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Vaping may raise cancer risk

WASHINGTON: Vaping may raise the risk of cancer because it leads to DNA damage, even though it contains fewer carcinogens than tobacco smoke, a US study has found. The report…

Octopizzo: Rap king from Nairobi slum inspiring Kenyan kids

Like most youngsters in Nairobi’s largest slum, Henry Ohanga grew up believing he would never amount to anything. Making it big, even leaving Kibera: these weren’t things that happened to…

Singapore durian-themed café smells winning combination

A Singapore eatery centered around the pungent tropical fruit durian has caught a whiff of success as patrons flock to the cafe in droves for a bite of its exotic…

Colorful makeover puts Mumbai slum on tourist map

‘Colors gives residents a sense of pride and dignity about their homes’  A colorful paint job has transformed one of Mumbai’s drab hilltop slums into a tourist destination, even…

Exhaust gases testing on humans

31st Jan

Daily E- Paper – Kuwait Times…

Legal panel says tax on expat remittances unconstitutional

KUWAIT: The National Assembly’s legal and legislative yesterday rejected a proposal calling to impose taxes on financial transfers by expatriates to their home countries, saying such taxes are “unconstitutional”. The…

Cabinet approves budget with deficit of KD 6.5bn

KUWAIT: The Cabinet approved its budget for the 2018-2019 fiscal year, projecting a huge deficit for the fourth year in a row because of low oil prices. Next year’s deficit…

MoI issues general amnesty guidelines

KUWAIT: Director General of the Residency Affairs Directorate Maj Gen Talal Maarafi issued a circular yesterday in which he mentioned the procedures of benefiting from an amnesty decision by Deputy…

Filipinos throng embassy to avail of amnesty on first day

Violators urged to secure their travel documents  KUWAIT: The Philippine Embassy in Kuwait yesterday witnessed a large crowd of people eager to take advantage of an amnesty for residency…

Nationwide flag-hoisting ceremonies signal start of national celebrations

Six governors attended the celebrations  KUWAIT: A festive atmosphere pervaded Kuwait’s six governorates yesterday as a nationwide flag-hoisting ceremony was held to usher in national celebrations and mark the…

Amir receives congratulation from top state officials

Kuwait marks 12th anniversary of Amir’s reign KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah yesterday received a congratulatory letter from His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf…