Opinion

Free time and summer vacations

Every summer the countdown begins. Students begin marking off the days until summer holidays. Teachers are definitely keeping a tally and parents know it’s just a matter of…

Expat remittances fall

Local newspapers published reports on a decline in remittances by expatriate workers in Kuwait by at least 13 percent in the first quarter of 2018, and that the…

WHO in Kuwait soon

The health ministry in Kuwait has begun official procedures for the opening of an office of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Kuwait in the next few weeks.…

The challenges of being a divorcee in the GCC

In Kuwait and in other GCC states, unfortunately, there is a cultural stigma around divorced women, yet there are none for divorced men, as if divorced women are…

Hunger strike

The department of public relations and security information at the interior ministry reported that 600 employees of a cleaning company in Abbasiya gathered in protest because they did…

When disbelief trumps belief

When we speak of racist or prejudiced people, we forget that we are talking about our ancestors, our parents – in some cases, a sister, a brother, a…

Kuwait

More pedestrian bridges for safer walking in Kuwait

Kuwait is witnessing a surge in the construction of pedestrian bridges, a welcome respite for…

Free time and summer vacations

Every summer the countdown begins. Students begin marking off the days until summer holidays. Teachers…

Kuwait plans to establish shelter for male workers

KUWAIT: Kuwait is working on establishing a shelter for male workers similar to a building…

Foreign Ministry urges diplomats to rapidly seek e-passports

KUWAIT: The Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry yesterday urged holders of diplomatic passports to hurry and obtain…

‘Back to the slammer’, the history of prisons in Kuwait

KUWAIT: Ending up in prison is probably one of the worse things that could ever…

Hot, dusty weather during weekend

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s weather forecast over the weekend will be hot with dust prevailing, said an…

Ministry pushes tender to build second phase of new airport

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Public Works (MPW) recently contacted the Central Agency for Public Tenders…

Old passports obsolete as of July

KUWAIT: Old Kuwaiti passports will be rendered invalid as of July 1, 2018, the Interior…

Crime

Wallet stolen at co-op

KUWAIT: An Asian man reported that his handbag was stolen from a shopping cart at Salwa Co-op Society. Responding to the report, Hawalli detectives immediately formed a special…

Three child rapists arrested

KUWAIT: Following a report submitted by a bedoon (stateless) man about the kidnap and rape of his 14-year-old son in Jahra, the Interior Ministry’s relations and security media…

Liquor brewery busted in Hawally

KUWAIT: In collaboration with the Drugs Control General Department, Hawally detectives raided an alcoholic drinks’ brewery yesterday run by a citizen and three Asians, said security sources. Case…

Man gravely injured in two-vehicle collision

                  KUWAIT: One person was seriously injured when he became trapped inside a mini bus after it collided with a…

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