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Undersecretary, Nursing board of directors discuss nursing concerns

KUWAIT: Health Ministry Undersecretary Dr Mustafa Redha received Kuwait Nursing Society’s board of directors headed by Bandar Nashmi Al-Enezi to discuss nursing concerns. Enezi said the topics discussed in the…

A weekly roundup of Kuwait international humanitarian efforts

KUWAIT: Living up to its UN recognition as ‘International Humanitarian Center’, Kuwait continued assisting needy people in a number of countries in the region throughout the week. In Irbil, Kuwait…

Job seekers in Kuwait expect career growth

KUWAIT: The Bayt.com ‘Jobseeker Confidence Survey,’ revealed that over two thirds (67%) of job seekers who provided an answer expect business conditions in Kuwait to ‘improve’ in a year’s time.…

Security campaign at chalets; drug suspects nabbed

KUWAIT: A large-scale security inspection campaign was launched at the Lo’loat Al-Khairan chalets area, said security sources, noting that the campaign resulted in filing seven drug-related cases, arresting four people…

Fall in rent

Speculation over investment properties indicated an expected fall in rent in Kuwait by approximately 20 percent in 2018, given the oversupply and low demand that could affect the real estate…

Ministry of Health sacks 253 expat employees

KUWAIT: Health Minister Dr Basel Al-Sabah has sacked 253 expat employees – effective July 1st 2018. Informed sources said this first batch will be the first among others that will…

Kuwait reiterates its support for peacekeeping operations

Kuwait-hosted conference ‘key’ for UN 2019 plan   NEW YORK: Kuwait has reiterated its support to all procedures and efforts by the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to improve performance…

Unstable weather

KUWAIT: Relative hot weather with light to moderate wind at speeds of 15-45 km/h, rising dust, and possible scattered clouds in some areas will prevail in Kuwait during the weekend,…

Kuwait GDP increases by 8.7 percent at current prices

Gross Domestic Product hits KD 36.4 billion KUWAIT: Kuwait’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at current prices reached KD 36.4 billion (about $120.2 billion) in 2017 – an increase of 8.7…

Inmate attempts suicide; Syrian, Kuwaiti fight

KUWAIT: Sulaibiya prosecutor has charged a Syrian inmate at Central Prison for attempted suicide. The inmate attempted to hang himself with a cloth but was rescued and taken to the…

How To: Buying a split A/C before summer

Tips & info for Kuwait’s everyday consumers When I moved apartments in winter, air conditioning was not a priority. Only later did I realize that this was something of great…

Steer clear of controversy

Kuwait is a small country with a Muslim-majority population and a Christian minority, whether citizens or expatriates. The local community seems very conservative and insular, but the fact is that…