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  1. Kuwait Increasing Business and Expat Utility Rates

    Mideasttime.com - 05.25 / 22:10 mideasttime.com
    The government of Kuwait announced new utility rates for both businesses and expats starting May 22. The new water and electricity rates in Kuwait for businesses as well as expats will begin for businesses on May 22 and for expats on August 22, said the utilities ministry of Kuwait this week. The new rates will…
  2. She thought she was going to be a teacher in Kuwait — instead she was trafficked

    Weku.fm - Kentucky (KY) 05.25 / 20:41 weku.fm
    The world is importing labor more than ever before. According to the UN , more than 244 million people globally have left their home countries in search of opportunities. For women, that often means jobs in child care and the service industry. But what they sign up for is often not what they get. In this video, an anguished Ugandan girl in a blue headscarf asks that her parents be contacted. She says she’s sick and not allowed to come back home.   No one knows where the video was shot — it…
  3. She thought she was going to be a teacher in Kuwait — instead she was trafficked

    Wunc.org - North Carolina (NC) 05.25 / 20:25 wunc.org
    The world is importing labor more than ever before. According to the UN , more than 244 million people globally have left their home countries in search of opportunities. For women, that often means jobs in child care and the service industry. But what they sign up for is often not what they get. In this video, an anguished Ugandan girl in a blue headscarf asks that her parents be contacted. She says she’s sick and not allowed to come back home.   No one knows where the video was shot — it…
  4. She thought she was going to be a teacher in Kuwait — instead she was trafficked

    Wlrn.org - Miami 05.25 / 20:23 wlrn.org
    The world is importing labor more than ever before. According to the UN , more than 244 million people globally have left their home countries in search of opportunities. For women, that often means jobs in child care and the service industry. But what they sign up for is often not what they get. In this video, an anguished Ugandan girl in a blue headscarf asks that her parents be contacted. She says she’s sick and not allowed to come back home.   No one knows where the video was shot — it…
  5. She thought she was going to be a teacher in Kuwait — instead she was trafficked

    Etvradio.org - South Carolina (SC) 05.25 / 20:19 etvradio.org
    The world is importing labor more than ever before. According to the UN , more than 244 million people globally have left their home countries in search of opportunities. For women, that often means jobs in child care and the service industry. But what they sign up for is often not what they get. In this video, an anguished Ugandan girl in a blue headscarf asks that her parents be contacted. She says she’s sick and not allowed to come back home.   No one knows where the video was shot — it…
  6. Pigeon Caught Smuggling Drugs Into Kuwait

    Mrctv.org - Media 05.25 / 18:27 mrctv.org
    Pigeon Caught Smuggling Drugs Into Kuwait You know the business of drug smuggling is getting bad when rats with wings become the tool of choice for drug dealers to deliver their product. Apparently, a homing pigeon was caught at a building close to the Middle Eastern nation of Kuwait’s customs department. Here is a tweet (pun intended) with a picture of the pigeon in question: Fox 32 - Chicago reported: According to local news reports, authorities tracked…
  7. Kuwait's Silk Road

    Yourmiddleeast.com - Kuwait 05.25 / 17:11 yourmiddleeast.com
    The oil-rich emirate is eager to inject life into the uninhabited Subbiya region on its northern tip that has been chosen as the location for Silk City.The plan is to reinvigorate the ancient Silk Road trade route by establishing a major free trade zone linking the Gulf to central Asia and…
  8. Kuwait Announces Plan to ‘Kuwaitize’ Administrative Jobs in Private Sector

    Albawaba.com - Middle Easte 05.25 / 13:33 albawaba.com
    The secretary general of the Manpower and Government Restructuring Programme (MGRP) in Kuwait, Fauzi Al-Majdali, said that MGRP is working on ‘Kuwaitizing’ all administrative jobs in the private sector as part of a five-year plan.  Some 166 administrative job categories are currently held by 84,573 expats, Al-Majdali noted. He did not provide any explanations on how the plan will be implemented. …
  9. US Army lost track of $1 billion worth of arms & equipment in Iraq, Kuwait

    Rinf.com - U.S. 05.25 / 07:01 rinf.com
    Published time: 25 May, 2017 03:31 A newly released declassified audit from the US Department of Defense shows that negligent accounting by the military has resulted in the Pentagon not knowing what happened to more than $1 billion in arms and equipment meant for the Iraqi Army. The Office of Inspector General for the Pentagon’s…
  10. $1b of US Arms Transfers to Iraq, Kuwait Unaccounted

    Financialtribune.com - Finance 05.24 / 22:09 financialtribune.com
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  11. Kuwait calls on Opec and non-Opec oil producers to extend output cuts for 12 months

    Ibtimes.co.uk -World 05.24 / 16:31 www.ibtimes.co.uk
    Most crude producers want production cuts to be extended for 6 to 9 months but Kuwait wants…