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Kuwait’s inflation eases to 2.9% as food prices drop – NBK ECONOMIC REPORT

KUWAIT: Inflation in consumer prices eased to 2.9 percent year-on-year (y/y) in April, on the back of a slowdown in food inflation. Core inflation (which excludes food prices) was slightly…

Poachers in Zimbabwe use cyanide to kill 5 elephants

Amber Heard says Depp is ‘Scary,’ struggles with drug and alcohol abuse

Amber Heard detailed her husband Johnny Depp’s history of drug and alcohol abuse, saying that she feared for her safety in papers filed during her appearance in Los Angeles County…

Gorilla shot dead

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Rights body slams mistreatment of worker, urges amending laws – Authorities arrest two over abuse video that went viral

KUWAIT: The interior ministry’s security media and relations department yesterday announced that security forces have arrested a 40-year-old bedoon named Ali Abdullah Al-Shemmari, who appeared in a video circulating on…

MP: Govt unwilling to cut spending

KUWAIT: Head of the National Assembly’s budgets committee MP Adnan Abdulsamad yesterday criticized the finance ministry’s reluctance to cut spending to face the budget shortfall caused by low oil prices.…

KNPC seeks $6.4bn loan – KD 34.5bn to be spent on oil projects

KUWAIT: The oil sector is expected to spend about KD 34.5 billion over the next five years for the implementation of large development projects, the representative of the acting oil…

Americana scraps sale to consortium

DUBAI: Kuwait’s Al-Kharafi family has scrapped a sale of a majority stake in Kuwait Food Co (Americana) to a Gulf-based consortium, a company controlled by the family said yesterday, ending…

Sheikh Salman stresses social responsibility in private sector

KUWAIT: Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah has emphasized momentousness of activating the principle of social responsibility as a method…

Kuwait supports ILO’s efforts in protecting laborers’ rights: Subaih

GENEVA: Kuwait’s participation in the International Labor Organization (ILO) conference is a testament to the country’s support of laborers, Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and Minister of State for…

Court orders reconnecting power to violating buildings

KUWAIT: A court yesterday compelled Kuwait Municipality to reconnect power to various buildings found in violation of municipality rules. Notably, lawyer Mohammed Al-Ansari had filed scores of cases against the…