Thursday , September 20 2018


Cabinet condemns attack on Saudi embassy, consulate in Iran

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 4: The Cabinet on Monday strongly condemned protesters’ “hostile acts” against the Saudi embassy and consulate in Iran, including storming, torching and sabotage. Today’s meeting, held at Seif Palace, was chaired by Acting Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. The ministers stressed that …

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‘Mixed reactions’ on decision by MoH on morning, evening timings

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 4: The Ministry of Health’s decision to allocate mornings for citizens and evenings for expatriates in outpatient clinics has failed to serve its purpose because the public health facilities are still crowded, reports Al-Qabas daily. The decision took effect at the beginning of the month in Adan …

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MoI’s probe offices start work in various labor depts as ‘observers’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 4: Investigation Offices affiliated to the Ministry of Interior have started their work in various labor departments as ‘observers’ without interfering in the activities of the departments. Sources from the Public Authority for Manpower stated the sector has held several meetings with the Interior Ministry regarding the …

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Temperature likely to drop below 2 degrees Celsius

KUWAIT CITY: Astronomer Al-Marzouq warned citizens and expatriates to wear winter clothes to guard against severely cold weather the country is expected to observe in the coming days, adding the temperature is likely to drop below 2 degrees Celsius and people who are advanced in age are advised to avoid …

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Over 180 schools issued citations for raising fees

 KUWAIT CITY, Jan 4: Ministry of Education (MoE) has issued citations against 20 private and American schools among some 180 schools for violating regulations and raising fees up to 40 percent, although the law does not allow more than 3 percent increase every three years. Sources said the ministry gave …

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Legislators express support for Riyadh – Call for non-interference

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 3: Members of Kuwait’s Parliament have expressed support for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, coinciding with the aggravation of Iran’s threats which target the security and Continued on Page 8 IS fighters assisted by local insurgents rounded up hundreds of cadets from Speicher, marched them to Tikrit …

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Deportation for expat violating ‘ Environment ’ law – ‘No polluting public places’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 3: The environmental police, in collaboration with other relevant authorities, strictly applies ministerial decision No. 1129 on anybody who violates the Environment Protection Law, says Ministry of Interior Undersecretary Lieutenant General Sulaiman Fahad Al-Fahad. In a recent press statement, Al-Fahad affirmed that Deputy Prime Minister and Minister …

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Fears on the infiltration of Filipino workers carrying infectious diseases

KUWAIT CITY: Subsequent to the verdict issued in the Philippines striping GAMCA system of accreditation to perform medical checkup for potential overseas workers, health sources have expressed fears on the infiltration of Filipino workers carrying infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS into the country, reports Al-Jarida daily. Sources noted the verdict …

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‘Address Kuwait’s financial problems without touching pockets of citizens’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 3: MP Fares Al-Otaibi has announced via Twitter his intention to submit an interpellation request against Deputy Premier, Minister of Finance and acting Minister of Oil Anas Saleh over the government’s intention to lift subsidies on some basic goods and services. Earlier, Al-Otaibi criticized Al-Saleh while he …

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Senior Kuwaiti official urges higher spending on research

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 3, (KUNA): A senior official on Sunday marked Kuwait planned hosting of a conference on knowledge economy with a call for increasing spending on scientific research and overhauling the sectors of sciences and knowledge. Dr Hind Al-Sabeeh, the Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and Minister of …

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