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Private schools must refund any tuition increases

KUWAIT: Director General of Private Education Department at the Education Ministry Abdallah Al-Busairi said a circular was sent to all private schools asking them to cancel fees increase and refund…

Interior rejects responsibility for online charity donations oversight

KUWAIT: The Interior Ministry has informed the Social Affairs Ministry that it has no authority to investigate or punish people collecting donations through social media and the internet. The Social…

Prosecution to summon MP Dashti next week

KUIWAIT: The Public Prosecution is expected to summon MP Abdulhameed Dashti next week for questioning on charges of slandering Saudi Arabia after his parliamentary immunity was lifted. In case Dashti…

ALAFCO to lease Air India 14 Airbus aircraft

HYDERABAD: The Kuwait-based ALAFCO Aviation Lease and Finance Company announced that it has signed an agreement with Air India for the lease of 14 new Airbus A320neo aircraft powered by…

Users lose cash at malfunctioning ATMs

KUWAIT: A citizen told Sabah Al-Salem police that a bank stole KD 500 from her. She said she inserted the ATM card in the machine to withdraw KD 500, but…

Eleven arrested on drug-related charges

KUWAIT: Drugs Control General Department (DCGD) officers led by Acting Director General Colonel Waleed Al-Duraiee handled six drug import and trafficking cases during the period between the fifth and ninth…

Subaih grilling delayed, Dashti immunity lifted – Assembly OKs recommendations on bedoons, elderly bill

KUWAIT: The National Assembly decided yesterday to delay the grilling of Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind Al-Subaih to today’s follow-up session. MP Saleh Ashour had filed an interpellation…

No work permits for co-ops until further notice

KUWAIT: The Manpower Public Authority yesterday suspended the issuance of work permits for co-ops until further notice, said the authority’s PR and media manager and official spokesperson Aseel Al-Mazyad, noting…

Ministry forms panel to ‘change rent law’

KUWAIT: A high-ranking source at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry said there is no move by the ministry towards limiting or deciding rents of real estate. The source said…

KPC to turn expat admin staff to ‘contract’ workers

KUWAIT: Kuwait Petroleum Corporation’s (KPC) executive administration resumed meeting with various oil companies to acquaint its employees about initiatives that would help cut expenses as well as stop the uncontrolled…

Amir, Yemeni President hold official talks

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received the visiting Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi and his accompanying delegation, at Bayan Palace yesterday. His Highness the…

KD 60 ‘food allowance’ to municipality officials

KUWAIT: An official source at Kuwait Municipality said KD 60 will be paid as food allowance to some municipality officials, as Deputy Director General for the Financial and Administrative Sector…