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Philanthropy and Ramadan

By Patricia Whelan PR and Marketing Consultant, BSK This year I am spending Ramadan in my home country of Ireland. It’s the first time in 26 years that I have not spent Ramadan in Kuwait. When I left Ireland 26 years ago Ramadan was almost an unknown religious month in …

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Govt said to reject tax on expat remittances

KUWAIT CITY, May 26: High level ministerial sources reiterated government’s stance that rejected the proposal to impose taxes on expatriates’ remittances, which was earlier approved by the Parliamentary Financial Committee, and the relevant report referred to the parliament for deliberations and voting. The same sources added government’s position toward the …

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Ban on under-30 diploma hires cancelled

KUWAIT CITY, May 26: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor, Minister of State for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh said the administrative decision which banned the issuance of work permits to foreigners holding diplomas and who are less than 30 years has been cancelled, reports Al-Jarida daily. The minister said this resolution under …

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FM responds to MP’s queries about KFAED loans to Philippines

Minister denies ‘delay’ in hospital project KUWAIT CITY, May 26: Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid Al- Sabah has responded to the questions of MP Waleed Al- Tabtabaei about the loans that Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) granted to the Republic of the Philippines. He said the …

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Architect AlNashmi represents Kuwait at Venice Design 2018

‘The Traveling Mihrab,’ a contemporary architectural element rooted in Islamic culture KUWAIT CITY, May 26: Architect Jassim Al- Nashmi represented Kuwait at Venice Design 2018, an annual international design exhibition, with his design of ‘The Traveling Mihrab’, a contemporary architectural element rooted in Islamic culture, interplaying with the diversity of …

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‘No switch to importing chilled meat’ – Live sheep customer warns

KUWAIT CITY, May 26: A company in Kuwait that imports two-thirds of Australian live sheep affirmed its rejection to import chilled meat from Australia in case of any reduction in the live exports, stressing that fresh meat, which is of high demand in the Middle East, will not replaced with …

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MoE to announce results of high school exams June 4

KUWAIT CITY, May 26, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Ministry of Education (MoE) said Friday it would announce the results of the final examinations of the high schools on Monday, June 4, at most. The correction process of the exam papers goes smoothly, Undersecretary of the Ministry Dr Haitham Al-Athari told reporters on …

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Take action against ‘shady’ parties in Salwa, MoI urged

KUWAIT CITY, May 26: Head of the National Public Movement and Head of Labor Union in the private sector Saud Al-Hejelan requested the government, represented by Ministry of Interior and State Security Department, to intervene immediately to eradicate the current trend of suspicious parties being held in Salwa area during …

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Fake ‘prince’ sought

KUWAIT CITY, May 26: Search is ongoing for a Syrian expatriate who pretended to be a Gulf prince, took a high-end car on rent from a car rental office in the name of a Kuwaiti woman, and gave it to another Kuwaiti woman in Saad Al-Abdullah City. According to a …

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‘Jail cop for wrong parking’ – PAM fines companies

KUWAIT CITY, May 26: Assistant Undersecretary for Public Security Affairs at Ministry of Interior Major General Ibrahim Al-Tarrah issued an order for the arrest of a police officer and his detention in prison for five days as well as issuance of a traffic citation because he parked his vehicle in …

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