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Kim to invite US experts for N-site shutdown

Trump presses for full denuclearisation SEOUL, April 29, (Agencies): North Korean leader Kim Jong Un plans to invite experts and journalists from the United States and South Korea when the country closes its nuclear test site in May, Seoul officials said on Sunday, as US President Trump pressed for total …

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Duterte asks Filipinos to come home – “I now appeal to your sense of patriotism. Come home,”

KUWAIT ALARMED AT LEAKED REPORTS ON MEETING KUWAIT CITY, April 28, (Agencies): “I now appeal to your sense of patriotism. Come home,” says the President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte in a speech he gave on Saturday, April 28 in Singapore, addressing the Filipino expatriates in Kuwait, estimated to be …

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Call on Kuwaitis & expats to update status, phone numbers

Worker must keep a copy of contract KUWAIT CITY, April 28: Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) has called on employers and expatriate employees to update their data and register personal phone numbers to follow up on their status at Labor Relations Department in the various governorates. Through this update, the …

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Unstable weather, dust continues in Kuwait: meteorologist

KUWAIT CITY, April 28: Unstable weather continues to be the norm in Kuwait with dust being its most consistent component, said a Kuwaiti meteorologist Saturday. Speaking to KUNA, meteorologist Abdulaziz Al-Qarawi said that active winds at speeds of 60 km/h would be causing dust, lowering visibility to under 1,000 meters. …

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Bid to prevent extension or renewal of contracts beyond original duration

KUWAIT CITY, April 28: Ministry of Finance has amended some provisions of Circular No. 2/2017 concerning regulations governing purchase in the government departments to prevent extension or renewal of contracts beyond the original duration, reports Al-Rai daily. As per the amendment, a new contract must be floated afresh before expiration …

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Panel calls for ‘full report’ on housing care for women

MP request session on problem of domestic workers KUWAIT CITY, April 28: The National Assembly during Tuesday’s session will discuss four letters — two of them submitted by the head of the National Assembly’s Women’s Affairs Committee. In one of the letters the head of the committee has called for …

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Kuwait welcomes Korea summit

Leaders set denuclearization goal SEOUL/KUWAIT CITY, April 28, (Agencies): The State of Kuwait on Friday welcomed the historic meeting between the leaders of South Korea and North Korea, which culminated in the signing of a peace agreement. An official source at the Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry hailed the Korean leaders’ bravery …

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Kuwait alarmed at leaked reports on meeting between ambassador and Philippine FM

KUWAIT, April 27 (KUNA) — Kuwait has wondered at the media circulation by the Philippine side of a memo related to a recent meeting between the Kuwaiti ambassador in Manila and the Philippine foreign minister, Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah said. The Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry took note of its Philippine …

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Philippines suspends talks on labor pact – Row deepens

PHILIPPINES DEMANDS EXPLANATION ON ENVOY EXPULSION MANILA, April 26, (Agencies): A dispute between Kuwait and the Philippines over reports of abuse of Philippine workers took a turn for the worse on Thursday with the Philippines expressing “great displeasure” about Kuwait’s expulsion of its ambassador. The conflict has been simmering for …

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Kuwait spends KD 1.02b on domestic workers annually

Indians top with 291,000, Philippines 163,000 domestics – 677,000 domestics recorded as of Nov 2017 KUWAIT CITY, April 26: Domestic service employment has become an essential part of the Kuwaiti economy with the number of employees in home employment reaching 677,000 by the end of November 2017, reports Al-Anba daily …

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