Event focuses on phenomenon of domestic violence, solutions.

Institute of Judicial and Legal Studies organizes symposiumThe Kuwait Institute for Judicial and Legal Studies organized a symposium on Wednesday under the title ‘The Phenomenon of Domestic Violence, the Problem and Solutions’, with the participation of a number of jurists and specialists in psychological...

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Energy Globe Award goes to Kuwait’s Faisal Al-Fozan.

Faisal Al-Fozan (center) receives the Energy Globe Award from Austrian Ambassador Marian Alexander Wrba (right) and Caroline Adenberger, Austrian Trade Commissioner for Qatar and Kuwait.The Energy Globe Award was given to 17-year-old Faisal Al-Fozan of Kuwait, for his exemplary work on the project ‘LOOP’....

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Govt blamed in real estate fraud.

‘Remove hitch in study, work’MP Osama Al-Shaheen submitted a proposal to remove all administrative obstacles that citizens are facing in continuing their studies while working. He pointed out that many court verdicts have been issued in the interest of citizens and in accordance with the Constitution,...

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Panel discusses threats from drones, means to fight them.

Reconnaissance Research organized a private panel discussion with some attendees from diplomatic missions in Kuwait. The discussion focused on the issues of the drones’ threats and technological means to combat them. The panel was marked by the presence of the center’s guest in Kuwait, International...

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Rain water leak at ‘new building; KU campus raises queries.

The country recently experienced rainfall and rainwater leaked through the roof of the College of Arts building at Kuwait University in Shadadiya, reports Al-Rai daily quoting sources. Despite the modern design of the building, the insulators did not withstand such a light rainfall; prompting employees...

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Transfer of Commercial Visit Visa to Work Visa stops.

Public Authority for Manpower has stopped issuing work permits for expats coming to Kuwait on commercial visit visas. Based on a recommendation issued by the Committee for Corona Emergencies last week this step has been taken as a precautionary measure as an outbreak of a new wave of pandemic in European...

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Development of Jaber Causeway part of Kuwait pull to Vision 2035.

The State of Kuwait is seeking to attract regional and foreign capital to invest in its economic development projects through its Vision 2035. Part of the vision is the development of Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah Causeway’s southern and northern banks and two artificial Islands, which will be transformed...

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Amir assigns Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled as PM.

An Amiri decree was issued, Tuesday, assigning His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah as Prime Minister and tasked him with forming the new Cabinet. This order came within the framework and Articles of the Constitution and the Prime Minister will have to inform the National Assembly of the Amiri...

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Kuwait warms to some long-term visas; Sponsorship system under review.

STATISTICS BUREAU NOTES DECREASE IN EXPATSAfter years of criticism directed at the sponsorship (kafeel) system, this system is gradually entering the cycle of dissolution. The labor market seems to be on the verge of witnessing fundamental changes, as revealed by a source who requested anonymity, reports...

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4,682 male, female Kuwaiti citizens register for govt jobs.

Half of Kuwaiti public sector employees graduatesThe Civil Service Commission (CSC) announced 4,682 male and female citizens have registered with the central employment system to work in government sector, reports Al-Qabas daily. Among the candidates are 2,569 applicants with a university qualifi- cation...

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