Thursday , December 14 2017

Arab Times

Driving license linked to residence

First of all I like to thank you for your informative column in Arab Times. I am a Portuguese national and arrived in Kuwait in 1977 and worked in a reputed bank in Kuwait for 35 years. I started driving in Kuwait since 1985 and my driving licence is valid …

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No health fee rise to KD 130 prior to 2020 – Affordable family plans eyed

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 21: Chief Executive Officer of the Health Assurance Hospitals Company — Dhaman, Dr Ahmed Al-Saleh denied rumors circulated on social media alleging health insurance fee will be increased to KD 130 from early next year. Dr Al-Saleh noted it is impossible to increase insurance fee before inaugurating …

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Query on banned books – ‘Fabrication’ of crises slammed

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 21: MP Khalid Al-Shatti has presented questions to acting Minister of Information and State Minister for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdullah Al- Sabah about the banned books were presented earlier to the Press and Publications Department in the Information Ministry. He requested for a list of banned …

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Bid to test fresh fruits, veggies

Public Authority for Food & Nutrition adopts mechanism KUWAIT CITY, Nov 21: The Public Authority for Food and Nutrition has adopted a mechanism to test fresh fruits and vegetables arriving in the country through different outlets, reports Al-Anba daily. According to the mechanism the products exporting country must produce the …

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‘Kuwaitis 2nd most intelligent people among Arabs’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 21: A recent study published by RT Today News Channel indicates Kuwaitis are the second most intelligent people among their Arab counterparts, reports Al-Kuwaitiya daily. The study was co-authored by an English psychologist Professor Emeritus Richard Lynn and Finnish Professor Tatu Vanhanen who believe there is a …

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ICAO shows record safety results for Kuwait airport

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 21, (KUNA): Kuwait International Airport has achieved a whopping 78.18 percent in terms of aviation safety, a significant increase from 54 percent the previous year, according to an evaluation carried out by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). On a visit to Kuwait on Monday, a team …

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Nurses, technician jailed for altering hepatitis results

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 21: The Criminal Court has sentenced 4 expatriates – 3 nurses, and a lab technician – working for the Ministry of Health to five years imprisonment, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily added, the four employees were arrested after they were caught forging medical test results of three …

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Court stays death sentence for Kuwaiti in brother’s kill

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 21: The Court of Appeals upheld the decision of First Instance Court that sentenced a Kuwaiti man to death for using a hammer to kill his brother in Andalous Area. Ministry of Interior confirmed the victim was pronounced dead after rushing him to a hospital, and the …

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