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No grades, pay for 588 Indian nurses – MoH seeking to hire more staff

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 26: How will the salaries of the new Indian nurses be paid and how will they be provided with employment grades, while there are 588 nurses also from India working in Kuwaiti government hospitals, who have yet to be given grades and paid their salaries for the …

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Women exposed to domestic violence to get shelter soon

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 26: The idea of providing shelter for women who are exposed to domestic violence is no longer a mere dream based on a recent announcement saying the first shelter will be inaugurated soon, reports Al- Qabas daily. Chairperson of the Women Socio-cultural Society Lulua Al- Mulla said …

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Cabinet expected to submit resignation Monday

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 26: MP Faisal Al-Kandari said he went to the Speaker’s office on Thursday to present his interpellation against the oil minister, but the Speaker informed him that there was no need for that because the government will not attend the next session. Al-Kandari said, “We all know …

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Kuwait ranks 83rd in women, peace, security index ’17/18

Women’s progress shows big gaps KUWAIT CITY, Oct 26, (Agencies): Kuwait ranked 83rd out of 153 countries in the Women, Peace and Security Index 2017/18 released Thursday. On the ranking of other GCC countries, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) landed on the 42nd spot, Bahrain ranked 63rd and Qatar ranked …

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Ban eyed on expats below the age 30 for diploma holders and without proof of experience

Bid to rectify demographic imbalance KUWAIT CITY, Oct 25: In the context of measures adopted by Government to rectify the demography of the country and to organize the labor market, Board Council of the Public Authority for Manpower has approved a series of new conditions for recruiting foreign labor force …

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High Court rejects suit to cancel new expat health fees

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 25, (KUNA): The administrative department in the Supreme Court rejected a lawsuit filed by a lawyer against the Ministry of Health (MOH) to overturn its decision to increase health care fees for foreigners. The Fatwa and Legislation Department pleaded on behalf of the ministry of Health and …

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‘KD 10,000 fine for barbecue’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 25: Assistant Undersecretary for Technical Affairs at the Environment Public Authority (EPA) Mohammad Al- Enezi announced the imposition of KD 10,000 fine for anyone who makes barbecue on the beaches, considering it a ‘tough penalty’, in respect of fines for barbecuing in public parks, which varies according …

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Heavy fine for parking in pedestrian crossings: MoI

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 25, (Agencies): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) announced Wednesday that owners of vehicles parking in pedestrian crossings would be facing heavy fines starting from Oct 29. This new policy came within the provisions of 169 Article on keeping vehicles parked away from pedestrian crossings, said the ministry, adding …

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Speaker sees no ‘dissolution’ – Panels elected

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 25: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim has confirmed there is no plan to dissolve the legislature and the government will not attend the session slated for the end of this month, stressing at the same time the need to face the external challenges that HH the Amir …

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