Wednesday, November 20, 2019

The next fire fatality

A woman receives a disturbing call from her sister’s neighbor. She calls her sister, she doesn’t answer. She calls again, still no answer. Alarmed,...

‘Q8 Needs You’ campaign puts spotlight on Kuwait issues

We can tell a lot about a country from the condition of its streets, buildings and services, how well maintained they are, how well...

A model civil servant

KUWAIT: Public employees have a bad reputation in Kuwait. They are often viewed (by locals and expats alike) as lazy, incompetent or worse, corrupt....

Thirsty Mideast faces water stress – Kuwait worst affected

BARCELONA: Nearly half of 33 countries expected to face extremely high water stress by 2040 are in the Middle East, where surface water is...

Basmati grown at Wafra farm

KUWAIT: A Kuwaiti farmer, Yusuf Swilem Al-Kribani, has managed to grow basmati rice in Kuwait for the first time. Despite adverse conditions, he grew...

Kuwait least popular destination for expats

KUWAIT: Kuwait is the least popular destination among expatriates, according to a recent survey. The survey, dubbed ‘Expat Insider Survey 2015’ and released by...

Turaiji wants answers on forged passports

KUWAIT: MP Dr Abdullah Al-Turaiji asked Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al- Khaled Al-Sabah to investigate the exit of several expats...

Manpower Authority merges labor transfer decisions

KUWAIT: The Manpower Public Authority (MPA) issued a decision to organize the conditions of transferring labor from one sponsor to another in many fields,...

Women to work as security guards at Parliament: official

KUWAIT: Having women guards at the National Assembly has come to be a necessity amid the security conditions and developments in the country, an...

Crown Prince attends pearl diving ceremony

KUWAIT: His Highness the Deputy Amir and Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah attended the ceremony of the 27th Pearl Diving Commemorative Trip,...

Documentary released on Americani hospital – Celebrating 100 years of Kuwait’s first hospital

KUWAIT: On the occasion of the 100th anniversary since building the first hospital in Kuwait’s history, a documentary was released on the American Hospital,...

KD 34.5 million collected from traffic tickets in six months

KUWAIT: The semiannual statistics of the traffic department indicate that KD 34,592,890 in fines was collected between January 1 and June 30, while the...

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