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KD 10,000 fine proposed for housing expat bachelors

KUWAIT:  Kuwait Municipality committee yesterday discussed raising the financial penalty for allowing expatriate bachelors to live in the so-called model areas to up to KD 10,000. Committee members said that…

Ministry lifts age restrictions for expats to bring parents on visit visas

KUWAIT: The interior ministry has lifted age restrictions for expatriates to bring their parents on visit visas. The department of residency was not issuing such visas for parents above 60…

MP proposes major changes to employ Kuwaitis in public, private sectors

KUWAIT: MP Askar Al-Enezi yesterday made a comprehensive proposal to create a large number of jobs in the public and private sector enough to employ Kuwaitis seeking jobs. The lawmaker…

Jet ski crackdown – ‘Youth under 18 no longer able to ride jet skis’

Riding a jet ski without a license is now a violation that may lead to the seizure of the jet ski. Repeated accidents caused by jet skis and the increasing…

Water is safe

Congratulations to Kuwait and all its residents for bagging the first place in the Arab world in terms of the high quality of drinking water. Nothing is more important to…

Kuwait drops to second place regionally in Food Security Index

Explosives needed to push housing project works forward KUWAIT: Kuwait dropped to second place in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in the 2018 Global Food Security Index,…

Authority issues regulations on banning, unbanning foodstuff imports

KUWAIT: The Public Authority for Food and Nutrition (PAFN) yesterday recommended banning and unbanning the importation of food products from several countries. The Supreme Committee recommended in its 12th meeting…

Man injured in Hawally building fire

KUWAIT: Hawally firemen led by Lt Colonel Jassim Al-Saqaai tackled a blaze reported in a 10-floor building in the area yesterday. Firemen evacuated the building then fought the fire which…

KD 675,000 transformers stolen from 135 wells

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Electricity and Water began emergency operation of several ground water wells in Shiqaya while they wait for a solution after thieves stole power transformers from 135…

Amir congratulates MP Hashem on IPU post win

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent yesterday a cable of congratulations to MP Safaa Al-Hashem on being named as deputy head of the Inter-Parliamentary Union’s…

Seeking arthouse cinema in Kuwait

I want to get something out of the way before I begin. Films that are described as ‘Arthouse cinema’ should not be considered great automatically. They might be different, unique…

Canadian-Indian designer recalls his designs for Kuwaiti stamps

KUWAIT: Stamps, the price paid to send a letter, were often utilized not only as a revenue source for the postal service but also as a way to commemorate a…

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