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Arab Times

Rumors denied on ‘rent allowance’ cancellation

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 12: Spokesman of the Public Authority for Housing Welfare (PAHW) Ibrahim Al-Nashi has vehemently denied rumors spread on social media about the cancellation of rent allowance for housing grant applicants who fail to update their data before Sept 15, reports Al-Rai daily. In a press statement, Al-Nashi …

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Several loopholes detected in airport security

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 12:The authority in the Interior Ministry overseeing the performance of the personnel at the Kuwait International Airport have spotted several loopholes and sent a report to the Assistant Undersecretary for Ports Affairs. The report stated the metal detectors are defective and have been out of order since …

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29,000 citations, 45 arrests, 5 deported in GTD crackdown

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 12: The General Traffic Department launched several surprise traffic campaigns in all governorates from Sept 3 to Sept 9. They resulted in the issuance of 28,685 traffic citations of various kinds, impounding of 474 vehicles, arrest of 45 individuals who committed major traffic violations, and impounding of …

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Drunk US citizen assaults two officers; Fake cop robs elderly Indian

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 12: An unidentified American has been referred to the Public Prosecution for assaulting two lance corporals, reports Al-Anba daily. This happened when the man was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and the securitymen were waiting for a report from the Criminal Evidences Department. The …

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Liquor, drugs with fashionista

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 12: A Kuwaiti fashionista returning from Thailand was arrested by security operatives at Kuwait airport in possession of imported liquor and a piece of hashish. A security source said the contraband was found by customs officers while checking the suspect’s luggage. She was referred with the items …

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Pakistanis caught drunk

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 12: Three Pakistanis were arrested for consuming liquor and loitering around a sensitive building, reports Al-Shahed daily. According to security sources, police officers who were on routine patrol suspected the trio who were in a car and hanging around a sensitive building. They approached the trio and …

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Ivory Coast woman dies in fall; Lankan drowns in pool

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 12: A 32-yearold woman from Ivory Coast died when she fell from the fourth floor of a building in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh area, reports Al-Rai daily. According to a security source, when the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received a call from a Sri Lankan woman who …

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MP plans to question Al-Sabeeh on collision between aircraft and balloon

Readiness for academic year nothing but media frenzy KUWAIT CITY, Sept 12: MP Jaman Al-Harbash has unveiled his plan to forward questions to Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh about the collision between a civil aircraft and air balloon at the Air …

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Kuwait 96 in Human Capital rank

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 12, (Agencies): Kuwait ranked 96th out of 130 countries with a score of 56.08 in the Human Capital Report 2017 released by the World Economic Forum. The report ranks countries based on four key areas of human capital development as follows: 1. Capacity: past investment in formal …

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Which countries do ‘offer’ a passport without migrating?

The vast majority of people believe that the process of obtaining a second citizenship or another nationality is long and tedious. Most look to countries such as the US, Canada, Australia and the UK, along with other European countries, only to be faced with their stringent requirements. These requirements are …

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