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Kuwait

MoH tightens screws on foreign treatment needs

Conditions set for scholarships KUWAIT CITY, May 22: The Ministry of Health formed a team that will look into financial allocations for overseas treatment and address problems after the Cabinet rejected the request to increase the budget of the ministry, in addition to the request to reimburse expenses for the …

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Amendment to Indemnity law – No deductions of financial expenses of worker to full indemnity

KUWAIT CITY, May 22: Amendment to private sector labor law number 6/2010, as stipulated by law number 17/2018 and published in the official gazette, states that a worker is entitled to full indemnity at the end of service in his place of work. Source said the indemnity should not attract …

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34,000 seats for Kuwaitis and children of Kuwaiti women married to non-Kuwaitis

29,000 students registered KUWAIT CITY, May 22: The Ministry of Higher Education will allot 34,000 seats for secondary level Kuwaiti students and children of Kuwaiti women married to non-Kuwaitis, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Hamed Al-Azmi. In his statement to the daily after meeting …

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MoI to focus on psychology of motorists to instill fear

KUWAIT CITY, May 22: The Ministry of Interior has begun a new approach and is believed to be focusing on the psychological factor to instill fear in the motorists and prevent them from committing violations by installing about 20 fake traffic cameras along the streets of Kuwait, reports Al-Rai daily. …

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Over 30 major companies seek 5 to 10 pct price raise for foodstuffs

Committee stops considering hike until after Ramadan KUWAIT CITY, May 22: More than 30 major foodstuff supply companies have submitted a request to the food pricing committee to raise the prices of some foodstuffs ranging between five and 10 percent, reports Al-Rai daily quoting reliable sources. The pricing committee includes …

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Assembly asked to refer MP issue over ‘money’ to Public Authority for Combating Corruption

‘Audio recording confirms MP received govt money’ KUWAIT CITY, May 22: MPs Mohammed Al-Dalal, Nayef Al-Mirdas, Abdullah Fahad, Jama’an Al- Harbash, Abdulwahab Al Babtain and Osama Al- Shaheen have asked the National Assembly to refer the issue of a lawmaker who allegedly received government money to the Public Authority for …

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Expat Ban On Under-30 University Graduates Hires Starts In July

KUWAIT CITY, May 21: The Public Authority for Manpower said the decision to stop the recruitment of qualified expatriates — those who hold high qualifications including university graduates and are below 30 years old — is good and will be implemented in early July. The sources pointed out the decision …

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About 1.2m passengers traveled through Kuwait airport in April

Air cargo totals 1,172,043 kg KUWAIT CITY, May 21: Statistics issued by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for the month of April showed that the number of passengers who traveled through Kuwait International Airport reached about 1.2 million – 598,591 arrivals and 601,927 departures, reports Al- Qabas daily. …

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Cabinet ‘commends’ HH the Amir’s speech on Palestine at OIC summit

KUWAIT CITY, May 21, (KUNA): His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah has voiced deep pride at the serious stand, and the significant and positive role undertaken by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah’s at the recent OIC summit in support of the just …

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Kuwait, Aussie livestock trade in jeopardy

KUWAIT CITY, May 21: Osama Boodai, chief executive officer of Livestock Transport and Trading Company (Al-Mawashi), the largest importer of Australian live sheep has revealed his company is looking for other sources to supply livestock to Kuwait following Australia’s talk about slapping a ban on livestock trade, reports Al-Rai daily. …

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