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Kuwait

Money laundering issue tied to Indian nurses to be probed

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 30: The Anti-Corruption Public Authority (ACPA) will soon start investigating the money laundering issue concerning Indian nurses quoting sources. Sources affirmed that ACPA has taken the necessary measures such as addressing the foreign affairs minister, asking him to demand for information from the Indian Embassy to pave …

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Humid weather expected during weekend: Al-Bloushi

Highest temperature to reach 44-46 °C KUWAIT CITY, Aug 30, (KUNA): Humid weather is expected to continue during the weekend, especially in coastal areas, said the official at the Kuwait Meteorological Department Yasser Al-Bloushi Wednesday. Speaking to KUNA, Al-Bloushi said that hot and humid weather would continue on Thursday and …

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Amir extends Eid Al-Adha greetings to all

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 30: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah congratulated Wednesday citizens and residents of Kuwait on the advent of Eid Al-Adha, expressing his best wishes for health, security, and prosperity to all. A statement by the Amiri Diwan noted that His Highness the Amir …

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Jobs in public sector to expats ‘follow law’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 29, (KUNA): Employment of non-Kuwaitis in the public sector is done according to civil service laws and other relevant State regulations, the Minister of Social Affairs and Labor affirmed on Tuesday. Hind Al-Sebeeh, also the Minister of State for Economic Affairs, was addressing the regular weekly Cabinet …

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Report on divorce rate erroneous, says expert – Light shed on marriage fatwas

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 29: The Legal Documentation Department of the Ministry of Justice has a supreme mission to work and preserve what is stated in Islamic law to illuminate the paths of life, reports Al-Anba daily. It applies to the Personal Status Law, which includes the provisions of marriage, divorce, …

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New mechanism to evaluate schools’ administration – Transfer of teachers, dept heads being reviewed

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 29: Assistant Undersecretary for Public Education Affairs at the Ministry of Education Fatima Al-Kandari has announced a plan to apply new criteria for putting excellent mark in the evaluation sheet of teachers. In a press statement after her meeting with the official in charge of the Public …

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Islamic scholars kick against calls for pre-recorded ‘Azan’ – ‘Ritual must be performed in a mosque’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 29: A number of Islamic scholars stressed the importance of “Azan” (call for prayer) which is part of the Islamic worship rituals, insisting that it must be performed in the mosques by muezzins, reports Al-Anba daily. They stated this in response to the calls for using pre-recorded …

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‘85.1 pc of national workforce in private sector demand pay hike’ – Study tied to effect of financial cadres in improving competency

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 29: An empirical study prepared by the Government and Manpower Restructuring Program (GMRP) concerning effect of the financial cadres in improving competency of the national manpower in private sector revealed that 85.1 percent of workers at the sector are demanding salary increment, reports Al-Qabas daily. The study …

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MP queries employment of old expats – GOVERNMENT URGED TO EMPLOY KUWAITI RETIREES

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28: MP Saleh Ashour said dozens of expatriate workers in the government sector have reached more than 70 years old, wondering why the Civil Service Commission (CSC) does not terminate their services like it did earlier with thousands of Kuwaiti employees born in the 1950s. He asked …

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Local banks closed from Aug 31-Sept 4 – ‘Kuwait Airways to undergo strategic overhaul’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28:  Kuwait Banking Association (KBA) announced on Monday that local banks will be closed for five days starting from the day of Arafat next Thursday till Monday Sept 4, on the occasion of Eid Al-Adha. Dr Hamad Al-Hasawi, Secretary-General of the Association, said in a press statement …

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