Major hitch in education as teachers eye vacation.

At a time when the Ministry of Education is still seeking to address the problem of its foreign teachers whose residency has expired, the long mid-year vacation opened the appetite of foreign teachers to travel to their countries, which prompted them to submit applications to obtain ‘exit permits’,...

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New mental health clinics to be opened in all health zones.

‘Work underway for opening 13 new clinics’Director of the Central Department for Primary Healthcare at the Ministry of Health Dr Dina Al- Dhabib affirmed about the expansion of mental health clinics in primary healthcare centers in all health zones soon, reports Al-Anba daily. In a press statement,...

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Mubarak Hospital set to open 8 physiotherapy, psychiatry clinics.

‘Early cancer detection achieves higher cure rates’Director of Mubarak Al-Kabeer Hospital, Dr. Mahdi Al-Fadhli, announced the hospital next week will open 8 physiotherapy and psychiatry clinics in the hospital next week. Al-Fadhli told Al-Seyassah daily, that the prospective clinics include nursing...

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Dead whale found near Doha Bridge.

The Ministry of Interior, represented by the General Department of Coast Guard and Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD), the Environment Public Authority (EPA), Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR), Kuwait Dive Team, and the Kuwait Ports Authority coordinated to deal...

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First-of-its-kind brain tumor surgery conducted in Kuwait.

In its first attempt, Kuwait conducted a successful surgery to completely remove a tumor in the brain of a 15-year-old girl who was suffering from a tumor called Schwannoma, reports Al-Qabas daily.The surgery took place in Ibn Sina Hospital, and was conducted by Dr. Muhammad Al-Manabri, Dr. Abdullah...

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Cold wave expected, Temperature to touch zero degrees.

Meteorologist Muhammad Karam warned on Sunday, that Kuwait is on the cusp of a cold wave that begins next Wednesday evening. The temperature is expected to fall to zero degrees in the open and desert areas, and below 4 degrees Celsius in residential areas, Al Qabas reported.Karam said that the cold wave...

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Kuwait records 378 coronavirus cases.

Kuwait recorded 378 new coronavirus cases without deaths on Sunday, raising the total number of cases to 157,777, while the total count of mortalities remained at 947, the Ministry of Health said. In a statement to KUNA, the ministry’s official spokesperson Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad has said there are 54 patients...

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Ministry probes citizen’s complaint of underweight rice bag.

Ministry of Commerce and Industry announced that it is investigating a video clip that showed a bag of rice with less weight, reports Al-Rai daily. In a press statement, the ministry said, “After studying the video that went viral on social media, and showed a bag of rice that was underweight, necessary...

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Recruitment of maids from Philippines, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh begins.

The recruitment of new domestic workers will start from Sunday 17th Jan 2021, Kuwaiti citizens will apply through domestic labor companies to obtain visa for the domestic workers through Ministry of Interior as the Council of Ministers allowed recruitment Based on the decision by supreme committee...

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‘Supervisory & top positions in MPW remain vacant for years’.

Vacancy file not dealt with by any minister who preceded Dr RanaInformed sources in the Ministry of Public Works (MPW) expressed their disappointment about the delay in resolving the problem of vacant leadership and supervisory positions in the ministry, some of which have been passing from one minister...

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