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Studying 100 percent Kuwaitization in govt sector

January 20, 20190

Moody’s Corporation said Kuwait is eyeing a hundred percent Kuwaitization in the public sector and 30 to 60 percent in the private sector by 2028, disclosing that nationals working in the banking sector currently constitute 66 percent of the total workforce and only three percent in other sectors such as industries, manufacturing and agriculture, reports Al- Anba daily.

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New born baby found dead in Farwaniya

January 19, 20190

Personnel from the Farwaniya Criminal Investigations Department are looking for unknown persons for dumping the corpse of a newborn baby next to a garbage container in Farwaniya, reports Al- Anba daily.

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No Degree, No Manager

December 17, 20180

An official source at the manpower authority said an administrative circular no. 104/2018 was issued that allows residency renewals for those with the profession of “manager” but without a university degree, who have been working in this job before Jan 1, 2011 and the job was recorded in the work permit.

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Work permits transfer according to your education

December 11, 20180

An official source at the Public Authority for Manpower said a study is being conducted to transfer work permits of those with qualifications in education, literature and specialties related to education according to their specialties and link the transfer with what agrees with their specialty.

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3 year ban on transfer of residence

December 9, 20180

Manpower authority is planning to issue decision of banning visa transfers of expats hired from abroad to work in private sector to another company before 3 years. 

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Kuwait pulls license of Airline

December 8, 20180

Kuwait’s civil aviation authority has revoked the license of Kuwait National Airways, which is known as Wataniya Airways, for failing to address operational issues that led to delays and cancellations last summer, Al-Jarida reported on Saturday.

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Warning Issued – not to approach white mushrooms

November 26, 20180

Environment Public Authority (EPA) warned the public Sunday against approaching white mushrooms which appeared in different parts of Kuwait in the wake of the heavy rainfall. The white mushroom belongs to the Amanita family, which consists of over 600 types mostly poisonous, EPA said in a short statement. This white mushroom may cause allergy, it noted.

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Unstable weather conditions to continue

November 24, 20180

There are no water pools, road traffic are stable and police patrols distributed in all roads, Kuwaiti Civil Defense Committee spokesperson Colonel Jamal Al- Foudari said to KUNA Friday.

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Owner of the house will be fine KD30,000 to KD200,000 fine

November 19, 20180

Compensation will be granted to those who suffered damages caused by the heavy rains, while others will be obliged to pay huge fines for committing violations which resulted in the floods, reports Al-Rai daily quoting sources.

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Thousands of expat job titles cancelled in Pvt sector

November 18, 20180

Public Authority for Manpower (PAM) has cancelled the job titles of thousands of expatriates who occupy supervisory positions in private sector companies after discovering that they are not highly qualified or their certificates are not accredited by Kuwait’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, reports Al-Rai daily.

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