Tuesday , October 17 2017

Kuwait

Airconditioned waiting stops for public transport buses, taxis and others in all streets of Kuwait sought

KUWAIT CITY, April 1: MP Majed Al-Mutairi has presented a parliamentary query to the Minister of Oil and Minister of Electricity and Water Essam Al-Marzouk on the ministry’s plan to import water from abroad and the need for taking such a decision. It must be noted Al-Marzouk in a statement …

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MoH eyes 2 centers in each health zone – ‘Emergency cases’

KUWAIT CITY, April 1: Ministry of Health is considering allocating two health centers in each health district to receive emergency cases, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily quoting health sources added the decision is part of measure to reduce crowd and burden on the hospital’s emergency units to improve health service, …

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Violations tied to illegal parking in spaces for handicapped reduced

KUWAIT CITY, April 1: The new intensive measures implemented against violations related to illegal parking in spaces allotted for people with special needs have resulted in reduced number of violations in March 2017 whereby the violations recorded did not exceed 700 compared to 900 in February 2017, 2,000 in January …

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Teachers issue studied – Terminations on hold

KUWAIT CITY, April 1: Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Mohammad Al-Fares says the ministry is considering humanitarian aspects prior to termination of services of expatriate teachers whose specialities are surplus to requirements, reports Al- Anba daily. He said, “We are in a humanitarian country and we take all …

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‘Should we leave country’ – Fishermen without homes

KUWAIT CITY, April 1: In a shocking move, thousands of fishermen yesterday were evicted from their living quarters in Sharq after the rents for the month of April were paid. The authority behind the eviction order gave the excuse that it wants to remove the quarters. Fishermen decried the move, …

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88 people hospitalized after gas leak in Sharjah – Five out of 26 admitted in Kuwaiti hospital

KUWAIT CITY, April 1: Several workers from India, Pakistan and Nepal aged between 24 and 38 years were exposed to caustic chlorine gas cylinder fumes on Thursday and Friday in Sharjah Industrial Area and referred to various hospitals, reports Gulf News. Police sources said authorities are looking for a man …

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MP renews calls for imposing tolls on expats for using roads

KUWAIT CITY, March 30: MP Safa Al-Hashem has renewed her calls for imposing tolls on expatriates for using roads and charging them for medical services, reports Al-Qabas daily. She urged for finding an immediate solution to the population imbalance issue, stressing the importance of training and qualifying “blue-collar citizens”. She …

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Public sector power consumption rises: report

KUWAIT CITY, March 30: Recent statistics suggests that government’s consumption of electricity and water may have gone up by 12.4 percent at a rate of KD 278 million per annum due to the recent raise sanctioned by Law No. 20/2017, reports Al-Qabas daily. It indicated the consumption rate has reached …

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‘Renew work permits’

KUWAIT CITY, March 30: The official spokesperson of Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) and Director of Public Relations Department Aseel Al-Maseed revealed that owners of small and medium enterprises can now renew the work permits of their employees in all service centers affiliated to the authority, reports Al-Seyassah daily. In …

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Dog taken to US for treatment

KUWAIT CITY, March 30: A semi-paralyzed dog made its way to Richmond, US, Monday afternoon all the way from Kuwait City, reports Al-Rai daily. The name of the female dog is Diamond and many months ago, it was hit by a car and left for dead. The animal survived the …

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