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Al-Sadr seen moving closer to Iran – Iraq PM, cleric agree alliance

BAGHDAD, June 24, (Agencies): Muqtada al-Sadr, the maverick Shiite cleric who emerged as the main winner in Iraq’s parliamentary elections last month, campaigned on a platform to end sectarian politics and replace it with a government that puts Iraqis first. Instead, he has forged a postelection coalition with a rival …

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PAM forms specialist team to deal with cases of domestics

KUWAIT CITY, June 23: Director of Public Relations Department in the Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) Aseel Al-Mazeed said the authority has formed a special team consisting of representatives from the Legal Affairs and Labor Relations departments to deal with cases of domestic workers, reports Al- Anba daily. In her …

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Indian engineers fear loss of jobs in Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, June 23: The decision issued by Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) earlier in March, instructing labor departments to discontinue issuing work permits to expatriate engineers who do not have a no-objection certificate from Kuwait Engineers Society, may affect thousands of Indian engineers working in Kuwait including those in …

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Labor attaché affirms strong Kuwait, Philippines’ relations

KUWAIT CITY, June 23: Labor Attaché at the Embassy of Philippines in Kuwait Rustico Dela Fuente reaffirmed the strong bilateral relations between Kuwait and the Philippines, reports Al-Jarida daily. He stressed the step taken by the Kuwaiti side to provide necessary protection to Filipino workers in the country subsequent to …

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AKO OFW, POEA launch ‘Bantay OFW’ mobile app – To help search, rescue distressed Filipinos

KUWAIT CITY, June 23: The Advocates and Keepers Organization of OFWs Inc (AKO OFW Inc), a global non-governmental organization founded in Kuwait in November 2015 with a sterling and vast track record of helping search and rescue distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), joined hands with Philippine Overseas Employment Agency (POEA) …

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EPA issues rules to settle violations by public, firms – Fine upto KD 250

KUWAIT CITY, June 23: The Environment Public Authority (EPA) has issued a regulation to settle environmental violations committed by individuals and corporate institutions through compensation if the two sides agree on a settlement. The regulation specifies the condition for settlement in line with certain procedures, indicating the violator is supposed …

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‘Rents’ increased by 100%

KUWAIT CITY, June 23: CBRE, a global real estate consultancy firm, has stated in its report that the rents of deluxe commercial real estate in Kuwait City have returned to the levels witnessed in 2008, which were the highest so far, reports Al-Qabas daily. According to the report, the monthly …

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1st modules arrive for KIPIC Al-Zour project

New complex expected to be one of the largest refineries IRVING/TEXAS/KUWAIT CITY, June 23: Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that the first modules for the Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC) Al-Zour project have arrived in Kuwait. Fluor is working with its joint venture partners to deliver two engineering, …

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Kuwait seeking UNESCO’s world heritage recognition for its sites

Officials working very hard to forward nominations By Shahad Kamal KUWAIT CITY, June 23, (KUNA): The National Council for Culture, Arts, and Letters (NCCAL) is working rigorously to enroll several Kuwaiti locations in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural organisations (UNESCO) World and Modern Heritage sites. Several sites — …

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