Kuwait Updates

Automatic Phone Cuts For Unpaid Jan Bills


Kuwait’s Ministry of State for Services Affairs yesterday urged subscribers to pay their due fees, warning that it will enforce a programmed automatic severance of telephone land lines service for this month in line with the procedure in force. Subscribers will receive a general warning...

Read Full Article 11-Jan-2018

Proposal To Increase The Rate Of Kuwaiti Citizen In Private Sector Approved


Secretary General of the Manpower and Government Restructuring Program (MGRP) Fauzi Al-Majdali hailed the role played by the program in achieving national goals and supporting the national economy through supporting entrepreneurship, replacing expats with national labor and making the private...

Read Full Article 10-Jan-2018

No Plans For Kuwait To Raise Fuel Prices Again


Kuwait has no plans to follow in other GCC states’ footsteps and hike fuel prices again, a government official said. A governmental subsidies committee has not discussed increasing fuel prices as it continues to monitor oil market developments and discuss the best ways to deal with...

Read Full Article 10-Jan-2018

E-Passport Centers Resumes Work


The Interior Ministry’s Relations and Security Media Department said that work has resumed in various e-passport centers after resolving the temporary technical problem. The department added that the centers will work in the mornings and afternoons.

Read Full Article 10-Jan-2018

Maids’ Trafficking Network Busted


Residency detectives recently arrested a gang running a fake domestic helpers office that had been trading in absconding laborers and offering them work on daily basis in violation of the law....

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India’S Minister Dr Singh To Interact With Indian Community In Kuwait On Thursday


India’s Minister of State for External Affairs Dr (Gen) V K Singh will visit Kuwait on Thursday (Jan 11). The visiting minister is scheduled to hold an interactive session with the Indian...

Read Full Article 09-Jan-2018

28,306 Tickets In One Week


The Traffic Department at the Interior Ministry carried out several campaigns around Kuwait from December 31, 2017 to January 6, 2018, which resulted in issuing 28,306 traffic violations,...

Read Full Article 08-Jan-2018

Human Rights Committee Starts Receiving Grievances Online


The parliament’s human rights committee will start receiving grievances online through its e-mail address ([email protected]), panel chairman MP Adel AlDamkhi announced yesterday. This...

Read Full Article 08-Jan-2018

Kuwait Bans Poultry From Saudi Arabia Over Bird Flu


Kuwait placed a temporary ban on importing live poultry from Saudi Arabia after the appearance of a strain of bird flu there, an official announced recently. This decision came based on reports...

Read Full Article 05-Jan-2018

DGCA Launches New Weather App


Kuwait’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has launched a new weather application ‘KuwaitMet’ competent with the latest smartphone systems, the DGCA said yesterday....

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