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Tea boy leads gang charging KD 300 for illegal abortions

KUWAIT CITY, July 4: An Asian gang led by a tea boy was arrested for operating a private abortion clinic in Hasawi area and charging clients KD 300 for the service, reports Al- Shahid daily. Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Department nailed the suspects led by a tea boy employed …

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US vows to keep waterways open

GUARD SAYS READY TO PREVENT REGIONAL OIL EXPORTS DUBAI, UAE, July 4, (Agencies): The US military is reiterating a promise to keep Arabian Gulf waterways open to oil tankers as Iran renewed threats to close off the region. Capt Bill Urban, a spokesman for the US military’s Central Command, told …

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‘Can’t blame expats for traffic chaos on roads’ – Better planning must

KUWAIT CITY, July 3: Kuwait Society of Engineers (KSE) has reacted to the report on traffic congestion with KSE Chairperson Eng Faisal Al-Otul arguing that the issue is not about building new roads, because this solution is not enough unless a comprehensive system is in place; while exonerating expatriates from …

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1,431 expat staff terminated from public sector jobs in 2nd qtr of ’18

MoE has the highest number of civil employees KUWAIT CITY, July 3: A total of 1,431 expatriate employees were terminated from their jobs in the public sector during the second quarter of 2018. Therefore, the total number of expatriate employees whose services were terminated since the beginning of 2018 reached …

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‘166,000 expats among 215,000 applicants for license last year’

KUWAIT CITY, July 3: Recent statistics of the General Traffic Department indicates a total of 215,368 individuals constituting 49,644 Kuwaitis (23 percent) and 165,724 expatriates (77 percent) applied for practical and theoretical driving tests in 2017, reports Al-Rai daily. It pointed to 90 percent success rate in the theoretical test, …

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Violations detected in gold market

KUWAIT CITY, July 3: Supervisor of Precious Metal Department in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry Saad Al-Saeed disclosed that 33 violations were issued against several jewelry shops in Farwaniya area, reports Al-Anba daily. He noted officers of the department on a recent inspection tour of jewelry shops in several …

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Denial Yemen kids killed

RIYADH, July 3, (Agencies): Command of Arab Coalition for Supporting Legitimacy in Yemen rejected false information mentioned in a report by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres that children were killed in the armed conflict in that Arab country, coalition spokesman said on Monday. Speaking at a news conference in Riyadh, …

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‘Govt allocated funds for 90,500 jobs for expatriates in ministries’ – New T4 opens July 25

KUWAIT CITY, July 2: In contrast to the trend and the government announced plans to recruit Kuwaitis in ministries and various government agencies, an official document which is obtained by the daily showed the government allocated funds for 90,500 jobs for non-Kuwaitis in ministries and government institutions by increasing about …

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New ‘bank cards’ eyed to safeguard customers

‘Visa’, ‘MasterCard’ to be exchanged KUWAIT CITY, July 2: There is a banking tendency to cancel the Visa and MasterCard cards, which are old, specifically that do not require the use of a secret number, reports Al-Rai daily. Sources at the bank pointed out banks are preparing to stop the …

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Jahra Medical City open

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah patronized and attended the opening of Jahra Medical City on Monday. Upon arrival, His Highness the Amir was received by Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Ali Jarrah Al-Sabah, Minister of Health Sheikh Dr Basil Humoud Al-Sabah, Amiri Diwan Administrative and …

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