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Trump’s new travel ban delayed

NEW YORK: President Donald Trump was barely in office when he signed an executive order restricting immigration from seven Muslim-majority nations. There was not a moment to waste, he said,…

Planned increases in electricity charges ‘sharply reduced’: MP

KUWAIT: The Electricity and Water Ministry has decided to sharply reduce the planned high increases in electricity charges which were due to be implemented in May, opposition MP Riyadh Al-Adasani…

Filipino maid jumps from the 6th floor

KUWAIT: A Filipina domestic helper has been hospitalized after allegedly jumping from the 6th floor of her sponsor’s building. The woman, who spoke with Kuwait Times, claimed that she jumped…

17 million gallons of water wasted in 2 days

Last week I wrote about the national celebrations and predicted that water will be sprayed in the streets, which is a negative phenomenon. The national celebrations have turned into a…

Fugitives escaped from jail arrested – Indecent photo with short clothes asked

KUWAIT: Ahmadi detectives arrested the two fugitives who escaped from Riqqa police station within 24 hours of their escape. The two were located in Meidan Hawally. Their accomplice who helped…

Kuwait minister calls for sustainable use of water

KUWAIT: Minister of Oil and Minister of Electricity and Water Eng Esam Al-Marzouq has highlighted the need of raising the public awareness about sustainable uses of the water and energy…

Issuance of e-Passports

KUWAIT: Relations and Security Information Department said it has distributed many banners related to the issuance of e-Passports at the service centers, police stations, Kuwait International Airport, Interior Ministry building…

Sri Lankan woman set ablaze

KUWAIT: Farwaniya detectives have uncovered the mystery behind the fire incident that left a Sri Lankan expat dead. According to security sources, her boyfriend is the prime suspect. Police received…

KCCI underlines the importance of integrative economy in GCC

KUWAIT: Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) board-member Fahad Al-Joaan has pointed out the importance of building a non-competitive integrative economy between GCC countries through finding more communication channels…

Why I won’t protest Trump

I did not come all the way to Earth to fight Trump, the devil or dictators. I came here to transcend the Trump inside of me, the devil within and…

‘Fair weather forecast’ for weekend in Kuwait

KUWAIT: Fair weather will prevail in the country in the upcoming days, said an official at Kuwait Meteorological Center Abdulaziz Al-Qarawi yesterday. Al-Qarawi said that Kuwait had been under the…

The women of Maha Al-Asaker

When you peek into the closet of a young woman, mostly you’d find posters, mementos and pictures of besties. It’s a life stage that ends with maturity. But Kuwaiti artist…