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Amir opens new Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Center

KUWAIT: Under the auspices of HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and with the Amir in attendance, the inauguration ceremony of the Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Center was…

Kuwait plans to end subsidies by 2020

KUWAIT/DUBAI: Kuwait, under financial stress due to low oil prices, plans to end all forms of public subsidies by 2020, a report published yesterday said. A committee set up by…

Qudhaibi claims govt protecting corrupt people

‘Restore citizenships’ KUWAIT: Former MP Ahmad Al-Qudhaibi said yesterday that by delaying the application of the anti-corruption legislation, the government has effectively promoted corruption. The government was supposed to have…

Kuwait to start applying VAT in six months

KUWAIT: Al-Aiban and Ossaimi partner and tax advisory service agent at Ernst and Young (EY) Alok Chugh said Kuwait will start preparing to impose value added tax (VAT) within six…

Cabinet urges state departments to adjust their fiscal position

Ministers condemn Houthis’ targeting of Makkah KUWAIT: The Cabinet reviewed the State Audit Bureaus’ report of the second half of the fiscal year 2015/2016, and urged all state institutions to…

Sweets shops vie to lure voters

KUWAIT: Hospitality shops are competing during the election campaigns to record a significant presence in the electoral headquarters of the candidates for the parliamentary elections slated for November 26 by…

KCCI invites Portuguese companies to join development projects

KUWAIT: The Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) has invited Portuguese companies to contribute to Kuwait development projects, executed through the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) system. Speaking during his reception…

Disabled citizens’ allowances not suspended: official

KUWAIT: Director of the Public Authority for the Disabled Dr Shafiqa Al-Awadhi strongly denied intentions to suspend allowances given to disabled citizens and stressed that the opposite was true and…

Center embodies Amir’s support of cultural boom: Info Minister

Amir thanks officials for finishing project in record time KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir’s patronage of the opening of the Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Center is a testament to his…

Man dead in Sabhan road accident

KUWAIT: A man died in an accident reported yesterday morning on the inner Sabhan road. Firemen from the Sabhan Fire Station responded to an emergency call reporting that a vehicle…

Jewelry thieves arrested

KUWAIT: Four persons robbed a jewelry store around two months ago, stealing valuables worth KD 8,500. The four burgled the same store again, but when they were leaving, police spotted…

Happenings at Shaheed Park

A single visit to Al-Shaheed (Martyr) Park will give a clear idea about Kuwaiti youth. This lovely place has become a venue where young Kuwaitis of both genders meet for…

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