Arab Times

Violence among students increasing in schools

KUWAIT CITY, June 11: Professor of Educational Planning at College of Education in Kuwait University Sultan Al-Daihani says Ministry of Education is required to re-engineer the administration and technical operations in the ministry, reports Al Shahed daily. He stressed that the ministry needs to transform from centralization to decentralization and …

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Bedoun ‘mandate’ eyed for private universities

KUWAIT CITY, June 11: The Ministry of Higher Education recently issued a decree requiring students applying for scholarship abroad to pass the International English language Testing System (IELTS). However, MP Mohammed Al-Huwaila called for annulment of the decree as it is unfair for students who graduated from public schools and …

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FM briefs ministers on HH Amir’s recent Makkah meet over Jordan

Cabinet discusses key topics in its weekly meeting KUWAIT CITY, June 11, (KUNA): The Kuwaiti Cabinet held its weekly meeting at Seif Palace on Monday that was chaired by His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. At the onset of the meeting, the Cabinet expressed its sincere …

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Ministry ‘clampdown’ on cheating proves success

Percentage rate sees sharp dive KUWAIT CITY, June 11: The Ministry of Education through the recent decisions has succeeded in the war of correcting examination trend and clamped down on ‘easy ride to success’ while curbing the phenomenon of cheating witnessed in public secondary schools, especially Grade 12, reports Al-Qabas …

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Kuwaiti debt defaulters rising – ‘300 warrants daily’

KUWAIT CITY, June 11: The number of Kuwaiti debtors is increasing following the search and arrest warrants issued by the Public Prosecution based on complaints filed by the private companies, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources. The sources pointed out more than 300 warrants are being issued on a daily basis …

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Customs to adopt RFID tech for inspection of arrivals at airport

Bushehri lauds keenness of Kuwaiti women enrolling in difficult jobs KUWAIT CITY, June 11, (KUNA): Customs officials at Kuwait International Airport will employ RFID technology for the inspection of arrivals starting Thursday. RFID, or radio frequency identification, uses wireless electromagnetic frequencies to identify and track moving objects. Directorate General of …

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‘Presenter Amal Al-Awadhi suspended after warnings’

KUWAIT CITY, June 11: The suspension on TV presenter Amal Al-Awadhi was issued after she was given repeated warnings during the month of Ramadan to follow instructions, reports Al-Nahar daily quoting informed sources from Kuwait TV (KTV) channel. They explained that the real reason behind her suspension was that she …

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High-end European, Asian prostitutes held in 2 raids

KUWAIT CITY, June 11: The Farwaniya police have arrested two Asian women for indulging in flesh trade, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily quoting security sources said, police acting on a tip-off put the women under surveillance and with permission from the Public Prosecution raided their apartment and arrested them. During …

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European Expat turns apartment into gambling den

KUWAIT CITY, June 11: Personnel from the Criminal Investigations Department recently raided an apartment in Mangaf and arrested an European citizen for turning his apartment into a gambling den, reports Al-Shahed daily. The daily added, police acting on a tip-off and after carrying out intensive investigations got a search and …

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Six Nepalis running liquor factory busted

KUWAIT CITY, June 11: Six Nepalese expatriates were arrested in Saad Al-Abdullah area for manufacturing liquor inside an apartment. According to security sources, when Jahra Security Director Major General Ali Madhi received information about some expatriates involved in manufacturing liquor, a task force was formed to verify the information and …

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