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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priority for government KUWAIT: The Public Authority for Manpower cancelled 58,164 work permits that are registered but no longer valid, Deputy General Manager for bringing…

Banks to provide free SMS alerts

KUWAIT: The Central Bank of Kuwait has instructed all local and foreign banks in the country to provide their clients with free Short Message Service (SMS), giving them real-time transaction…

Minister of Social Affairs denies reports she will be chief auditor

Audit Bureau to host INTOSAI-Donor Cooperation Steering Committee meeting KUWAIT: Minister of Social Affairs, Labor and Minister of State for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh denied on Wednesday reports about the…

Indian Embassy celebrates Independence Day

 KUWAIT: Braving the excruciating summer heat, thousands of Indians flocked to the Indian Embassy yesterday to celebrate India’s 72nd Independence Day. Indian Ambassador K Jeeva Sagar hoisted the national…

Military, police imprisoned personnel released on Eid

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Defense announced yesterday a decision to release military personnel imprisoned for disciplinary offenses on the occasion of the forthcoming Eid Al-Adha. Kuwait Army Chief of Staff…

Delegation completes inspection of pilgrimage campaigns

KUWAIT: Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) announced yesterday that its delegation in Makkah completed their inspection of Kuwaiti pilgrimage campaigns and pilgrims’ safety. Head of the delegation Colonel Omar Al-Kanderi…

Kuwaiti delegation in Gaza to hire new teachers

GAZA: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday lauded the efforts made by a delegation from the Kuwaiti Ministry of Education to contract with dozens of Palestinian teachers for the coming…

Amir, Crown Prince meet senior officials at Bayan Palace

Amir receives cables of condolences on Sheikha Fareeha’s death KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah…

Kuwait Airways proud of Amir’s support; launches flights at new terminal: Chief

All passengers will use the new terminal by late September KUWAIT: National Carrier Kuwait Airways is proud of His Highness the Amir’s efforts to propel the airline to new levels,…

Mourners gather to pay respects for late Sheikha Fareeha Al-Sabah

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah welcomed mourners to Bayan Palace yesterday, where they offered…

Through recycling, industrial sector seeks sustainability to achieve Kuwait’s 2035 vision

KUWAIT: Within the ‘New Kuwait 2035 Vision’, government institutions are working hard to create an appropriate business development framework for industrial entrepreneurs in various sectors. Despite a common goal of…