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Firms get nod to cancel visa of criminal workers – ‘Only 300 Filipinos in shelter’

KUWAIT CITY, July 1: Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) has permitted employers to cancel the work permits of their expatriate employees if the latter have been imprisoned based on a final judicial ruling or cancel their residency permits following an absconding notice, reports Al- Nahar daily. It explained that employers, …

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Kuwaitis decry the escalating prices of fish in the ‘market’

Boat owners cite high labor cost, low number of fishermen KUWAIT CITY, July 1: The issue of rising fish prices continues to dominate the local scene, where citizens have stressed that their purchasing power of fish is dwindling and cannot provide fish on their table daily, reports Al-Jaridah daily. The …

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Neglected Salmiya loses shine, roads damaged, garbage aplenty

KUWAIT CITY, July 1: Salmiya, which used to be one of the most significant areas in the country, has suddenly transformed to a perpetually congested area to the extent that vehicles now constitute nuisance to residents whose population as at December 2017 was 297,558, according to latest statistics of the …

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Push for nationalization units to Kuwaitise jobs

KUWAIT CITY, July 1: A parliamentary delegation consisting of MPs Ali Al-Duqbasi, Khaled Al-Otaibi and Waleed Al-Tabtabaei headed to Cairo, Egypt on Sunday to participate in the fifth session of the second term of the second legislative season of the Arab Parliament which will be held from July 2-4, 2018. …

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WHITE HOUSE WARNS EUROPE OVER IRAN BUSINESS

Trump says OPEC manipulates market BERKELEY HEIGHTS, New Jersey, July 1, (Agencies): US President Donald Trump lashed out at OPEC with a warning to stop manipulating oil markets and piled pressure on close US allies in an interview that aired on Sunday with a threat to sanction European companies that …

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‘Syrians on visit visas are not entitled for renewals’ – 40 Syrians detained

KUWAIT CITY, June 30: Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Citizenship and Passports Affairs in the Interior Ministry Major General Talal Mara’afi recently held a meeting with directors of immigration departments in the six governorates at the Mubarak Al-Kabeer Immigration Department building, reports Al-Anba daily quoting a reliable source. According to the …

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MP unsatisfied over response of bodies concerning employment

PAS bans staff from retaining original copies of documents KUWAIT CITY, June 30: Rapporteur of Parliament’s committee for Replacement and Employment Crisis MP Safa Al-Hashem expressed her dissatisfaction over the responses of bodies concerned with employment, reports Al-Rai daily. She explained that ministers responsible for the increase in the number …

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‘Cars seized before two months still not released’

KUWAIT CITY, June 30: A number of citizens complained to the Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs Major General Fahd Al-Shuwai’e about the delays in lifting blocks that were imposed due to major traffic violations, even though these violations were committed two months back and the vehicles were seized and detained …

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Minor car accidents rule begins today

KUWAIT CITY, June 30: The Public Relations and Security Media Department in the Ministry of Interior has announced that articles 41/2 and 41/5 of the Traffic Law and its amendments, which allow police stations to issue reconciliation order for minor traffic accidents, will be fully implemented starting from July 1, …

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Qatar tops life expectancy among Arabs states – Japan highest

KUWAIT CITY, June 30: According to a report issued by Ministry of Health, Kuwait and Qatar take top place among Arab countries in terms of average life expectancy, reports Aljarida daily. The report explained that the average life expectancy is 79.1 years for Kuwaiti men, and 80 years for Kuwaiti …

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