November 4, 2014 at 09:16

MoH plans to increase health fees for expats

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Parliamentary health affairs committee officials said that the proposal to impose health insurance on foreign visitors had been initially approved pending the approval of various concerned ministries.

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November 4, 2014 at 09:14

Kuwait awards $4.8b airport expansion project

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Kuwait on Monday awarded a contract worth 1.4-billion dinar to a local company for the expansion of the country’s only international airport, an official statement said.

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November 4, 2014 at 09:05

World Trade Center Reopens, 13 Years After 9/11

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The silvery, 1,776-foot skyscraper that rose from the ashes of 9/11 to become a symbol of American resilience opened for business Monday, as 175 employees of the magazine publishing giant Conde Nast settled into their first day of work in their new offices. One World Trade Center's official opening marked a symbolic return to some sense of normalcy for the site where the towers toppled more than 13 years ago.

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November 3, 2014 at 08:50

Number of residency law violators increased in Kuwait

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According to official statistics, the number of residency law violators has increased four times in four years, local daily reported.

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November 2, 2014 at 17:36

Meteor shower visible in Kuwait in November

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The skies in Kuwait will witness a meteor shower on November 5 and 12, said a press release on Thursday by the space and astronomy department in Kuwait Science Club.The shower will probably produce from seven to ten visible meteors, said the release, noting that this phenomenon occurs annually from the period of October 20 to November 30, with November 5 and 12 being the best time for its visibility in Kuwaiti skies. The best time of the day to see the meteors is past midnight in areas far from city lights which usually interfere with seeing them in full view.

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November 2, 2014 at 17:06

Rising Fish Prices Concerns Residents

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No Effective Price Monitoring SystemCitizens and expatriates have expressed concern over the rising prices of fish, accusing some traders of increasing prices without justification due to the absence of an effective price monitoring system, reports Al-Seyassah daily.In a recent interview with the daily, many consumers stressed the need for surveillance authorities to intensify their efforts in monitoring the fish markets; especially since most citizens and expatriates prefer fish than red meat whose prices have also increased remarkably.Consumers have complained that the pr

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November 2, 2014 at 17:01

Bid To ‘Prepare’ For Rainy Season

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A joint operations room under the ministries of Interior, Education, Public Works and Health has been established to strengthen coordination between these agencies in terms of preparing for the rainy season, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources.Sources asserted this move is important especially since the astronomers have predicted heavy rainfalls this year.Sources revealed the functions of the operations room include monitoring traffic movement, distribution of a circular on the Ministry of Public Works’ mechanisms to different centers and preparation of reports.

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