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Military’s shadow darkens media coverage of Pakistan elections

Foreign envoys air concerns fearing stability in the country ISLAMABAD: Facing abductions, censorship and financial ruin, journalists in Pakistan say they are under unprecedented pressure from authorities ahead of nationwide…

Myanmar transit camps sit empty as Rohingya fear return

MAUNGDAW: The transit camp in Myanmar’s Rakhine state stands ready to welcome back 150 Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh every day. But on most days it lies completely empty, as members…

UAE outlook: Growth to accelerate in 2018 as non-oil activity recovers, oil output increases

Consumer price inflation is expected to rise to 3.5% this year KUWAIT: After moderating for two straight years, real GDP growth in the UAE is set to accelerate over the…

Banking sector achieves growth In 1Q 2018 as oil prices stay up

KUWAIT: By the end of June 2018, the first quarter of the current fiscal year 2018/2019 ended and the average price for Kuwaiti oil for most of June scored US$…

Canada hits back at US with tariffs

‘We will not escalate and we will not back down’ OTTAWA: Canada hit back at the United States on Friday with retaliatory tariffs on American summertime essentials including Florida orange…

European Migrant Crisis

1st Jul

Daily E- Paper – Kuwait Times…

Media bootcamp is arming Filipinos to fight fake news

BALER: A room full of Filipino police and soldiers stares intently at headlines projected on a screen, the latest students of a media bootcamp aimed at fighting their nation’s flood…

Facebook boosts transparency as it braces for int’l elections

Labeling and archiving policies applied to political ads MENLO PARK: Facebook announced new steps recently to let people see who is behind ads and other content on the leading social…

High times as US seniors join cannabis craze

LOS ANGELES: Kyle Johnson, who is 68, swears by cannabis for treating back pain and insomnia. Martha Macbeth, 63, uses it to soothe her sciatica and get a good night’s…

Is Kuwait cheap?

According to a recent poll on the most affordable cities for expatriates around the world, Kuwait ranked the lowest (or best in this case) in the Gulf Cooperation Council. The…

Growing up as an expat in Kuwait

When my friends in the Philippines ask me where I am from or where my home is, it’s hard to answer that question because it usually involves a lengthy explanation.…