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Kuwait

Municipality seized and destroyed 44.7 tons of spoilt foodstuff in April

739 citations, 27 shops shut down KUWAIT CITY, May 29: Public Relations Department at Kuwait Municipality disclosed that inspection departments, emergency teams, and Encroachment Demolition Department at Capital Municipality seized and destroyed 44.7 tons of spoilt foodstuffs in April, reports Al- Seyassah daily. They issued 739 citations and shut down …

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Kuwait to observe 2 ranges of low atmospheric pressure – Sea goers urged to be careful

KUWAIT CITY, May 29: Astronomer Adel Al-Marzouqi has said Kuwait will observe two ranges of low atmospheric pressures for a period of three days starting from Tuesday May 30, reports Al-Anba daily. The first range of low pressure will be observed in southern part of the Arabian Peninsula and the …

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Families to be deported if mother or father is caught begging – Security tightened to get rid of ‘begging for alms’ phenomenon

KUWAIT CITY, May 28: Security around the country has been tightened to get rid of the ‘begging for alms’ phenomenon since more and more people take to begging especially during the holy month of Ramadan. The Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passport Affairs Major- General Lieutenant Sheikh Mazen Al-Jarrah has …

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WORSHIP WITH LOVE, NOT TERROR – ‘Zain’ video goes viral

KUWAIT CITY, May 28, (AFP): A video advertisement that depicts a would-be suicide bomber confronted by the faithful has gone viral two days into the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. “Worship your God with love, not terror” is the main message of the three-minute advert posted Friday online by Kuwaiti …

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Expat teachers in bid to avoid losing jobs – Females find respite in changing specialties

KUWAIT CITY, May 28: Several female expatriate teachers are struggling to escape the sword of forced mass retirement that has emerged lately in Ministry of Education. Due to this, they have been changing their specialties, reports Al-Rai daily quoting informed sources. They said the female teachers found respite in the …

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MPs mull traffic issue, warn ministry on prices

KUWAIT CITY, May 28: The parliamentary Public Utilities Committee discussed Sunday the traffic issue with the government team. Committee member MP Khalil Al-Saleh disclosed that they deliberated on opinions of the ministries of Interior and Public Works about the issue. He said the committee confirmed the Ministry of Public Works …

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Residents in Kuwait spent KD 450 mln in last five days

2.63 pc in price hike compared to last year KUWAIT CITY, May 28: Citizens and residents of Kuwait spent about KD 450 million for shopping in the last five days, reports Al-Anba daily. The decision for early payment of the salaries of public employees could be the reason behind this …

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Financial support for citizens in private sector suspended – Several lawyers vow to sue Mosal

KUWAIT CITY, May 28: In an unprecedented move by the government, the stategranted “financial support” for Kuwaiti employees of the private sector has been suspended for majority of them because they failed to update their data or present their work permits, reports Al-Qabas daily. Since suspension of salaries, which is …

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Month of detention for public eating, drinking; Expats caught will be deported after the punishment ends

KUWAIT CITY, May 27: Those caught eating or drinking in public during daytime in the month of Ramadan will be detained until the end of the month. They explained that no special consideration or exception will be shown to any nationality, as violators of this law will be referred for …

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Kuwait and other GCC countries confirm introduction of VAT

KUWAIT CITY: Kuwait and other GCC countries have confirmed the introduction of the unified Value Added Tax (VAT) framework and selective tax policy with adoption of the domestic legislation, reports Al- Shahed daily. Saudi Arabia has since published the text of the GCC VAT Framework in its Official Gazette, which …

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