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Municipality to deport cleaners caught begging, fine companies

Municipal Council: Kuwait has humanitarian vision, provides help to all KUWAIT: The Municipality announced yesterday that it would deport any cleaning worker working for cleaning firms with contracts with the…

First Deputy PM’s recovery ‘excellent’

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s First Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah’s recovery is “excellent”, National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem said yesterday. Ghanem made the remarks during a…

Young doctor’s death mourned

KUWAIT: Kuwait Medical Association (KMA) yesterday expressed grief over the demise of young doctor Talal Al-Shemmari, who was found dead during night duty at Jahra Hospital early Tuesday. KMA also…

Opening of first phase of Jaber Al-Ahmad hospital early Oct: Minister

New cardiac catheterization ward opened in Mubarak Hospital KUWAIT: The opening of the first phase of Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Hospital will be beginning of October, said Minister of Health Sheikh…

KISR releases million shrimp larva in Gulf waters off Subbiya

Part of plan to achieve self-sufficiency of fish and livestock KUWAIT: Minister of Public Works and Minister of State for Municipal Affairs Hosam Al-Roumi stressed his full support of effort…

Real estate fraud cases referred to prosecution

KUWAIT:  The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) yesterday reaffirmed that it was following up with a number of real estate fraud cases referred to prosecution, adding that the public…

Fareeha: The kindhearted woman

May the Almighty rest Sheikh Fareeha Al-Sabah’s soul in peace in Heaven. Dear readers, I personally was in constant contact with this kindhearted and tolerant woman who was a kind…

Kuwait real estate improves in Q2, private housing up 2.4 percent

Kuwaitis fourth large real estate buyers in Turkey in August: report KUWAIT: The real estate sector in Kuwait appears to have improved in the second quarter of the year going…

KFSD inspects Shuwaikh warehouses

KUWAIT: Kuwait Fire Service Directorate’s (KFSD) prevention department issued three warnings to three warehouses in Industrial Shuwaikh for lack of safety measures against fires. The warehouses were given 72 hours…

Turkey cuts investment criteria for foreigners seeking citizenship

Turkey, US relations will strengthen with investment and trade: Erdogan ANKARA: Turkey yesterday made it easier for foreigners to become Turkish citizens by cutting the financial and investment criteria required…

India outlaws ‘triple talaq’

NEW DELHI: The Indian government yesterday issued an executive order making the Islamic practice of “instant divorce” a criminal offence punishable by up to three years in prison. The controversial…

Anger at Singapore ads offering Indonesian housemaids for sale

SINGAPORE: Online ads in Singapore offering Indonesian maids for sale were yesterday condemned as “unjust and demeaning”, in a rare flare-up of tensions between the neighbors over domestic helpers. Singapore…