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Decisions to solve demographic imbalance post Eid holidays

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor, and State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh affirmed that a number of decisions relevant to rectifying the demographic imbalance of the country will be declared after Eid Al-Adha holidays, reports Al-Rai daily. She said the relevant committees have been …

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11,851 Kuwaitis on jobs’ waiting list

MEW halts cutting of defaulters water supply KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: There are 11,851 Kuwaiti citizens registered under CSC in the waiting list for employment; 77.3 percent of them (9,157 in number) are women, and 22.7 percent (2,694 in number) are men, reports Al-Anba daily quoting informed sources from Civil …

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Prices of plane tickets up by 50 to 70 pc during Eid

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: Prices of plane tickets increased by 50 to 70 percent during Eid Al-Adha holiday this year, compared to prices at the same period of last year, reports Al- Anba daily. This price hike is believed to be the result of higher demand for tickets, especially after …

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Tradition of Eid clothes shopping breathes life into markets

Local markets witnessing an economic boom KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: Eid clothing is an important part of the celebration of the annual Eid holidays for both children and adults as well as men and women. This is the reason behind the revitalization of many markets in the days before the …

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Hot weather on Eid

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: Kuwait Meteorological Department says the country’s current weather conditions are affected by India’s seasonal low tide, which sends hot air masses to the region, and witnesses the activity of dusty northwesterly winds during this period, while the sea will have low to moderate waves, reports Al-Seyassah …

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Cigarette smuggling bid foiled

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: Customs officers at the Al-Nuwaiseeb border post foiled the attempt of a GCC man to smuggle out of the country 800 cartons of cigarettes, reports Al-Anba daily. The cigarettes with an estimated value of KD 7,000 were found hidden in his car. The suspect and the …

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Two workers perish in tents market fire; firemen injured

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: The Kuwait Fire Services Directorate (KFSD) in a press release said the huge fire which broke out at tents market in Al-Rai has been brought under control, reports Al-Rai. The Public Relations and Information Department said in a statement fire engines from six fire centers fought …

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Kuwait Coast Guard refuses to help … firm charges KD 60 for rescue, no receipt

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: Several small boat owners, including fishing trawlers have complained that when they send distress calls to the Kuwait Coast Guard, it is no more the same like before, reports Al-Qabas daily. One of the complainants, who have posted a video clip said he called the Coast …

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Two Kuwaitis acquitted of trafficking in hashish

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: The Court of Appeal upheld the verdict of First Instance Court that acquitted two Kuwaitis of trading in hashish and other illicit substances and the possession of unlicensed weapon. According to the case file, detectives received a tip-off that the first suspect had illicit drugs and …

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525 shops inspected, 846 boards removed

‘Connect with us’ Municipality campaign on KUWAIT CITY, Aug 20: Director of Inspection and and Follow-up of Municipal Services at Capital Municipality Eman Al-Kandari revealed that the department, during the month of July, inspected 525 shops, removed 846 violating billboards and issued 158 citations, reports Al-Seyassah daily. In a press …

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