensive memo on economic …

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Proposal sent to KPC, affiliates to execute 100 pc replacement policy – Move to employ citizens in line with Kuwaitization policy

KUWAIT CITY, April 8: A proposal has been presented to Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) and its affiliates to implement 100 percent replacement policy, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting reliable oil sources. The same sources added the proposal includes employing qualified citizens instead of expatriates in line with the amended deadline for …

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KPC to place expat secretaries under contractual system July 1 – Justice renews contracts of above 70 Arab consultants

KUWAIT CITY, April 7: Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) will soon terminate the expatriate secretaries and put them under the contractual system, which means they will work according to the corporation’s actual need for their services, reports Al- Kuwaitiyah daily quoting sources. Sources explained this step is within the framework of …

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No new ‘electricity’ charges for citizens homes before 2018: Lari

KUWAIT CITY, April 7: Former MP Ahmad Lari affirms that the new charges of electricity will not be applied in the private houses of Kuwaiti citizens before the year 2018. He said the Parliament’s Finance Committee will compare and discuss the prices suggested by the committee and the government, and …

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MP wades into pricing of agricultural products

KUWAIT CITY, April 7: MP Faisal Al-Shaye has proposed formation of a committee in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry to decide on the prices of local agricultural products. In his proposal, Al-Shaye pointed out that farms in Kuwait play an important role in maintaining food security as they supply …

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Former Kuwaiti financial attaché arrested in US on charges of money laundering and illegal revenue

KUWAIT CITY, April 7: The US authorities have arrested a former Kuwaiti financial attaché working at the Kuwait Health Office in Washington on charges of money laundering and illegal revenues, reports Al-Rai daily. The woman was picked up while attempting to leave the US territory in an attempt to evade …

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