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Arab Times

MP queries expat hires

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 10: MP Mubarak Al-Hajraf has forwarded questions to Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh on the recruitment of expatriates. He said the Council of Ministers issued a statement following the weekly session held on Aug 29, 2017 that it …

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Phenomenon of fish kill returns to haunt marine environment

Several activists cite sewer and drainage water as main culprit KUWAIT CITY, Sept 10: The phenomenon of fish kill has returned to haunt the marine environment in a manner which environmental activists describe as dangerous, reports Al-Qabas daily. With several dead fish afloat in the country’s water bodies, there’s urgent …

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Corruption widespread in Education Ministry: report

‘Funds scams, many forgery cases in court’ KUWAIT CITY, Sept 10: An official report has disclosed the spread of financial and administrative corruption in Ministry of Education. The report contains the response provided by the Minister of Education Dr Mohammad Al-Fares at the request of His Highness the Premier Sheikh …

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‘Settle telephone bill by Sept 24 or face disconnection’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 10: Ministry of Services (formerly Ministry of Communication) has called on subscribers to settle their telephone bills to avoid disconnection, reports Al-Anba daily. In a statement Wednesday, the ministry said it’ll activate in the course of the month (September) the automatic disconnection of telephone service to subscribers …

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Kuwaiti beats to death his Bangladeshi livestock pen worker

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 10: Police have put behind bars a Kuwaiti for beating to death a Bangladeshi employee of his livestock pen in Kabd, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily added, the sponsor initially called the Operations Room of the Interior Ministry and said the worker fell to his death from …

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3 Lankans held for helping housemaids escape from sponsors

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 10: Officers from the General Department of Residency Affairs, represented by the Department of Domestic Labor Affairs, arrested three Sri Lankans who used to incite housemaids to escape from their sponsors or from domestic labor offices and then send them to work in the homes of citizens …

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Egyptian arrested with 250 bottles of liquor

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 10: An Egyptian expatriate was arrested in Khaitan area in possession of 250 bottles of locally manufactured liquor. According to sources, Farwaniya securitymen were patrolling Khaitan area when they suspected a man driving a Japanese-made vehicle and ordered him to pull over. They checked his details to …

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Woman among 3 held for using drugs – Liquor with Lebanese woman

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 10: Two Kuwaiti citizens and a Kuwaiti woman were arrested in Salmiya area for consuming and possessing drugs, says Al- Seyassah. According to security sources, Hawally securitymen were patrolling Salmiya area at night when they noticed a vehicle with three occupants parked in front of a building. …

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Teen, two expats dead

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 10: Two expatriates died and two others sustained injuries when two vehicles collided on Airport Road close to Sheikh Saad Airport. According to security sources, when the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information about the accident, securitymen, paramedics and firefighters rushed to the location. They …

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Russia backs Kuwait Gulf crisis mediation

JEDDAH, Sept 10, (Agencies): Russia fully supports Kuwait in its efforts to defuse tensions amid an ongoing Gulf diplomatic crisis involving Qatar and a quartet of Arab nations, its foreign minister Sergey Lavrov said on Sunday. In a press conference alongside his Saudi counterpart Adel Al-Jubeir, Lavrov expressed hope that …

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