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Facebook: Social media may not be good for democracy

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook Inc warned yesterday that it could offer no assurance that social media was on balance good for democracy, but the company said it was trying what it…

‘Three billboards’ wins big at female friendly SAG awards

Black comedy “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” won three prizes Sunday at the Screen Actors Guild awards, in a ceremony that paid tribute to women in the wake of a…

Ed Sheeran’s Rudimental tracks to be released

Ed Sheeran has a stockpile of songs recorded with Rudimental which could be released this year. The drum and bass band – comprised of Piers Agget, Amir Amor, Kesi Dryden…

Indian states seek last-ditch film ban amid violent protests

Indian state governments made a last-ditch attempt yesterday to ban a Bollywood film about a mythical Hindu queen which has sparked violent protests by radical groups. The Rajasthan and Madhya…

NATO fighting NATO

23rd Jan

Daily E- Paper – Kuwait Times…

Kuwait summons Filipino envoy; private hiring of MoH nurses banned

KUWAIT: The issue of maids and expatriate labor dominated developments yesterday as the foreign ministry summoned the Philippines ambassador over a ban on Filipino workers, while the foreign minister said…

Feeling Filipino

Yesterday, I was told by a fellow Kuwaiti that the president of the Philippines has issued a ban on Filipino workers traveling to Kuwait. I sensed a tone of surprise…

Iraqi official hails Kuwait’s hosting of donor conference

Hakim praises Amir’s efforts during meeting with media delegation BAGHDAD: Leader of the National Wisdom Movement Ammar Al-Hakim said the international donor conference to rebuild Iraq to be hosted by…

Interior seeks MPs’ cooperation to address overcrowded jails

Exchange agreements allow expat prisoners to serve sentences in their countries KUWAIT: Interior Ministry Undersecretary Lt Gen Mahmoud Al-Dousary said that the plan to reduce the number of prisoners at…

Jaber Hospital’s estimated operational cost KD 10 billion

KUWAIT: The cabinet is expected to make a decision soon on the mechanism to operate and manage the Jaber Al-Ahmad Hospital, as a governmental team has estimated its operation costs…

Kuwait Airways denies operating new routes

KUWAIT: Kuwait Airways Saturday denied media reports that it was launching new routes. The national carrier posted a message on its Twitter account saying that it only posts reports about…