Kuwait banks to provide SWIFT money transfer for Egyptian expats.

According to informed sources, major exchange companies in Kuwait have completed their preparations to provide a service for transferring the value of dollar deposits to Egyptian residents who wish to export their cars to Cairo, reports Al- Anba daily. They explained that the traditional transfer system...

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Property owner must set conditions for implementing contractor.

Director of the Safety Department in Hawally Municipality Al-Hamidi Al-Mutairi revealed that there is an intention for a unified linking project to extract safety licenses, building, warehousing, and container contracts at the same time, reports Al- Rai daily. He said this during a field tour of the department...

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Most Kuwaitis happy with 1 wife.

It seems that the percentage of fidelity to the first wife among Kuwaitis ranks very high, as statistics show about 94 percent of 176,093 Kuwaitis are married to one woman, out of a total of approximately 187,145 thousand married men, reports Al-Rai daily. As for the enumerators, who apply the rule of ‘one...

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CBK warns over trap of swindlers.

Despite the growing awareness-raising operations locally, there are still victims who are convinced that they can get rich overnight at a time when the Central Bank of Kuwait has been warning against falling into the trap of swindlers who most often than not call from abroad with unknown numbers for promotion,...

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‘Work suspended until row solved’; ‘Darwaza Tunnel’ in limbo.

After a two-year hiatus and the commencement of work to repair it nearly two months ago, informed sources revealed that the Minister of Public Works Dr. Amani Bouqammaz decided to suspend work on Darwaza Al-Abd Al-Razzaq Tunnel until the dispute over the tunnel works is resolved, reports Aljarida daily....

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Al-Salem shows negative effects of excessive use of social media.

Platforms describe as ‘means of divergence’A professor of electronic media and journalism at Kuwait University, Dr. Fatima Al-Salem, who recently assumed the position of director of the “KUNA” agency, presented at one of the sessions of the Arab Media Forum in Dubai in 2015, on “Means of Social...

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Kuwaiti citizen infected with cholera came from Iraq.

The Ministry of Health stated that a Kuwaiti citizen was infected with cholera after returning to the country from Iraq. The ministry tweeted that it had detected a Kuwaiti citizen who was infected with cholera, who showed symptoms of the disease after returning from Iraq that was suffering from an outbreak...

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Expats indemnity.

The Ministry of Education (MoE) has asked its finance counterpart to approve a financial transfer in order to pay the end-of-service benefits of 271 expatriate employees whose services ended over the past few months, reports Al-Rai daily. An educational source revealed to the daily that the item for end-of-service...

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Action urged on domestic violence – ‘Protect household’.

Protecting the Arab household, and taking a stand against domestic violence are issues of great importance, said Ahmad Lari, a Kuwaiti MP and member of the social, educational, cultural, women and youth affairs committee of the Arab Parliament. This came in Lari’s statement to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA),...

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Amnesty commission holds first meeting.

Special Amnesty commission formed by Amiri Decree 218 for the year 2022, held its first meeting Thursday at Al-Seif Palace, chaired by Deputy Prime Minister and State Minister for Cabinet Affairs Barrak Al- Shiitan.The Amnesty Commission meeting chaired by Deputy PM and Minister of State in charge of Cabinet...

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