Friday , October 20 2017

Arab Times

168,000 tons of expired food destroyed

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 28: A recent statistic issued by the Municipality for 2016 and 2017 show a total of 7,008 citations were issued, including 6,559 pertaining to foodstuffs and 449 imported foods which roughly works out to 584 violations per month on every working day, reports Al-Qabas daily. According to …

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Kuwait 42nd most popular destination for expatriates

Expat Explorer Survey 2017 covers 46 countries KUWAIT CITY, Sept 28: Kuwait ranked sixth in the Middle East and 42nd out of 46 countries declared as the world’s most popular destinations for expatriates, according to the HSBC Expat Explorer Survey 2017 which polled about 30,000 migrant workers across the world, …

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Project to protect youth from terrorism, extremism

New project aims at setting up centers in all governorates KUWAIT CITY, Sept 28: The government will soon adopt a project for ensuring protection of youths from terrorism and extremism, with the participation of Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Information, Public …

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Contradictory crackdown on mosque ‘extremism’

ISLAMABAD, Sept 28, (Agencies): Despite public humiliation and periods of house arrest, the former leader of Pakistan’s notorious Red Mosque is inspiring a new generation of extremists with his old rhetoric — highlighting Islamabad’s ambivalent attempts to bring religious hardliners to heel. Ten years after the military raid on his …

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Rakhine magnet for Chinese cash – Myanmar to verify returnees

YANGON, Sept 28, (AFP): Myanmar is poised to begin “verifying” how many of the near half a million Rohingya refugees to Bangladesh it will take back, the Ministry of Information said Thursday, naming land and sea points in restive Rakhine state for their return. Some 480,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled …

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Flight ban on Kurds … threat to oil – Nine to one for secession

ERBIL, Iraq, Sept 28, (Agencies): Hundreds of passengers waited to board flights out of the Kurdish region at Erbil International Airport on Thursday after Baghdad threatened to ban flights following an independence referendum held by Iraq’s Kurds earlier this week. Most international carriers who fly to and from airports in …

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Absence in country over 6 months

I have a question with regard to my baby’s residency. He was born in Kuwait and he is now 7 months old. For some treatment he left Kuwait on April 1, after he finished all his residency paper works. By end of September he will lose his residency due to …

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Al-Kandari questions education minister on ‘forged’ certificates

Phenomenon a threat to educational institutions KUWAIT CITY, Sept 27: MP Abdul- Kareem Al-Kandari has forwarded questions to Minister of Education and Higher Education Mohammed Al-Fares on forged academic certificates Al-Kandari said the National Assembly has instructed the Education Affairs Committee to investigate the forged certificates that spread recently in …

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Authority intends to ‘expose’ firms dealing in spoilt foodstuff: official

Number of companies files registered at SMESC hits 2,051 KUWAIT CITY, Sept 27: Chairman of the Board of Directors of Public Authority for Food and Nutrition Essa Al-Kandari stated the intention to expose the traders of spoilt foodstuffs by announcing the names of their companies, reports Al-Rai daily. He explained …

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