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Cabinet congratulates Saudi on National Day

KUWAIT: The Kuwaiti Cabinet yesterday voiced heartfelt and sincere congratulations to the leadership and people of Saudi Arabia on the occasion of the Kingdom’s National Day. This came during the…

Health facilities alerted to the dangers of cholera

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Health affirmed its preparedness to prevent cholera from entering the country through activation of all preventive measures. The Ministry has contacted the General Administration of Customs…

30,000 sick leaves expected before Eid – 60,000 spend holiday abroad

KUWAIT: The automated sick leave system at the Civil Services Commission (CSC) has already started receiving multitudes of sick and urgent leave requests filed by government employees, well-informed sources said.…

Ministry suspends ‘offensive’ imam

KUWAIT: The ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs took very strict measures related to an incident at the Imam Hussein Mosque in Maidan Hawally on Friday, September 18, 2015, when…

Indian embassy in Kuwait issues clarification on Ganesha artifact

Our attention has been drawn to some erroneous news items in media on the subject. Correct position is as under. A Ganesha artifact was brought from India by a Kuwaiti…

12 thefts reported every day in Kuwait – Car robberies in first place

KUWAIT: Twelve theft cases are recorded in Kuwait on average, recent Interior Ministry statistics have shown. According to figures released by the Criminal Evidence General Department, a total of 2,165…

Barber arrested for child rape

KUWAIT: A barber sexually attacked a nine-year-old boy in his shop in Naseem in Jahra, according to the police report. The barber was arrested following stiff resistance and failed attempts…

Father, son arrested for attacking police

KUWAIT: Two Bahraini men challenged Jahra detectives and attacked them when they raided their home in Sulaibiya because of a fight between them and five others. A person told Sulaibiya…

Finance panel rejects IMF taxation proposals – MP warns Kuwait economy facing real problems

KUWAIT: The National Assembly’s financial and economic affairs committee yesterday rejected proposals by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to impose taxes and lift subsidies on public services in order to…

Delistings threaten Kuwait bourse status

KUWAIT: A rising tide of delistings from Kuwait’s stock market threatens to widen a gap with rival bourses in the region as companies favor more dynamic economies such as Saudi…

Sri Lankan manpower valued in Kuwait

KUWAIT: Kuwaiti Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and State Minister for Planning and Development Hind Al-Subaih said yesterday that the Sri Lankan manpower is well respected and valued at…

Kuwait wins honey competition in Korea

KUWAIT: The Kuwait Science Club (KSC) said Kuwait has won gold in the best-honey competition held on the sidelines of an international conference that winds up on September 20. The…