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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…

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…

$13bn remitted from Kuwait

KUWAIT: A migration and remittances report by the World Bank on expat remittances in 2017 showed Kuwait stood 8th worldwide, with over $13 billion in remittances made from Kuwait compared…

Amendments eyed to lure citizens into private sector

KUWAIT: MP Yousif Al-Fadhalah announced that the private labor law’s amendments concerning indemnity and adjusting article 70 of law 85/2019 concerning official leaves will be discussed in a parliamentary session…

Amir’s speech sincere call for restoring GCC’s previous spirit: PM

Oman commends Amir’s speech at Riyadh summit RIYADH/KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah’s speech at the 39th GCC Summit is a sincere call for restoring the…

Zain showcases digital strategy, affirms partnership with ‘New Kuwait 2035’

Company participated in ‘IoT: Driving Kuwait’s Digital Future’ conference KUWAIT: Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, announced its participation in the ‘IoT: Driving Kuwait’s Digital Future’ conference organized…

92% of the employers are holding the domestic workers Passports and documents

KUWAIT: It was found that both employers and domestic workers are not aware and familiar with the provisions of the Domestic Employment Act No. 68 of 2015, The study that…

3-year transfer ban mulled

KUWAIT: The manpower authority is considering issuing a decision banning visa transfers to other employers for expats hired from outside the country to work in the private sector before three…

Wataniya Airways’ operating certificate annulled

KUWAIT: Directorate General for Civil Aviation (DGCA) announced yesterday the cancellation of Kuwait Wataniya Airways’ operating certificate permit after three months of suspension.  DGCA official spokesperson Saad Al-Otaibi had said…