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Sanctions planned for dodgers of DNA – No tolerance

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 21: The Ministry of Interior expects thousands of Kuwaitis not to come forward for the DNA test because they fear losing their nationality, reports Al- Shahed daily. The daily put this number at approximately 200,000 saying these people got their nationality through fraudulent means. However, sources close …

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Sports authority may dissolve Kuwait Olympic Committee – Law defies ban

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 21, (Agencies): The sports authority at the Ministry of Youth Affairs is expected to issue a decision tomorrow to dissolve the Kuwait Olympic Committee and the Football Association and assign temporary committees to manage the sports affairs for a period between six months to two years at …

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Education, health in decline – Government mismanagement blamed

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 21: The Budget and Final Accounts Committee in the National Assembly has attributed the poor quality of education and health services to the government’s mismanagement of national affairs. In its report, the committee pointed out that despite the huge budgets allocated for the educational and health sectors, …

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New Domestic Workers Law to remedy legislation ‘loopholes’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 21: Acting Director General for Residency Affairs Brigadier Abdullah Rashid Al-Hajiri has affirmed that Domestic Workers Law No. 68/2015 and the executive regulations issued as per ministerial decree No. 2194/2016 aim to remedy the legislation vacuum and loopholes, as well as to organize relations between the four …

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MGRP lays plan to ‘provide’ jobs to Kuwaiti youth in private sector – Fish stalls to be leased at symbolic prices

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 21: The Manpower and Government Restructuring Program (MGRP) has laid down plans to provide a number of new jobs to Kuwaiti youths in the private sector where they will work by themselves in order to support national economic development efforts and to raise the value of work, …

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‘Growing number of jobless people social, security risk’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 21: The Parliamentary Committee for Subsidies warns of social and security repercussions arising from the growing number of unemployed people in the country, which currently stands at 17,498 expatriates and 11,670 citizens as per the most recent statistics, reports Al-Qabas daily. Based on the statement of Ministry …

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Supervisor a nuisance

I am writing on behalf of many co-workers who seek your advice. Thank you for your guidance in advance. We are working for a reputed Korean management company, whose administration supervisor is harassing us to impress his boss plus for self satisfaction. Even we don’t have permission to meet the …

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Indemnity calculation for 3 yrs and 1 month of service (Resigned)

I resigned on June 18, 2016 (with a 3-month notice). By the end of my notice period I will have completed 37 months service. So I would like to know what will be my indemnity. My salary is KD 440. Name withheld Answer: We see that you will have completed …

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US cuts military advisors to Saudi coalition – Rocket fire from Yemen kills Saudi

RIYADH, Aug 20, (Agencies): The US military has slashed the number of intelligence advisers directly supporting the Saudi-led coalition’s air war in Yemen, the US Navy said Saturday, following concerns over civilian casualties. The reassignment of personnel, around June, came because “there was not the same sort of requests coming …

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White Helmets: ‘Most dangerous job in the world’

BEIRUT, Aug 20, (AP): It took Mahmoud Fadlallah and the team of seven rescue workers 30 minutes to reach the middle-aged couple trapped beneath the rubble of their apartment building in the contested Syrian city of Aleppo. They had been notified a rocket had struck the building, and they had …

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