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Kuwait

‘Cleaning firms to face law if workers caught begging’

‘50 pc are not under companies’ sponsorship’ KUWAIT CITY, June 28: Director-General of the Kuwait Municipality Ahmad Al-Manfouhi has said that the Municipality will punish the cleaning companies if the workers are caught begging for alms, reports Al- Seyassah daily. Al-Manfouhi added 50 percent of the workers do not have …

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KD 5 or even less can trigger travel restriction

KUWAIT CITY, June 28: The travel ban can be imposed on any person even if the amount in dispute is less than KD 5, reports Al-Rai daily. Minister of Justice, Minister of State for National Assembly Affairs Dr Faleh Al-Azab said the administration of judicial fees has the right to …

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Transfer of 123,067 employees okayed from Feb ’02 to June ’17

‘838 employees seconded; 211,833 registered in databank’ KUWAIT CITY, June 28: The recent statistics released by the Civil Service Commission (CSC) showed that 838 employees were seconded; while the transfer of 123,067 others was approved from Feb 25, 2002 to June 23, 2017, reports Al-Anba daily. The statistics also revealed …

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Ministry blames private health sector of failure to report detection of cases – ‘Acute flaccid paralysis’

KUWAIT CITY, June 28: Ministry of Health has blamed private health sector for failure to report detection of cases of acute flaccid paralysis to the Department of Public Health on time, reports Al-Jarida daily quoting a health source. According to the report released by the Department of Public Health at …

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Lawmakers discuss panel report on amendment to retirement age

MP surprised by govt’s silence on environmental pollution KUWAIT CITY, June 28: In the frame of coordinating for the next parliamentary session, sources have pointed to constant consultations among members of the parliament to accomplish the Financial Committee’s report on amendment of social security law to reduce retirement age, which …

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Kuwait stays on trafficking Tier 2

KUWAIT CITY, June 27, (Agencies): Kuwait remained in Tier 2 Watch List of the US State Department’s Trafficking in Persons for the second consecutive year. According to the department, the placement is not based on the size of a country’s problem but the efforts exerted by its government to meet …

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No cases of bogus firms striving to pass illegal deals uncovered

Govt to merge public authority with ministry KUWAIT CITY, June 27: Director of Labor Department in the Public Authority for Manpower at Ahmadi Governorate Mohammad Al-Ansari affirmed that no cases of fraudulent companies or those striving to pass illegal transactions have been uncovered since he assumed the position of director …

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Decision taken on hike in prices of 1,336 meds

KUWAIT CITY, June 27: Health Minister Dr Jamal Al-Harbi has taken several decisions including the increase in prices of 1,336 medicines, 24 nutritional supplements and pharmaceutical concoctions, reports Al- Shahid daily. The decisions consist of bylaws pertaining to the prices of medicines, pharmaceutical concoctions and nutritional supplements – about 45 …

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Issuance of Police Clearance Certificate for Indian nationals

KUWAIT CITY, June 27: It has been noticed that India nationals who are born in Kuwait or have been residing in Kuwait for long and have obtained their last two/ three passports abroad, face difficulties and delays in obtaining Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) from Indian Embassy for regularizing their residence …

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‘Advisors from Egypt terminated’

Fresh monitoring ‘regulations’ on books issued, says minister KUWAIT CITY, June 27: State Minister for Cabinet Affairs and Acting Minister of Information Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdullah revealed that the ministry has executed several measures concerning administrative and financial violations which were mentioned in the agenda of the interpellation against former minister …

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