Opinion

Feeling Filipino

Yesterday, I was told by a fellow Kuwaiti that the president of the Philippines has issued a ban on Filipino workers traveling to Kuwait. I sensed a tone…

Philippines bans workers

Filipino domestic workers are very popular in Kuwait. Therefore, any official statement regarding preventing these workers from coming to Kuwait is important news for the local community. It…

Violation of foreign workers’ rights

Can you imagine working in an arduous job in Kuwait such as construction, for example, under the hot sun in the summer or in the cold in winter,…

Kuwait’s favorite grammar mistakes

When a native English-speaker comes to Kuwait for the first time, there are many unusual things that will catch their eye. Shisha smoking, for instance, or the tradition…

Kuwait

Kuwait summons Filipino envoy; private hiring of MoH nurses banned

KUWAIT: The issue of maids and expatriate labor dominated developments yesterday as the foreign ministry…

Iraqi official hails Kuwait’s hosting of donor conference

Hakim praises Amir’s efforts during meeting with media delegation BAGHDAD: Leader of the National Wisdom…

Interior seeks MPs’ cooperation to address overcrowded jails

Exchange agreements allow expat prisoners to serve sentences in their countries KUWAIT: Interior Ministry Undersecretary…

Jaber Hospital’s estimated operational cost KD 10 billion

KUWAIT: The cabinet is expected to make a decision soon on the mechanism to operate…

Kuwait Airways denies operating new routes

KUWAIT: Kuwait Airways Saturday denied media reports that it was launching new routes. The national…

Farwaniya Governor announces national celebrations’ plans

Flag-raising ceremony on Jan 29 launches state-wide celebrations KUWAIT: The national holidays have a great…

Crime

Driver hurt in botched armed robbery

KUWAIT: A taxi driver paid a heavy price for resisting three robbers in Salwa at dawn Saturday. When the trio failed to rob the victim, they stabbed him…

Airport officer helped passenger evade travel ban

KUWAIT: Airport detectives arrested a citizen named Fahd Hamad Zayed who works at Sheikh Saad Al-Abdullah Airport passport department after he helped an Egyptian named Mahmoud Abdelaziz Hashim…

Police probe domestic helper’s assault case

 KUWAIT: Detectives are investigating a video in which a woman orders her children to beat an Asian maid, ignoring her pleas and cries. A clip that went…

4th Ring Road Regaie traffic light shut down

KUWAIT: The traffic light at the Fourth Ring Road next to Al-Regaie will be put out of service as of today morning, the Interior Ministry’s Traffic General Department…

E-Paper

22nd Jan

Daily E- Paper – Kuwait Times…

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