Thursday , October 19 2017

Arab Times

Focus on polio eradication, worldwide ‘health security’; ‘Buckle up to tackle infectious diseases’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 5: “A disease somewhere, can be a disease anywhere”, remarked Mitch Wolfe, the US Deputy Assistant Secretary for Global Affairs, as he stressed the need for prevention, preparedness and good response capabilities to tackle infectious diseases that have become highly mobile with advances in travel and transportation. …

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Kuwaiti involved in major human trafficking; 10 expats held

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 5: Personnel from the Residence Affairs Security Department have arrested a Kuwaiti for sponsoring 86 workers on forged government contracts, reports Al-Rai daily. Without going into details the daily said the citizen has been referred to the Public Prosecution. However, earlier it was reported a Kuwaiti owner …

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Mosques photos, maps found on cams as 2 Indians arrested

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 5: The State Security men have detained for interrogation two Indians, identified only as A.L. and A.A., both believed to be 36 and 48 years respectively, reports Al-Shahed daily. The daily added, the Indians were picked inside their car which was parked in the courtyard of the …

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Two Kuwaiti citizens held with illegal arms

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 5: Two Kuwaiti citizens were arrested in possession of a large number of unlicensed weapons and ammunition, reports Al- Seyassah daily. According to security sources, when the General Department for Weapons Investigations received information about a Kuwaiti citizen possessing unlicensed weapons, they obtained a warrant and searched …

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Crackdown on unlicensed recruiters for domestics

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 5: The Domestic Personnel Department of Ministry of Interior launched an intensive crackdown on domestic personnel recruitment offices in all six governorates in line with Law No. 17/1957 and ministerial Decision No. 617/1992. According to a press statement issued by Ministry of Interior, the team raided and …

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No parking, rush in halls; PACI visitors bemoan services

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 5: Despite the services and facilities Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI) provides for citizens and expatriates to renew their civil ID cards via the telephone or its website; visitors face several obstacles at the headquarters of PACI, including congestion inside the waiting halls and lack of …

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Gulf-plated Kuwaiti hit with $190,000 in fines

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 5, (AP): A Kuwaiti driver who apparently thought having license plates from another Gulf country would help avoid more than 1,600 traffic citations has been hit with a huge fine. The state-run Kuwait News Agency says the driver racked up 1,645 different driving violations while traveling under …

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Tax from firms KD 1billion

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 5, (KUNA): Finance Undersecretary Khalifa Hamadah said taxes levied by the State from companies operating in the country ranges between KD 800 million and KD one billion annually, according to the new taxes law. The Ministry will be handed the new taxes draft law from the International …

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Dashti bids to prioritize discrimination law; Al-Jeeran wants more MPs, ministers

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 5: MP Abdulhamid Dashti wants the anti-racial discrimination law which he had submitted in January 2014 to be one of the priorities for discussion during the next legislative term to help the government activate the National Commission for Human Rights law. He also wants the Bedoun issue …

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Parliament ‘will’ confront FIFA with sport law facts

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 5: The Parliament Office held a meeting on Monday during which it discussed authorizing MP Abdullah Al-Mayouf and MP Abdullah Al-Turaiji to attend the meeting scheduled to be held in Lausanne City on Saturday, Oct 10 and Sunday, Oct 11 in which the two parts of the …

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