GCC to blacklist absconding maids

KUWAIT: Ministries of labor in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries intend to issue a blacklist including names of absconding domestic laborers and those in...

Capital Market Authority ends 3rd phase of awareness workshop

KUWAIT: The Capital Market Authority (CMA) has finalized third phase of its awareness workshop designed to promote its executive by-laws, in effect since November...

Ibn Sina Hospital performs six epilepsy operations

KUWAIT: Ibn Sina Hospital announced yesterday it had performed six intricate neurological operations on patients suffering from acute epilepsy. The operations were performed with...

Kuwait to continue fight against terrorism: MP

KUWAIT: Kuwait will continue exerting efforts in the fight against terrorism and drying up origins of its resources, said a member of a Kuwaiti...

Gov’t seeks setting up national catastrophe-prevention apparatus

KUWAIT: The cabinet is mulling the notion of establishing a catastrophe prevention apparatus that can activate measures to withstand the onset of either natural...

Court sets Jan 12 to deliver verdict in terror cell case

KUWAIT: Kuwait Criminal Court on Thursday set January 12, 2016 as the date for a verdict-delivering session in the terror cell known as 'Al-Abdali,'...

Medical emergency holds drill at Jaber International Stadium

KUWAIT: The health ministry's medical emergency department held a partial evacuation drill at Jaber International Stadium, in participation with Kuwait National Guard's (KNG) medical...

Temperature back to average annual rate

KUWAIT: The temperature in Kuwait will return back to its average annual rate in the upcoming days, said a meteorologist yesterday. Acting head of...

Mythical characters abound in old Kuwaiti folk tales

KUWAIT: The Kuwaiti cultural heritage has its share, as in numerous other societies, of mythical folk tales with often frightening central characters that were...

Left to die – ‘Finding an alternative to the region’s abandoned baby problem’

Recently, a newborn baby was left in the parking lot of a public building in Kuwait. The abandoning of this infant, who was later...

Donors sought door-to-door – Filipino groups seek funds for ‘charity’ back home

Armed with envelopes and brave faces, groups of Filipinos have been going around Kuwait to solicit money in the name of a charitable movement...

A visit to Riggae

As part of our irregular series on exploring various areas of Kuwait, Kuwait Times visited Riggae to discover the main features of this area. Riggae...

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24th September