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Fiery net spell sees S Lanka turn tables on New Zealand

NELSON: A cracking 91 by Tillakaratne Dilshan after a fiery net session set Sri Lanka up for an eight-wicket victory over New Zealand in Nelson yesterday to keep their one-day…

Uchiyama fends off challenge to WBA title

TOKYO: Undefeated champion Takashi Uchiyama of Japan on Thursday successfully defended his World Boxing Association super featherweight title for the 11th time, beating Nicaraguan Oliver Flores with a technical knockout.…

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Kuwait set to follow as Oman hikes fuel prices – MP slams govt’s ‘agitated’ push to cut subsidies

KUWAIT: As Oman yesterday became the latest Gulf state to announce the lifting of subsidies on fuel and other services after Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain, the government inched closer…

437 arrested in second Ardiya crackdown

KUWAIT: Hundreds of people were arrested in a police crackdown in Industrial Ardiya Tuesday night, hours after 545 expatriates were arrested in an unscheduled campaign in the same area. During…

Heavy rains hit Kuwait

KUWAIT: Thunderstorms hit Kuwait yesterday as heavy clouds in some areas such as Abdali forced drivers to use headlights while driving in the afternoon. Meteorological stations recorded 10 millimeters of…

Fuel prices’ liberalization remedy for budget deficit – KD 16 billion subsidies for next three years

KUWAIT: Local scene has been abuzz with much talk about forecast liberalization of prices of diverse types of fuel, particularly the benzene, amid predictions rates of the latter type may…

MoI promotes cybercrime law

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Interior (MoI) is set to launch a wide-scale media campaign on January 12th to promote the cybercrime law, a senior security official said yesterday. The MoI’s…

MP slams labor unions’ bill

KUWAIT: MP Saleh Ashour criticized the government over a new bill to organize labor unions’ work in Kuwait. The lawmaker charged that article 12 of the new law, which states…

KD 1.33 million to build, expand hospitals: Ministry – Medical experts to visit Kuwait

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Health (MoH) set KD 1.33 million for a total of seven projects for expansion and establishment of hospitals in the country’s governorates. The Ministry is following…

Expat teachers to be cut by 25%

KUWAIT: The Education Ministry plans to reduce the number of expatriate teachers of both genders in certain specialties by up to 25 percent, starting from the next school year. General…

Major local events in 2015 – Part II

KUWAIT: The following is part two of a list of major local events that happened in 2015, courtesy of Kuwait News Agency (KUNA): Defense and security: March 19: Deputy Prime…