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 2022-12-01 18:02 

Kuwait Times

Open-door policy to listen to suggestions...

KUWAIT: Minister of Social Affairs Mai Al-Baghli affirmed her keenness on an open-door policy to listen to suggestions by citizens and address all complaints they submit in accordance with legal frameworks. During a reception, Baghli stressed the need to ...

 2022-12-01 17:59 

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Kuwait's PAAAFR vows to attain food security...

KUWAIT: Kuwait's Public Authority for Agriculture Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR) will do everything possible to attain food security in line with guidelines by the government and Kuwait Vision 2035 development strategy. The PAAF assurance was dec...

 2022-12-01 17:46 

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Kuwait's Foreign Minister meets Saudi counterpart...

RIYADH: Kuwait's Foreign Minister Sheikh Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah met in Riyadh on Wednesday his counterpart Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia, during his bilateral visit since assuming office. Sheikh Salem conveyed the greeting...

 2022-12-01 17:41 

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CCET conducts training courses for teachers...

KUWAIT: The Center for Child Evaluation and Teaching (CCET) held two training courses for teachers of the education ministry and a third course for the women's program associated with it. The courses, which lasted for five days, included the recogniti...

 2022-12-01 17:38 

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Kuwait plants 200 mangrove seedlings...

KUWAIT: UAE embassy has given Kuwait 200 mangrove seedlings to be planted at Al-Jahra reserve. Environment Public Authority (EPA) on Thursday organized a ceremony, attended by diplomats and representatives of international agencies, for planting the seedl...

 2022-12-01 17:33 

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KU organizes exhibition, celebrate Disabled Day...

KUWAIT: The Deanship of Student Affairs (represented by the Department of Cultural and Artistic Activities 'UNESCO Club') organized a student talent exhibition as they celebrated the International Day of the Disabled, under the presence of the Act...

 2022-12-01 17:30 

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KFF trains 20 firefighters...

KUWAIT: Kuwait Fire Force (KFF) has organized a course to train 20 firefighters for a period of two weeks with the attendance of head of the human resources department Mohammed Abdullah. The KFF brought international trainers to train servicemen from the ...

 2022-12-01 17:19 

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Morocco, Croatia reach World Cup last 16 as Belgium crash out...

Doha: Morocco qualified for the last 16 of the World Cup for the first time since 1986 by beating Canada 2-1 on Thursday, while Croatia advanced at Belgium's expense after drawing 0-0. Goals from Hakim Ziyech and Youssef En-Nesyri meant Morocco topped...

 2022-12-01 17:02 

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China signals zero-COVID relaxation...

BEIJING: China's top COVID official and multiple cities have signalled a possible relaxing of the country's strict zero-tolerance approach to the virus, after nationwide protests calling for an end to lockdowns and greater political freedom. Anger...

 2022-12-01 16:57 

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UK royals show ruthlessness in latest racial dispute...

LONDON: The timing could not have been worse for Britain's royal family, not long after one racial reckoning involving Prince Harry and ahead of a new publicity blitz from the maverick "spare heir". Harry's elder brother Prince William &md...

 2022-12-01 16:04 

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Spiking costs and fading snow squeeze Austrian ski resorts...

MITTERSILL, Austria: One of Austria's top ski resorts is making as much artificial snow as possible to lay a thick base on the slopes before its energy bills leap. Like other spots across the Alps, world-famous Kitzbuehel is being hit by inflation-dri...

 2022-12-01 16:01 

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Tesla hoping electric 'Semi' will shake up heavy duty market...

NEW YORK: After years of delays, US automaker Tesla was expected to deliver its first battery-powered semi truck, with which it hopes to get a jump start on the nascent electric heavy duty vehicle market by offering longer ranges without recharging. The E...

 2022-12-01 15:16 

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Tourists explore Kuwait's culture, cuisine, traditions...

By Faten Omar KUWAIT: With billions of tourists traveling to international destinations every year, tourism has become a leading sector. The World Cup has boosted the global recognition of both Qatar and the wider GCC region as touristic destinations. Hun...

