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Kuwait welcomed back to Asian Games with OCA warning

JAKARTA: Kuwait was warned by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) yesterday to stop its “world record” of government interference in sport or face being exiled for a third time.…

UN chief hails Kuwait’s role

KUWAIT: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres praised on Thursday Kuwait active role as a non-permanent member in the Security Council, and its significant contributions towards supporting and preserving international peace…

Union denies connection to ‘fishermen chase’ video

10.12 billion cubic meters of seawater for cooling consumed in five years   KUWAIT: The Kuwait Fishermen Union said in a statement it has no connection with a video circulating…

Kuwait ensures orderly Eid celebration

KUWAIT: Kuwait Municipality is on full alert to ensure orderly celebration of the forthcoming Eid Al-Adha. Faisal Al-Osaimi, the acting public relations supervisor, said in a statement yesterday that the…

Kuwaiti humanitarian aid gives new meaning to philanthropy

Kuwait’s humanitarian aid rooted in its history: KRCS  KUWAIT: The humanitarian aid provided by Kuwait has helped save lives across large swathes of the globe, with the recipients being…

Panel mulls proposal to reduce expats in public schools

KUWAIT: The parliament’s education committee approved a proposal to review the number of expatriate students in public schools. Expats are generally not allowed to enroll their children in state-run schools,…

Scammers calling, texting! Beware

Scammers change style and tactics When Favor Tata, an African expat, got a call last month from someone posing as a customer care representative at one of the telecommunication companies…

IOC temporary lifts ban on national sports

KUWAIT: Kuwaiti Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Mohammad Al-Jabri yesterday expressed relief at a decision taken by the executive bureau of the International Olympic Committee…

‘Al-Haris Al-Khafeer’ joint military exercise concludes

Featuring forces from police, military, national guard, American troops  KUWAIT: A military exercise joining forces from the police, military and national guard in addition to American troops concluded yesterday.…

Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, UAE affirm support to Bahrain’s financial stability

Bahraini Crown Prince hails financial support MANAMA: Finance ministers of Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, affirmed in a joint statement Wednesday on their commitment to support…

Carrom: Traditional game widely loved in Gulf region

 KUWAIT: Carrom is a game consisting of a square-shaped wooden board, played by two or four players similarly to billiard, and is very famous in the Gulf region. Abu…

Manpower authority cancels 58,164 invalid work permits

Strategic payroll alternative project not priority for government KUWAIT: The Public Authority for Manpower cancelled 58,164 work permits that are registered but no longer valid, Deputy General Manager for bringing…

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