Friday , October 19 2018


CSC rejects appointment of several expat teachers

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7: Contrary to the statements issued by officials of the Civil Service Commission (CSC) and Ministry of Education on the appointment of expatriate teachers who were hired locally or outside the country, sources said the CSC rejected the appointment of several of these teachers even if they …

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Workshops announcement angers Islamist activists – Hindu and Buddhist beliefs invade Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7: The announcement about two workshops to be held by American coach and author Frederick Dodson has sparked a wave of anger among Islamist activists who have warned of what they called ‘Hindu and Buddhist beliefs that invade Kuwait’, reports Al-Rai daily. Amid confusion and controversy surrounding …

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Wataniya Airways currently negotiating with govt to settle claims

Financial settlement includes Wataniya’s waiver on its real estate assets KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7: Wataniya Airways is currently negotiating with the government to settle claims related to the cancellation of some flights and the action taken by the executive authority for the airways to operate charter flights, reports Al-Anba daily …

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MP Safa warns on high rate of failure in board exams

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 6: MP Safa’a Al-Hashim has warned Minister of Health Dr Bassel Al-Sabah about the violations of Kuwait Institute for Medical Specializations (KIMS) and the high rate of failure in “board exams”, reports Aljarida daily. In a press statement, MP Al- Hashim indicated that she has information about …

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PART finishes major roads projects ahead of schedule

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 6, (KUNA): The Public Authority for Roads and Transportation announced Friday that a major portion of its contractual projects has been completed ahead of schedule. Among the achieved projects are Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah Causeway Doha Link, East Jahra, First Ring Road-Second Phase, Fifth Ring Road-West Section, …

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Ministry fields 447 issues, settles 200 KUWAIT CITY, Oct 6: The Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor dealt with 447 reports submitted by domestic workers from April 23 to July 26, 2018, says Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind Al-Sabeeh in response to the queries of MP Omar Al-Tabtabaei. …

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‘Kuwait produces best quality honey in the world’

Beekeeping popular among Kuwaitis BEIRUT, Oct 6, (KUNA): Kuwait’s honey industry has seen significant developments in recent years, leading its products to gain a world quality recognition, a Kuwaiti beekeeping expert affirmed Friday. Such developments are due for the efforts exerted by the honey industry sector in Kuwait, as well …

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Deposit of KD 100 as insurance for renting wedding halls

Plan to fix rent value of hall between KD 300 and KD 400 per night KUWAIT CITY, Oct 6: Undersecretary of Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor Saad Al-Kharaz has issued an administrative decision, demanding Department of Community Development to collect advance deposit of KD 100 as insurance for renting …

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Work underway to evacuate bachelors from residential areas by Municipality

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 4: In a bid to implement the decision issued by Director General of Kuwait Municipality Eng Ahmad Al-Manfouhi to supply Ministry of Electricity and Water with necessary details for cutting off electricity supply to buildings in private residential areas where bachelors reside, Deputy Director General of Kuwait …

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GDP growth of 1.6% seen for Kuwait

NON-OIL ACTIVITY BOOSTS LOCAL OUTPUT: WORLD BANK KUWAIT CITY, Oct 4, (KUNA): The “positive momentum” achieved by the non-oil sector in Kuwait has led to a 1.6 percent increase in Gross Domestic Product, the first positive rating seen in over a year, the World Bank said on Wednesday. The modest …

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