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Al-Hashel outlines road to prosperity

‘CHANGE, CHALLENGES PART OF CONTEMPORARY REALITY’ KUWAIT CITY, March 12, (KUNA): Governor of the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) Dr Muhammad Al-Hashel affirmed Monday necessity of Gulf countries’ careful response to different challenges facing the region to ensure sustainable economic prosperity. Dr Al-Hashel said in a speech delivered at the …

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Amir condoles Bangla crash

KUWAIT CITY, March 12, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a cable Monday to Bangladesh’s President Mohammad Abdul Hamid, expressing his deepest sympathies over the victims of a Bangladeshi plane crash in Nepal. In his cable to Abdul Hamid, His Highness the Amir wished all …

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Around 45,000 illegals benefit from amnesty … rectify or quit

110,000 remaining violators … deadline ends April 22 KUWAIT CITY, March 12: In the midst of expected increase in the number of expatriates who will avail the amnesty in the coming days, sources in the Ministry of Interior revealed that about 45,000 individuals who violated the Residency Law have benefited …

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Brides-to-be among 11 killed in plane crash on UAE return

TEHRAN, March 12, (AFP): Eleven women died when a private plane crashed in Iran while flying the daughter of a prominent Turkish businessman and her friends home from a hen party, officials and media reports said on Monday. The Bombardier Challenger 604, carrying Mina Basaran and seven of her friends …

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Manila push practical steps – Progress praised

Min. salary KD 120, at least 8 hrs rest per day, allowed to keep mobile phones and passport, work only one household MANILA, March 11, (Agencies): The Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Sunday praised the progress made by the negotiating parties – Kuwait and the Philippines – to the …

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Number of top brand agencies plan to vacate rented sites

KUWAIT CITY, March 11: The managements of some commercial complexes have received letters from a number of agencies of well-known brands about their intention to leave the sites they rented by the end of March, reports Al-Rai daily quoting informed sources. They explained that these letters came from agencies in …

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Chaos at Kuwait airport due to malfunctioning of conveyor belt

KUWAIT CITY, March 11: Congestion was experienced for more than two hours from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm inside Kuwait International Airport due to malfunctioning of conveyor belt, and the use of a single conveyor belt for three flights, reports Al-Qabas daily. The employees were unable to ensure the arrival …

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Probe starts if seized statue from Pharaonic era

KUWAIT CITY, March 11: A committee headed by Egyptian and Kuwaiti experts will examine the statue or the cover of a coffin that was seized at Kuwait International Airport last Friday to identify if it belongs to the Pharaonic era, reports Al-Anba daily. A high-level source at the National Council for …

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Assad forces splinter rebel enclave – Turkey lashes out against NATO

HAMMURIYEH, Syria, March 11, (Agencies): New air strikes and barrel bombs pounded Syria’s eastern Ghouta on Sunday as government forces pressed a three-week advance that splintered the rebel enclave and trapped dozens under collapsed buildings. Defying global calls for a ceasefire, Syria’s government has pursued a ferocious Russian-backed air campaign …

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Expats suffering from Cancer, Diabetes, High BP ..etc, will no longer be able to obtain residencies in Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, March 10: The stepfeed.com quoting the Al-Watan e-newspaper said expatriates who suffer from cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure and several other diseases although not contagious will no longer be able to obtain residencies in Kuwait. This comes after Kuwait’s Ministry of Health is said to have released a …

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