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Kuwait

Dashti bids to prioritize discrimination law; Al-Jeeran wants more MPs, ministers

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 5: MP Abdulhamid Dashti wants the anti-racial discrimination law which he had submitted in January 2014 to be one of the priorities for discussion during the next legislative term to help the government activate the National Commission for Human Rights law. He also wants the Bedoun issue …

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Parliament ‘will’ confront FIFA with sport law facts

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 5: The Parliament Office held a meeting on Monday during which it discussed authorizing MP Abdullah Al-Mayouf and MP Abdullah Al-Turaiji to attend the meeting scheduled to be held in Lausanne City on Saturday, Oct 10 and Sunday, Oct 11 in which the two parts of the …

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PAM to prohibit firms from holding passports – ‘Draft’ mandates permit to travel

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 4: The Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) plans to issue a decision which will strictly prohibit institutions and companies to hold onto the travel documents of their employees, reports Al-Shahed daily. The daily added, a passport or a travel document is the personal document of the holder …

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Final touches on ‘unified contract’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 4: The Public Authority for Manpower has put the finishing touches on the unified labor contract which is expected to come into force beginning of the New Year in 2016. According to the new contract the employer will be obliged to provide the worker an air ticket …

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Arabs own 55 pc oil stock – ‘23 mln barrels produced per day’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 4, (KUNA): A petroleum expert specializing in exploration and production said here on Sunday that the Arab countries possess 55 percent of the proven conventional oil reserves in the world and produce about 23 million barrels per day by the beginning of 2015’s statistics. Engineer Turki Hasan …

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‘Corruption rampant’; MP vows ‘deserving’ oil minister grilling – Doctors appointment procedure queried

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 4: MP Khalil Al-Saleh intends to present what he calls a “deserving” interpellation against Minister of Oil and State Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Al- Omair on serious violations detected in the agricultural and oil sectors. At a press conference held in the National Assembly, Al-Saleh said …

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‘Diversify to cut budget deficit’ – Subsidies will not be slashed: MP

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 4: Chairman of the National Assembly’s Financial Affairs Committee MP Faisal Al- Shaye said the committee next week will submit a number of draft laws that are aimed at reducing the budget deficit, reports Al-Rai daily. He added the government will do whatever necessary and take appropriate …

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Crackdown on Kuwaitis driving cars with Gulf number plates – One month grace period

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 3, (KUNA): All Kuwaiti motorists who own and drive cars with license plates from Gulf countries have one month during which they must turn in these license plates to be replaced by Kuwaiti ones, said a Ministry of Interior official on Saturday. There are Kuwaiti motorists who …

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Special IDs eyed for those with revoked citizenship’s; Stability and security of citizens, expats vital

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 3: Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passport Affairs Major General Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah indicated that the Ministry of Interior is considering the possibility of issuing special civil IDs to individuals whose Kuwaiti citizenships were revoked. In a press statement, he said the ministry is contemplating this step …

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New ‘measures’ to counter terror

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 3: A number of security measures have been implemented on the Kuwaiti-Saudi borders to control terrorism and deal with the file of dual-citizenship holders, reports Al-Seyassah daily. Saudi authorities have activated a fingerprint system at the Al-Riggae border on all passengers including Kuwaitis and GCC citizens. They …

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