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Airport health screening eyed for expats on return

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 5: MP Mohammad Al-Dalal has submitted a proposal to allocate a building near or inside the Kuwait International Airport for the medical examination of domestic workers or any other expatriate worker entering the country including those who have traveled and returned to their jobs. Al-Dalal pointed out …

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Kuwaiti tourists urged to respect the Thai laws & religious beliefs

Stay away from suspicious sites: Kuwait’s envoy KUWAIT CITY, Aug 5: Ambassador of Kuwait to Thailand HE Abdullah Al-Sharhan called on Kuwaiti tourists to respect Thai laws, religious beliefs and the customs of the country especially in public religious places, and to stay away from suspicious sites in order to …

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Indian nurses row goes to Prosecution soon

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 5: After two years of diplomatic row between the Indian embassy in Kuwait and Ministry of Health, the issue of Indian nurses who were hired without vacancies available for them is expected to be referred to the Public Prosecution in the next few days, reports Al-Seyassah daily. …

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Iran braces as US sanctions kick in

RIYADH TO ADMIT IRANIAN DIPLOMAT FOR INTEREST SECTION WASHINGTON, Aug 5, (Agencies): A wave of US sanctions kicks in against Iran on Tuesday, cementing Washington’s hard line against Tehran after President Donald Trump pulled out of the 2015 nuclear pact. Already facing broad economic fallout as their currency implodes, Iranians …

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Some lawmakers hit out at government concerning ‘high cost’ of hiring maids

Al-Durra Company rejecting applications: MP KUWAIT CITY, Aug 4: Several lawmakers have admonished the government to be more proactive by playing the expected role in resolving the problem concerning high cost of hiring domestic workers, which is said to have reached the ceiling, reports Al-Qabas daily. The lawmakers urged the …

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PAM eyes work visas for expat business partners

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 4: The Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) issued a decision to grant work permits for non-Kuwaiti partners in Kuwaiti companies provided they submit an application using the form prepared by the concerned labor department, reports Al-Anba daily. The decision, which is part of ongoing efforts to regulate …

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DGCA chief hails Terminal 4 as strong push to Kuwait Airways

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 4, (Agencies): The newly launched passenger Terminal 4 of Kuwait International Airport would give a strong push to Kuwait’s main national air carrier, Kuwait Airways, said Chairman of Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Sheikh Salman Sabah Al Salem Al-Humoud Al Sabah. The new terminal would also …

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Turning the victim into perpetrator – Story of 5 Bangladeshis and a Kuwaiti

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 4: There is nothing harder than turning the victim into perpetrator (aggressor) and accusing him of being the culprit. It is inconceivable that this happens under the protection of Interior Ministry officials for the sake of their colleague, a senior official, who turned out to be the …

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Kuwait asserts no military solution to Yemen

Sides agree to UN talks NEW YORK, Aug 4, (Agencies): Kuwait has reiterated anew that there is no military solution to the crisis in Yemen but a political solution based on the Gulf Initiative and its executive mechanism, outcomes of the National Dialogue Conference and relevant Security Council resolutions, including …

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Domestic labor offices warn of new crisis in hiring Filipinos over financial guarantee

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 2: The domestic labor offices have warned about a new crisis in the recruitment of Filipino domestic workers because of the insistence of the Department of Labor in Manila to oblige Kuwaiti offices to pay minimum of $10,000 and up to $50,000 as financial guarantee, reports Al-Rai …

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