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Jet-set lifestyle of the daughter of a Kuwaiti wanted in funds scandal

Al-Raja’an owns riches, lives in homes worth millions abroad KUWAIT CITY, Sept 30: Fajr Al-Raja’an, the daughter of the infamous former director-general of the Public Institute for Social Security has allegedly bought a new home worth $ 8.735 million a few months ago in the most exclusive area of Los …

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Indonesian quake-tsunami death toll hits 832

Rescuers struggle as communications, power still down PALU, Indonesia, Sept 30, (RTRS): The toll from an earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia soared on Sunday to 832 confirmed dead, with authorities fearing it will only climb as rescuers struggle to reach outlying communities cut off from communications and help. Dozens of …

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Saudi Crown Prince arrives today … visit key – Ties historic

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 29, (KUNA): Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman Al- Saud will arrive in Kuwait on Sept 30 on a visit, which includes official rounds of talks with His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah and His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber …

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Probe into hospitality scandal to open Pandora’s box; new details

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 29: A delegation from the Ministry of Interior is expected to arrive soon from Bosnia and Herzegovina with an unidentified Interior Ministry employee who had allegedly left the country after the scandal in the Hospitality Department of the Ministry of Interior was unearthed, reports Al-Rai daily. The …

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‘Welding works cause of NBK fire’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 29: The cause of the fire that broke out in the building of the National Bank of Kuwait Museum in Sharq area last Wednesday was the welding work that was being carried out on the building exterior, reports Al-Seyassah daily. In a press statement issued by Kuwait …

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Teachers who snap students, publish on media face sack

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 29: The Ministry of Education has warned teachers not to take pictures of students inside the classroom, criticize them and publish them in the social media, reports Al- Shahed daily. The daily added, the teachers who fail to abide by the ministry instructions will be referred to …

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Amir condoles Indonesia – Tsunami kills hundreds

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 29, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Saturday sent a cable of condolences to Indonesian President Joko Widodo. In the cable, His Highness Sheikh Sabah expressed sincere grief towards the victims of the earthquake and tsunami hitting the city of Palu in …

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Indian doctors medical certificates to be verified

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 27: Ministry of Health has requested Ministry of Higher Education to verify, via the Embassy of Kuwait in India in the city of New Delhi, the validity of the medical certificates of a number of Indian doctors working in Kuwait since Sept 2, 2016, reports Al-Nahar daily …

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Public sector expat engineers must have Kuwait Engineers Society nod

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 27: In coordination with Kuwait Engineers Society, Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) alongside the Ministry of Higher Education, and Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET) are set to implement new conditions for renewing the residencies of expatriate engineers employed in public sector- as part of …

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Crucial reforms key to UN relevance NEW YORK, Sept 27, (KUNA): Representative of His Highness the Amir of Kuwait, His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah delivered a speech to the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday. Following is the full text of …

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