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Arab Times

Saudi coalition says Yemeni rebels attack Saudi oil tanker

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen says Houthi rebels have attacked a Saudi oil tanker, causing “minor damage.” The coalition statement says the attack occurred in international waters on Tuesday near the Red Sea port of Hodeida. It did not provide further details on the …

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Kuwait lifts ban on Ethiopian workers to compensate with Filipinos

KUWAIT CITY, April 3: Ministry of Interior lifted ban on Ethiopian workers entering Kuwait after a gap of 4 years. Article 20 visa has been opened for Ethiopian workers.  This comes after Philippines have deployed total ban on the deployment of Filipino workers to Kuwait. Share

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Indonesian city declares emergency after oil spill

JAKARTA, April 3 (Reuters) – Indonesia has declared a state of emergency around a port on Borneo island, officials said on Tuesday, after a large oil spill and fire killed four people at the weekend. Disaster mitigation officials were able to control the blaze in the port city of Balikpapan …

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India government issues sweeping rule to control ‘fake news’

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s government has issued a sweeping new order allowing reporters’ press credentials to be suspended simply for an accusation of spreading “fake news.” The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting said in a statement late Monday that the accreditation of any journalist who “created and/or propagated the …

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Islamic State claims attack on Christian family in Pakistan

Quetta, Pakistan, April 3 (Reuters) – The militant group Islamic State on Tuesday claimed responsibility for killing four members of a Christian family in southwestern Pakistan. A statement issued by the group claimed that militants belonging to ISIS fired on the group of Christians as they were travelling in the …

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Status of family visa if sponsors cancels his residence and comes back on new visa

Currently I am in Kuwait on a project visa. I came here first on a visit and the company transferred me to their project file in 2012. Later in 2016 I got another job and I changed my visa to current company project file. Now I found another job, but …

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Tax everyone, says Kuwait Chamber for Commerce – VAT, Income Tax, Zakat Tax to be implemented shortly

KUWAIT CITY, April 2: The present stance of the government related to imposing taxes on remittances of expatriates gives it an opportunity to approve or dismiss the tax system.  They revealed that the government has not yet adopted a firm opinion regarding this matter. According to legal sources, the laws …

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Philippine government maintains total ban of Filipino workers to Kuwait – Bello mulls partial lifting

KUWAIT CITY/MANILA, April 2, (Agencies): The Philippine government’s total ban on the deployment of Filipino workers to Kuwait would stay despite a Kuwaiti court’s handing of death sentence against the couple accused of killing Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) Joanna Demafelis, newsinfo. inquirer.net said quoting the Philippine Senior Deputy Executive Secretary …

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Kuwaitis bemoan negative phenomena in governorate – National identity almost obliterated

KUWAIT CITY, April 2: A number of Kuwaiti citizens unanimously agreed that crimes, traffic congestions, lawbreaking and violations, inadequate medical care, shortage of security operatives and presence of bachelors in many residential areas are prevalent in varying degrees throughout the country, but it is unfortunate that all of these negative …

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134 vacancies created by 90 Kuwaiti retirees

‘Subsidies to holders of in-house business will be paid by May ’18’ KUWAIT CITY, April 2: Rapporteur of Parliament’s committee for improving business environment MP Yousef Al-Fadhala affirmed that national labor subsidies will be paid to holders of in-house business licenses maximum by May 2018. In a press release, Al-Fadhala …

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