 2022-12-01 15:03 

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Survey 'on ways of disposing of electronic waste' in Kuwait...

By Majd Othman KUWAIT: A local study surveyed the percentage of awareness on ways of disposing of electronic waste in Kuwait, revealing 32.7 percent of people were keen to sort their electronic waste. It also showed the percentage of awareness and knowled...

 2022-12-01 14:54 

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Netflix airs trailer of Harry and Meghan series...

Netflix on Thursday unveiled a long-awaited trailer for a six-part docuseries in which Prince Harry and wife Meghan lift the lid on their lives in the royal family. Omid Scobie, a close friend and biographer of the couple, tweeted that the series would be...

 2022-12-01 14:50 

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Christine McVie of Fleetwood Mac dead at 79...

Christine McVie, the English hitmaker and keyboardist who found fame in the 1970s as a member of Fleetwood Mac, died Wednesday, the band and her family said. She was 79 years old. A family statement posted on McVie's social media said the artist died ...

 2022-12-01 14:47 

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Archeologists find ancient Peruvian fresco, lost for a century...

Archeologists have rediscovered a pre-Hispanic fresco depicting mythological scenes in northern Peru that they had only seen in black and white photographs that were more than a century old. "It's an exceptional discovery, first of all, because it...

 2022-12-01 14:40 

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Sudan's Rastas fear new crackdown but vow to fight on...

With his long dreadlocks and slouchy beanie, Abdallah Ahmed has always known his choice of lifestyle means trouble in Sudan, where long-oppressed Rastafarians say they are being targeted anew. Ahmed, 31, has for years been enamored of the Rastafari tradit...

 2022-12-01 13:06 

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HUAWEI Mate50 Pro, the hot-selling flagship phone in China, coming Kuwait soon...

The comeback of the popular HUAWEI Mate smartphones is making waves across markets, especially with the announcement of the HUAWEI Mate50 Pro. As the first country to launch the phone, sales figures from China look impressive. In many stores, the HUAWEI M...

 2022-12-01 11:37 

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EP Committee votes in favour of lifting Schengen visa for Kuwaitis...

Brussels: The European Parliament' Committee on civil liberty, justice and interior affairs Thursday voted in favour of lifting the Schengen visa requirement for Kuwait and Qatar. The vote was passed with 42 in faovur, and 16 against. The post EP Comm...

 2022-12-01 11:02 

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Lebanon MPs again fail to fill vacant presidency...

Beirut: Lawmakers in crisis-hit Lebanon failed to elect a new on Thursday for an eighth time, despite the deepening impact of the political deadlock on the country's economic woes. Lebanon has been without a head of state for a month after president M...

 2022-12-01 10:00 

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Musk vows interface implants in human brains within six months...

San Francisco: Tech billionaire Elon Musk said on Wednesday one of his companies would in six months be able to implant a device into a human brain that would allow communication with a computer. The interface, produced by Musk's start-up Neuralink, w...

 2022-12-01 09:45 

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Zain awards winners of Arab Open Padel Tournament...

Kuwait: Zain, Kuwait's leading digital service provider, joined in awarding the winners of the Arab Open Padel Tournament, the first padel competition of its kind in the region. The tournament, sponsored by Zain and organized by TRYSET, featured 512 p...

 2022-11-30 21:07 

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Argentina, Poland progress to World Cup last 16...

Doha: Lionel Messi's Argentina beat Poland 2-0 on Wednesday to top World Cup Group C and reach the last 16 as the Poles also progressed on goal difference. Mexico beat Saudi Arabia 2-1 in the other match in the group to finish level with the Poles on ...

 2022-11-30 19:03 

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Kuwait Times Thursday, December 1, 2022...

Daily E- Paper Kuwait Times Click above icon to download full news paper The post Kuwait Times Thursday, December 1, 2022 appeared first on Kuwait Times ....

 2022-11-30 18:39 

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National Assembly approves emergency election decrees...

