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Arab Times

Exit permit for expats going on leave mulled – Sponsor’s sign, company seal must

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 15: Ministry of Interior is studying the possibility of allowing expatriates to leave the country only after obtaining the approval of their sponsors, security sources say. They explained that this move is aimed to deal with the phenomenon of sponsors — both companies and individuals — holding …

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54.3 pct of Kuwaitis ‘eligible’ to work are not part of labor market

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 15: More than 50 percent of the Kuwaitis who are eligible to work are unemployed. The rate is almost the same for those who prefer to work in the public sector rather than the private sector, reports Al-Rai daily. A survey on the labor market prepared by …

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Amendments set to regulation of commercial agency

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 15: MP Ouda Al- Ruwaie presented a number of amendments to the law on regulation of commercial agencies demanding the agent of a commercial agency to request his or her registration in the commercial agencies’ register on the prescribed form within three months from the date of …

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MoE accepting applications from interested male, female teachers

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 15: Ministry of Education Thursday started receiving applications from interested male and female teachers who desire to join the teaching staff of the ministry for 2016/2017 academic year. According to the Director of Human Resources Affairs Saud Al-Juwaiser, the administrative sector of the ministry considers the stipulated …

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Friday market can’t be done away with

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 15: A source from Kuwait Municipality affirmed that the idea of stopping Friday Market is not applicable in any way, because the market was established under the B.O.T. system and the Municipality will be exposed to huge fines if the contract is terminated, reports Al-Rai daily. The …

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Kuwait rushing to implement policy of military armament

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 15: Kuwait is rushing to implement the policy of military armament. It has requested the National Assembly to allocate KD 150 million from the sovereign funds as an advance payment for the purchase of fighter jets (Euro fighter — Typhoon) worth about KD 2.6 billion. This amount …

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AMIR OFFERS CONDOLENCES … NO KUWAITIS HARMED – 5 attackers among 7 dead in Jakarta

JAKARTA, Jan 14, (Agencies): Islamic State said it was behind an attack by suicide bombers and gunmen in the heart of Jakarta on Thursday, the fi rst time the radical group has targeted the world’s most populous Muslim nation. Just seven people were killed despite multiple blasts and a gunfi …

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Pakistan arrests militant group chief – India, Pakistan talks deferred after airbase attack

ISLAMABAD, Jan 14, (RTRS): Pakistan has arrested the head of the Jaish-e-Mohammad militant group on suspicion his outfit masterminded an attack this month on an air base in India, two officials said on Wednesday. Maulana Masood Azhar, an Islamist hardliner who was blamed for a 2001 attack on India’s parliament, …

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Gulf money would quit US in Trump presidency: Habtoor

DUBAI, Jan 14, (RTRS): Gulf Arabs could pull billions in investment money from the United States if Donald Trump wins the presidency later this year, billionaire UAE businessman Khalaf Al Habtoor told Reuters. Trump, front-runner to be the Republican presidential candidate, triggered outrage around the world when he advocated a …

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