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MOI, IOM interested in addressing humanitarian aspects of migration

Officials praise humanitarian role of Kuwait KUWAIT CITY, May 2, (KUNA): Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior Lt-Gen Mahmoud Al-Dousary held talks with mission head of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to Kuwait Eman Oraikat on Tuesday. The talks dealt with ways to strengthen cooperation between both sides and …

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Fifth Ring Road’s western part opened

KUWAIT CITY, May 2: Director General for Public Authority for Road and Land Transportation Eng Ahmad Al-Hissan has officially opened the western part of the Fifth Ring Road development project in the presence of the Executive Director of the authority Eng Dhari Khalifa. In his statement, Eng Al- Hissan stressed …

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Many illegals, criminals held in nationwide ‘security’ raids

KUWAIT CITY, May 2: Officers from the Public Security Sector, under the guidance of Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Public Security Affairs at Ministry of Interior Major General Ibrahim Al-Tarrah, Monday and Tuesday organized a number of security campaigns in all governorates. According to security sources, a total of 118 security …

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Philippine labor secretary Silvestre Bello due to Kuwait to resolve crisis

MANILA, May 1, (Agencies): The Philippines Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III is set to fly to Kuwait on May 7 to what the Philippines government said “iron out” differences with the Kuwaiti government and rekindle warm ties, according to UNTV news. The presidential spokesman Harry Roque in a press briefing …

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‘Kuwait witnessing a black market of domestic workers’ – KD 80 to KD 100

Clients find prices irresistible KUWAIT CITY, May 1: Amid the ongoing issue of domestic workers in Kuwait, especially the recent escalation of crisis that led to a ban on the recruitment of workers from the Philippines, the country is now witness to a black market of domestic workers schemed by …

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Sheikh and a Bangladeshi charged with violating Environment Protection Law

Charges carry jail term not exceeding 10 yrs KUWAIT CITY, May 1: The Ahmadi Prosecution is looking into the case of two members of the ruling family for violating the Environment Protection Law, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily said one of the Sheikhs who owns a farm in collusion with …

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No-confidence motion filed against ‘Oil’ – PM grilling held in camera

KUWAIT CITY, May 1: A motion of no confidence was presented against Minister of Oil and Minister of Electricity and Water Bakheet Al-Rashidi during the regular parliamentary session on Tuesday, following a debate on the grilling request submitted against the minister by MPs Omar Al-Tabtabaei and Abdulwahab Al-Babtain. The ten …

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European powers say Iran deal vital

No credible evidence of Iran N-bid after 2009: IAEA JERUSALEM, May 1, (Agencies): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s latest accusations about Iran’s past nuclear activities received a warm welcome in Washington but a far cooler reception in Europe on Tuesday — deepening divisions among Western allies ahead of President Donald …

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Detractors deride Duterte for asking Filipinos to leave Kuwait

Kuwait, Philippines move to normalize relations – Philippines could seek the help of Saudi Arabia or Qatar KUWAIT CITY, April 30, (Agencies): Kuwait says it stands ready to cooperate with the Philippines to address labor issues facing Filipino workers, but would also “act decisively” against attempts to breach its sovereignty. Deputy …

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“Life in Kuwait is good and we are not considering returning home” – Filipinos

KUWAIT CITY, April 30, (KUNA): Several Filipinos are indifferent to the call of their president to leave the country and have remained resolute in staying in Kuwait. They unanimously agree that “life in Kuwait is good and we are not considering returning home”. The Filipinos who were respondents in an …

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