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Arab Times

Automatic cancellation of visa after 6 mnts stay outside Kuwait

I went for vacation last Jan 20th. Because of some family issues I was not able to return to Kuwait. My visa is supposed to expire in June 2019. Now I am in India. My visa was cancelled automatically after 6 months from my exit date. Can I get new …

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44 Employees of Ministry of Finance resign over enforcement of the fingerprint attendance

KUWAIT CITY, July 11: An official document showed that 44 employees have resigned from the Ministry of Finance since the enforcement of the fingerprint attendance system on Oct 1, 2017, reports Al-Anba daily. The document clarified though that not all the resignations are due to the fingerprint attendance system. According …

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MPs to revive retirement bill

KUWAIT CITY, July 11: MPs are keen on approving the Early Retirement Bill (No. 177/2018) in the first session of the next legislative term which will start in the latter part of October. The government rejected the bill and returned it to the National Assembly on grounds that it is …

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Electricity consumption peaked July 9

Extravagant consumption of water criticized KUWAIT CITY, July 11: Undersecretary of Ministry of Electricity and Water Eng Mohammad Boushahri revealed that consumption of electricity on Monday, July 9 was 13,790kw, and the temperature that day was 49 degree Centigrade. In a press release issued by Eng. Boushahri on the sideline …

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Silk City Project puts Kuwait on the global investment map

Project estimated to cost $86 billion KUWAIT CITY, July 11, (KUNA): The State of Kuwait is on a steady track to achieve the noble desire of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to transform Kuwait into an international trade and financial hub and to achieve Kuwait’s Vision …

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Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to visit Kuwait in October

KUWAIT CITY: President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte will visit Kuwait in October after Ministry of Foreign Affairs set a date for his visit to the country, reports Al-Qabas daily. According to informed sources, the visit will involve several talks mainly concerning the file of Filipino workers in Kuwait and …

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Pearl diving trainees prepare dhows by applying shouna

30th expedition to be held from July 19-26 KUWAIT CITY, July 11: Maritime Heritage Committee at Kuwait Sea Sports Club continues its preparations for the 30th annual Pearl Diving Expedition to be organized under the patronage of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah from July 19-26, …

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Kuwaitis top list of criminal cases followed by Saudis and Syrians

KUWAIT CITY, July 11: Kuwaitis topped the list of criminal cases recorded in the country in 2017 such that they were responsible for 2,958 of the entire 5,969 cases within the period in review while Saudis came second on the list with 795 cases and Syrians followed with 613 cases. According …

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Asian expat hit, perishes

KUWAIT CITY, July 11: An Asian expatriate died when he was hit by a vehicle driven by a Kuwaiti citizen in Fintas area while he was crossing the road. According to security sources, when the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information about the accident, securitymen and paramedics rushed …

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Driver shot, injured as bid to rob armoured cash van fails

KUWAIT CITY, July 11: An Egyptian employee of a security company was shot in his thigh when he and his colleague were dealing with three armed robbers who were attempting to steal money from an armoured vehicle in Shuwaikh area. According to security sources, the robbery attempt occurred late night …

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