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Nod to compulsory health insurance, fees for expats

KUWAIT: The National Assembly’s legal and legislative committee yesterday approved a draft law stipulating a mandatory health insurance scheme for expatriates living and working in the country. The committee also…

Nod to KD 50 fuel allowance for Kuwaitis – Assembly to debate early retirement bill

KUWAIT: Prominent opposition lawmaker Shuaib Al-Muwaizri yesterday ignored for the second time an invitation by the legal committee to discuss the constitutionality of a grilling he had submitted against the…

Governor urges ‘strict laws’ to address demographic imbalance

Court sentences issued against 500 employers for visa trafficking: Minister KUWAIT: Farwaniya Governor Sheikh Faisal Al-Hmoud Al-Sabah stressed the need to work on resolving the problem of Kuwait’s demographic imbalance…

Amir thanks Saudi King for chairing successful GCC summit

Amir attends inauguration of Al-Tareef Cultural Neighborhood District KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah yesterday thanked Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz for chairing the GCC summit,…

Amir undergoes ‘successful’ medical examinations, leaves hospital

KUWAIT: HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah was admitted to hospital yesterday for “regular medical examinations” and they were “successful”, Minister of Amiri Diwan Sheikh Ali Jarrah Al-Sabah…

Kuwait warns social media not for kids; screen time impacts children’s brains

KUWAIT/ WASHINGTON: Kuwait’s attorney general has called for strict guidelines to ensure that children are adequately protected from the potential dangers associated with social media. Chief among the new guidelines…

New terminal fully open

KUWAIT: Full operation has started at Kuwait International Airport’s Terminal 4 (T4), which opened its gates last July, Kuwait’s Civil Aviation Authority said on Sunday. “Kuwait International Airport’s terminal 4…

Assembly to discuss obligatory health insurance for visitors

KUWAIT: The National Assembly is expected to debate tomorrow a draft law calling to impose obligatory health insurance on foreigners who visit the country, MP Khalil Al-Saleh said yesterday. Saleh…

KFSD suspends two captains over profiteering suspicions

KUWAIT: Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) Director Lt Gen Khaled Rakan Al-Mekrad suspended two captains of the force over suspicions of profiteering and violating public funds, and ordered referring them…

World’s celebration of Human rights declaration reaffirms its importance

Human rights’ values necessary for establishing world peace KUWAIT: The world’s celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights reaffirms its importance and purpose in establishing…

Finance Minister urges utilization of retirees’ untapped potential

Prime Minister patronizes national conference on retirees KUWAIT: Kuwaiti Minister of Finance Nayef Al-Hajraf said yesterday that it is imperative for the society to revise its negative attitude towards the…

Nobel laureates urge world to help rape victims in conflict

OSLO: Nobel laureates Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad called on the world to protect victims of wartime sexual violence in their Peace Prize acceptance speeches yesterday, slamming indifference to the…

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