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Panel mulls proposal to reduce expats in public schools

KUWAIT: The parliament’s education committee approved a proposal to review the number of expatriate students in public schools. Expats are generally not allowed to enroll their children in state-run schools,…

Scammers calling, texting! Beware

Scammers change style and tactics When Favor Tata, an African expat, got a call last month from someone posing as a customer care representative at one of the telecommunication companies…

Third suspect arrested in Arab man’s murder

KUWAIT: Police arrested a man identified as the third suspect in the murder of an Arab man recently. The suspect, who has been at large since Sunday, was arrested in…

IOC temporary lifts ban on national sports

KUWAIT: Kuwaiti Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Mohammad Al-Jabri yesterday expressed relief at a decision taken by the executive bureau of the International Olympic Committee…

‘Al-Haris Al-Khafeer’ joint military exercise concludes

Featuring forces from police, military, national guard, American troops  KUWAIT: A military exercise joining forces from the police, military and national guard in addition to American troops concluded yesterday.…

Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, UAE affirm support to Bahrain’s financial stability

Bahraini Crown Prince hails financial support MANAMA: Finance ministers of Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, affirmed in a joint statement Wednesday on their commitment to support…

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for government KUWAIT: The Public Authority for Manpower cancelled 58,164 work permits that are registered but no longer valid, Deputy General Manager for bringing…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