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Tag Archives: wasta

Wasta jobs set plan for Assembly grilling – Lack of plan

KUWAIT CITY, April 20: Several MPs have unveiled their plan to grill ministers over the last couple of days. MP Riyadh Al-Adsani intends to grill …

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Malicious interpellations on demand

Ahmed Al-Jarallah Editor-in-Chief, the Arab Times IF THE average tenure of a minister in any ministry is about 15 months, sometimes less than three months; …

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‘A …’ from elbow

IN 1966 the Chinese leader Mao Zedong unleashed the Great Cultural Revolution which held as its four pillars the annihilation of the old (old traditions, …

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‘End teach-hires from sub-par states’ – Government reviews Leadership Conditions bill KUWAIT CITY, Oct 2: MP Faisal Al-Kandari submitted a proposal to stop the recruitment of …

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80% of Kuwaitis believe use of ‘wasta’ necessary to secure jobs

KUWAIT CITY, July 16: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently released a report on promoting growth and inclusiveness in the Middle East and North Africa, …

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Travel ban and wasta

KUWAIT CITY, July 13: The Public Relations and Security Media Department at the Interior Ministry has vehemently denied the contents of a video clip, which …

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Kuwait 75 of 176 in transparency

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 25, (Agencies): Kuwait ranked 75th out of 176 countries in the 2016 Corruption Perceptions Index released Wednesday by Transparency International. The global …

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Widespread ‘wasta’ used for overseas healthcare – Need to curb favoritism: Audit Bureau

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 22: Recent statistics of State Audit Bureau (SAB) indicate that 6456 citizens received overseas treatment from Jan 2014 and Jan 2015 via …

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Center conducts organ transplant operations on expatriates for free – ‘Patient needs to present donor’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 26: Dr Mustafa Al-Mousawi recently disclosed that Hamed Al-Essa Medical Center conducts organ transplant operations on expatriates for free as long as …

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‘Wasta’ transaction within few minutes – Visitors at the Traffic Department complain of long waiting periods

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 18: Many citizens and expatriates visiting different sectors of the Traffic Department have voiced dissatisfaction on the unjustified jamming and long waiting …

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