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Dow office to close in June

KUWAIT: Dow Chemical’s office in Kuwait will be closed permanently in June following the completion of the company’s final exit from its projects in Kuwait, sources said. Dow began executing…

Syrian passengers rejected at airport following ‘forged passports’ controversy

KUWAIT: Scores of Syrian nationals were returned to where they came from as their passports were considered forged, while a Syrian embassy official said most of the passports are legitimate…

Dasman attacker unrepentant, had planned assault

KUWAIT: Following up on the recent incident in which citizen Abdul Aziz Al-Shamlan deliberately ran over a group of policemen, killing one of them and injuring others, security sources said…

Electricity Ministry to do without some expats – Public sector salaries increased

KUWAIT: Rationalization and austerity plans would also affect the Ministry of Electricity and Water’s (MEW) future projects as well as the number of expatriates working for the ministry in those…

Will three hospitals suffice for 2 million plus expats?

KUWAIT: With the countdown towards closing public polyclinics and hospitals in the faces of expats and allocating them only for citizens, a lot of controversy is already going on in…

Is rent increase determined by law?

KUWAIT: Alaa went to the haris (janitor) of his building and paid KD 230 in rent, only to be told that the rent will go up starting next month, to…

Employees penalized for not showing up to work during the recent national holidays

KUWAIT: Kuwait Municipality yesterday referred 30 employees working in municipal sectors in Riqqa and Nuwaiseeb to the legal affairs department for not showing up to work during the recent national…

Kuwait’s decides not to host 23rd Gulf Cup ‘final’

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s decision of not being able to host the 23rd Gulf Cup is “final and irreversible,” Deputy Director of Sports Affairs at the Public Authority for Sport (PAYS) Dr…

All MARS chocolate products in Kuwait are safe for consumption: Municipality – No suspected products distributed in Kuwait: Eng Al-Manfoohi

KUWAIT: In reference to the latest announcement issued by Mars Gulf and regarding the decision to take a precautionary recall of a selection of Snickers (Miniatures), Mars (Minis and Miniatures)…

Vigil held to save Bayt Lothan

KUWAIT: A number of art and media figures, along with social media influencers, held a candlelight vigil yesterday calling on the owners of the building housing Bayt Lothan to protect…

Policeman’s run over ‘terror motivated’

KUWAIT: Investigations with a man who ran over a police officer during national celebrations last Thursday revealed that the suspect’s actions were driven by ‘terrorist motives,’ a security source said.…

Bedoon issues resolved at expatriates’ expense? – Replacing expats with bedoons

KUWAIT: Will the solutions due to be suggested by lawmakers in a twohours session to be dedicated to discuss bedoon problems on March 1 be at the expense of expats,…