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Panel studying issue of amending election law over ‘constituencies’

Expert sees existence of constitutional violations in draft law KUWAIT CITY, May 28: The Interior and Defense Committee of the National Assembly is studying the issue of amending the elction law in terms of amendment of the constituencies, the number of votes, and geographical and regional distribution according to the …

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Funerals at night allowed during Ramadan

KUWAIT CITY, May 28: Kuwait Municipality issued a decision allowing funerals at night during Ramadan due to the high temperature in a bid to ease the burdens of the family of the deceased and those attending the memorial services, reports Al-Seyassah daily. Director of Funeral Affairs Department at the Municipality …

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4 families citizenship to be reinstated

KUWAIT CITY, May 28: The files of four families that applied for citizenship are now ready, in light of the approval of a report submitted by the committee formed to reinstate withdrawn citizenship under the chairmanship of Consultant in the Amiri Diwan Ali Al-Rashid, reports Al-Anba daily quoting parliamentary sources. …

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Record-high commercial licenses issued in one year – Al-Roudhan

KUWAIT CITY, May 28, (KUNA): Minister of Commerce and Industry Khaled Al-Roudhan said his ministry issued more than 12,000 commercial licenses in just one year, which is an all-time record high. This more than the aggregate figure achieved in several years, he said at a “Ghabqa” (an dinner banquet in …

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Zain Hospital has conducted 929 sleeping ‘disorder’ tests – ‘Hike in patients seen’

KUWAIT CITY, May 28: A medical consultant for respiratory diseases and sleep disorders at Zain Hospital Dr Mohammed Al-Bader disclosed that the hospital conducted sleeping disorder tests on 929 patients (613 men and 316 women) in 2017. In a press statement, Dr Al-Bader explained that sleep apnea is regarded as …

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MoH transfers staff to health centers – Transfer according to academic qualifications

KUWAIT CITY, May 28: The Ministry of Health has adopted control mechanisms for the transfer of executive and technical personnel in between central departments and health districts, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily obtained a copy of the mechanisms which include the decision on transfer application according to the manpower needs …

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Chaos at health office – Minister queried

KUWAIT CITY, May 28: MP Dr Khalil Abdullah Abul has asked the Minister of Health Sheikh Dr Basil Al-Sabah about the cause of crisis that forced hundreds of Egyptians issued Kuwaiti entry visas to gather at the premises of Kuwait Health Office in Cairo on the processing of their transactions, …

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Bid to roll back restraints, penalties on bloggers, social media

Panel nod to MoU on UN initiative for youth KUWAIT CITY, May 27: MP Khaled Al-Otaibi has confirmed support for the proposal of Kuwaiti Freedom Society to amend six laws in a bid to grant more freedoms and cancel prison sentences imposed on those arrested for expressing their views such …

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Bid to prevent Nipah from India arriving into Kuwait

MoH takes all precautionary measures KUWAIT CITY, May 27: Dr Mustafa Redha, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health, has said the Ministry is taking all the precautionary measures to prevent the Nipah virus (NiV) from India arriving into Kuwait. The Nipah virus has infected many areas of the southern Indian …

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Cabinet tasks KRCS & KRC with offering aid to Yemen’s Socotra

Acting PM and Defense Minister chairs meeting KUWAIT CITY, May 27, (KUNA): The Cabinet has tasked the Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) and the Kuwait Relief Society (KRC) with offering relief aid to the Yemeni island of Socotra which has been recently hit by a cyclone. The Cabinet meeting at …

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