Power failure in Hawally Governorate.

The main transmission station in Salmiya West was out of service a while ago, which led to partial power cuts in several areas in Hawally GovernorateThe Ministry of Electricity and Water said in a statement, “The emergency teams of the ministry are currently working on the site to restore the current...

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7 more deaths; 814 new infection cases from coronavirus.

Kuwait Ministry of Health reported 7 deaths and 814 cases due to COVID-19. The death toll climbed up to 763 and the infected cases to 123,906, health ministry data showed.According to ministry spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad, the number of people hospitalized with the virus stands at 8,220; 107 of whom...

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Conditions for teachers in private schools to obtain a driving license.

The sources at the traffic department revealed 3 conditions for issuing a new driving license for foreign teachers working in private schools. The sources said that teachers working in private schools who receive a monthly salary of 600 dinars and above with a university degree and residency in Kuwait...

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Residents of Khaitan area complain about bachelors and other problems.

A number of Khaitan residents expressed their dissatisfaction with what they describe as “constant neglect of their area”, highlighting one of the biggest problems that Khaitan suffers from is the presence of a large number of bachelors living among families in private housing, and that the concerned...

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Flu vaccination for expats postponed.

The Ministry of Health received 55,000 doses of flu vaccine yesterday after a shortage of flu vaccines were reported. 11,000 Influenza vaccines were distributed to the preventive centers in the health areas in each area and another batch of vaccines would be received in a short period (early next year)...

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No social distancing in Kuwait courts.

Even though Ministry of Health had addressed the Supreme Judicial Council in April about the possibility of holding sessions in the courts only if social distancing and other such measures are strictly implement in the corridors, and inside and outside the courts’ halls, the reality is completely different,...

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MP warns against Chamber bid for KD 3bn on necessity decree.

Safa Al-Hashem registers candidacyThe Election Registration Center continued receiving the applications of citizens who intend to stand for the 2020 National Assembly election on Tuesday. A total of 45 citizens, including six women, registered on the second day of registration for candidates.Nine men and one woman...

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Difficulty faced in renewing driving licenses.

Citizens and expatriates are facing difficulties in renewing their driving licences and more often than not there is always a big crowd at the designated complexes to collect these licences, reports Al-Anba daily. The daily added renewing the driving licence online has not been helpful for them because...

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Stranded Filipino MoH staff reaches Kuwait.

Direct flight brings back medical workersA group of stranded Filipino staff at the Kuwait Ministry of Health (MoH) arrived in Kuwait on Monday night on board a Kuwait Airways chartered flight from Manila organized by Al Tayer Travels in coordination with the Philippine Embassy in Kuwait.Some of the 28 MoH staff...

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Travel, tourism offices found in violation.

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has uncovered the violations of 10 travel and tourism offices, reports Al-Qabas daily. In a press statement, Director of Air Transport Department Abdullah Al-Rajhi affirmed that the department and Air Transport Market Section are exerting tremendous efforts...

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