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Ministry prepared for energy consumption hike

KUWAIT: Maximum electricity consumption during the upcoming holy month of Ramadan is expected to be 13,800 megawatts, Ministry of Electricity and Water’s Undersecretary Mohammed Boshehri said, adding that the ministry…

Kuwaitis spent KD 3.7 billion abroad

KUWAIT: Official statistics show that Kuwaitis’ spending on travel and tourism in 2015 reached nearly KD 3.7 billion, and includes items such as spending on university scholarships and treatment abroad…

Ministry of Education plans to terminate 512 employees

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Education plans to terminate 512 employees on September 17, 2016, said Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Administrative Affairs Yousuf Al-Najjar. He added that a list containing 85…

Manpower authority ready to implement fees increase

KUWAIT: Only a few days are left before Social Affairs and Labor Minister and State Minister for Planning and Development Hind Al-Subaih is expected to make decisions to increase the…

Shelter Center for Migrant Labor: Your Big Home – Human Rights Society, int’l groups visit shelter

KUWAIT: “In Kuwait, there is a particular interest in the rights of migrant workers which reflects the general trend to preserve human dignity, without exception, and to respect all the…

Amir inaugurates new parliament building

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah patronized and attended the opening ceremony of the new Sabah Al-Ahmad building at the National Assembly yesterday. His Highness the…

Minister confirms 7.5% raise to oil workers

KUWAIT: Deputy Prime Minister, Finance Minister and Acting Oil Minister Anas Al-Saleh yesterday addressed all oil sector employees, congratulating them on the occasion of the upcoming holy month of Ramadan.…

‘Charity’ collector arrested

KUWAIT: Criminal detectives arrested a Jordanian man who was collecting donations and keeping them for himself. Detectives learned about the man’s activities – collecting charity from citizens and expats without…

Police catch thief responsible for 27 robberies in Hawally, Farwaniya

KUWAIT: The Relations and Security Information Department at the Interior Ministry said that the crime scene monitoring team discovered 27 thefts that were committed with the same method in Hawally…

Brothel run by Bangladeshi woman raided

KUWAIT: Farwaniya police raided a brothel run by a Bangladeshi woman and frequented by a large number of men. A security source said information was received about the brothel and…

Student commits suicide after failing his tests

KUWAIT: A Syrian boy hanged himself to death inside his family’s Nugra home after failing his finals exams. His body was recovered by the coroner. Family members were shocked to…

World Humanitarian Summit vital to end suffering: Amir – Leaders meet to fix ‘broken’ aid system

ISTANBUL: HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah stressed on the importance of holding the first World Humanitarian Summit in the Turkish capital amid growing threats to human lives…