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Sunday , November 18 2018


Sides work through pain of invasion – Still burying the hatchet

KUWAIT EXTENDS SUPPORT TO HELP IRAQ REACH TRUE POTENTIAL KUWAIT CITY, Aug 1, (KUNA): The Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, which occurred 28 years ago on Aug 2, 1990, has reshaped relations amongst countries in the region, causing material and moral damages still felt to this day. Despite the horrific event, …

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Labor minister to visit four Asian nations to ink maids hiring deals

Down payment to be made online: Al-Sabeeh KUWAIT CITY, Aug 1: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor, the State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh revealed a plan to visit four Asian countries — India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Philippine — after Eid Al-Adha holiday to sign labor agreements for …

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Decline seen in jobless citizens number: report

MoH reshuffle postponed KUWAIT CITY, Aug 1: The number of unemployed Kuwaitis in the first quarter of this year totaled 13,523; including 3,540 males (26.18 percent) and 9,983 females (73.82 percent), reports Al-Anba daily. According to statistics released by the Civil Service Commission (CSC) recently, citizens who were unemployed for …

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Kuwait to upgrade Hornets with new countermeasures

US approves sale of Hellfire missiles to Kuwait KUWAIT CITY, Aug 1, (Agencies): Kuwait is to upgrade its Boeing F/A-18C/D Hornet combat aircraft with defensive countermeasures to be delivered by the end of March 2021, says janes.com. According to the US Department of Defense (DoD), Raytheon has been awarded USD32 …

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52 baskets of shrimps fished on first day

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 1: Head of Kuwait Fishermen Union Zaher Al-Souyan says the quantity of shrimps fished on the first day of the season reached 52 baskets, but this quantity did not meet the expectations. He expressed his hope that the coming days will witness the fishing of more quantities …

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Sharp increase seen in Kuwaiti deposits in Iranian banks

Move tied to about 20 pc interest rate compared to that offered by local banks KUWAIT CITY, Aug 1: There has been a sharp increase in Kuwaiti deposits at Iranian banks lately due to low interest rates offered by Kuwaiti banks compared to those of their Iranian counterparts, reports Al-Qabas …

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PAM issues circular on work timings, absence from ‘duty’

Employees urged to adhere to contents of circular KUWAIT CITY, July 31: Public Authority for Manpower has issued a circular concerning work timings, attendance and absence from work and reduction of work timings. The circular calls on employees to adhere to the items of the circular starting from Aug 5. …

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5 soldiers at Camp Arifjan found recently infected with salmonella

‘Inspection and assessments ongoing’ KUWAIT CITY, July 31: Five soldiers at Camp Arifjan were found to be infected with salmonella recently, reports armytimes.com. Some of the staff assigned at the base, which is considered home for about 14,700 military, civilian and contract personnel, exhibited food poisoning symptoms from July 15- …

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Withdraw private doctors from overseas panels: MP

Plan to verify workers credentials KUWAIT CITY, July 31: In a bid to stop what he described as ‘manipulations’ in committees in charge of decisions regarding overseas treatment, MP Omar Al-Tabtabaei submitted a proposal to prohibit doctors engaged in private practice from being members of these committees. He explained some …

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Counterfeiters will face criminal charges and imprisonment: Sheikh Nimr

Consumers can file complaints about counterfeit goods KUWAIT CITY, July 31: Assistant Undersecretary for International Organizations and Foreign Trade Affairs at Ministry of Commerce and Industry Sheikh Nimr Al-Sabah insists that counterfeit goods turns public consumers away from buying original products which in turn causes the owners of the original …

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