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Engineers Degree verification outsourced

KUWAIT: Kuwait Engineers Society has finalized an agreement with a Swedish company to verify expat engineers’ degrees. Head of the society Faisal Al-Atal said the company has been working in…

Disrespect will be punished

KUWAIT: Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al- Jarallah affirmed yesterday that the foreign ministry will not hesitate to legally pursue anyone who disrespects Kuwait and its figures. He said that the…

Kuwait Airways to buy 8 Airbus A330-800neo jets

TOULOUSE, France: Kuwait Airways Chairman Yousef Al-Jassem announced that the national carrier signed yesterday an agreement to purchase eight A330-800neo medium-to-long-range Airbus aircraft. These planes are characterized with operational and…

Sudden sandstorm hit Kuwait, visibility below 1,000 meters

Airport aviation unaffected; motorists advised to take precaution KUWAIT: Kuwait experienced a sudden sandstorm yesterday which caused low visibility, said the Kuwait meteorological center. The strong sandstorm, caused by winds…

93.2% professionals say employers responsible to promote health and wellbeing at work: poll

Nearly 7 in 10 respondents place greater value on health insurance KUWAIT: The Bayt.com ‘Health and Wellbeing in the MENA’ poll, conducted with over 9,000 respondents in the region, revealed…

No medical error in five-year-old child’s death: Health Minister

5,000 bedoon students transferred to schools in Jahra, Taima, Sulaibiya KUWAIT: Health Minister Sheikh Dr Basel Al-Sabah announced that the committee entrusted to investigate the death of five-year-old child Hajer…

Speaker urges MPs worldwide to reject Israeli practices against Palestinians

Ghanem calls for voting in favor of Kuwaiti-Jordanian proposal GENEVA: Kuwait’s National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem yesterday called on parliamentarians around the world to reject the Israeli practices against the…

Domestic helpers’ department moved to manpower authority

KUWAIT: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind Al-Sabeeh said that transferring the domestic helpers’ department from the interior ministry to the manpower authority will improve combating abuses against maids.…

State departments urged to ‘Kuwaitize’ committees

KUWAIT: The Civil Service Commission (CSC) urged all state departments to ‘Kuwaitize’ all committees they form with only one exception for specialized consultants, said well-informed sources, noting that this step…

KD 712,488 fines collected for state property violations

KUWAIT: Kuwait Municipality said it will continue its field campaign to confront companies who use state property by fencing lots without a license or do not comply with regulations. Director…

Zain uses its technological capabilities to achieve New Kuwait vision at GITEX

Bader Al-Kharafi welcomes Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid at company’s booth KUWAIT: Zain Kuwait inaugurated its dedicated booth at the Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX Technology Week 2018). The international event…

Amir hosts officials after Sheikh Abdullah center wins Int’l award

Amir names cultural hall after late senior official KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received yesterday at Seif Palace Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Ali…