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Kuwait

KD 5 for for Civil ID issuance, KD 20 for replacement of Civil ID

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 18: State Minister for Cabinet Affairs, acting Minister of Electricity and Water and Board Chairman of the Public Authority for Civil Information …

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MP IN PUSH TO EXPAND EARLY RETIREMENT PACKAGE – Equality nod to Kuwaiti wives of foreigners – Rent allowance hit again

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 17: The parliamentary Women and Family Affairs Committee has approved the proposal to treat Kuwaiti women married to non-Kuwaitis equal to those …

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Expats split on celebrations marking Feb 25, 26 holidays – Many families prefer to stay at home

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 17: In this week’s Arab Times online poll, readers shared their views on the usage of water guns during the National and …

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Surprise gun raids ongoing

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 17, (KUNA): The unlicensed arms and explosives’ collection law, a year after its enforcement, has resulted in substantially reducing rates of incidents …

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I Miss You Kuwait!!

By HE Major General Mohammad Ashab Uddin Ambassador of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh After my tenure as Ambassador of Bangladesh in Kuwait as I …

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‘Current budget not sufficient to pay housing grants for expat teachers’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 17: Assistant Undersecretary for Financial Affairs at Ministry of Education Yousef Al-Najjar says the current budget of the ministry is not sufficient …

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Legislators hit plan to raise pay of expat teachers, housing allowance – MPs object to cuts in support for medical treatment abroad

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 16: MP Talal Al-Jalal has outrightly rejected the plan of Finance Minister and acting Minister of Oil Anas Al-Saleh to increase the …

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429 traffic deaths in 2015 … 4,265 over 10 years – Rate falls 7%

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 16: Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs at the Ministry of Interior Major-General Abdullah Al-Muhanna has said the General Traffic Department has collected …

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IAEA ready to share nuclear tech with Kuwait — Amano

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 16, (KUNA): The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) can provide nuclear technology to Kuwait, and the rest of Gulf countries, to improve …

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Citizens, expats flock to Souq Sharq to enjoy shopping, various programs

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 16: Muhammad Khaleed Awaad won a Hyundai ACCENT on the third day of the Hala February 2016 raffle draw in Souq Sharq …

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