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EU door shut to UK for good: Hollande

PARIS, April 19, (Agencies): The door to the European Union is now closed to Britain and Europeans should not accept any attempt to reverse Brexit, former French president Francois Hollande warned in an interview with Britain’s Daily Telegraph published on Thursday. “It’s shut. The vote has taken place and nobody …

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Remittance tax not taken up – MPs discuss work program

KUWAIT CITY, April 18: The National Assembly once again failed to discuss the issue of imposing tax on expatriate remittances during its Wednesday session and preferred to look into the issue during next session. However, the Parliament discussed during the session the government work program for the fifteenth legislative term …

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MoE ‘embarks’ on kuwaitization process based on CSC directives

e-site ready to receive applications KUWAIT CITY, April 18: Director of the Directorate of Human Resources at the Ministry of Education Saud Al-Juwaiser said the ministry has embarked on the process of Kuwaitization based on the directives of the Civil Service Commission (CSC), reports Al- Rai daily. The CSC had …

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Two additional oil refineries to be built in coming years

Facilities to produce 300,000 bpd each KUWAIT CITY, April 18, (KUNA): Two 300,000-bpd refineries will be added in the coming years in order to meet the 2-million-bpd refining capacity target set for 2035, CEO of Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) Mohammad Ghazi Al-Mutairi said. The remarks were made during a …

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AMIR OFFERS DEEPEST CONDOLENCES ON LOSS OF BARBARA BUSH

Hearts at half-mast for matriarch – Funeral set for Saturday KUWAIT CITY/HOUSTON, April 18, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent Wednesday a cable of condolences to former US president George Bush over the passing away of former first lady Barbara Bush. In the cable, His …

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Muslims fleeing village at centre of rape crisis in India

RASANA, India, April 18, (Agencies): There are no Muslims left in the village of Rasana, which has become a symbol of India’s rape crisis after the brutal murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl blamed on Hindu men. Police say the girl was raped and killed as part of an attempt …

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‘Open offices for recruiting Filipino domestics at citizen service centres’

190 more Filipino workers return home from Kuwait KUWAIT CITY, April 17: Former MP Kamel Al-Awadhi has called for opening offices for recruitment of Filipino domestic workers in the citizen service centers, which will reduce the cost of recruitment for citizens and also end the role of middlemen, reports Al-Anba …

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‘Interior’ may opt for residence renewal electronically by Jan ’19

Bid to save time, effort and to ease burden on expatriates KUWAIT CITY, April 17: The Ministry of the Interior may opt for renewing the residence of expatriates ‘electronically’ from the beginning of 2019. However, the daily said the renewal of domestic workers sponsored by the Kuwaitis will begin this …

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MoH to terminate services of 387 expatriate employees from July 1

Highest cost of medicine recorded in 2017/2018 at KD 245 mln KUWAIT CITY, April 17: Health Minister Sheikh Dr Basel Al-Sabah has terminated the contracts of 253 expatriate employees effective July 1, 2018, a step that comes in line with Civil Service Commission (CSC) regulations to replace expatriates with Kuwaitis, …

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Kuwait ranks last in the Gulf & 10th globally on the most popular travel destinations for Muslim

KUWAIT CITY, April 17: Kuwait ranks last in the Gulf and 10th globally on the most popular travel destinations for Muslim in 2018, according to Global Muslim Travel Index 2018 issued by Mastercard-Crescentrating company. Kuwait recorded 60.5 points in the index that covers a total of 130 countries, while the …

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