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Opposition MPs warn govt over key laws, citizenship

KUWAIT: Opposition MPs yesterday reviewed the main issues that need to be debated and approved in the National Assembly’s new term opening tomorrow and warned the government over its failure…

Fines for discarding butts

KUWAIT: The municipality warned motorists against flinging cigarette butts out of their vehicles or stubbing them out on pavements, parks or in public places, adding that violators will be fined…

Egypt agro ban lifted

CAIRO Kuwait, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates have agreed to lift a ban on imports of Egyptian agricultural products, Egypt said yesterday, as the country works to step up…

Increased fees on expats part of health reform program: Minister

KUWAIT: Health Minister Dr Jamal Al-Harbi stressed that increasing health service fees for expatriates was necessary as part of a comprehensive health reform program. Harbi added that the nature of…

Kuwait’s inflation up 0.53 percent in September

KUWAIT: Average domestic inflation climbed 0.53 percent in September, as compared to the same month last year, said the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) yesterday. The index for the first main…

World Bank optimistic towards Kuwait’s economic reforms

WASHINGTON: Director of the World Bank in Kuwait Dr Firas Raad has expressed optimism about the reform measures taken by the Kuwaiti government, especially in the field of improving the…

Conocarpus tree: Harmless plant or legitimate threat?

Ill-advised methods blamed for tree’s negative effects KUWAIT: Though some value the positive environmental traits and qualities of the Conocarpus tree, there are individuals who voiced their concerns over planting…

Amir receives Ghanem, parliamentary delegation

MPs brief His Highness on IPU mission KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Bayan Palace yesterday National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanem and members…

14 armed men attack port guards

KUWAIT: Fourteen men attacked officers at the Mina Abdullah refinery pedestrian gate with sharp objects. Interior Ministry said that while the security men were manning the gate, they found a…

Melania Trump receives Kuwait-America Foundation ’17 Humanitarian Award

Commitment for philanthropy is who we are as Kuwaitis: Ambassador WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump and top cabinet officials gathered at the Kuwait Embassy in Washington for an intimate evening…

New decisions soon to limit marginal laborers: Sabeeh

KUWAIT: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and Minister of State for Economic Development Hind Al-Sabeeh said the Civil Service Commission (CSC) will approve the manpower structural organization after merging…

Public transport best solution for traffic problem: official

KUWAIT: Vice chairman of the Public Authority for Roads and Transport Saud Al-Naqi said the best solution for traffic congestions is to develop public transportation. Chronic traffic jams have been…

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