Kuwait

Indian embassy accredits 6 agencies to recruit nurses – ‘Job seekers to pay only INR 30,000’

KUWAIT CITY, May 10: Six state-run recruitment agencies in India have been accredited for sending nurses from India to Kuwait and 17 other Emigration Check Required (ECR) countries, reports firstpost.com. According to a senior official from the Indian Embassy in Kuwait, a proposal was sent to the government of Kuwait …

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Remittances of expats in Kuwait fall

KUWAIT CITY: According to the Central Bank of Kuwait, the remittances of expatriates in Kuwait fell by 9.2 percent last year, from KD 4.56 billion in 2016 to KD 4.14 billion, reports middleeastmonitor. com Parliament’s Financial Committee had approved a bill in April to impose one to five percent tax …

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Two ministers survive vote on no-confidence motions

KUWAIT CITY, May 10: The National Assembly, during its special session Thursday renewed confidence in the Minister of Oil and Minister of Electricity and Water Bakheet Al- Rasheedi and Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh. His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad …

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‘Pay overdue bills of landline phone or face disconnection’

KUWAIT CITY, May 10, (KUNA): The Ministry of Public Services appealed on Wednesday to all landline subscribers to pay their phone bills and warned that those who fail to pay overdue bills would face automated cutting system this month. The ministry would send a first warning message to subscribers on …

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Solution near in standoff with Manila

KUWAIT CITY, May 9: A Philippine delegation composed of Department of Labour and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque and former DOLE Secretary and former Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) Administrator Marianito Roque arrived in Kuwait on Monday to meet with officials at the Kuwait Ministry …

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MoE’s disciplinary measures bear fruit, rate of exam cheating drops

KUWAIT CITY, May 9: Low record of cheating was witnessed on the second day of exams compared to the first day, as male and female students in the elementary, middle and secondary grades — excluding the twelfth grade continued their exams on Monday, reports Al-Qabas daily. “There were indications that …

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Kuwait bans poultry exports from Togo

KUWAIT CITY, May 9, (KUNA): The Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR) said Wednesday that poultry exports from Togo were banned due to reports on the discovery of bird flu. PAAAFR told KUNA that the decision was made according to regional and international rules and regulations concerning …

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‘Customs never hesitate to refer violators to law’

KUWAIT CITY, May 9, (KUNA): The General Administration of Customs never hesitated to refer any suspected legal violation to prosecutors, the administration affirmed in a statement Tuesday, after police arrested an employee for allegedly receiving bribes. The General Administrations of Customs was working hand in hand with all relevant state …

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New set of regulations for work permits in civil, oil sectors

Women allowed to work at night in some places KUWAIT CITY, May 9: Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) has adopted a new set of regulation constituting 46 articles, which specifies the procedure of granting work permits in civil and oil sectors. The new set of regulation states that work permit …

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No link between commission and vote of ‘no-confidence’

Voting on the two issues today KUWAIT CITY, May 9: Speaker of the National Assembly Marzouq Al-Ghanim said the vote on the request for the formation of the commission of inquiry does not mean the request for a no-confidence vote will be dropped from the constitutional and legal point of …

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