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Friday , November 16 2018


New expatriate teachers to be received, medically examined

Procedure in line with annual practice KUWAIT CITY, Aug 14: Assistant Undersecretary for Administrative Affairs and Development at Ministry of Education Fahad Al-Ghais has disclosed the launch of procedures for receiving new expatriate teachers from the countries specified for recruitment of teachers for the 2018/2019 academic year, reports Al-Rai daily. …

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Summer allowances paid only to the administration staff, not teaching staff

Award encourages children to be obedient KUWAIT CITY, Aug 14: The Kuwait University Faculty Association (KUFA) lamented that the university administration paid summer semester allowances for administration staff but deprived faculty members from receiving these allowances despite the efforts they exerted and the additional burdens they incurred during the summer …

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Mourners pay respects to late Sheikha Fareeha Al-Sabah

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 14, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah welcomed mourners at Bayan Palace on Tuesday, where they offered their condolences over the passing away of Sheikha Fareeha Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah. The mourners included international …

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Amir condoles on bridge collapse

At least 30 killed in Italy KUWAIT CITY, Aug 14, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Tuesday sent a cable of condolences to Italian President Sergio Mattarella expressing sincere grief towards the motorway bridge that collapsed in the northern Italian city Genoa and the damage …

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PAHW to prioritize privatization of facilities for housing grants

60,000 books to be distributed to public libraries: Al-Ansari KUWAIT CITY, July 14, (Agencies): The Public Authority for Housing Welfare (PAHW) will prioritize the privatization of facilities in South Sabah Al-Ahmad City for housing grant applications submitted before and on Dec 31, 2012, reports Annahar daily. In a press statement, …

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Kuwait outperforms globally in most dimensions … particularly income and infrastructure: BCG

BCG’s global report on sustainable economic dev progress places Kuwait in 2nd quartile KUWAIT CITY, Aug 14: Kuwait is in the 2nd quartile globally when it comes to well-being, according to a recently released report by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), striking a balance between Well-Being and Growth: The 2018 …

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Implementation of ‘e-passports’ in final stages, says Al-Bahwah

‘1.29 million docus have been issued’ KUWAIT CITY, Aug 13: Assistant Director General of Immigration Colonel Khalid Al- Bahwah affirmed the implementation of e-passport project is in the fi- nal stages, and 1.29 million biometric passports have since been issued, reports Al-Jarida daily. Al-Bahwah pointed out that Kuwait issues three …

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Sheikha Fareeha Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah dies, 74

Amiri Diwan mourns passing KUWAIT CITY, Aug 13, (KUNA): In the early hours of Monday, Kuwait mourned the death of Sheikha Fareeha Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, President of the Kuwait Association for the Ideal Family, who passed away at the age of 74. Sheikha Fareeha was the daughter of the late …

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‘Health relief for expatriates soon’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 13, (KUNA): The official spokesperson of the Ministry of Health and Director of Vocational Health Department Dr Ahmad Al-Shatti disclosed that expatriates will soon have health relief, which will include the provision of healthcare services at moderate prices to ensure a balance between insurance coverage and healthcare …

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Kuwait to employ UN ‘migration’ agency expertise for labour body

53 schools in new residential areas: PAHW KUWAIT CITY, Aug 13, (KUNA): The Kuwaiti government plans to sign several agreements for International Office for Migration programmes aimed at improving the role of the Public Authority for Manpower, Minister of Social Affairs and Labour Hind Al- Sabeeh said on Sunday. At …

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