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Kuwait

Sheikh Ahmed denies bribery claims – MP urges probe

GENEVA, April 29: Asian Olympic leader Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah of Kuwait has denied claims made in a US federal court that he paid six-figure bribes to FIFA voters. “Sheikh Ahmad is very surprised by such allegations and strongly denies any wrongdoing,” the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) …

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List of prisoners expected before Ramadan

KUWAIT CITY, April 29: The list of prisoners eligible for Amiri pardon is expected to be released by the beginning of Ramadan, reports Al-Shahid daily quoting a reliable source. The source said the list of inmates had earlier been submitted to the Public Prosecution that reviewed charges and punishments, in …

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SAB warns MoE against ‘wastage’ of public funds – MPW to retire 34-yrs in service employees

KUWAIT CITY, April 29: The State Audit Bureau (SAB) has warned the Education Ministry against continuous wastage of public funds, pointing out thousands of Kuwaiti dinars have been disbursed to employees without justification, reports Al-Qabas daily. A copy of the SAB report obtained by the daily showed misappropriation of about …

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Cloudy with chances of rain

KUWAIT CITY, April 29: Visibility started to improve after sandstorms hit the country over the weekend, affecting horizontal visibility especially in outer areas. According to the Meteorology Department in the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, the weather on Sunday will be partially cloudy with chances of scattered rain. It added …

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Bid to renew licenses for companies – MoCI to implement online system

KUWAIT CITY, April 27: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) will soon implement the online system for renewal of licenses for companies, reports Aljarida daily quoting sources. Affirming the electronic system will be ready in the next few months, sources said different types of companies — whether joint, LTM …

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Black box from vehicles to find cause of accidents

KUWAIT CITY: The Interior Ministry may make use of a black box which is reportedly installed in all modern vehicles in case of serious accidents to determine the party which caused the accident either due to recklessness or grave traffic violation, reports Al-Anba daily quoting knowledgeable security sources. The source …

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MoSAL pays ‘excellent job’ bonuses to deserving employees

KUWAIT CITY, April 27: The Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor has deposited the excellent job performance bonuses totaling about KD 30,000 to the accounts of deserving employees who are under special contracts (bonus item) signed in March, reports Al-Rai daily. According to an official source, the abovementioned amount was …

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Cabinet to sign contract next wk for supervision of airport’s new terminal

KUWAIT CITY, April 27: The Cabinet will next week sign a contract for supervision of the new terminal of the Kuwait International Airport, reports Al-Anba daily quoting an official source. He explained that the contract worth KD 72 million will be signed with the British Consultancy Firm Foster to supervise …

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Labour law in many tongues

KUWAIT CITY, April 27: Kuwait Society for Human Rights recently embarked on a media awareness campaign concerning the private sector labor law by using caricatures and posters for orientation about the Constitution in five languages, reports Al- Seyassah daily. In a press release, the Board Chairman of the society Khalid …

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‘Ministry must pay damages caused by gravel’

KUWAIT CITY, April 27: The Civil Court of Appeals has nullified the verdict issued by the Court of First Instance, which acquitted Ministry of Public Works of any wrongdoing in the “flying stones” Case No. 3867/2016 filed by a Kuwaiti woman. Through the lawsuit, the plaintiff demanded the ministry to …

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