Opposition MPs, activists vow to support MP Dahoum

By B Izzak KUWAIT: A large number of opposition lawmakers and activists yesterday declared their total support for leading opposition MP Bader Al-Dahoum, who is...

Kuwait auditors object to transactions worth KD 281m

KUWAIT: Kuwait's State Audit Bureau examined 2,647 financial transactions between April 2020 and February 2021 with a value of KD 2.8 billion ($9.2 billion),...

330 Filipinos to be repatriated from Kuwait

By Ben Garcia KUWAIT: The Philippine Embassy in Kuwait will repatriate as many as 330 nationals tomorrow. More than 200 of the Filipinos to be...

Panel rejects govt withdrawals from sovereign wealth fund

By B Izzak KUWAIT: The National Assembly financial and economic affairs committee yesterday strongly rejected a government-sponsored draft law to withdraw KD 5 billion annually...

Prime Minister patronizes 8th E-Gov forum

KUWAIT: NoufEXPO announced in a press release yesterday that it will organize the "8th eGovernment Forum" on March 23-24, 2021. EGOV8 convenes virtually through...

40% rise in deaths in 2020

KUWAIT: Deaths in Kuwait in 2020 rose around 40 percent (3,230) to 11,302 by Dec 31, 2020, compared to 8,079 by Dec 31, 2019....

Falcons smuggler arrested

KUWAIT: Coastguards foiled an attempt to smuggle a number of falcons and curlews into the country, as man was arrested with eight cages containing...

Kuwait’s COVID-19 cases jump by 1,179, two deaths registered

KUWAIT: Kuwait announced yesterday that 1,179 people tested positive for COVID-19 over the previous 24 hours, while two patients passed away during the same...

One year on, COVID fears still linger in Kuwait

By Ben Garcia KUWAIT: While the first waves of panic over the coronavirus pandemic have generally subsided, people remain fearful of contracting the virus. Despite...

500,000+ students start second semester tomorrow

KUWAIT: More than 500,000 students will start the second school term today following a break of a month and a half. The education ministry...

Mahboula gambling den busted

KUWAIT: Detectives raided a flat where gambling was taking place in Mahboula and arrested 29 suspects, including 19 Arab and Asian women, the largest...

Amir congratulates citizens, residents on national days

KUWAIT: HH the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah yesterday congratulated nationals and residents on the 60th anniversary of National Day and the 30th...

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