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Kuwait embassies mark ‘national days’ in style

KUWAIT: Kuwaiti embassies, consulates, and diplomatic missions abroad continued yesterday to celebrate Kuwait’s 56th National Day, 26th Liberation Anniversary, and 11th occasion of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad…

What to do when you lose your wallet in Kuwait

‘Lost driver’s license, civil ID most important to replace immediately’ “You will need a copy of your company’s etimad tawqia (authorized signature form), passport copy and a printout from the…

Weather expected to be clear and sunny

KUWAIT: Rain is expected to continue until midnight while the weather will clear during the weekend, said an official at Kuwait Meteorological Center Abdulaziz Al- Qarawi yesterday. Al-Qarawi said that…

KPC earmarks KD 5 million for training

KUWAIT: Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) has earmarked KD five million for training in the 2016-2017 fiscal year, an official of the corporation said yesterday. Speaking at a news conference, KPC…

EU’s President praises Kuwait democratic values, freedoms

BRUSSELS: The President of the European Council Donald Tusk has praised Kuwait’s efforts to enhance democratic values and freedoms, pointing out that, this made Kuwait a unique state in the…

Controversial $2,500 provision remains in place in Kuwait

Bahrain, India may scrap maid guarantee scheme MUSCAT: India and Bahrain are considering scrapping a financial guarantee scheme used to protect migrant maids who are not paid by their employers,…

Both parents should be living in Kuwait to renew child visa

KUWAIT: The interior ministry’s residency affairs directorate plans to make it mandatory for both parents to be living in Kuwait with valid residency visas to renew their children’s residency visas,…

Nearly 7 in 10 employers in Kuwait plan to hire this year

According to Bayt.com and YouGov Survey KUWAIT: The latest Middle East Job Index Survey, compiled by the Middle East’s leading job site, Bayt.com, and research and consulting group, YouGov, has…

30 people rescued from burning building

KUWAIT: Firemen rescued 30 persons following a fire in a Mahboula building. Wrongful storage in the building led to the spread of thick smoke, as among the stored material were…

Expats blamed for state’s woes

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s first new government hospital in more than three decades will soon open its doors – but only to Kuwaiti citizens. It’s the latest in a series of steps…

Embassy advises US citizens to avoid crowds during national celebrations

KUWAIT: The United States Embassy in Kuwait issued the following message for US citizens in the country, including safety instructions to follow during Kuwait’s upcoming national holidays: “The Kuwait National…

Not an ordinary day: expats narrate Invasion’s agony

When leaving is not an option, survival becomes a daily struggle – People from the newspaper were telling everyone that nothing serious was going to happen – When I reached…

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