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Arab Times

Detention of 11 officers in ‘cheating’ case extended

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 21: Sentences Renewal Judge ordered the detention of 11 officers for 10 more days to complete investigation on allegations leveled against them for manipulating fingerprint attendance system in the Ministry of Electricity and Water. At the last session, all defendants pleaded not guilty and denied forging fingerprints …

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2 get 40 mths jail in State Security case – Ruling reinstates female engineer

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 21: The Administrative Court of Appeals chaired by Judge Dr Nayef Khalid Al-Mutairi upheld verdict of the Administrative Court of First Instance that nullified Kuwait Municipality Director General’s decision to sack a Kuwaiti lady civil engineer, obliging the defendant to pay KD 1,001 compensation to the plaintiff. …

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Security at Christian places of worship a top priority: Interior – ‘Land of tolerance’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 21, (KUNA): Ministry of Interior Undersecretary Lieutenant General Sulaiman Al-Fahad on Monday reiterated keenness on security and safety of Christians and their places of worship, thanking them for interacting with such efforts. Today Al-Fahad received representatives of the churches in Kuwait, as part of coordination meetings with …

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Indications point to 10 pct increase in service charges

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 21: Indications are rife that service charges will be increased by 10 percent for transactions and other facilities rendered to citizens and expatriates by the Government, reports Al-Shahid daily. The daily quoting sources indicated a comprehensive study is being prepared by the committee in charge of reviewing …

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MPs submit new bill to establish anti-graft body – Bid to fill vacuum

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 21: MPs Ouda Al- Ruweie, Sultan Al-Gusain, Talal Al-Jala, Faisal Al-Kandari and Abdul-Hameed Dashti presented a new bill on the establishment of the Anti- Corruption Authority. This came after the Constitutional Court declared the unconstitutionality of the existing Public Anti-Corruption Authority Law. In its ruling, the court …

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MoE okays enrolment of expat doctors’ kids in public schools – Plan to set up school for those implanting cochlea

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 21: The Ministry of Education has approved the proposal to allow the children of expatriate doctors working in public hospitals, clinic and medical centers to enroll in public schools starting from the next academic year, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources. Sources disclosed the ministry also announced the …

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Cabinet okays new draft law to set up anti-graft authority – Bill referred to His Highness the Amir

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 21, (KUNA): The Cabinet on Monday approved a new draft law for establishing the Anti-Corruption Authority, as a previous one was deemed unconstitutional. The Cabinet’s weekly meeting at Seif Palace, chaired by His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al- Hamad Al-Sabah, referred the bill to …

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Al Habtoor holds talks with French Consul-General to Dubai HE Majdi

DUBAI, UAE, Dec 21: Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group, welcomed the French Consul-General to Dubai, His Excellency Majdi Abed at his offi ce on Al Wasl Road on Sunday, Dec 20. HE Abed was accompanied by Mohamed Bendjebbour, Regional Audiovisual Attaché, Khaleej French Film & …

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Missile fired from Yemen kills 3: Saudi

RIYADH, Dec 20, (AFP): A missile fired from war-torn Yemen has struck a Saudi border city, killing three civilians, the kingdom said, in yet another violation of a ceasefire aimed at helping peace talks. Saturday’s attack on Najran left one Saudi citizen and two Indian workers dead, according to a …

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