Kuwait Local Time

Latest Kuwait News

Dubai may be ideal second home location for majority of Kuwaitis

7/11/2014

Dubai is increasingly being considered as the ideal location for a second home for majority of Kuwaitis, as it is just 90 minutes away by flight.

Kuwait International Airport project draws lowest bidders

7/11/2014

A group of Kuwaits Kharafi National and Turkeys Limak Holding have placed their lowest bid for KD1.

Indian Embassy simplifies visa procedures for Kuwaiti nationals

17/10/2014

To further ease travel from Kuwait to India for tourism, business, medical treatment and study purposes, the Embassy has simplified its visa procedure for Kuwaiti nationals and expatriates living in Kuwait.

Kuwait lawmaker proposes 20-year expat residency cap

17/10/2014

In a recent move, a lawmaker in Kuwait has proposed a 20-year cap on expat residency in Kuwait.

Big Five Kuwait Expo 2014 likely to draw huge global interest

19/9/2014

More than 200 exhibitors from across the globe are likely to showcase their products at the Big Five Kuwait Expo, to be held from 22nd to 24th September this year.

Kuwait set to introduce sweeping healthcare reforms

19/9/2014

Kuwait recently revamped its healthcare scheme for treatment abroad by slashing daily allowances offered to patients and their companions.

Kuwait International Airport marks steady growth in passenger numbers

12/9/2014

The one and only civil airport in Kuwait, namely, the Kuwait International Airport, has grown steadily in recent years, with the national carrier Kuwait Airways, trying to become a global hub carrier.

Kuwait aims to attract more foreign investment into the Gulf State

12/9/2014

Kuwait has suspended a programme under which foreign winners of huge government contracts are required to invest in the local economy, said the Finance Minister this week, as it was trying to attract more overseas companies into the Gulf state.

Kuwait Towers may find its place in list of World Heritage Edifices

5/9/2014

The National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters (NCCAL) was working hard to get Kuwait Towers listed on the UN preparatory list of World Heritage edifices.

Health Ministry signs KD265mn hospital expansion deal

5/9/2014

The Health Ministry in Kuwait signed a KD265mn contract for designing, equipping and maintenance of the new Farwaniya Hospital expansion project.

Kuwait Airport launches summer special flights to various destinations

22/7/2014

The Kuwait International Airport will begin operation of new direct flights during the summer season to destinations in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Philippines, Bulgaria, Slovenia and Turkey, said the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Thursday.

Petrol stations in Kuwait will not be privatized

22/7/2014

The government-owned Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) has cancelled a proposal to privatise petrol stations, but, is in talks to build 100 new outlets to meet demand.

Kidzania Kuwait announces new summer special offers

4/5/2015

The family entertainment centre in Kuwait, Kidzania, has announced special summer offer, with entry prices being slashed to half during 1pm to 6pm.

Private sector employees to be included in Indemnity Law

7/7/2014

The Parliament has agreed to permit the private sector to participate in implementation of housing projects, particularly in construction of housing units on idle state-owned land.

New regulation for visa transfer process on the way

7/7/2014

Workers in Kuwait can work for a different employer during probation period until their visa is transferred, according to latest decision by the government.

Kuwait to tender multi-billion metro rail project in five-year plan

7/7/2014

Kuwait will tender the much-delayed USD multi-billion metro rail project in its five-year development plan, revealed Hind Al Sabeeh, the Minister of state for development and planning.

Call to develop the beaches in Kuwait

27/6/2014

A group of nationals and expatriates are seeking development of beaches in Kuwait through establishment of resorts along with waterfront stretching nearly 120miles.

Kuwait is third good country in the GCC

27/6/2014

Kuwait has been ranked 93rd globally, 7th in Arab world and 3rd in the GCC countries in the Good Country Index prepared by Simon Anholt, UKs Policy Advisor, as per the latest survey on the level of contribution made by about 125 nations to the planet and humanity.

Official Ramadan work hours for public sector announced

27/6/2014

The Assistant Undersecretary for Diwan Affairs and Manpower at Civil Service Commission (CSC), Tareq Al-Khaldi has announced that 10:00am to 2:00pm would be the working hours during the working week, during the upcoming Ramadan, corresponding to Hijra 1435.

Kuwait has second highest number of millionaire families in GCC

20/6/2014

Kuwait has the second highest number of millionaire families among the GCC nations and fifth highest internationally, with 9 percent, wherein 99,000 families are millionaires.

Qatar among topmost contributors to Kuwait FDI

20/6/2014

Qatar ranks topmost among all foreign nations which invest in Kuwait, with Doha contributing a major 65 percent to total foreign direct investment (FDI) in Kuwait.

New multi-billion airport project placed on hold

20/6/2014

Kuwait has placed on hold a new USD multi-billion airport project, as majority of firms quit bidding due to three tough conditions.

Turkey top holiday destination for Kuwaitis

20/6/2014

Turkey continues to be one of the top holiday destinations for Kuwaitis.

Kuwait Municipality reveals plans for a transitioning phase

2/5/2014

The Municipality in Kuwait revealed that it is transitioning to a stage of strategic and digital planning, depending on technical studies and research through the development of three major projects.

Demolition of Amghara Scrap Yard in progress

2/5/2014

The demolition of makeshift structures has been in progress at the Amghara Scrap Yard, a place which was formerly considered as haven for used spare parts for any car brand.

 

Top