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Kuwait

Most expats unhappy over hike in electricity charges – ‘Unfair … No option but to pay’

In this week’s Arab Times online poll, readers shared their reaction to the hike in electricity charges for expatriate housing. Last week, Kuwait’s Parliament passed …

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Indian govt revises fees for visa, passport services – All visas granted within 72 hours

KUWAIT CITY, April 20: The government of India has revised the fees for visa and passport services, says a press release issued by the Indian …

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Kuwait is first in GCC on press freedom index, drops globally – Indicators show worldwide deterioration: report

KUWAIT CITY, April 20, (Agencies): Kuwait ranked first in the GCC and 103rd internationally in the 2016 World Press Freedom Index released Wednesday by Reporters …

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Panel discusses draft law on setting up Medical City

KUWAIT CITY, April 20: The parliamentary Health Affairs Committee discussed Wednesday the draft law on establishing the Medical City in Sabah Health District in the …

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AMIR HEADS TO RIYADH SUMMITRY – Gulf berets, navies sought

KUWAIT CITY, April 19, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, accompanied by an official delegation, will leave for Saudi Arabia on …

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Panel exempts ‘flat’ Kuwaitis – Power, water

KUWAIT CITY, April 19: The parliamentary Financial and Economic Affairs Committee agreed Tuesday to exempt citizens residing in investment residential buildings (apartments or flats) from …

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Oil union to continue strike … output 1.5mn bpd

KUWAIT CITY, April 19, (Agencies): The spokesman for thousands of striking Kuwaiti oil and gas workers said on Tuesday that their three-day-old strike would continue …

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275 Filipinos not on Certified List of Voters, file ‘complaint’

KUWAIT CITY, April 19: Around 275 Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in Kuwait have filed a complaint at the Philippine Embassy in Kuwait after being disenfranchised …

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Violating public officials being probed – SAB launches disciplinary sessions

KUWAIT CITY, April 19: Almost one year after the National Assembly empowered the State Audit Bureau to take disciplinary measures against violating senior officials in …

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No tolerance on oil sector disruption – Price steadies

KUWAIT CITY, April 18, (Agencies): The Cabinet on Monday warned again that there would be no tolerance with those who deliberately disrupt work at vital …

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