‘Silk City, Boubyan Island project remains a failure’.

In its annual report on ministries and government departments, the State Audit Bureau highlighted the failure of the General Secretariat of the Supreme Council for Planning and Development to implement the program to develop the Silk City and Boubyan Island, despite spending sums amounting to KD 107,163...

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‘No to exploitation of religion’.

A group of factions and public associations issued a statement to reject the parliamentary attempts to revise article 79 of the Constitution. They insisted that the State of Kuwait is a civil state, and the exploitation of religion in politics cannot be accepted, reports Aljarida daily.They stated in the statement,...

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Municipal employees stage sit-in, demand allowances.

The union of workers at the Kuwait Municipality organized a sit-in recently in front of the Civil Service Commission, to protest of the bureau’s ignoring the approval of allowances for jobs of engineering nature, most notably site allowances, transportation, shifts and pollution on the roads, reports...

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Move to install e-car chargers.

A source in the Ministry of Electricity, Water and Renewable Energy revealed that requests for electric car chargers will begin to be received on December 4, through the ministry’s website, indicating that the service will be available from Nov 26, on experimental basis, reports Al- Jarida daily.The...

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Cabinet approves policy programs.

Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Barak Al-Shiitan said on Monday the Cabinet approved the government’s 2022-2026 policy program. The Cabinet has also asked Minister of Finance and Minister of State for Economic and Investment Affairs Abdulwahab Al-Rushaid to refer...

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‘Need to apply laws properly’ – Bid to combat violence against women.

Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations and Resident Coordinator in Kuwait Tariq Al-Sheikh affirmed that the existing laws in Kuwait and in many other countries on preventing violence against women do not need any amendment, as the problem lies in the application of laws; hence,...

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‘Jupiter, Saturn, Venus, Mars can be seen in Kuwaiti skies’.

The Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Cultural Center announced the appearance of four bright planets adorning the sky of Kuwait these days. They can be seen with the naked eye with brightness similar to the luminosity of stars with a difference in glow. They are Jupiter and Saturn, giants of the solar system,...

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Kuwaitis opt for private sector; Mass resignation factors revealed.

Minister of Social Affairs and Community Development Mai Al-Baghli revealed the factors that lead to the frustration of national competencies from working in the government sector, and their tendency to move to the private sector, with the top factor being the lack of financial privileges, reports Al-Qabas...

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Kuwait tops in 1 person power use.

After Kuwait recorded one of the highest per capita water consumption rates in the world, amounting to approximately 100 imperial gallons per day despite its water scarcity, Kuwait has now set a record in the per capita electricity consumption rate during the year 2021, as the rate of increase in the electricity...

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Kuwait’s 25.5% population has Type 2 diabetes – Highest rate among Gulf countries.

Diabetes rates in Kuwait has reached 25.5% among adults according to a recent report of the International Diabetes Federation, the Head of the Kuwaiti Diabetes Association (KDA) Dr. Waleed Al-Dahi warned Sunday. In a press statement on the sidelines of the annual celebration of the discovery of insulin,...

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