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Tuesday , November 20 2018

Kuwait

Kuwait civil authority cancels contracts of more than 3,000 expats: official

Move tied to State’s policy of ‘Kuwaitization’ KUWAIT CITY, Aug 25, (KUNA): Work contracts for 3,140 non-Kuwaitis serving in the public sector have been cancelled, said Ahmad Al- Jassar, Chairman of the Civil Services Commission (CSC) on Saturday. These contracts have been invalidated according to the CSC resolution with respect …

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Holders of certificates lower than diploma & 65 years residence wont be renewed/transferred

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 25: The Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor, in cooperation with a number of institutions including Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) and representatives of relevant unions and the private sector, conducted a study on the lopsided demographic structure, reports Al- …

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Public Authority for Food and Nutrition accused of being lenient with violators of laws, ‘cheats’

PAAAFR denies rumours KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: Food is and has always been vital for the health and safety of individuals. However, after the mantle fell on the Public Authority for Food and Nutrition which is responsible for food safety and control of the outlets dealing with foodstuffs including restaurants, …

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Decisions to solve demographic imbalance post Eid holidays

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor, and State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh affirmed that a number of decisions relevant to rectifying the demographic imbalance of the country will be declared after Eid Al-Adha holidays, reports Al-Rai daily. She said the relevant committees have been …

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11,851 Kuwaitis on jobs’ waiting list

MEW halts cutting of defaulters water supply KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: There are 11,851 Kuwaiti citizens registered under CSC in the waiting list for employment; 77.3 percent of them (9,157 in number) are women, and 22.7 percent (2,694 in number) are men, reports Al-Anba daily quoting informed sources from Civil …

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Prices of plane tickets up by 50 to 70 pc during Eid

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: Prices of plane tickets increased by 50 to 70 percent during Eid Al-Adha holiday this year, compared to prices at the same period of last year, reports Al- Anba daily. This price hike is believed to be the result of higher demand for tickets, especially after …

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Tradition of Eid clothes shopping breathes life into markets

Local markets witnessing an economic boom KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: Eid clothing is an important part of the celebration of the annual Eid holidays for both children and adults as well as men and women. This is the reason behind the revitalization of many markets in the days before the …

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Hot weather on Eid

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: Kuwait Meteorological Department says the country’s current weather conditions are affected by India’s seasonal low tide, which sends hot air masses to the region, and witnesses the activity of dusty northwesterly winds during this period, while the sea will have low to moderate waves, reports Al-Seyassah …

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Questions asked about fingerprint attendance system for teachers

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 19: After the Civil Service Commission (CSC) ordered the inclusion of teachers in the fingerprint attendance system, which prompted the concerned authorities to install fingerprint attendance machines in all schools, many people have been asking questions related to the matter, reports Al-Anba daily. Those questions included – …

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Britain is not haven for criminals, says UK’s Ambassador to Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 19, (Agencies): British Ambassador to Kuwait Michael Davenport said the concerned authorities in Kuwait have not contacted the embassy regarding the fake university diplomas issue, stressing “this subject is far from us,” reports Al- Rai daily. He pointed out the British universities are ranked second globally as …

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