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Kuwait

Supreme Council not presenting any plan for improving education – Secretary-general blamed for negative impact

KUWAIT CITY, May 24: Even though Kuwait has aspirations to advance the level of educational system and improve its output, the Supreme Education Council continues with its deafening silence policy for four years now, not having presented any significant plan or action for developing the education sector of the country, …

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KIA posted loss of $1bn in fiscal year

Fund denies reports of bigger losses KUWAIT CITY, May 23, (RTRS): Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA), one of the world’s biggest sovereign wealth funds, said it had incurred a loss of 312 million dinars ($1.03 billion) in the financial year ended in March 2016, according to the country’s state news agency. …

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Expats ‘reduction’ should be in line with relevant economic study

KUWAIT CITY, May 23: Consultant for the Higher Committee on Projects Dr Jassem Al-Fahad has said the idea of reducing the number of expatriates should be in line with relevant economic study. He added advanced countries are making use of expatriates to establish economic cities. Dr Al-Fahad added the Kuwaiti …

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FKTU represents all Kuwaiti, non-Kuwaiti workers: Al-Ajmi

KUWAIT CITY, May 23: Chairman of the Federation of Kuwait Trade Unions (FKTU) Engineer Salem Al-Ajmi affirmed the federation is considered a full representation of all trade unions. In other words, it represents all Kuwaiti and non-Kuwaiti workers within the Kuwaiti territories whether they are parts of the syndicates or …

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Kuwait says ‘no’ to Sudan-Syrians – 10 apply to change status

KUWAIT CITY, May 23: Ministry of Interior has issued a decision to reject any request presented by Syrian nationals for amendment of their nationality in their official records following their acquisition of Sudanese passports, reports Al-Anba daily quoting security sources. They revealed that ten Syrian expatriates had so far applied …

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78 undocumented Pinoys fly home

KUWAIT CITY, May 23: A total of 78 undocumented Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in Kuwait were repatriated on Tuesday to the Philippines on board the Gulf Air as part of the ongoing mass repatriation of overstaying Filipinos under the Assisted Voluntary Repatriation Program (AVRP) by the Kuwait government in cooperation …

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Sides sort hiring of domestics from India

KUWAIT CITY, May 22: The return of Indian domestic workers to work in the country can be expected soon after all the impediments that had halted the incoming flow of these workers were ironed out. They revealed that several meetings were held between senior officials from Ministry of Foreign Affairs …

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Greed of some office owners tied to high cost of recruiting ‘domestics’

KUWAIT CITY, May 22: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid Al-Jarrah Al- Sabah disclosed that the ministry has contacted Ministry of Foreign Affairs to determine the real cost of recruiting domestic workers. In response to parliamentary questions, the minister said the procedure was necessary to serve as …

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Number of cases ‘tied’ to trade misdemeanor up by 80 percent – Authorities working relentlessly to fight graft

KUWAIT CITY, May 22: Statistics for first quarter of 2017 on cases with the Public Prosecution revealed a drop in cases related to infringement on others’ wealth by 68 percent. However, there has been an increase in the number of cases related to trade misdemeanor, especially “spoiled foodstuff”, by 80 …

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His Holiness Aram I inaugurates St Vartanantz Church in Salwa

KUWAIT CITY, May 22: On Friday, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I of the Great House of Cilicia inaugurated the newly-constructed St Vartanantz Church and the Prelacy in Salwa area. In his speech, His Holiness Aram I praised the State of Kuwait for its religious tolerance, describing it as a place …

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