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Tough times for Portugal’s old fishing families – Too many boats and fewer fish

RABO DE PEIXE: Too many boats and fewer fish. Making ends meet has never been harder for the fishermen of Sao Miguel in the Azores, yet from father to son…

WHO warns against lead poisoning

KUWAIT: The World Health Organization (WHO) warned against the devastating health consequences of lead poisoning which accounts for 0.6 percent of global diseases and contributes to about 600,000 new cases…

Japan Passes Bill

80% of private households participated in labor survey – Labor Force Survey 2014: Main Findings – Part II

KUWAIT: The Central Statistical Bureau’s Labor Market Information System released its most recent report, the Labor Force Survey 2014: Main Findings (October – December, 2014), just before the Eid Al-…

Kuwait defeat Iran in Davis Cup match

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s National Tennis team returned victorious from Tehran after defeating Iran 3-1 in a Davis Cup tie. The first singles match was won by Kuwait’s Mohammad Al-Ghareeb against Iran’s…

Sterling scores for City on debut

MELBOURNE: Record signing Raheem Sterling took just over two minutes to score his debut goal as Manchester City downed AS Roma on penalties in the International Champions Cup in Melbourne…

Amir condemns terrorist attack in Turkish town

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah strongly condemned a terrorist bomb attack in the Turkish town of Suruc, which killed at least 30 people and injured…

Visa type determines Kuwaitis’ stay in UK

LONDON: The type of visa acquired by Kuwaitis will determine their stay in the UK and therefore, the Kuwaiti embassy urges nationals to get the correct documents so that their…

Amir’s warning

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah’s warning of the growing rate and severity of terrorism and his demands to the international community to join hands in fighting it…

Lessons not learned

Before thinking about laws against terrorism, there should be laws to confront racism and discrimination that is being practiced against sects and groups in jobs, employment, authorities, promotions, distribution of…

Region of 400 million politicians

Our nation suffers from severe political ‘illiteracy.’ Criticizing a politician, a lawmaker or an active party does not mean you understand politics. It would rather be like someone questioning the…

Success seen in HIV prevention drugs

VANCOUVER: Despite evidence that taking powerful anti-HIV drugs can help protect uninfected partners from contracting the virus that causes AIDS, the therapy is far from becoming routinely prescribed, scientists said…