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Passenger dies aboard flight bound for

Dubai SYDNEY, April 9, (AFP): A passenger has died aboard a Qantas jet bound for Dubai, the airline said Saturday, with the man reportedly suffering from a heart attack mid-air. Flight QF9, which was travelling from Melbourne Friday, was diverted to Muscat, Oman for the medical emergency but was unable …

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Indian woman, 2 Egyptians and a Bangladeshi held with huge quantity of ‘fake’ medicines – Maj-Gen Al-Awadi warns against buying meds online

KUWAIT CITY, April 9: An Indian woman was arrested along with two Egyptian men and a Bangladeshi for selling and possessing a huge quantity of fake medicines. According to the Public Relations and Security Media Department of Ministry of Interior, the two Egyptian suspects were initially arrested for selling medicines …

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40 liquor bottles seized – 7 Young men and 3 scantily dressed women held

KUWAIT CITY, March 9: Two Asian expatriates were arrested in Jleeb Al- Shuyoukh area in possession of 40 bottles of locally manufactured liquor. According to security sources, Special Forces officers were patrolling Jleeb Al- Shuyoukh area when they stopped a vehicle based on suspicions and checked the civil IDs of …

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GTD officers issue 3,989 citations, seize 373 vehicles, detain 11 people

KUWAIT CITY, March 9: In a surprise campaign by the General Traffic Department Thursday, which continued until last Friday morning, traffic officers issued 3,989 citations, impounded 373 vehicles plus motorbikes, detained 11 people, and referred an expatriate to the deportation center and three minors to the Juvenile Prosecution for various …

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Number of MPs vehemently oppose proposal to categorize power usage – Govt should search for other alternatives: MP Jalal

KUWAIT CITY, April 9: A number of lawmakers vehemently opposed the government’s proposal of categorizing electricity consumption and the related report of the parliament’s Finance Committee, stressing that they will not support any hike in the expenses of the citizens, reports Al-Seyassah daily. MP Sultan Al-Lugaisam affirmed his rejection of …

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‘No supervisory tasks for ministry’s doctors practising medicine outside’

KUWAIT CITY, April 9: Ministry of Health stipulates that doctors practising medicine outside the ministry must relinquish their supervision tasks to avoid delaying the work in the ministry’s utilities, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily quoting reliable sources indicated the ministry requires doctors occupying positions like head of section, supervisor and …

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11 MPs propose to grant citizenships to Bedouns

KUWAIT CITY, April 9: The Bedoun case will witness a new phase of parliamentary- government negotiations during a meeting of the Parliament’s Interior and Defense Committee on Sunday, April 10, as 11 lawmakers have submitted 11 proposals for granting citizenship to 4,000 Bedoun residents of Kuwait, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting …

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Filipinos in Kuwait cast votes for national polls – Month-long OAV offi cially commences

KUWAIT CITY, April 9: Hundreds of Overseas Filipino Workers in Kuwait (OFWs) along with other Filipinos abroad cast their votes on Saturday as the monthlong Overseas Absentee Voting (OAV) officially commenced, allowing over 1.3 million Filipino registered voters to vote in the Philippine national elections and elect into office the …

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Kuwait leads Gulf in women in workforce

KUWAIT CITY, April 9: Kuwait’s decision to allow women to join the security forces is considered a breakthrough in a generally conservative society that did not easily accept changes, especially when it comes to the status of women. In a report published by on Saturday, Noof, a fresh military …

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