DWC organizes breast cancer awareness day.

The Diplomatic Women’s Committee in Kuwait, in collaboration with Dar Al-Shifa Hospital, organized a breast cancer awareness day in the presence of Shiekha Halah Bader Mohamad Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al Sabah, as well as Ambassador of the Republic of Seirra Leone, Head of the Committee Ishata Thomas, and President...

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EPA follows up with municipality on camping sites; season starts Nov 15.

‘Field visits to monitor environmental situation at sites’The Environment Public Authority confirmed recently, its follow-up to the camping sites that have been identified by the Kuwait Municipality and distributed throughout the country, and that the spring camps for the season (2021-2022) will...

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‘Strategic alternative to salaries on recourse to achieve justice’.

‘Talk on transfer of nurseries resurfaces’According to informed sources, approval of any increases in material or in-kind benefits for employees of any government agency does not achieve equality. Consequently, claims for allowances and benefits are renewed, and continue to expand without achieving...

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Co-ops near campsites.

Despite the approach of the spring camping season in the country, cooperative societies have not yet announced their plans to license and establish service branches near the camping sites. This complicates the plans of those who wish to camp, and purchase camping requirements such as electrical appliances,...

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New feature for Expats to apply for visas online … coming soon.

As per Cabinet Ministers decision return to normal life the Directorate General for Civil Aviation confirmed its readiness to return to full capacity operations at the airport and accordingly organized a coordinated plan with the authorities operating at the airport with its ground services and the airlines,...

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Plan to evaluate performance of Kuwait University lecturers.

Kuwait University is planning to place the performance level of each of its lecturers under the microscope of evaluation. The evaluation points include teaching performance, community service, the amount of revenues the professor contributes to the university, and other aspects, within the framework...

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97 SMEs affected by COVID-19.

According to official data, a total of 97 small and medium enterprises funded by the National Fund have stumbled due to the COVID- 19 pandemic. Among them, 21 enterprises were addressed, while the status of 60 others is being examined and studied in order to find ways to eliminate the causes of their...

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‘Wasel’ facing administrative crisis.

The Government Communications Unit (Wasel) is facing an administrative crisis after about a quarter of its employees decided to return to their original workplaces due to the failure to resolve the issue on their affiliation among the concerned authorities, not to mention the possibility of stopping...

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Airport to full pre-COVID capacity; More flights eyed.

The Kuwait International Airport (KIA) authorities say, the Directorate-General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) expects requests to pour in from 52 local and foreign airlines to operate flights — some requests to operate more flights to and from Kuwait or to fly to new destinations that were not operated...

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Bill seeks cap on domestic hires.

MP Bader Al-Humaidi submitted a bill on limiting the cost of hiring domestic workers to KD350. His bill also prohibits sponsors from keeping the personal documents of the workers without the latter’s approval. National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim expressed gratitude to the medical teams and support...

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