Wednesday , March 21 2018

Arab Times

Taiwan quake kills 7, injures over 200

Survivors recall escape from leaning apartment block HUALIEN, Taiwan, Feb 7, (AFP): Rescue workers pulled survivors and bodies from buildings tilting precariously in the Taiwanese city of Hualien Wednesday after an overnight earthquake killed at least seven people, injured more than 200 and left dozens missing. Emergency responders were focusing …

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Medical test result

I have been selected for an oil and gas company for the post of Civil Engineer. My work visa came last week and I went for medical test in Cochin, India. Please note that I have been working in Kuwait for the last 4 years. Since, I shifted to another …

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Insurance cos worried over decision to activate Article 41 of Traffic Law

Federation wants meeting with Investigations Dept KUWAIT CITY, Feb 6: A number of insurance companies expressed concern over the enforcement of the decision of Ministry of Interior to activate Article No. 41 of the Traffic Law which allows issuance of reconciliation order for minor traffic accidents, reports Al- Rai daily. …

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Grilling threat on ‘Finance’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 6: The Parliament, in its regular session Tuesday, rejected the request of the Public Prosecution to lift the immunity of MP Ahmed Fadel as per the report of the Legislative and Legal Affairs Committee. The lawmakers also looked into requests to tackle the housing issue, governmental procedures …

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System soon to streamline solving workforce ‘issues’ – Experienced workers eyed: official

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 6: Deputy Director General of Public Authority for Manpower Abdullah Al-Mutawtah affirmed the lack of issues that the diplomatic missions in Kuwait discussed with the authority, as they are in continuous and direct communication with Ministry of Foreign Affairs and not with authority. Regarding banning expatriate workers …

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‘Mental illness no longer a matter of disgrace’

No fear in disclosing illness to others: expert KUWAIT CITY, Feb 6: Psychological illness is no longer a matter of disgrace or an embarrassing condition that patients or their families should fear to disclose to others. The society’s conscience has made mental illness like a physical disease that affects a …

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Kuwait airport sees 24 pc hike in passenger traffic in Jan: DGCA

Association sets up new strategy to open doors for Kuwaiti entrepreneurs KUWAIT CITY, Feb 6, (KUNA): Passenger traffic at Kuwait International Airport increased 24 percent in January 2018 to 1.37 million compared to 1.11 million last year, airport authorities said on Monday. This included 716,114 arrivals compared to 553,935 arrivals, …

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Political activist hits out at labor minister

Law needed to hold MPs accountable: Al-Qahtani KUWAIT CITY, Feb 6: “MPs have betrayed the people due to which there should be a law to hold them accountable”, reports Al-Shahed daily quoting political activist Anwaar Al-Qahtani. She expressed her desire to be a Member of Parliament so that she can …

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2 men, woman having ‘fun’ in farm held

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 6: Police have arrested two young bedoun men and a young girl. They were caught having fun at a livestock pen in Sulaibiya, reports Al-Anba daily. A security source said police rushed to the pen after someone informed the Operations Room of the Interior Ministry that he …

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