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Assembly term opens today with crises looming

KUWAIT: The National Assembly opens its new term today amid indications of strained relations between lawmakers and the government, which is facing several grillings against a number of its ministers.…

Dogs switched from customs, used in fights

KUWAIT: Two dogs illegally imported to Kuwait from Romania are now suffering in poor conditions and are stuck in customs without adequate food or care, local animal rights activists allege.…

Cabinet notified about panel to examine domestic helpers’ recruitment costs

Ministers reaffirm solidarity with Sheikh Mohammad KUWAIT: The cabinet was informed about forming a panel to examine domestic helpers’ recruitment costs, Minister of Commerce and Industry, Acting Minister of State…

Pensions, petrol price, nationality atop agenda of new legislative term

KUWAIT: The second legislative term of the National Assembly opens today, with draft laws on pensions, petrol prices and nationality being on top of the agenda. Other draft legislations, suggested…

Ministry acts to fight fake employment

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor plans to provide companies with certificates showing their commitment to hiring national workers on a quarterly basis instead of annually. This was…

New screening machine installed at border crossing

KUWAIT: Kuwait Custom Directorate has installed and operated CIB 300 x-ray screening machine at Nuwaiseeb border crossing, southern Kuwait, Director General Jamal Al-Jalawi said Sunday. The machine, to be installed…

5 companies okayed for constructing Jahra workers cities project

KUWAIT: Kuwait Authority for Partnership Projects in collaboration with Kuwait Municipality announced yesterday that five companies and consortia have been awarded South Jahra Workers Cities project. The authority said in…

India is Kuwait’s 3rd trade partner

KUWAIT: Kuwait has ranked third among commercial partners with Kuwait with the imports from the Asian nation amounting to $1.83 billion in 2016, member of the Kuwait Chamber of Commerce…

Amir praises women’s leading role in society development

His Highness receives Int’l conference participants KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Bayan Palace yesterday Director of Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences…

Zain: 10 entrepreneurs heading to the second phase of ZGI

  10 finalists to take part in trip to San Francisco and London KUWAIT: Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, announced the names of the finalists who will take…

Kuwait donates $15m as $344m pledged for Rohingya refugees

Jordan queen decries ‘persecution’ – Bangladesh says burden ‘untenable’ GENEVA: Nations have pledged $344 million to care for Myanmar’s Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, an “encouraging” step in the response to…

The Islamic State group ‘executed’ 116 in Syria town revenge campaign

BEIRUT: The Islamic State group executed dozens of civilians this month in the Syrian desert, a monitor said yesterday, in a gruesome massacre as the militants see their “caliphate” collapse.…

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