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Taxi fares lowest in GCC even after increase: Ministry

KUWAIT: The Interior Ministry’s Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs Major General Fahd Al-Shuwaei said the amended taxi and public transport fares are the lowest in the Arabian Gulf even…

Kuwait ranks last in world expat index

KUWAIT: In the latest list from Expat Insider, Kuwait, along with Greece and Nigeria, made up the bottom three nations, while Taiwan and Malta topped the list of the world’s…

GCC States: Dynamic Economies with Downsides – InterNation’s Expat Insider 2016 survey

The Arab Gulf region is surprisingly varied, and it can be quite attractive for people seeking higher wages. However, there are some serious downsides to be taken into consideration. Few…

Kuwait applies new fuel pricing today

KUWAIT: The new fuel prices will be applied today as follows: Octane-91 (Premium): 85 fils per liter, Octane-95 (Super): 105 fpl and Octane-98 (Ultra): 165 fpl. The Cabinet has approved…

Gas station jam-packed on eve of price hike – Coops union warns against wholesale prices’ increase

KUWAIT: Thousands of citizens and expats rushed to gas stations in all six governorates to fill up yesterday, before petrol prices go up from today. The melee witnessed clashes amongst…

KD 1 billion to be collected in energy bills: Minister

KUWAIT: The bills of electricity and water are expected to reach KD 1 billion early 2017, Minister of Electricity and Water Ahmad Khaled Ahmad Al-Jassar said yesterday. The ministry collected…

Domestic helpers’ court cases exempted from litigation fees – Action to be taken on Salwa’s bachelors

KUWAIT: The director of the comprehensive court recently informed all departments in various governorates that all cases filed by domestic helpers would be exempt from litigation fees. Salwa’s bachelors The…

5,293 citations issued in traffic campaign

KUWAIT: The traffic department launched a campaign that covered Kuwait’s six governorates. The campaign resulted in issuing 5,293 traffic citations, 273 vehicles were impounded, a man was arrested on suspicion…

Kuwait to sue drug kingpins, open more anti-drug offices – MoI foils attempt to smuggle hashish from Iran

KUWAIT: Kuwait intends to sue drug kingpins in some foreign countries, accusing them of tirelessly working to smuggle drugs into Kuwait with the help of their accomplices in both Kuwait…

Man stabbed in mall brawl

KUWAIT: Three bedoons stabbed another, who was admitted to Jahra Hospital’s ICU, following a fight in front of a mall. The bedoon, who left a barbershop in Jahra, was surprised…

Wealthy Qataris taste austerity

Duterte warns returning workers: Don’t do drugs

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