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Kuwait

Kuwait still nation of security, peace: Amir – ‘Future bright’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 3, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah said in a statement published on Thursday that the local and international developments will not affect the security of Kuwait, adding that the future seems bright for the country. According to the local Al- Qabas newspaper, …

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Concert, dance … fashion shows – Outraged MPs urge probe

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 3: Several MPs have asked Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Bader Al- Essa to immediately open an investigation into the concert, dance and fashion shows organized by the Girls College of Basic Education Home Economics Department at the Public Authority for Applied Education and Training …

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‘Drug addiction on rise in both genders’ – Govt response inadequate: expert

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 3: Maitham Al- Ustaz, specialist who is known for treating drug addicts has warned of the menace of drug addiction in Kuwait among people of both sexes which is rising at an alarming rate, reports Al-Qabas daily. He told the daily, the rate of drug addiction in …

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Kuwait bent on eradicating human trafficking – official ; Cleaning firms face KD 3m penalties

BEIRUT, Dec 3, (Agencies): Kuwait is at the forefront of humanitarian work and has passed legislations criminalizing human trafficking, said Director for Expatriate Labor Housing in Kuwait Falah Al-Mutairi on Thursday. Kuwait furthermore applies to the letter all international agreements on human trafficking and is currently taking part here in …

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Sheikh Salem AlAli Award offers Bill Gates ‘Informatics Medal’ – Microsoft’s co-founder expected in Kuwait on Monday

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 3, (KUNA): The 15th session of the Sheikh Salem AlAli AlSabah Informatics Award will offer Microsoft founder Bill Gates its “Informatics Medal” as the major player in the field over the past four decades, and one who stood behind innovations that led to the global information revolution. …

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Deportation denied for drivers altering profession in licence – Make use of grace period: Al-Muhanna

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 2: Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs at Ministry of Interior Major General Abdullah Al- Muhanna affirmed that expatriates whose driving licenses are withdrawn due to change in their professions will not be deported. Major General Al- Muhanna clarified this in order to dispel fears resultant from misinterpretation …

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‘Residence ends with passport’ – New call to rectify status

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 2: Director General of Residency Affairs Department at Ministry of Interior Major General Talal Marafie affirmed that the department and its affiliated units have been trying their best to ensure all citizens and expatriates carry out official procedures without stress. In a press statement issued by Ministry …

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MPs demand 24 prosecutions over Dow deal – Nod to juvenile draft law

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 2: Kuwaiti MPs called on the government Wednesday to refer 24 ex-oil officials to the Public Prosecutor over a scrapped deal with US firm Dow Chemical that resulted in a $2.2 billion fine. A parliamentary probe report charged the officials, including two former oil ministers and ex-top …

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Kuwait invites int’l community to take part in Syria donors’ confab

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 2, (KUNA): Kuwait invited the international community to participate in Kuwait’s fourth donors’ conference in February in London to support the Syrian people in their suffering. Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah said in his opening remark at the 6th meeting for major donors aiding Syrian people that …

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‘Recovering’ stolen funds

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 2, (KUNA): The Public Authority for Social Security (PASS) has asked the Swiss Public Prosecutor to consider PASS as an aggrieved party in the court case against the former director of PASS, said at a parliamentary session Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister and Acting Oil Minister …

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