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Economists say early retirement bill will have negative consequences

‘Solving a problem should not happen by creating a bigger problem’ KUWAIT CITY, April 15: A number of economists revealed their objection to the implementation of the early retirement bill in terms of its high cost and negative consequences, reports Aljarida daily. Executive Chairman of National Bank of Kuwait Essam …

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Ministry officially announces openings for expat teachers – 11 subjects include English, French

KUWAIT CITY, April 15: Ministry of Education officially announces openings for local contracts with expatriate teachers in 11 subjects that include English and French languages, mathematics, chemistry, physics, biology, geology, decoration, physical education, art and music, reports Al-Qabas daily. The ministry stipulates that applicants should not be more than 45 …

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Outrage mounts over alleged rape of a teenager by ruling party politicians in India

Indian police have made another arrest after the alleged rape of a teenager by a ruling party politician sparked protests across the country, federal investigators said Sunday. The case, along with the rape and murder of an eight-yearold girl, has brought Indians onto the streets for mass demonstrations not seen …

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Philippines Embassy still accepts amnesty applications

KUWAIT CITY, April 14: Visiting Migrant Workers Affairs Undersecretary at the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Sarah Lou Y Arriola confirmed that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will be visiting Kuwait, the moment the Philippines and Kuwait are all set to sign the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the Protection …

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Govt urged to recruit domestic workers from African countries

KUWAIT CITY, April 14: The Kuwaiti Federation of Home Office Employers affirmed the domestic workers crisis continues but there are no new demands for recruitment before Ramadan, reports Al- Rai daily. It added the ball is now in government’s court to save the situation by expediting the recruitment of domestic …

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Kuwait alarmed at Syria developments – Kuwait Airways to resume Beirut flights

KUWAIT CITY, April 14, (Agencies): The State of Kuwait has followed up, with deep concern and alarm, latest dangerous developments in Syria namely the military operations, carried out as a result of the Syrian authorities’ use of internationally prohibited chemical weapons, an official source at the Foreign Ministry said. The …

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Kuwaiti inventor Meshari Al-Mutairi wins international award

‘Device to treat oil-polluted soil’ GENEVA, April 14, (KUNA): Management of the International Exhibition of Inventions has awarded the Kuwaiti inventor, Dr Meshari Al- Mutairi, its golden prize for making a device to treat oil-polluted soil. Al-Mutairi, in remarks to KUNA, dedicated the internationally renowned award to Their Highnesses the …

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Outrage mounts in India over rape, murder – Nationalist lawmaker arrested

NEW DELHI, India, April 14, (Agencies): India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday promised justice aft er nationwide outrage mounted over the brutal gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old-girl. Demonstrations were held in New Delhi and other cities as horrific details emerged of the murder of the Muslim girl, …

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Medicine for lice used to battle ‘scabies’ – MOH still in denial

KUWAIT CITY, April 12: Ministry of Health is still burying its head in sand by refraining from facing the fact that scabies is spreading in Kuwait and denying once again the latest report in this regard published in Al-Seyassah daily, reports Al-Seyassah daily. The ministry had issued a statement to …

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Duterte will travel to Kuwait for signing labor pact to protect Filipino workers

  MANILA, April 12, (Agencies): Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday he will travel to Kuwait for the signing of the agreement that will guarantee protection to overseas Filipino workers (OFW), reports philstar.com. He was particularly referring to the security of the Filipino domestic helpers in the Gulf state. Duterte …

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