Kuwait eyes Schengen visa agreement

KUWAIT: Acting Deputy Foreign Minister and Assistant Foreign Minister for European Affairs Walid Al-Khabeizi said Thursday night that luck is on Kuwait's side in...

Kuwaiti SMEs’ shortened procedure facilitates development projects

KUWAIT: Kuwait's National Fund for Small and Medium Enterprise Development (SMEs) has simplified requirements for entrepreneurs to get their projects up and running, resulting...

When volunteering becomes a way of life – The Story of Latifa Al-Jumaa, Director...

Twenty five years ago, notices calling for volunteers were often distributed at local schools or posted on notice wall boards at the end of...

Hashem glad dental service fees to be hiked for expats

KUWAIT: MP Safa Al-Hashem, who has been calling to tax expatriates for walking on the road, said yesterday that charges on public dental services...

Preparations in full swing for pearl-diving expedition

 Preparations for the upcoming 30th annual pearl diving expedition from July 19 to 26 are in full swing. On Wednesday afternoon, the head of...

Commerce Ministry bans poultry imports from bird flu-hit nations

KUWAIT: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has placed a virtual ban on poultry imports from nations with a reported outbreak of bird flu,...

Shrimps’ supplies soar

KUWAIT: Shrimps wholesale supplies soared to 800 fully loaded baskets (a basket contains minimum 20 kg) per day this year’s season as compared to...

Domestic helpers’ approval necessary to accompany sponsors abroad: official

KUWAIT: Director General of Residency Affairs Major General Talal Maarafi said the department began implementing organizational procedures to obtain absence permissions for domestic helpers....

Amir receives Omani FM

KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received yesterday at Bayan Palace Omani Foreign Minister Youssef Bin Alawi Bin Abdullah. The...

Firemen break free children left alone in family’s home

KUWAIT: Firefighters yesterday managed to rescue a child and a baby who had been locked off and left alone at their family residence in...

Government briefed on rain damages, compensation reports

KUWAIT: The government of Kuwait discussed a report about compensations for people whose properties were damaged by heavy rainfall in the country....

KFAED, Pakistan ink KD 4.5 million loan

KUWAIT: Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) yesterday signed a KD 4.5-million ($15 million) loan agreement with Pakistan to finance the Golan Gul...

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