By B Izzak KUWAIT: The National Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved two emergency Amiri decrees issued by HH the Amir ahead of the Sept 29 parliamentary elections to regulate the snap polls. The first decree stipulated the use of civil IDs for e...

 2022-11-30 18:33 

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Kuwait mourns former parliament speaker Adsani...

KUWAIT: Kuwait on Wednesday lost Mohammad Yousef Al-Adsani, former speaker of the National Assembly (1981-1985) and one of the pioneers of political and parliamentary work in the country. Adsani was born in Kuwait in 1925, and his career was full of parli...

 2022-11-30 18:30 

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Former Chinese president Jiang Zemin dies at 96...

BEIJING: Former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin died Wednesday at the age of 96, state media reported, hailing him as a great communist revolutionary who helped quell the 1989 pro-democracy protests. Jiang took power in the aftermath of the Tiananmen Square cr...

 2022-11-30 18:25 

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3/4 of people over 10 own a mobile phone...

GENEVA: Nearly three quarters of people over the age of 10 now own a mobile phone, potentially opening the way to broader Internet use, the United Nations said Wednesday. The UN's International Telecommunication Union has provided its first estimate o...

 2022-11-30 18:21 

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Self-driving lorries hit the road in Sweden...

SODERTALJE, Sweden: Barreling down a motorway south of Stockholm in a 40-ton lorry and trailer, the driver keeps a careful eye on the road but, jarringly, no hands on the wheel. Instead, the truck drives itself, and veteran driver Roger Nordqvist is at th...

 2022-11-30 17:42 

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Six schools triumph in Kuwait's 16th annual robot competition...

KUWAIT: Regional office of the International Movement for Leisure Activities in Science and Technology (MILSET ASIA) announced the names of the six schools that won the first three places for boys and the first three places for girls in Kuwait 16th annual...

 2022-11-30 17:35 

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Envoy: Arabic a bridge among civilizations...

NEW DELHI: Ambassador of Kuwait to India Jasem Ibrahem Al-Najem stressed on Wednesday the importance of Arabic language as a bridge among civilizations as he participated in an international conference at Jawaharlal Nehru University in the Indian capital ...

 2022-11-30 17:23 

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Experts: Increased awareness on cybersecurity crucial in digital era...

By Faten Omar KUWAIT: Kuwait Technical College organized a panel discussion entitled 'Computer Science Day' on Wednesday with the participation of the US Embassy and the Communication and Information Technology Regulatory Authority at its premises...

 2022-11-30 17:17 

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Security delegation follows up on missing Kuwaiti in Bucharest...

KUWAIT: Kuwait Embassy in Romania confirmed Wednesday the follow-up on the case of the missing Kuwaiti citizen Mohammad Al-Baghli, in the presence of a Kuwaiti security delegation. This came after the meeting of Kuwaiti Ambassador to Romania Talal Al-Hajr...

 2022-11-30 17:12 

Kuwait Times

KU holds first international conference on AI...

KUWAIT: Under the sponsorship of Education Minister Dr Hamad Al-Adwani, and in the presence of the Acting Director of Kuwait University, Dr Suad Al-Fadhli, the College of Medical Sciences held its first international conference on artificial intelligence ...

 2022-11-30 16:53 

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China protesters clash with police...

BEIJING: Clashes broke out between police and protesters in a southern Chinese city, part of a wave of COVID lockdown-sparked demonstrations across the country that have morphed into demands for political freedoms. China's top security body warned lat...

 2022-11-30 16:50 

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Belgium starts trial over 2016 suicide bombings that killed 32...

Brussels, Belgium: Belgium launched its biggest-ever criminal trial on Wednesday, the landmark prosecution of alleged jihadists accused of directing or aiding 2016 suicide bombings in Brussels' metro and airport that killed 32 people. The prime French...

 2022-11-30 16:48 

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Hong Kong security chief warns against supporting China protests...

