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80% of Kuwaiti manpower work in public sector: report

Private sector has over 60 percent of total manpower KUWAIT: Kuwaitis continue to prefer working in the public sector as shown evident by recent statistics which indicate that 80.2 percent…

Violation of foreign workers’ rights

Can you imagine working in an arduous job in Kuwait such as construction, for example, under the hot sun in the summer or in the cold in winter, and not…

MP Hayef threatens defense minister over women service

Anti-corruption body starts probe of helicopters deal   KUWAIT: Islamist opposition MP Mohammad Hayef warned he would grill Defense Minister Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah if he starts to admit…

Sudden rise in temperature expected today

KUWAIT: Kuwait is currently affected by sudden rise in temperature and strong activity of southern wind that will create dusty weather today, meteorologist Yasser Al-Bloushi said yesterday. The weather yesterday…

Future schools system could be canceled

KUWAIT: The Education Ministry has not made a final decision yet whether to cancel the future schools’ system, Assistant Undersecretary for General Education Fatima Al-Kandari announced yesterday. However, the ministry…

Surgeons complete first successful liver transplant

KUWAIT: Surgeons at Kuwait’s Health Ministry have successfully carried out their first-ever liver transplant operation for a Kuwaiti whose liver functions suffered chronic failure, the minister said on Wednesday. A…

4th Ring Road Regaie traffic light shut down

KUWAIT: The traffic light at the Fourth Ring Road next to Al-Regaie will be put out of service as of today morning, the Interior Ministry’s Traffic General Department announced yesterday.…

Kuwait’s favorite grammar mistakes

When a native English-speaker comes to Kuwait for the first time, there are many unusual things that will catch their eye. Shisha smoking, for instance, or the tradition of the…

Why homework is hated

Homework is compulsory. But why do people hate homework? Why do they call it a waste of time? Mostly, homework is based on the work students learn in class, so…

Kuwait jumps 15 spots in latest FIFA ranking

KUWAIT: Kuwait jumped 15 spots in the FIFA ranking following its participation in the 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup after its ban was lifted. The first FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking of 2018…

Pushy salesmen and deceitful sales practices

Saavy consumers may be increasingly aware of internet scams and phony salesman but even the savviest will find it hard to push back against a pushy salesman who shows up…

Getting to Know Kuwait Welcome to Abu Fatira

 Abu Fatira is located in Mubarak Al-Kabeer governorate, bordered by Funaitees to the north, Egaila in the south, Mubarak Al-Kabeer from the east and Abu Al-Hasania on the west.…

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