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Assembly debates Aleppo, forms new panels

KUWAIT: A debate called by the National Assembly over the massacres in the Syrian city of Aleppo passed peacefully, with a majority of MPs strongly condemning the indiscriminate killings of…

Insurance buyers advised to be careful before buying policy

KUWAIT: Insurance policies are of great use during unexpected circumstances. But some people have faced problems. In the Philippines, many people were traumatized after buying educational policies for their children,…

License validity for Kuwaitis set at 15 years; Expats’ linked to residency’s

KUWAIT: Deputy Premier and Interior Minister Lt Gen (Retd) Sheikh Khalid Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah issued a ministerial decision related to types of driving licenses: 1-    Private license: It is given for…

Individual labor disputes can be submitted on weekdays

KUWAIT: The Public Authority for Manpower adjusted the mechanism of receiving individual disputes over work permit transfers with the aim of facilitating procedures and saving time. According to the old…

Association demands more protection for medical staff

Angry patient assaults hospital official KUWAIT: Kuwait Medical Association (KMA) strongly condemned the assault against an Amiri hospital official and called for holding the assailant legally accountable. KMA Secretary General…

DGCA stresses normal traffic at Kuwait airport

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s Directorate-General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said yesterday that traffic at Kuwait International Airport is going on normally. The DGCA’s Spokesman Mansour Al-Hashemi dismissed social media reports claiming that…

Union chief reiterates oil workers’ demands

KUWAIT: In April, thousands of employees in the oil sector went on a strike protesting against any deduction in their salaries and other benefits as part of the new strategic…

Kuwait Ambassador meets Pakistan’s Adviser to PM

ISLAMABAD: The newly appointed Ambassador of the State of Kuwait to Pakistan Nassar Abdulrahman Al-Mutairi called on Pakistan’s Advisor to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz and Special…

4,950 students participate in ‘Colours of Australia’ art competition

Held from Dec 12, 2016 till Jan 26, 2017 KUWIT: The Australian Embassy, in cooperation with Kuwait Times, is proud to launch the ‘Colours of Australia’ drawing competition for students…

Indian woman killed in hit-and-run

KUWAIT: An Indian woman was killed when she was run over by a car, whose driver escaped in Sulaibkhat. The body was recovered by the coroner, and detectives are investigating…

Hiding my face in shame, oh Kuwait!

But what about Kuwait; a democratic constitutional state that protects everyone’s rights? Amid huge international rejection and condemnation, and during its reign in Afghanistan, the Afghan extremist movement Taliban destroyed…

Egypt eases pressure on Gaza

RAFAH: For most of the past decade, Egypt has been a quiet partner with Israel in a blockade on the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip that has stifled the economy and largely…