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Friday , November 16 2018

Kuwait

Beirut stands by Kuwait in face of int’l sports ban

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 7, (KUNA): Lebanon stands alongside the State of Kuwait in face of the international ban on the national sports and will urge the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to rescind the suspension, announced a visiting Lebanese offi cial on Sunday. “Lebanon’s stand will be on Kuwait’s side and …

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DEPENDENT VISA FOR PARENT TO KD 300, WIFE KD 200, CHILD KD 150 – Tourist visa to cost KD 30 … renewable for 3 months

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 6: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah has approved the proposed increase in residency fees for expatriates and fines for traffic violations, reports Al-Rai daily quoting informed sources. They indicated that the two proposals will be presented to the National Assembly …

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CSC asked to cut number of govt panels – MP confirms issuance of directive to halt decision to reduce subsidies

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 6: The Ministers Council has asked the Civil Service Commission (CSC) to minimize the number of governmental committees and to stop meetings outside the official working hours unless it is extremely necessary, reports Al-Jarida daily quoting sources. Sources explained this is part of efforts to rationalize public …

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No intention to address concerned authorities on suspension of bonus to teachers

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 6: Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Bader Al-Essa said the ministry has no intention to address the concerned authorities on the suspension of the disbursement of excellent job performance incentive for teachers in the coming years in line with the policy on rationalizing public expenditures, …

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Environ society tackles protection of marine life

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 6, (KUNA): Kuwait Environment Protection Society (KEPS) has launched seminars, involving the diving team on themes such as “diving between knowledge and marines sciences” as well as programs on “green schools” for second term of the current scholastic year. In a statement to KUNA on Saturday, KEPS …

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Telephone disruptions in Hawalli

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 6: Inhabitants of Salmiya and Hawalli areas have been observing frequent interruption of telephone service for the past two weeks and the concerned authority is fully aware of the situation, reports Al-Rai daily. A number of inhabitants indicated that telephones that start with 256 are completely disrupted …

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Plan to retire KG-level teachers & admin staff – ‘30 years in service face axe’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 5: Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Bader Al- Essa indicated about a plan to refer for retirement the teaching and administrative staff members of kindergarten level, who completed 30 years in service, in order to relieve the ministry of the excess number of female teachers …

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KAC limits weight of one luggage to 23 kg only for economy passengers – Check-in luggage weight not cut: Al-Roumi

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 5: Board Chairperson of Kuwait Airways Corporation (KAC) Rasha Al-Roumi vehemently denied the rumor that Kuwait Airways has reduced the allowed check-in luggage weight for economy class passengers from 46 kilos to 23 kilos, reports Al-Seyassah daily. According to Al-Roumi, the airline merely advised the passengers to …

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‘Petrol price hike’ – Govt carries out study on the average impact

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 5: The government has carried out a study on the average impact of the increased petrol prices on the monthly bill of the citizens. According to this study, the average cost for per capita fuel usage is now at KD 30 per month which will increase to …

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Kuwaiti hostage released

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 5, (KUNA): Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on Friday expressed deep gratitude to Lebanese security authorities for their efforts that led to the unconditional release of the Kuwaiti citizen, Mohsen Barrak Falah Majed. Liberating the Kuwaiti national was the fruit of …

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