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MoH denies reports about storing medical waste in unsafe manner

KUWAIT CITY, April 22: The Ministry of Health has denied reports about the existence of medical waste being stored and destroyed in an unsafe manner at the Amiri Hospital, reports Al-Rai daily. A statement issued by the ministry said what was photographed and shown as medical waste is in fact …

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Import of beef, goats, birds from several countries banned

KUWAIT CITY, April 22: The Ministry of Commerce has issued 11 administrative decisions to ban the import of beef, goats, sheep and birds from several countries due to the emergence of anthrax, foot-and-mouth disease and avian flu, while five decisions have been issued to lift the ban on birds and …

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Filipino envoy summoned in protest – Security forces identify accomplices in maid extraction

MPs VENT ANGER OVER PHILIPPINE ‘VIOLATION OF SOVEREIGNTY’ KUWAIT CITY, April 21: Kuwait on Saturday summoned the Philippines’ ambassador for the second time this week in protest over “inflammatory comments” he made to a local newspaper, said a foreign ministry source. The Filipino envoy’s remarks, along with the “inappropriate behavior” …

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Increase fines to preserve dignity, reputation of people – Lawmakers submit bills

KUWAIT CITY, April 21: Parliament’s Legislative and Legal Affairs Committee will Monday meet to discuss topics on the agenda, topped by two bills — amending the Penal Code and increasing fines with the aim of preserving the dignity of the people and their reputation, and including modern mass media. Lawmakers …

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KAC refutes rumors over halt in its flights to Europe

KUWAIT CITY, April 21, (KUNA): Kuwait Airways flights to Europe are proceeding regularly, the national carrier said on Friday. The airways, in a press release, categorically denied social media rumors alleging that the European Union would examine halting the KAC flights to some European countries. Such reports are baseless, said …

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Indian police bust ‘child porno’ gang, network run from Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, April 21: The Indian police in the state of Madhya Pradesh have seized a three-man believed to be part of global network which allegedly operated from Kuwait to promote and sell child pornography (images and videos) through WhatsApp network. The reports, published by Indian electronic media, quoted the …

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Deportation for expats collecting donations in Ramadan

Bank accounts of Kuwaiti to be frozen KUWAIT CITY, April 21: The Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor has reached an agreement with the Interior Ministry, the Public Authority for Manpower and a number of concerned authorities to deport any expatriate who is caught collecting donations during the month of …

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Iran quake felt in Kuwait – Tremor near N-plant

KUWAIT CITY, April 19, (Agencies): The Kuwait National Seismic Network said that the country was slightly affected by the M-5.9 tremor that hit southern Iran earlier Thursday. The aftershock of the quake was felt at 09:45 local time in Fintas, Manqaf and Mishref areas, said Dr Abdullah Al-Enizi, crises management …

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Some firms have made ‘commercial’ investments on Failaka without permit

‘Govt treasury denied huge revenues’ KUWAIT CITY, April 19: In their exploitation and encroachment on government property, some companies have made commercial investments on Failaka Island spanning over 10 years without signing contract or obtaining security permit from concerned authorities, reports Al-Shahed daily. The daily quoting a source said many …

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‘110,000 law violators refuse to benefit from amnesty’

KUWAIT CITY, April 19: The Ministry of Interior has called on the residence law violators to take advantage of the remaining period of the humanitarian initiative of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid Al- Jarrah, which ends on 22 of this month, reports Al-Qabas daily. According to …

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