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Arab Times

‘New law will help parents to sue school if fees raised’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 31: In the wake of a statement by the Minister of Education Dr Bader Al-Essa affirming the draft law of private education which was referred to the Parliamentary Education Committee sets the ceiling for fees in private schools, rapporteur of the committee MP Hamoud Al-Hamdan disclosed that …

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New fees set – Cuts won’t hurt poor

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 31: The Public Authority for Manpower is expected to release a new schedule of fees for work permit-related transactions next week, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources. Sources disclosed the fees for transferring a work permit will increase from KD 10 to KD 50 while the fees for …

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‘No solution to budget deficit’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 31: The Supreme Council for Planning called the attention of the Government, specifically the Ministry of Finance, about the budget deficit after the release of a report confirming that the budget for fiscal 2016/2017 does not include any solution or serious procedure to address the deficit, reports …

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‘European nations correct to deport some asylum-seekers’ – ‘Perverts, radicals pose threat’

According to a recent report by the Arab Times “ Sweden said it expects to expel up to 80,000 migrants whose asylum requests will likely be rejected. As the continent grapples with efforts to stem a record flow of migrants, Swedish Interior Minister Anders Ygeman said the mass expulsions of …

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One in four Kuwaiti adults suffers from diabetes: DDI

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 31, (KUNA): Recent medical records have shown that one out of every four Kuwaiti adults suffers from diabetes, Dasman Diabetes Institute (DDI) said on Sunday. The revelation came at a graduation ceremony of 41 Diploma and Master’s degrees students along with 17 students of vocational courses in …

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MPs eye grilling 3 ministers on Feb 9 Parliament session – Pressure mounting on Al-Ali to confirm Al-Ajmi’s appointment

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 31: There are indications that some lawmakers will grill the Minister of Finance Anas Al-Saleh, Minister of Commerce and Industry Dr Yusuf Al-Ali and Minister of Health Dr Ali Al-Obaid during the parliamentary session set for Feb 9. The possible grilling inquests are coming at a time …

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Dependents medical insurance linking with residence

First of all thanks for the advice the Arab Times is providing the readers via legal clinic as it’s really helpful for us. I would like to ask one question regarding my daughter’s residency. I am working in private company and I have valid residency (Article 18) up to 30 …

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Saudi terrorist mosque bombing condemned

RIYADH, Jan 30, (KUNA): The Kingdom’s General Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Abdullah Al Al-Sheikh condemned on Saturday the terrorist bombings that targeted worshippers while performing Friday prayer at a mosque in Al-Ahsa governorate which resulted in the killing and wounding of many innocents as part of corruption on earth. In …

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Kuwait F-18 Super Hornet deal left uncertain

ST LOUIS, Jan 30: Workers on the assembly line at Boeing’s production plant in St Louis are in danger of losing their jobs after a deal that was expected to keep the site up and running appeared to fall through this week. Citing congressional delays, the Kuwaiti military said it …

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‘Refugees must return home’

NEUBRANDENBURG, Germany, Jan 30, (Agencies): German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday tried to placate the increasingly vocal critics of her open-door policy for refugees, insisting that asylum seekers from Syria and Iraq would go home once the confl icts there had ended. Merkel, despite appearing increasingly isolated over her policy, …

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