Minister M J Akbar spoke to Indian labourers protesting outside the Indian embassy over unpaid wages

We posted an article yesterday about the Minister of External Affairs of India Mr MJ Akbar will interact with Indians on Tuesday evening. More than 200 workers from Kharafi National and Bayan Company made use of this opportunity to interact with minister and addressed their issues of salaries not being...

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Kuwaiti caught growing ‘marijuana’ in his home

General Department of Public Relations and Security Media at Ministry of Interior, in a press release, revealed that officers from the Drugs Control General Department arrested a Kuwaiti citizen who cultivated marijuana in his house. When information about the citizen’s illicit activities was received,...

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Holiday Declared on Thursday on account of Islamic new year

Ministries and all government institutions nationwide will be closed on Thursday September 21 to mark the Hijri New Year's holiday, Kuwait's Civil Service Commission (CSC) announced Tuesday.Meanwhile, workplaces of unconventional and special nature will determine their holidays as they see fit, a statement...

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Spread of ‘Strawberry’ pills in schools draw concern

The Ministry of Education announced it is following with great interest what is being published in social media about the spread of ‘strawberry’ pills in schools, but at the same time said no such case has yet been reported from any school, reports Al-Anba daily.The Director of the Social and Psychological...

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Bedoun youth arrested with drugs

A Bedoun youth was arrested in Farwaniya area in possession of narcotic pills locally known as “Lareeka” and a sachet of marijuana. According to security sources, officers of private taskforce were patrolling Farwaniya area when they suspected a Japanese-made vehicle and ordered the driver to pull...

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Wanted man nabbed

A Kuwaiti citizen who was sentenced in absentia to prison for a term of three and a half months was arrested in Farwaniya area, says Al-Seyassah. According to security sources, Farwaniya securitymen were patrolling the area when they noticed a man speeding as soon as he noticed the patrol team.When they...

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Crime doesn’t pay – Syrian acquired Kuwaiti citizenship 22 years ago

A Syrian who acquired the citizenship of Kuwait through illegal means has been arrested after his angry wife reported him to the authorities in Kuwait. The suspect who was granted the citizenship 22 years ago reportedly worked in the public sector, later got married and has children.However, in a fit of anger...

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Hike in health fees violates law, say some

The decision of the Minister of Health to increase health fees for expatriates ‘is suspected of violating the law’, reports Al-Anba daily quoting legal sources.The sources pointed out the Minister of Health may be quizzed under the dome of the National Assembly or a complaint by, what the sources...

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‘19 executive measures adopted to reduce ministry’s expenditure’

Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Muhammad Al-Fares was quoted as saying he adopted 19 executive measures to reduce the ministry’s expenditure in line with State policy and decisions of the Civil Service Commission (CSC).In response to parliamentary questions concerning excessive expenditure...

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Philippine Embassy sets up assistance desk

The Philippine Embassy’s Assistance to Nationals Unit (ATN) and the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) in Kuwait recently activated a Joint Assistance Desk (JAD) which responds to requests for assistance from Overseas Filipinos in Kuwait, Philippine Ambassador to Kuwait Renato Pedro Villa disclosed...

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