Monday , February 19 2018

Arab Times

Sides work toward amnesty ‘extension’

MANILA, Feb 18, (Agencies): The Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said the OFWs a majority of who are domestic workers are leaving the country taking advantage of the amnesty program of the government of Kuwait. According to a reliable source, 130 OFWs arrived in Manila Saturday and 177 on …

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Former MP takes issue with President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 18: MPs Abdullah Al-Roomi, Riyadh Al-Adsanai, Abdul- Kareem Al-Kandari, Omar Al-Tabtabaei and Adel Al-Damkhi on Sunday discussed a number of important bills; including the conflict of interest bill which is aimed at protecting the legislative authority from political deviation. Al-Adsani also appealed to the Human Rights Committee …

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Sandstorms hit Kuwait … chance of thunderstorm

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 18: As Kuwait was affected by a strong sandstorm, the weather conditions and wind movements were expected to result in thunderstorm, an official at the Directorate General of Civil Aviation’s (DGCA) Meteorological Department said Sunday.  The department head Meteorologist Abdulaziz Al-Qarawi told KUNA that the temperatures …

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KEPS warns against anti-environ acts during national days’ festivities

Authority plans to conduct inspections to uncover violations: EPA  KUWAIT CITY, Feb 18, (Agencies): Kuwait Environment Protection Society (KEPS) on Saturday called for abstaining from transgressing on the environment during the national days’ celebrations. Jenan Bahzad, the society general secretary, indicated in a statement that she was making the …

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VAT may delay over year

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 18: “Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman will need more time than expected for implementing the GCC agreement to introduce Value Added Tax, even though Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have already implemented the tax”, says the Deputy Director of Financial Affairs Department at International Monetary …

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Stormers bailed

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 18, (AP): A judge in Kuwait has ordered dozens of politicians, activists and others imprisoned over protesters storming Parliament in 2011 to be freed on bail pending their appeal before the country’s highest court. The order Sunday by Court of Cassation Judge Saleh Al- Muraished frees 44 …

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