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Kuwait

US lifts laptop ban on Kuwait Airways

KUWAIT CITY, July 9, (Agencies): Kuwait Airways, announced today that its passengers will be able to carry personal electronic items on board all USbound flights, departing from Kuwait International Airport. The US Transportation Security Administration lifted the ban on electronic devices onboard Kuwait Airways flights after US officials inspected the …

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Kuwait Airways planning to launch new routes next year

Study underway to select better destinations KUWAIT CITY, July 9: Kuwait Airways is planning to launch new airline routes next year—most importantly to Tbilisi or the coastal city of Batumi in Georgia near the northern Turkish borders. Knowledgeable sources said a study is underway to select the better destination in …

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‘Provide job security, benefits for Kuwaitis in private sector’

MoI plans allowances for civilian workers KUWAIT CITY, July 9: Parliamentary sources stressed the importance of bills that support national labor and encourage them to work in non-governmental organizations, reports Al- Shahed daily. They affirmed the importance of strengthening efforts to support the implementation of “Kuwaitization” and increase national cadres …

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Pressure mounts to shut fake docus file – Top brass in soup

KUWAIT CITY, July 9: The file of the so-called forged and fake certificates falls within the authority of the Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Mohammad Al-Fares, reports Al- Shahed daily quoting academic sources. The same sources said pressure from political quarters and the National Assembly has forced Al-Fares …

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PAM to ensure workers receive their wages, other entitlements – Authority monitoring employers

KUWAIT CITY, July 8: Deputy Director General of Public Authority for Manpower Abdullah Al-Mutawtah affirmed that the authority will follow up workers who protest in demand for their rights, and will ensure they receive their wages and other entitlements. However, Al-Mutawtah did not say anything to indicate the readiness of …

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‘Privatization program is on track, to provide jobs’ – ‘KD 90m fines due from contractors’

LONDON, July 8, (Agencies): Kuwait is proceeding with the implementation of its privatization program as a strategic goal over the coming years to provide thousands of new jobs for the Kuwaiti people. Head of the Kuwait technical agency for the privatization program Sheikh Fahd Salim Al-Sabah made the statement to …

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‘74.9 pc of Kuwaitis working in govt sector’

98 percent of workers in MEW citizens KUWAIT CITY, July 8: Kuwaitis account for 74.9 percent of employees in the government sector. Kuwaiti women cover 45 percent of all the positions while 25 percent are occupied by expatriate women, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting a recent governmental statistic. The statistic indicates …

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MP urges government to follow gasoline price cuts

KUWAIT CITY, July 8: “Some Gulf countries have reduced gasoline prices and we are waiting for Kuwait to take a similar step in order to restore the prices as they were a year ago,” says MP Waleed Al-Tabtabaei. In a press statement, Al-Tabtabaei disclosed the Sultanate of Oman and United …

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Al-Essa launches ‘biting’ attack on output of educational sector – ‘Center has 5 instructors for 5,000 students’

KUWAIT CITY, July 8: Political Science Professor Shamla’an Al-Essa has launched a scathing attack on the output of the educational sector, asserting “the graduates of Kuwait University are in a certain valley while the local labor market requirement is in another valley,” reports Al-Shahid daily. In his interview with the …

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Rent of apartments in Kuwait sees sharp decrease: survey

KUWAIT CITY, July 6: According to an investigative report conducted by the daily, rents of apartments in Kuwait have dropped by up to KD 100 in various areas depending on several factors related to the location and type of the apartment. In this regard, the Secretary General of Real Estate …

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