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Kuwait bans iftar in mosques

Kuwait bans iftar in mosques
Kuwait bans iftar banquets in mosques. Distribution of pre-cooked meals allowed outside mosques.

Kuwait considers limiting expat’s stay to 5 years

Kuwait considers limiting expat’s stay to 5 years
Kuwait considers limiting expat’s stay to 5 years. New proposal to give property owners, foreign investors15-year residency

Entry in Kuwait only for healthy expatriates

Entry in Kuwait only for healthy expatriates
A kuwaiti lawmaker submits a new proposal to amend the Foreigners Residency Law to allow entry for healthy expats only.

Kuwait Cricket Board digitalizing cricket experience

Kuwait Cricket Board digitalizing cricket experience
Kuwait Cricket association partners with CricksLab to digitalize the cricket experience in Kuwait with powerful digital technology.

New law - Naturalization of women married to Kuwaitis

New law - Naturalization of women married to Kuwaitis
New proposal for Naturalization of ‘Kuwaiti wives’ after 18 years of married life, even if she does not have children.

Kuwaiti banks record highest budget ever in 2021

Kuwaiti banks record highest budget ever in 2021
Kuwaiti banking sector record highest budget ever in 2021 driven by the positive performance of credit facilities.

Consumers appeal to Govt to tighten control of prices

Consumers appeal to Govt to tighten control of prices
Kuwait sees significant increase in prices of goods. Consumers appeal to government to tighten control over prices.

Kuwait to study implementation of selective taxation

Kuwait to study implementation of selective taxation
Kuwait to study the implementation of the idea of a selective taxation which will include tobacco and its derivatives.

Kuwait’s financial, external budgets powerful

Kuwait’s financial, external budgets powerful
Fitch say there is no serious financial adjustment by Kuwait government to the recent oil price shocks.

Kuwait ranked 7th in global oil reserves

Kuwait ranked 7th in global oil reserves
Kuwait is ranked seventh in the world in terms of the volume of global oil reserves with a total of 102 billion barrels, according to recent reports.

Saudi Arabia, Kuwait to develop joint Dorra gas field

Saudi Arabia, Kuwait to develop joint Dorra gas field
Saudi Arabia and Kuwait signs an agreement for the development plan for the joint Dorra offshore gas field, according to a statement.

Entry visa now valid for 3 months in Kuwait

Entry visa now valid for 3 months in Kuwait
Kuwait to reintroduce the three-month entry visa from next week. The government has lifted most anti-COVID-19 measures and relaxed travel curbs.

Kuwait to hire 1000 foreign teachers

Kuwait to hire 1000 foreign teachers
Kuwait to hire 1,000 overseas teachers. Vacancies are offered in 11 specialties includi English, French, math, science, physics.

Terminated workers are rehired with same salary

Terminated workers are rehired with same salary
Proposal to rehire terminated oil-sector workers with same salary was submitted in Kuwait Petroleum Corporation.

Kuwait exerts efforts to absorb repercussions of war

Kuwait exerts efforts to absorb repercussions of war
Govt exerts efforts to absorb repercussions of war which has contributed to raising the prices of subsidized commodities

Shut corona donation accounts - Govt intimates banks

Shut corona donation accounts - Govt intimates banks
CBK Kuwait asks all local banks to close the ‘corona donation’ accounts which was started to support the government’s efforts to confront the Covid-19 pandemic.

Kuwait Health Ministry limits publishing of COVID stats

Kuwait Health Ministry limits publishing of COVID stats
Kuwait Ministry of Health limits publishing of COVID 19 stats on social media.

Kuwait’s Kipco to complete Qurain Chemical deal in 2022

Kuwait’s Kipco to complete Qurain Chemical deal in 2022
KIPCO announces intent to merge with Qurain Petrochemical Industries. ‘Combined entity would be a larger market capital and a more diversified portfolio’ says company’s Gro

Kuwait government departments back to 100% capacity

Kuwait government departments back to 100% capacity
All kuwait government entities will be resuming operation at 100 per cent capacity, local media reported.

Children’s toy market booming in Qatar

 Children’s toy market booming in Qatar
Children’s toy market is booming in Qatar and the spread of the coronavirus did not limit its growth, according to reports.

Kuwait ranks 22nd in purchase of US weapons worldwide

Kuwait ranks 22nd in purchase of US weapons worldwide
Kuwait ranks 22nd in purchase of US weapons worldwide and second least purchaser among the Gulf states, according to recent reports.

Postponed exams for COVID-19 students kick off Sunday

Postponed exams for COVID-19 students kick off Sunday
Exams for COVID-19 students to kick off on Sunday. Instructions given to schools to provide special classrooms.

Kuwait's Jazeera Airways to increase fares from March 7

Kuwait's Jazeera Airways to increase fares from March 7
Kuwait's Jazeera Airways to increase fares to all destinations from March 7.

Mosques in Kuwait back to normal operations

Mosques in Kuwait back to normal operations
Kuwaiti citizens will be allowed to pray at mosques this Ramadan. Worshippers are no longer required to maintain physical distancing.

Banking sector tops in jobs for Kuwaitis

Banking sector tops in jobs for Kuwaitis
Kuwaiti banks are the most reliable provider of jobs to citizens to work in the private sector and independent entities.
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