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MP PANEL TO DISCUSS EXPAT REMITTANCE TAX

Speaker warns no-shows on sports – Assembly takes up sports law KUWAIT CITY, Dec 2: Parliament’s Legislative Committee intends to soon discuss a number of files including imposing taxes on the remittances of expatriates, reports Al-Rai daily. It is worth mentioning that MPs have different viewpoints concerning imposing tax on the remittances …

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‘Emergency plan updated to deal with natural or man-made crisis’

Bid to reduce effects of disaster: MoH KUWAIT CITY, Dec 2: Ministry of Health has updated its precautionary plan to deal with crises and disasters that are either natural or man-made and result in imbalances between the existing requirements and supplies, reports Al-Anba daily. Ministry of Health’s emergency plan aims …

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Call to ‘slash’ number of cleaners, security guards

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 2: The Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) presented a mechanism to reduce the number of cleaners and security guards in governmental bodies by 25 percent during its meeting with the concerned authorities recently, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources. Sources disclosed the mechanism is to reduce the percentage …

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Driving Licence & Article 17, 18, 20 and 22 residencies renewal online

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 2 : General Department for Residency Affairs headed by Major General Talal Marafie, following the footsteps of the General Traffic Department that signed a contract with a Polish company to launch the electronic issuance of driving licenses, has signed a similar contract with an information technology company …

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Loss of life, property on rise despite all-out Traffic efforts

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 2, (KUNA): While the General Traffic Department (GTD) of the Ministry of Interior continues its surprise campaigns to curb traffic violations, official statistics show an alarming rise is casualties both in human and material losses as a result of what the authorities called ‘road rage’ for the …

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Love goes hi-tech

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 2: In a strange incident, a young Kuwaiti woman has filed a complaint with the police accusing a young man of harassing her, reports Al-Shahed daily. The daily added, the man is reportedly using a drone to give his cellphone number to the girl. She told police …

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Teacher pulls earring of 6 yr old student by force

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 2: An unidentified person recently complained to the Al-Rai daily about what happened to his 6-year old elementary schoolgirl in one of the schools of the Capital governorate. The father said a physical education teacher ‘removed’ a gold earring from the ear of the girl as a …

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Fake cop robs expats; African held for selling magic charms

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 2: A Kuwaiti citizen was arrested for impersonating police and robbing expatriates, reports Al-Anba daily. Securitymen received several complaints from expatriates about a policeman who drove a white jeep and who would stop them and rob them of their possessions under the threat of deporting them if …

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