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Tuesday , December 11 2018


Nonpoisonous red tide in Kuwait waters

KUWAIT, Nov 25 (KUNA) — Kuwait’s Environment Public Authority (EPA) said Sunday it spotted red tide two miles from Al-Shamlan boat-docking area. An EPA team inspected surrounding maritime areas and collected samples from waters where color changed to red, it added in a statement. Tests showed an increase in the …

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Workers accused of wasting water at National Assembly

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 25: The judicial control team of the Ministry of Electricity and Water has filed a case against the National Assembly accusing workers at the Parliament house of wasting water and not complying with the instructions of the Ministry of Electricity and Water in the area of rationalization …

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Claims for compensation for rainstorm damage told not to exaggerate

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 25: Ministry of Finance Undersecretary Saleh Al-Sarawi, who also heads the Compensation Team that was formed earlier to process compensation for damages caused by the rainstorm, has called on citizens and expatriates to refrain from exaggeration in the documentation of damages, reports Alrai daily. Speaking to the …

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Tremors felt along Kuwait’s coastal areas

KUWAIT CITY: Tremors were felt along Kuwait’s coastal areas on Sunday evening, resulting from a 6.3 magnitude earthquake that struck the Iraq-Iran border region. The aftershock, which occurred at 1937 (2237 GMT), followed the quake recorded some 145 kms northeast of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research’s …

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Remittance tax, health ‘cover’ on expat visit visas on agenda

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 25: The Secretariat General of the National Assembly has distributed the agenda for Tuesday’s session, which include requests to lift the immunity of several MPs and some proposals, reports Al-Rai daily. The Parliament will also discuss reports of the relevant committees about the proposal to impose tax …

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Recruitment of domestics under Labor from April ’19

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 25: Director of the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) Ahmed Al-Mussa has disclosed that the Labor Inspection Department conducted 3,200 visits to domestic labor offices, during which the inspectors recorded violations and gave a grace period for the offices to address these violations. Al-Mussa said the inspectors …

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Magnitude 6.3 earthquake strikes western Iran – Tremors felt in Kuwait

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.3 earthquake has struck western Iran near its border with Iraq. The earthquake Sunday night hit near Sarpol-e Zahab in Iran’s Kermanshah province. State television in Iran reported the quake, saying it had magnitude of 6.4. Varying magnitudes are …

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No certificates will be automatically approved

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 24: Top-level sources at the Civil Service Commission (CSC) said the certificates of private institutes even those officially sealed by the Public Authority for Applied Education and Training will not be automatically approved, reports Al- Anba daily. The sources pointed out the CSC will not accept any …

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Unstable weather conditions to continue

Rain regular, no water pools, stable road traffic: Al-Foudari KUWAIT CITY, Nov 24, (KUNA): There are no water pools, road traffic are stable and police patrols distributed in all roads, Kuwaiti Civil Defense Committee spokesperson Colonel Jamal Al- Foudari said to KUNA Friday. For his part, the Director of the …

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Emergency plan at airport – ‘PART ready for rains’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 24: Deputy Director General of Kuwait International Airport Affairs at the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and Chairman of the Emergency Team Eng Fahad Al- Waqyan says the administration is ready to deal with the upcoming rains in the country, which is expected to reach its …

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