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New feasibility studies on the Kuwait metro project

New feasibility studies on the Kuwait metro project
No decision Taken to cancel the metro Kuwait metro project. New feasibility studies are planned on building 160-km-long project

Kuwait fatwa board says no to women joining military

Kuwait fatwa board says no to women joining military
Kuwait fatwa board: Numbers of conditions were set for women to work in armed forces.

Kuwait ban on indoor activities continues till Feb. 28

Kuwait ban on indoor activities continues till Feb. 28
Kuwait suspends indoor activities until Feb. 28 to limit spread of COVID-19

Kuwait successfully managing unprecedented COVID wave

Kuwait successfully managing unprecedented COVID wave
Kuwait sees ‘unprecedented’ COVID-19 wave, says minister. Last week, the country's infections hit all-time high amid renewed curbs

Kuwait suspends Iraq flights after Baghdad attack

Kuwait suspends Iraq flights after Baghdad attack
Kuwait suspends flights to Iraq after Baghdad airport attack. Iraqi Airways said the attack did not caused any disruptions and flights would continue.

Kuwait new rules for old expats employment take effect

Kuwait new rules for old expats employment take effect
Expats above 60 who hold university degree in Kuwait can apply for renewing their work permits according to new rules.

Kuwait experiencing scarcity of accountants

Kuwait experiencing scarcity of accountants
Kuwait experiencing scarcity of accountants. 'Crisis’ to last for longer time than expected, according to local media reports.

Govt tightens control over employment in ‘cooperatives'

Govt tightens control over employment in ‘cooperatives'
Ministry of Social Affairs tightens control over employment in ‘cooperative Societies'.

Reshuffle begins in top positions at DGCA

Reshuffle begins in top positions at DGCA
Reshuffle begins in top positions at DGCA. Air Navigation Services sector witnessed reshuffle in three of its departments.

First shipments of the “Moderna” vaccine in March

First shipments of the “Moderna” vaccine in March
The first shipments of the “Moderna” vaccine in March, one of the vaccines that is approved by the Ministry of Health.

Pvt nurseries to register employees for booster dose

Pvt nurseries to register employees for booster dose
Private nurseries to register the names of their employees to take the ‘third booster dose’ of the Covid vaccine.

Kuwait Airways suspends flights to Sri Lanka

Kuwait Airways suspends flights to Sri Lanka
Kuwait Airways suspends flights to Sri Lanka. Reliable sources said that “the airline’s revenues were very low, compared to the operating costs of srilankan flights".

Malaysia keen on buying Kuwait’s Hornet fighter jets

Malaysia keen on buying Kuwait’s Hornet fighter jets
Malaysia is keen on buying Kuwait’s entire fleet of Boeing F/A-18 Hornet multi-role fighter jets.

Health Insurance for expats from 2023 will be KD 130

Health Insurance for expats from 2023 will be KD 130
Ministry of Interior will announce and raise the health insurance for expats during residence renewal to KD 130.

Officials hope for better TI ranking index

Officials hope for better TI ranking index
Officials expect ‘better’ Corruption Perceptions Index for 2021. The improvement this year may be due to the adoption of the Freedom of Information Act.

Kuwait to pay $3.5 bln to international banks

Kuwait to pay $3.5 bln to international banks
Kuwait to pay the first tranche of $8 billion loan in March 2022 that the country has borrowed in 2017 from international banks.

MEW collects KD 323m revenues within 9 months in 2021

MEW collects KD 323m revenues within 9 months in 2021
The Ministry of Electricity, Water and Renewable Energy collected revenues amounting to KD323 million within nine months of 2021.

Kuwait fifth on competitiveness of Arab Economies

Kuwait fifth on competitiveness of Arab Economies
Kuwait ranks ‘fifth’ on Competitiveness of Arab Economies, according to recent AMF report.

Kuwait plans to cut emissions as temperatures rise

Kuwait plans to cut emissions as temperatures rise
The Kuwaiti government has ordered a review into plans to reduce emissions from government projects.

COVID-19 infections hit all-time high in Kuwait

COVID-19 infections hit all-time high in Kuwait
COVID-19 infections are surging across several Gulf States, with the daily number of cases hitting a record all time high in Kuwait.

Kuwait resumes flights with nine African countries

Kuwait resumes flights with nine African countries
Kuwait resumes commercial flights with nine African countries after a hiatus over the emergence of the coronavirus Omicron variant.

Kuwait’s budget deficit 682 million dinars in 9 months

Kuwait’s budget deficit 682 million dinars in 9 months
Kuwait records a budget deficit of 682.4 million dinars in the first nine months of its financial year.

Kuwait Arabian horse beauty championships 2022

Kuwait Arabian horse beauty championships 2022
The first version of Kuwait Arabian Horse Beauty Championships concluded with honoring the breeders of the purebred horses.

KD700 salary is a must for expats' loan application

KD700 salary is a must for expats' loan application
KD700 salary a must for expats' loaning. Kuwait banks toughen policy for expats to avoid defaults.

Kuwait MoH updated its Covid-19 guidelines

Kuwait MoH updated its Covid-19 guidelines
Kuwait’s Ministry of Health (MoH) updated its Covid-19 guidelines within the framework of global update of the protocol for the period of isolation.
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