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Arab Times

‘Harsh penalties for hiring illegal expats’ Fine upto KD 10,000 – Plan to cut workforce

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 27: Official spokesperson of the Public Authority for Manpower Aseel Al-Mazya has called on all employers to abide by the law, warning that stiff penalties will be imposed on those who employ expatriates under the sponsorship of other employers. In a press statement, Al-Mazyad disclosed the authority …

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Kuwait has a Christian population of over 800,000; Kuwaitis form the least – Festivity see large numbers

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 27: Over 800,000 Christians in Kuwait, mainly Asian nationals constituting 713,347 of the total Christian population of 824,436 celebrated Christmas. Kuwaitis form the least population of Christians in the country with 207 believers. As per recent statistics released by the Public Authority for Civil Information (PACI), Arab …

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MoE preparing list of employees over 34 years – 120 citizens, 217 expatriates face compulsory retirement

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 27: The Ministry of Education has prepared list of Kuwaiti and expatriate teachers and employees who will be referred for retirement by the end of academic year 2017/2018 including those who completed 34 years of service, reports Al- Qabas daily quoting sources. Sources revealed the number of …

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Reveal your actual appearance to your fiance or face divorce later

Can a man file for divorce if he finds out how his wife looks like without makeup after getting married!? How far could makeup hide the actual appearance of someone? Social media revealed not only the enormous quantity of makeup and cosmetics that most women around the world use, but …

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Civil Aviation ‘prepares’ for influx of passengers – MoI suspends works

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 27, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is ready to deal with legions of holidaymakers over the New Year’s holiday, Director General Yousef Al- Fouzan said on Wednesday. Al-Fouzan told KUNA that heavy traffic is also expected at Kuwait’s International Airport during the four-day New …

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Kuwait seen to delay implementation of VAT – ‘Not ready’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 27: There are indications that the Ministry of Finance will postpone to an indefinite date the enforcement of the Value Added Tax (VAT), reports Al-Rai daily quoting reliable sources. The sources pointed out, the postponement is due to lack of technical and logistic readiness and the method …

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Kuwait outlines goals for Security Council tenure – Measured optimism

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 27: Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Khalid Al Jarallah stated that while the performance and effectiveness of the UN Security Council had been crippled in recent years, there is a vital role that it must play and shared that Kuwait would seek to strengthen and support its …

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Scores arrested in nationwide campaign; Deportee returns on fake passport

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 27:Upon instructions issued by the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid Al- Jarrah, the Interior Ministry organized security campaigns in several areas and arrested scores of people who were wanted by law, violators of residence and labor laws and drug addicts and seized from them …

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Young man strangles pregnant wife to death; ‘drugs play role’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 27: A 27-year-old Kuwaiti has reportedly surrendered to the Taima Police Station in Jahra after murdering his 22-year-old pregnant wife, reports Al-Qabas daily. He reportedly went to the police station and confessed to strangling his wife to death. When police and paramedics rushed to the house, they …

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Arab expat caught with drugs in body

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 27: An Arab expatriate was arrested at Kuwait International Airport for attempting to smuggle drugs by hiding them inside his body. According to the Supervisor of Airport Customs and Head of Customs Media Committee Essa bin Essa, the airport customs officers suspected an Arab passenger and searched …

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