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COVID-19 increases suicide rates in Kuwait

COVID-19 increases suicide rates in Kuwait
Measures imposed to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus in Kuwait are believed to have increased suicide cases in the country, according to a media report.

Kuwait Airport to resume commercial flights from August

Kuwait Airport to resume commercial flights from August
The Kuwaiti Council of Ministers approves a three-stage plan to operate commercial flights from and to Kuwait from August 1, according to Kuwait news agency reports.

Europeans will have same access as Kuwaitis

Europeans will have same access as Kuwaitis
Europeans will have same access as Kuwaitis and threatened to apply the principle of “reciprocity.”

Kuwait pledges $100m for efforts against COVID-19

Kuwait pledges $100m for efforts against COVID-19
Kuwait pledges a total of 100 million dollars for global efforts against COVID-19. Kuwait calls for collective work to stem coronavirus.

Kuwait municipality goes paperless

Kuwait municipality goes paperless
Kuwait’s municipality has decided to stop all paper correspondence and will rely on e-correspondence with government agencies part of precautions to fight virus...

Kuwait's dilemma over Future Generations Fund

Kuwait's dilemma over Future Generations Fund
Kuwait is facing confusion over using Future Generations Fund. Influential voices question government’s intent on cutting this year's topping up of the Fund.

Kuwait lawmakers call on govt to pay 6 months rent

Kuwait lawmakers call on govt to pay 6 months rent
Kuwait lawmakers requested government to pay six months’ rent and 80% wages for SMEs, according to Al Qabas reports.

Kuwait parliament extends suspension

Kuwait parliament extends suspension
Kuwait parliament has extended suspension after coffee boy tests positive. But country’s transition to second of five-phase plan to go ahead from 25th June.

Kuwait NGOs launch declaration against hate speech

Kuwait NGOs launch declaration against hate speech
Kuwait NGOs launch declaration against hate speech. The Signatories insist on safeguarding human rights, promoting tolerance in COVID-19 crisis

Kuwait set to approve dexamethasone to treat COVID-19

Kuwait set to approve dexamethasone to treat COVID-19
Kuwait's Health Ministry intends to approve the use of dexamethasone in its protocol treating the new coronavirus.

11 Kuwaiti agencies have employed more foreigners

11 Kuwaiti agencies have employed more foreigners
Statistics released by the General Authority for Civilian information reveals that Kuwaitis are a minority in 11 government agencies.

Mass layoffs hit private school teachers in Kuwait

Mass layoffs hit private school teachers in Kuwait
Private schools in Kuwait ask staff to give up salaries or lose job amid financial woes prompted by an outbreak of the coronavirus.

Kuwaiti labour reform in full steam

 Kuwaiti labour reform in full steam
Labour market reform has now become a key pillar in Kuwait’s Economic and Financial Sustainability Plan.

Teaching Mindfully workshop

Teaching Mindfully workshop
Mindfulness in Schools Project will conduct 'Teaching Mindfully' online via video teleconferencing on 20th June.

Kuwait parliament suspended for 2 weeks

Kuwait parliament suspended for 2 weeks
Kuwait's parliament has been suspended following the suspected coronavirus infection of a lawmaker. This has prompted home isolation for attendees of assembly session.

GoAir operates maiden flight from Kuwait to Jaipur

GoAir operates maiden flight from Kuwait to Jaipur
Mumbai-based budget airline GoAir on Friday operated its maiden flight from Kuwait to Jaipur under the central government's Vande Bharat Mission with 180 passengers.

Kuwait Stocks lead Gulf Losses as Banks Face Pressure

 Kuwait Stocks lead Gulf Losses as Banks Face Pressure
Most Gulf stocks declined on Sunday, with Kuwait hardest after its banking federation said banks would not pay dividends.

Kuwait churches postpone reopening

Kuwait churches postpone reopening
Christian clerics in Kuwait have said that the churches in the country will remain closed due to the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Workshop on self-discovery and mental health

Workshop on self-discovery and mental health
A 2-day workshop will be hosted live on Zoom about self-discovery and mental health by Dubai's leading intellectual academy on 13th and 14th June.

650 nurses stranded in India return to Kuwait

650 nurses stranded in India return to Kuwait
650 nurses stranded in India return to Kuwait and they will work in health facilities fighting coronavirus pandemic, according to the instructions from the Health ministry

Mosques reopen in Kuwait amid strict health precaution

Mosques reopen in Kuwait amid strict health precaution
Thousands of worshippers on Wednesday flocked to around 830 mosques across Kuwait and performed the noon congregational prayers for the first time in about three months.

Kuwait tops COVID-19 Government Response Index

Kuwait tops COVID-19 Government Response Index
Kuwait scored 100 per cent on the Government Response Stringency Index against the coronavirus, according to an analysis by Oxford University.

Kuwait calls for understanding on spending cuts

 Kuwait calls for understanding on spending cuts
Kuwait’s prime minister called for considering the crucial circumstances that required the country to cut spending to address the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on economy.

Kuwait to take delivery of Avigan next week

Kuwait to take delivery of Avigan next week
Kuwait will take delivery of the first shipment of anti-viral medication - Avigan from Japan next week.

Jazeera Airways give free tickets to frontline workers

Jazeera Airways give free tickets to frontline workers
Kuwaiti airline Jazeera Airways will distribute 50,000 free tickets to COVID-19 frontline workers across Kuwait as a thank you gift
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