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Indian engineers fear loss of jobs in Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, June 23: The decision issued by Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) earlier in March, instructing labor departments to discontinue issuing work permits to expatriate engineers who do not have a no-objection certificate from Kuwait Engineers Society, may affect thousands of Indian engineers working in Kuwait including those in …

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Labor attaché affirms strong Kuwait, Philippines’ relations

KUWAIT CITY, June 23: Labor Attaché at the Embassy of Philippines in Kuwait Rustico Dela Fuente reaffirmed the strong bilateral relations between Kuwait and the Philippines, reports Al-Jarida daily. He stressed the step taken by the Kuwaiti side to provide necessary protection to Filipino workers in the country subsequent to …

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AKO OFW, POEA launch ‘Bantay OFW’ mobile app – To help search, rescue distressed Filipinos

KUWAIT CITY, June 23: The Advocates and Keepers Organization of OFWs Inc (AKO OFW Inc), a global non-governmental organization founded in Kuwait in November 2015 with a sterling and vast track record of helping search and rescue distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), joined hands with Philippine Overseas Employment Agency (POEA) …

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EPA issues rules to settle violations by public, firms – Fine upto KD 250

KUWAIT CITY, June 23: The Environment Public Authority (EPA) has issued a regulation to settle environmental violations committed by individuals and corporate institutions through compensation if the two sides agree on a settlement. The regulation specifies the condition for settlement in line with certain procedures, indicating the violator is supposed …

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‘Rents’ increased by 100%

KUWAIT CITY, June 23: CBRE, a global real estate consultancy firm, has stated in its report that the rents of deluxe commercial real estate in Kuwait City have returned to the levels witnessed in 2008, which were the highest so far, reports Al-Qabas daily. According to the report, the monthly …

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Kuwait seeking UNESCO’s world heritage recognition for its sites

Officials working very hard to forward nominations By Shahad Kamal KUWAIT CITY, June 23, (KUNA): The National Council for Culture, Arts, and Letters (NCCAL) is working rigorously to enroll several Kuwaiti locations in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural organisations (UNESCO) World and Modern Heritage sites. Several sites — …

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MP voices doubt on rejection of oil jobs

KUWAIT CITY, June 23: The government’s decision to require students applying for State scholarship to pass the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) has been dominating discussions at the National Assembly. Chairperson of the parliamentary Educational Affairs Committee MP Dr Awda Al-Ruweie has affirmed that his committee supports decisions aimed …

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Storm finds home on Mall – Memorial set for completion in 2021

KUWAIT CITY, June 23, (Agencies): The US Commission on Fine Arts has approved a space in the National Mall for the construction of the National Desert Storm and Desert Shield War Memorial. The Starts and Stripes published a report on Friday, stating that the approval came after months-long debate on …

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Finding epidemic diseases among new expats arrival causes concern

‘Loopholes in medical examination centers’ KUWAIT CITY, June 21: Health sources have expressed concern about the spread of epidemic diseases among expatriate workers and the discovery of positive cases of tuberculosis, AIDS and Hepatitis among expatriate workers after they arrived in the country and retook medical examinations before obtaining residency, …

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‘Bahra oilfield’ said has three huge oil reservoirs

‘Expected production to be 100,000 bpd’ KUWAIT CITY, June 21: The Bahra oilfield, which runs into part of the Sabah Al-Ahmad Reserve, has three huge oil reservoirs ‘Almodod’, ‘Burgan’ and ‘Zubair’, reports Al-Rai daily. Well-informed sources revealed that according to the studies and technical surveys conducted on the area, the …

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