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Subsidy cuts won’t affect low-income citizens: Omair

KUWAIT: The National Assembly bureau announced yesterday that it will meet with the economic committee of the Supreme Planning Council on Wednesday and with the minister of finance and a…

Agency predicts budget surplus – Kuwait ratings ‘stable’

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s sovereign ratings maintained its ‘stable’ outlook in an analysis by Capital Intelligence, a global ratings agency, which noted the country’s “strong macroeconomic fundamentals and large net external creditor…

Schools authorities to suspend classes in case of extreme cold

KUWAIT: Following his instructions to cancel morning assemblies at schools to avoid the extreme cold, Minister of Education and Minister of Higher Education Dr Bader Al-Essa authorized school directors to…

How to start a business in Kuwait

Many of us come up with innovative ideas that could be, might be, the next best business idea. It is not easy to take those first steps though. Starting a…

Labor transactions fees increase this week? – 5,500 employees received allowances illegally

KUWAIT: The Manpower Public Authority (MPA) is about to issue new fees on labor transactions within days, informed sources said. The MPA has completed the study on increases, the sources…

Proposed law allows parents to sue fee-hiking schools

KUWAIT: While Education Minister Bader Al-Essa said the private education law whose draft was submitted to the parliamentary education committee will put an end to the issue of private school…

KOC Implements First Wireline ESP Project – Special Report

KUWAIT: In terms of methods pertaining to artificial lift in the oil industry, Electrical Submersible Pumps (ESP) play a significant role in the extraction process. In the field, artificial lift…

Where did a quarter trillion dollars go?

KUWAIT: The state gained KD 231.1 billion during 15 years of surplus, which is more than three quarters of a trillion dollars, and despite this the state is heading for…

Only 5%? – Letters to Badrya

Dear Ms Darwish With regard to the letter you published in the Kuwait Times (page 1 on Thursday 28th January), I have to say that I was quite frankly amazed…

89 people arrested in Hawally crackdown

KUWAIT: Eighty nine people were arrested during an unscheduled police crackdown carried out in Hawally Governorate yesterday. The detainees include 13 persons arrested for violation of residency law, three people…

Indian child molester caught at airport

Kuwait: Salmiya police foiled the attempt of a haris (building janitor) who tried to flee the country after he was accused of molesting an American child. Colonel Majid Al-Adwani ordered…

Infamous policeman caught with drugs

KUWAIT: The police officer who became infamous after a video clip went viral showing him forcing an Asian man to do push-ups while being kicked inside Sabah Al-Salem police station…

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