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AT LEAST 40 DEAD IN ALLEGED SYRIA GAS ATTACK

Big price to pay, says Trump as Russia warns off military strike BEIRUT, April 8, (Agencies): An alleged chemical attack that left at least 40 dead in Syria’s rebel-held town of Douma sparked international outrage Sunday, with US President Donald Trump warning there would be a “big price to pay”. …

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Money transfers spike 25% – Remittance tax seen harmful

KUWAIT CITY, April 7: Senior officials of the local exchange companies have warned of the negative and possibly catastrophic repercussions on the economy and the reputation of Kuwait if a tax is imposed on the remittances of expatriates. The officials stressed it will create a permanent black market in the …

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500 Pakistani violators of Residency Law benefit from amnesty

KUWAIT CITY, April 7: About 500 Pakistanis have benefited from the amnesty that the Interior Ministry granted to expatriates, who violated the Residency Law, to either rectify their status or leave the country, said Ambassador of Pakistan to Kuwait Ghulam Dastgir, reports Al-Rai daily. Speaking at the annual celebration organized …

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Licenses of 116 violating domestic labor offices revoked

KUWAIT CITY, April 7: Two days after the maximum cost of recruiting domestic workers was fixed at KD 990, as well as KD 330 was fixed as the cost of hiring when a sponsor receives passport of the worker, Minister of Commerce and Industry Khalid Nasser Al-Roudhan issued a decision …

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German van attack kills 3 – 20 injured

BERLIN, April 7, (AFP): At least three people died on April 7 when a vehicle ploughed into busy cafe and restaurant terraces in the German city of Muenster before the driver shot himself dead. Images on social media showed smashed and upturned tables and chairs strewn accross the pavement outside …

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Citizens and expats will be fined for hanging laundry in balcony

   KUWAIT CITY, April 7: Kuwait Municipality are intensively inspecting buildings in city to check tenants are hanging laundry in their balconies to dry their clothes. If any tenant is found doing so, it violates article 4 of cleanliness regulation rule of ministry resolution number 190/2008 to deface urban …

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Most economic experts reject tax on remittances – Will lead to black market

KUWAIT CITY, April 5: When a number of economic experts were asked for their opinion about the remittance tax, most of them rejected the idea, stressing the need for enhancing the economic environment of the country and achieving the necessary reform before applying such a tax. Economic expert, former managing …

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Manila mulls Duterte visit – Push for standard employment contract

MANILA, April 5, (Agencies): Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte might still accept Kuwait’s invitation to visit the country to check if the conditions he had earlier set to protect the welfare of his overseas workers (OFWs) are being implemented, Malacañang said on Wednesday, according to globalnation. inquirer. The possible visit of …

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Medical mission helps more than 1,000 distressed Filipino workers

Filipino groups, other nationalities gather in spirit of volunteerism  KUWAIT CITY, April 5: Sandigan Kuwait in cooperation with the Philippine Embassy held a two-day medical mission at the POLO-OWWA. More than 30 organizations, 370 volunteers including nurses from various hospitals and clinics in Kuwait, 22 doctors including Kuwaiti physicians …

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Most Kuwaiti housewives prefer Asian maids – Ex-MP lauds cost differences in recruiting domestic workers

KUWAIT CITY, April 5: Former MP Kamel Al-Awadhi has praised the decision taken by the Minister of Commerce and Industry Khaled Al-Roudhan on the issue of recruitment of household workers in coordination with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, particularly its realistic views on the cost of recruitment, reports Al-Seyassah daily. …

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