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Ministry reiterates crackdown on those who cheat in exams

KUWAIT CITY, May 23: Despite tough measures adopted by the Ministry of Education to counter the phenomenon of cheating, some students continue to violate the regulations which threaten their future, reports Al-Qabas daily. The daily added, on the first two of the exams, dozens of students from Grade 12 were caught …

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Palestinians suffer systematic atrocities under Israeli occupation – Kuwait envoy

NEW YORK, May 23, (KUNA): Kuwait Representative to the UN  the suffering of civilians and brining the culprits of human rights abuses to justice. Ambassador Al-Otaibi condemned the countries that illegally provide arms to parties to conflicts, particularly those accused of attacking civilians. On the Syrian conflict, he noted that …

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Human Rights Society monitoring legal violations perpetrated against migrants in Kuwait

KSHR working to spread culture of respecting human rights This is the first of a series of articles on the status of migrant workers in Kuwait during the first third of the year issued in a report by Kuwait Society for Human Rights through the Unit of Monitoring and Following- …

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Over 30 major companies seek 5 to 10 pct price raise for foodstuffs

Committee stops considering hike until after Ramadan KUWAIT CITY, May 22: More than 30 major foodstuff supply companies have submitted a request to the food pricing committee to raise the prices of some foodstuffs ranging between five and 10 percent, reports Al-Rai daily quoting reliable sources. The pricing committee includes …

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Women continue to suffer domestic violence

KUWAIT CITY, May 22: In the wake of the developed nations racing toward empowering women to participate fully in society by granting them legal rights to curb male domination in all aspects of their life, many women in our society continue to suffer the pain of domestic violence contrary to our …

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Duterte thanks Kuwait for signing Filipino migrant protection agreement with Philippines

MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday thanked Kuwait for signing an agreement with the Philippines regarding the protection of Filipino migrant workers in the Gulf state, reports GMA network.com Speaking at the 120th anniversary celebration of the Philippine Navy in Pasay City, Duterte indicated that the relations between the …

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U.S. SANCTIONS FIVE IRANIANS FOR AID TO HOUTHIS

Bahrain, UAE affirm support for US strategy TEHRAN, May 22, (RTRS): Europe’s energy chief will seek to reassure Iran’s top ministers on Saturday that the European Union wants to keep trade open despite the US withdrawal from the nuclear deal. Miguel Arias Canete, European commissioner for energy and climate, will …

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Expat Ban On Under-30 University Graduates Hires Starts In July

KUWAIT CITY, May 21: The Public Authority for Manpower said the decision to stop the recruitment of qualified expatriates — those who hold high qualifications including university graduates and are below 30 years old — is good and will be implemented in early July. The sources pointed out the decision …

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Expat workers rise to more than 68,000 in 1 year

KUWAIT CITY, May 21: The latest statistics published by the Central Statistical Bureau for the last quarter of 2017 show the total number of expatriate workers in the country rose to more than 68,000 in just one year, despite the declining numbers in 3 months by 10,704 workers, reports Al-Rai daily. …

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Parliament panel OKs proposed ‘amendment’ to Nationality Law

Proposal to cut life imprisonment period to 25 years rejected KUWAIT CITY, May 21: The parliamentary Legislative and Legal Affairs Committee on Monday approved the proposed amendment to the Nationality Law in order to grant allowance to children of Kuwaiti women married to non-Kuwaitis and another bill on the development …

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