27K Kuwaitis work in SMEs.

A report prepared by the Anti-Corruption Authority (Nazaha) said small and medium business in Kuwait contribute around 3 percent of the gross domestic product. The report indicated the share of small and medium businesses from banks’ financing in Kuwait reached 4.6 percent. The report titled “For...

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Zain’s annual Ramadan campaign spreads messages of sharing, giving.

Zain’s Ramadan campaign centers around sharing and giving during the holy month.Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, announced the launch of its annual campaign for the holy month of Ramadan, which kick-started this year in partnership with many social and charitable organizations...

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Panel okays bill to set up fund to compensate estate fraud victims.

The parliamentary Legal and Legislative Affairs Committee has approved the bill on establishing a fund for compensating the victims of real estate fraud. According to the bill, the fund will pay 80 percent of the compensation and the remaining 20 percent will be paid once those behind the real estate...

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CBSE Class 10 exams cancelled, 12th exams postponed

Amid mounting pressure over the Centre to postpone the CBSE Board exams scheduled for next month, the Education Ministry, after consultation with PM Modi, decided to postpone class 12 exams. The ministry will review situation on June 1 to decide fresh dates.However, the ministry has cancelled class 10 exams.Earlier,...

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Ramadan rituals curbed over virus spread.

The Kuwaiti Cabinet, in its regular meeting on Monday has put restrictions on a number of Ramadan rituals to help bring coronavirus infections under control amid an alarming high infection rate in the country. The Cabinet limited the time of Taraweeh prayer – an evening prayer performed during Ramadan...

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‘Work with sincerity, devotion for nation’.

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Hamad Al-Jaber assigned ranks to a group of new officers after the Amiri Decree was issued to enlist them in the Kuwait Army. Speaking on the occasion Sheikh Hamad Al-Jaber congratulated the new officers and for having obtained the confidence of His Highness,...

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Heavy fine, 3-yrs jail.

Director of Public Relations at the Environment Public Authority (EPA), Sheikha Al-Ibrahim said that the authority is using various means to inform residents about environmental guidelines and how to preserve the environment in order to fall foul with the law and end up paying fines.She told the daily...

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‘Donations collection to be under tight control’.

‘Social Affairs’ planning to localize charity workUndersecretary of the Ministry of Social Affairs Abdulaziz Shuaib revealed a plan to localize charity work and direct it to help the needy individuals and families in the country in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, reports Al-Qabas daily. In a press...

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Khaldiya co-op vaccinates employees, other workers.

The Khaldiya Cooperative Society launched a vaccination campaign for its employees and workers and those working for shops inside the cooperative including those who deal with the society. This is done in the framework of reaching community immunity and vaccinating the largest possible number of the population....

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Amir congratulates Arab, Muslim leaders on Ramadan.

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah exchanged yesterday greetings with Arab and Muslim leaders on the advent of the holy month of Ramadan. In the cables, His Highness the Amir wished welfare and prosperity for the Arab and Muslim nations during this joyous occasion. Meanwhile,...

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