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Wednesday , November 21 2018


54.3 pct of Kuwaitis ‘eligible’ to work are not part of labor market

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 15: More than 50 percent of the Kuwaitis who are eligible to work are unemployed. The rate is almost the same for those who prefer to work in the public sector rather than the private sector, reports Al-Rai daily. A survey on the labor market prepared by …

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Amendments set to regulation of commercial agency

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 15: MP Ouda Al- Ruwaie presented a number of amendments to the law on regulation of commercial agencies demanding the agent of a commercial agency to request his or her registration in the commercial agencies’ register on the prescribed form within three months from the date of …

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MoE accepting applications from interested male, female teachers

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 15: Ministry of Education Thursday started receiving applications from interested male and female teachers who desire to join the teaching staff of the ministry for 2016/2017 academic year. According to the Director of Human Resources Affairs Saud Al-Juwaiser, the administrative sector of the ministry considers the stipulated …

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Friday market can’t be done away with

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 15: A source from Kuwait Municipality affirmed that the idea of stopping Friday Market is not applicable in any way, because the market was established under the B.O.T. system and the Municipality will be exposed to huge fines if the contract is terminated, reports Al-Rai daily. The …

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Kuwait rushing to implement policy of military armament

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 15: Kuwait is rushing to implement the policy of military armament. It has requested the National Assembly to allocate KD 150 million from the sovereign funds as an advance payment for the purchase of fighter jets (Euro fighter — Typhoon) worth about KD 2.6 billion. This amount …

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Kuwait working on ‘re-paving’ roads with asphalt of higher solidity, quality

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 14, (KUNA): The State of Kuwait is cooperating with the internationally- renowned Transportation Research Laboratory (TRL) to re-pave the roads with asphalt of higher solidity and quality, a ranking official indicated on Thursday. Abdulmohsen Al-Enezi, official spokesman of the Ministry of Public Works, said in a statement …

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Kuwait keen on issues promoting human rights: Al-Mutairi

DOHA, Jan 14, (KUNA): Kuwait is keen on issues promoting human rights and justice, said a Kuwaiti official here Thursday. Speaking to KUNA on the sideline of a regional event organized by Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on promoting human rights in the Arab …

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Gulf prepares VAT laws ahead of 2018 levy – ‘No exceptions’

ABU DHABI, Jan 14, (RTRS): Gulf Arab states are putting the finishing touches on draft laws on value-added taxes (VAT) of up to 5 percent that could be imposed from 2018 to boost revenues hit by falling oil prices, officials said on Thursday. The tax, drawn up in coordination with …

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Kuwait marks 10 years since passing on of ‘Amir of Hearts’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 14, (KUNA): Kuwait marks the 10th anniversary of the passing on of former Amir Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Jan 15, paying homage to a great legacy that lasted 28 years. Sheikh Jaber was the 13th ruler and third Amir in the constitutional period of the …

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Patients in Kuwait old times counted on practitioners of popular medicine – Citizens endured tough living conditions

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 14, (KUNA): Tough living conditions Kuwaitis endured in the old times put citizens with limited options as to medical treatment, however patients at these times managed to receive such treatment by a countable number of practitioners of popular medicines, using herbal mixtures. The so called “Al-Hawway” or …

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