HONG KONG, China: Hong Kong's security chief said he saw indications of a "colour revolution" at events held in solidarity with Chinese protesters and warned Wednesday they may violate the city's national security law. Rare demonstrations ...

 2022-11-30 16:41 

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Kuwait 20th Fast Chess Championship kicks off...

KUWAIT: The 20th edition of the Fast Chess Championship (organized by the Kuwait Chess Association) will kick off on Friday. This is aimed at encouraging people who are passionate about the sport and to develop their skills. The championship is split into...

 2022-11-30 16:34 

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Dominant Australia take control of opening Test against Windies...

PERTH: Marnus Labuschagne cracked a masterful unbeaten 154 while Usman Khawaja and Steve Smith hit 50s as a dominant Australia took control of the opening Test against the West Indies at Perth Stadium on Wednesday. The hosts reached an ominous 293-2 at st...

 2022-11-30 16:02 

Kuwait Times

Teenagers make money using social media platforms, but at what cost?...

By Majd Othman KUWAIT: Have you ever thought teenagers who are earning money through social media platforms and neglecting their studies are being exploited, whether by media platforms that seduce them, parents who are using them as a source of income, or...

 2022-11-30 16:01 

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Meghan faced death threats as a royal: Senior UK police officer...

The UK's most senior police officer of color has said the duchess of Sussex faced "disgusting" threats to her life during her time in the royal family. Neil Basu said that as head of counter-terrorism, he had to deal with credible threats from...

 2022-11-30 15:55 

Kuwait Times

Yellow the new black as World Cup fashion sweeps Brazil...

In a yellow-and-green outfit with matching shoes, eye glitter and fingernails, Julia Barbosa is on her way to watch Brazil's big match in a Sao Paulo bar. But she looks like she could be strutting her stuff on a runway modeling Brazil's latest fas...

 2022-11-30 15:48 

Kuwait Times

English School students tour Kuwait Times, Kuwait News...

By Majd Othman KUWAIT: The English School (Fahaheel) students on Wednesday visited Kuwait Times Newspaper and Kuwait News offices during a field trip to explore more about journalism and to learn how it has developed over the years. Deputy Managing Editor...

 2022-11-30 12:33 

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Kuwait defense minister hosts envoys...

Kuwait: Defense Minister Sheikh Abdullah Ali Al-Abdullah on Wednesday held seaprate meetings with the ambassadors of Oman, the United Kingdom, Spain and Italy addressing bilateral relations and issues of common interest. The military said in a statement t...

 2022-11-30 11:01 

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Crown Prince hails stateless people apparatus' efforts...

His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has addressed a cable to Saleh Yousef Al-Fadhalah, Chairperson of the Central Apparatus for the Remedy of Status of Illegal Residents, congratulating him on the distinctive efforts for...

 2022-11-30 10:27 

Kuwait Times

Eurozone inflation falls for first time in 17 months, down to 10%...

Brussels: The eurozone annual inflation rate fell to 10 percent in November compared to 10.6 percent the month before, the first fall in 17 months, the EU statistics agency said Wednesday. Boosted by soaring energy and food bills triggered by Russia's...

 2022-11-30 09:26 

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Kuwait University provides jobs for students...

Kuwait University grants its students great opportunities by providing them with jobs within the university facilities, with the Student Employments program, which operates on the hour system, considering their academic schedule without conflicting with l...

 2022-11-30 09:14 

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Zain Platinum Sponsor of POP UP BY COMFEST...

Kuwait: Zain, Kuwait's leading digital service provider, announced its platinum sponsorship of POP UP BY COMFEST 2022, the biggest gaming and comics gathering in Kuwait. The event, which Zain supported for the third year running, welcomed huge crowds ...

 2022-11-29 21:11 

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USA beat Iran 1-0 to reach World Cup last 16...

Doha: The USA beat Iran 1-0 to reach the last 16 of the World Cup on Tuesday thanks to a 38th minute goal from Christian Pulisic. The Americans will face Group A winners the Netherlands in the knockout phase. The post USA beat Iran 1-0 to reach World Cup ...

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