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Kuwait Real GDP Expected To Contract By 7.9 % Of GDP In 2020 Recent developments Real GDP posted a modest decline of 1.1 percent in Q1-2020; non-oil growth contracted by 3.5 percent while real oil GDP increased by 1.2 percent with the OPEC+ deal lapse. Broad-ba... October 21, 2020 0 210 Category: Kuwait
Kuwait Keen To Promote Concept Of Battling Graft   The head of the Kuwait’s Audit Bureau, Faisal Al-Shaya, said today (Tuesday), that Kuwait is keen to promote the concept of combating corruption in line with the United Nations Convent... October 20, 2020 0 179 Category: Kuwait
Amir Affirms Commitment To Democracy The National Assembly on Tuesday held its first ordinary session in the 15th legislative term with HH the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Meshaal Al-Ahmad Al-J... October 20, 2020 0 264 Category: Kuwait
3.7% Increase In Salaries In Kuwait According to the survey, which included more than 500 companies in the region, while 10 percent of Emirati companies temporarily cut their employees’ salaries during the current year due to the ... October 20, 2020 0 1345 Category: Kuwait
HH Prime Minister Pledges Ongoing Cooperation With Parliament For Kuwait’s development His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on Tuesday pledged to maintain close cooperation with the National Assembly (Parliament) to pursue development and attain people&r... October 20, 2020 0 162 Category: Kuwait
HH Amir Says National Unity “most Powerful Weapon” Against Challenges His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah reaffirmed on Tuesday the commitment to national unity as the “most powerful weapon” to confront various challenges. His Highn... October 20, 2020 0 189 Category: Kuwait
Al-Ghanim Calls For Addressing Deficit, Illegal Residents, Oil Prices Kuwait Parliament speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim said Tuesday he was looking forward to work with the government to address pressing issues, like budget deficit, low oil prices and illegal residents. Ad... October 20, 2020 0 382 Category: Kuwait
Kuwait Humanitarian Land– Limiting Flu Injections To Kuwaitis Draws Mixed Reaction Ministry of Health’s decision to limit the winter vaccinations for seasonal influenza and pneumonia to Kuwaiti citizens in the current period without expatriates has incited controversy between ... October 19, 2020 0 304 Category: Kuwait
Kuwaiti Leadership Sends Gulf Unification Message To Saudi Arabia An Emiri envoy carried a message addressed to King Salman bin Abzulaziz Al Saud and Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman from the Kuwaiti Emir, Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmed Al Jaber Al Sabah and Crown Prince, Sh... October 19, 2020 0 311 Category: Kuwait
Osteoporosis Cases In Kuwait Among Highest In The World Proportion of osteoporosis among women in Kuwait is very high by international standards; estimated at 35 percent of the female citizens, revealed a Kuwaiti specialist. Speaking to KUNA on the Worl... October 19, 2020 0 948 Category: Kuwait
Disagreement Over Demographics Arabic local newspaper Aljarida reported hat The Parliamentary Human Resources Committee has finalized its report on the demographics law after its first deliberation and the completion of all its ame... October 19, 2020 0 557 Category: Kuwait
HH Amir To Open Parliament’s 5th Regular Session Of 15th Legislative Term His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah will open on Tuesday the National Assembly’s fifth regular session of the 15th legislative term at 10:30 am.   SOURCE : T... October 19, 2020 0 428 Category: Kuwait
Customs Thwarted The Attempt To Smuggle Manhole Covers Abroad The inspection and warehousing officers at the customs of the northern ports at Shuwaikh port thwarted an attempt to smuggle two twenty-foot containers after they suspected it, as it was caught on its... October 19, 2020 0 175 Category: Kuwait
US Envoy Hails Kuwait Ties The US Ambassador to the State of Kuwait Alina Romanowski described the US-Kuwaiti relations as excellent, solid, strong, close and historical, built on solid foundations of friendship, trust and mutu... October 19, 2020 0 148 Category: Kuwait
MEW Yet To Collect Bills Of Many Consumers The Ministry of Electricity and Water (MEW) has yet to collect payments for the accumulated bills of several consumers, including some government institutions, reports Al-Rai daily quoting informed so... October 19, 2020 0 194 Category: Kuwait
197,000 Passengers Departed And 135,000 Arrived In Kuwait In 80 Days Director of Operations Department at the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, Mansour Al-Hashimi, stated that since the beginning of the airport’s operation from 1st Aug until yesterday, 197,0... October 18, 2020 0 391 Category: Kuwait
Bangladesh Medical Team Continues To Support Kuwait  A Bangladesh Army team comprising 30 Doctors and 70 ICU Assistants continues to support Kuwait in her fight against COVID-19. The team arrived Kuwait on April 11, 2020 as a gesture of Bangladesh... October 18, 2020 0 340 Category: Kuwait
Bhutan King’s Representative Arrives To Offer Condolences Over Late Kuwait Ruler Bhutanese Prince Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck, representative of Bhutan’s King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, and the accompanying delegation arrived in the country Sunday afternoon to offer condolen... October 18, 2020 0 152 Category: Kuwait
FM Receives Credentials Of New Thai Ambassador Foreign Minister Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Mohammad Al-Sabah received Sunday H.E. Rooge Thammongkol who presented a copy of his credentials as Thailand’s new Ambassador to Kuwait. Sheikh Dr. Ah... October 18, 2020 0 76 Category: Kuwait
Limit To Penalty For Not Wearing Masks The Council of Ministers added a clause in the law for punishing people for not wearing masks, limiting the value of the fines to KD100. Al-Qabas daily reported quoting senior government sources. This... October 18, 2020 0 371 Category: Kuwait