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30,000 passengers travelled in and out of Kuwait

30,000 passengers travelled in and out of Kuwait
Over 30,000 air passengers departed and returned to Kuwait during EId. Travellers boarded 282 departure and arrival flights, says official

Gas demand in Kuwait is set to rise in the power sector

Gas demand in Kuwait is set to rise in the power sector
Kuwait opens its first permanent facility to import LNG, as Gulf States accelerate efforts to wean their power plants off crude and use cleaner forms of energy.

Kuwait plans beach cameras to expose vandalists

Kuwait plans beach cameras to expose vandalists
Kuwaiti authorities are planning to install beach cameras to monitor beaches and expose vandalists.

Schools are ready to begin in-person classes

Schools are ready to begin in-person classes
Final decision on whether to allow 100% in-person classes will be taken next month. Almost 900 schools are ready to begin in-person classes in September

Medical supplies are provided in timely manner

Medical supplies are provided in timely manner
Kuwait Ministry of Health confirms medical supplies are provided in constant and timely manner.

S&P cut Kuwait's rating by one notch

S&P cut Kuwait's rating by one notch
Ratings agency S&P Global Ratings cut Kuwait's rating by one notch citing the Gulf state's lack of a funding strategy to finance its deficit.

Ticket rates in Kuwait soar for Eid holidays

 Ticket rates in Kuwait soar for Eid holidays
Ticket rates in Kuwait rise for Eid holidays. Rate of demand for reservations increased more than 100% compared to the previous month.

No COVID vaccine without appointment

No COVID vaccine without appointment
Kuwait Ministry of Health urged people in Kuwait to make sure that they arrive to take their COVID vaccine only after appointment.

Kamco Invest exits stake in Planet Pharmacies

Kamco Invest exits stake in Planet Pharmacies
Kamco Invest announces that it has successfully exits the 60% stake in Planet Pharmacies LLC

Zain net profit zooms up 17% in Q2 2021

Zain net profit zooms up 17% in Q2 2021
Zain group reports a sizable 17% year-on-year increase in Q2 net profit to 41 million Kuwaiti dinar (US$138 million).

Kuwait's real estate sector to recover in H2, 2021

Kuwait's real estate sector to recover in H2, 2021
Kuwaiti real estate sector to start recover from the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic in the second half of 2021, according to Real Estate Union Secretary General.

Kuwait to allow workers in 6 sectors to transfer jobs

Kuwait to allow workers in 6 sectors to transfer jobs
Kuwait will allow workers in 6 sectors to transfer jobs. These include manufacturing, agriculture, herding, fishing, cooperatives, free zones

Expats over 60 will be able to renew residency permit

Expats over 60 will be able to renew residency permit
Expats over 60 can renew residency permit by paying KD2000 a year. This amount includes health insurance and residency permit fees.

Kuwait, Turkey to enhance defense, business ties

Kuwait, Turkey to enhance defense, business ties
Turkey and Kuwait have the potential to improve bilateral cooperation in the fields of health and defense, Turkey's Parliament Speaker Mustafa Şentop said Monday.

Indian COVID-19 jabs recognised in Kuwait, says envoy

 Indian COVID-19 jabs recognised in Kuwait, says envoy
Indian COVID-19 jabs recognised in Kuwait. No problem for returning Indian expats inoculated with Covishield, says envoy

More than 50000 expected to travel during Eid holiday

More than 50000 expected to travel during Eid holiday
Kuwait: 442 flights scheduled to take off during Eid holiday period. 55,000 expected to travel during Eid holiday.

Kuwait's KIPIC receives first LNG shipment

 Kuwait's KIPIC receives first LNG shipment
Kuwait’s KIPIC announced it had received its first LNG shipment at Al-Zour import terminal on Monday.

Kuwait holds art event in solidarity with Palestine

Kuwait holds art event in solidarity with Palestine
Kuwaiti artists held an art event to raise money and show solidarity for the Palestinian people on Saturday

Kuwait to increase airport capacity to 5,000 arrivals

Kuwait to increase airport capacity to 5,000 arrivals
Kuwait's airport will increase its capacity to 5,000 arriving passengers per day, Kuwait's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) announced Wednesday.

Kuwait scraps 14,600 expats driving licences

Kuwait scraps 14,600 expats driving licences
Kuwait General Traffic Department cancelled 14,600 driving licenses of expats and were blocked from renewing their license after they had changed their professions.

No change in decision to let expats travel to Kuwait

No change in decision to let expats travel to Kuwait
There is no change in decision to let expats travel to Kuwait on August 1. They should have received both doses of authorised vaccine and should have valid permit.

Govt depts start to implement mandatory vaccination

Govt depts start to implement mandatory vaccination
Kuwait Government departments start to implement mandatory vaccinations. Vaccination campaign will be carried out in mobile units supplied by Ministry of Health.

Realty union abt non-Kuwaiti owners owning property

Realty union abt non-Kuwaiti owners owning property
Kuwait Real Estate Union criticizes regulation about non-Kuwaiti part owners from owning property in kuwait.

Mandatory drug test for citizens, expats proposed

Mandatory drug test for citizens, expats proposed
Drug test may become mandatory for citizens, expats in Kuwait. The test must be conducted on marriage, employment and residency renewal, says MP

US approves sale of heavy tactical vehicles to Kuwait

US approves sale of heavy tactical vehicles to Kuwait
Kuwait gets thumbs up for $445M military vehicle package. Kuwait placed a request to purchase a total of 517 heavy tactical vehicles including HEMTT and HET.
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