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Farwaniya residency dept open all week long during amnesty

KUWAIT: The relations and security information department at the interior ministry said residency affairs departments in Kuwait’s six governorates are receiving residency law violators who can benefit from the ministerial…

MoH workers arrested for tampering with expat blood tests

KUWAIT: A group of people working at the health ministry’s foreign labor test center were arrested because they tampered with blood test samples, the ministry’s Assistant Undersecretary for Public health…

Kuwait spending substantially on cancer treatment

KUWAIT: The cost of medicines for treating cancer in Kuwait’s health budget amounted to KD 23 million ($76 million) in the 2017-2018 period, an official at the health ministry said…

S&P confirms Kuwait rating, outlook stable

KUWAIT: Standard & Poor’s (S&P) has affirmed its credit rating of AA/A-1+ for Kuwait with a stable outlook. The global ratings agency said in a press release that the stable…

Subsidies up by 12.4 percent in 2018-2019 state budget

Investment authority to develop key recreational facilities   KUWAIT: The finance ministry stressed that subsidies in the state budget increased by 12.4 percent to reach KD 3.433 billion. Responding to…

Hijab Day!

On Feb 1, several hashtags spread around the world on what has been called the International Day of the Headscarf to raise awareness about the hijab and promote tolerance and…

MP Abul vows unfaltering defense of Kuwait at IPU

Role of Kuwait’s National Assembly extolled GENEVA: Member of the Kuwaiti parliamentary caucus MP Dr Khalil Abul affirmed yesterday that he and his fellow legislators would not be complacent in…

Food safety crackdowns in four areas

KUWAIT: An inspection campaign was launched by inspectors from the Public Authority for Food and Nutrition in Farwaniya, Jleeb Al-Shuyiukh, Khaitan and Ardhiya industrial area, resulted in closing down eight…

Man planted marijuana in his Adan house

KUWAIT: Detectives arrested a citizen who planted marijuana in his house in Adan, the Interior Ministry’s relations and security media department said yesterday. Upon raiding the suspect’s house, detectives found…

Kuwait hosts Int’l Arabian Horse Festival

 KUWAIT: Horses are paraded during the 7th International Arabian Horse Festival at the Bait al-Arab Arabian Horse Center in Kuwait yesterday. A total of 289 horses from different Arab…

Diplomacy and fear fuel Qatar’s military spending

DOHA: Since the Qatar diplomatic crisis started, one response by the emirate has become increasingly clear – Doha is using its extraordinary wealth to fund a massive push in defense…