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Three-month visit visa for wife, child seen as bid to spur market – One-monthers can re-apply

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17: The Assistant Undersecretary for Nationality and Passports at the Ministry of Interior, Major-General Sheikh Faisal Al-Nawaf has issued a circular according to which the visit visa for wife and children will be valid for three months instead of one, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily quoting reliable …

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Exodus of Kuwaiti and Expat doctors harm Kuwait’s medical services

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17: The exodus of Kuwaiti and expatriate doctors from the government sector to the private sector or to other countries which offer better working conditions and financial privileges will affect medical services negatively, reports Al-Nahar daily quoting sources from the Ministry of Health. Sources said the number …

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6 Kuwaiti women among 100 termed as the most influential in Middle East

Forbes list based on several components KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17: Six Kuwaiti women from among the 100 from various categories are termed as the most influential in the Middle East for the year 2018, according to Forbes Middle East magazine, reports Al-Rai daily. In the top slot, are Zain CEO …

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Kuwait to witness new shift in health insurance sector

Bid to keep abreast with global developments KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17: Kuwait will witness a new shift in the health services sector as the compulsory health insurance for expatriates will move from the Ministry of Health to Daman company as the company will keep pace with the development plan of …

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‘Don’t collect donations from students, teachers must stick to their own tasks’

Ministry warns managers of schools, kindergartens KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17: The Ministry of Education has warned the managers of schools and kindergarten against assigning teachers, students and guardians to do tasks that are not part of their functions, reports Al-Qabas daily. The ministry said anyone proven to have violated the …

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Labour abode on blaze

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17: Fire broke out in a labor accommodation building near Doha area, resulting in only material losses and no casualties. According to sources, when the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information about the fire incident, firefighters, paramedics and securitymen rushed to the location. Firefighters divided …

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Magician arrested – Claiming to have special powers

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17: Plainclothes police have arrested a well-known magician who claimed he had special powers to cure illness, predict the future and heal people from incurable diseases, reports Al-Shahed daily. The daily added, among his customers were very important people, businessmen and the elite including some people in …

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Travel ban on Kuwaiti man cancelled, docus returned – Kuwaiti gets 5 years jail

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17: The Court of Appeals upheld the ruling of the First Instance Court which cancelled the decision to ban a citizen from traveling and withdraw his passport for committing a drug-related crime in a European country where he underwent medical procedures. Attorney Abdulmuhssen Al- Qattan filed a …

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Ghanaian liquor peddler nabbed

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 17: Personnel from the Criminal Investigations Department acting on a tip-off and armed with a search and arrest warrant issued by the Public Prosecution recently raided a house in Jaber Al-Ahmad and seized 1,500 cartons of whisky with a street value of KD 2 million, reports Al-Anba …

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Pakistan army chief in China after ‘Silk Road’ tension

ISLAMABAD, Sept 17, (Agencies): Pakistan’s army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa began a three-day visit to China on Sunday, Pakistan’s military said, days after a Pakistani minister stirred unease about Chinese Silk Road projects in the South Asian nation. Bajwa is the most senior Pakistani figure to visit staunch ally …

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