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Minister spares bedoun from paying health fees

Dietary supplement withdrawn KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: Acting Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi has extended the period for exempting Bedouns with expired security cards from paying fees in hospitals and medical centers until the end of December, reports Al-Seyassah daily. This is in accordance with the decision of acting …

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‘Enjoying the cool breeze in Garden’ – Two girls caught

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: Two young ladies, a Kuwaiti and a Bedoun, were arrested and handed over to their families after security operatives attached to Hawalli Command found them sitting by Rumaithiya Public Garden close to the roadside after midnight. The families of the two girls were made to sign …

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MoH eyes exempting expat staff from new health charges

  KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: Health Minister Dr Jamal Al- Harbi said the Health Ministry is currently studying the possibility of exempting its expatriate staff from the new fees for health services. Al-Harbi made the statement during an inspection tour at Al-Saqr Health Center in Adailiya to ensure provision of …

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‘Online automation protects rights of expatriate workers’

Hiring labourers will be based on actual need KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: Acting Director General of Public Authority for Manpower Ahmad Al-Mousa affirmed the significance of online automation in protecting the rights of expatriate workers, and added the latter will not be exploited or compromised by the labor recruitment offices, …

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Panel postpones vote on final report on irregularities in MoH

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: The inquiry commission which was formed by the Health Committee of the National Assembly to look into the irregularities of the Ministry of Health has postponed the vote on the final report which was scheduled for next Monday citing constitutional reasons, reports Al-Rai daily. The committee …

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Around 150 people arrested in nationwide raids on vice

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: Intensive inspection campaigns conducted in various governorates in the last 48 hours resulted in the arrest of 150 individuals in civil, financial and criminal cases including trading in drugs and alcohol. This is in compliance with the instruction of acting Interior Minister Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah to …

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38 African, Asian sex workers caught in 19 Jleeb brothels

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: Director General of Farwaniya Security Command Major General Saleh Matar received report from Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh Police Station indicating the officers have successfully shut down 19 brothels within the vicinity. The report added that 38 African and Asian sex workers were arrested and referred to the deportation …

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“I am Superman!” ; Filipina in funds scam

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: An Indian man employed by a private hospital as a laboratory technician jumped from the eighth floor of a building. He was rushed to a hospital for treatment. According to the spouse, the man exhibited an unusual attitude at the initial stage but she took it …

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Hungarian acquitted of using liquor

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: The Court of Appeals overturned the First Instance Court’s verdict against a Hungarian accused of consuming intoxicants in a public place, refrained from issuing any ruling and acquitted the accused. According to the police statement, a police officer spotted the defendant who appeared to be intoxicated …

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Kuwaiti man acquitted of raping daughter of female companion

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: The Criminal Court has acquitted an unidentified Kuwaiti of the charges of raping the daughter of his female companion in his house. Defense Attorney Zaid Al-Khabbaz told the court the plaintiff went to the home of the defendant willingly and at a very late hour which …

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