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Employment for the sake of politicians not the right way

‘Replacement’ should take criterion of performance KUWAIT CITY, June 4: Politicians have stressed on the importance of taking into account the issue of employment replacement so as not to reflect on the achievements of state institutions, reports Annahar daily. They said employment just for the sake of interest of some …

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Manhunt launched as 3 Cameroonian women raped in flat, robbed

KUWAIT CITY, June 4: Police are looking for unidentified person for breaking into the apartment of three African women in Mahboula, reports Al- Anba daily. A security source said that three women are Cameroonian and are believed to be 31 years, 23 and 19 years old respectively. The elder woman …

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Several Pashtun activists killed in Pakistan

DERA ISMAIL KHAN/PESHAWAR, Islamabad, June 4, (Agencies): Several Pashtun ethnic rights activists were killed and at least 25 were wounded in a Pakistan tribal region on Sunday, when Taleban militants attacked their gathering and security forces opened fire on protesters during disturbances that followed. The violence took place in Wana, …

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Duterte apologises to Kuwait for harsh words

SEOUL, June 3, (AFP): Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte apologised to Kuwait on Sunday for his “harsh” words at the height of a months-long diplomatic row over the treatment of domestic workers. The spat began in February when a murdered Filipina maid was found in her employer’s freezer in the Gulf …

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‘Red tape prevents foreign firms to invest in Kuwait’

‘Least cooperation from top officials’ KUWAIT CITY, June 3: Some embassies are in contact with the Ministry of Finance at diplomatic level because of the lack of benefit observed by companies of their respective countries citing tax agreements signed with Kuwait, it what is seen as ‘soft criticism’, reports Al-Rai …

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Grand Mosque set for last 10 days

Over 18,000 worshippers expected for night prayers KUWAIT CITY, June 3: The Grand Mosque Administration affiliated to the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has concluded preparations to receive worshippers for the night prayers in the last 10 days of Ramadan, reports Al-Rai daily. Director of the Grand Mosque Administration …

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1,400 driving licences pulled to cut chaos on roads

KUWAIT CITY, June 3: The General Traffic Department is said to have put in place a strategy to address the issue of traffic congestion. The ministry is said to have withdrawn the driving licences from 1,400 expatriates who had changed their professions rendering them ineligible to hold driving licences according to …

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Qatar will not be dragged into any conflict with Iran

SINGAPORE, June 3, (Agencies): Qatar will not be dragged into any conflict with Iran, a senior Qatari official said Sunday. Defence minister Khalid bin Mohammad al-Attiyah told an international security conference in Singapore that even though the two nations had “a lot of differences”, Doha would not “fuel a war” …

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‘Promulgation of law has reduced number of non-productive expats’

National workforce in private sector increases KUWAIT CITY, June 2: Chairman of the Replacement and Employment Committee, of the National Assembly MP Khalil Al-Saleh, said the Committee will meet on Sunday) to discuss the issue of about 10,000 jobless Kuwaitis, who are holding high school certificates and below and are …

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‘Leaving cars on road after accident will draw citation’

Reconciliation order rule begins today: GTD KUWAIT CITY, June 2: The Public Relations and Security Media- General Department in the Ministry of Interior announced that Articles 41/2 and 41/5 of the Traffic Law and its amendments, which allow police stations to issue reconciliation order for minor traffic accidents, will be …

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