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393 worker registered on 59 fake offices

KUWAIT: The Public Authority for Manpower carried out a campaign at some malls in Sharq, resulting in the discovery of tens of stores and offices that are closed although hundreds…

Company fined KD 84,000 for illegal use of state property

KUWAIT: Mubarak Al-Kabeer municipality’s safety department carried out several field tours targeting several companies to make sure that storage licenses are still valid and limit the illegal use of state…

Health minister refers former official to prosecution

KUWAIT: Kuwaiti Minister of Health Sheikh Dr Bassel Al-Sabah has referred a former official at the Ministry of Health to Public Prosecution for hosting an Arab law professor in the…

Man and maids on cruise boat

This title sparked a debate on social media during the Eid holiday. Why? What is the cause of the outrage against this man? The answer is simple. A Kuwaiti man…

Kuwait urges UNSC to prioritize mediation in peacemaking

NEW YORK: Kuwait Representative to the United Nations Mansour Al-Otaibi called on the UN Security Council to attach greater importance to peacemaking and working with partner organizations to solve conflicts.…

Please do me a favor and don’t invite me

Every time I’m invited to a wedding, engagement party, birthday or any occasion, I try to disappear and invent a million excuses in order not to attend. Nowadays, to be…

Kuwait and see (time for change)

Kuwait is now considering limiting the number of expatriate students in its public schools. The only “non-Kuwaitis” who may be included into our government schools are stateless students who are…

Palm trees most fruitful in Kuwait

 KUWAIT: Palm trees in the Arabian Peninsula are not only famous for their historical and religious value but also for their unique ability to grow in harsh environments. In…

Saudi-led coalition rejects UN’s ‘war crimes’ report

Report points to widespread arbitrary detention, rape and torture RIYADH: A Saudi-led coalition battling in Yemen yesterday dismissed as inaccurate a report by UN investigators that highlighted possible war crimes…

Lost at sea: Dead migrants never identified

Thousands of migrants die at sea every year NDIEBENE-GANDIOL: In 2006, Khady Dieye’s husband left the family home on Senegal’s northern coast and boarded a dugout canoe in the hope…

‘Stop cleaning foreign toilets,’ president urges Venezuelans

Brazil sends troops to the border with crisis-ridden neighbor CARACAS: Thousands of Venezuelans are clamoring to return home to recession, hyperinflation and a collapsing economy, President Nicolas Maduro’s government claimed…

Trump administration killed Puerto Ricans with ‘neglect’

Hurricane Maria death toll raised to nearly 3,000 MIAMI: President Donald Trump’s administration killed Puerto Ricans through “neglect,” the mayor of the island’s capital said yesterday, after the official death…

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