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Kuwait to deport violators of curfew regulations

03 April 2020
Kuwait to deport violators of curfew regulations
Kuwait has warned nationals not to violate curfew regulations amidst the coronavirus outbreak, and any violation would lead to harsh punishments such as deportation for expatriates.

Amnesty for Residency Violators begins today in Kuwait

31 March 2020
Amnesty for Residency Violators begins today in Kuwait
The Residency Violators in Kuwait have been granted 30 days from today to leave Kuwait without paying fines or airfare, with the possibility of returning to the country later.

Kuwait reports 20 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours

30 March 2020
Kuwait reports 20 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours
The Health Ministry revealed that out of these, seven new cases are linked to travel history to Britain, while the remaining 13 contracted the virus on being in contact with one of the Covid-19 patients.

Kuwait shuts all its cafes effective 28th March 2020

28 March 2020
Kuwait shuts all its cafes effective 28th March 2020
The decision is applicable to cafes in shopping malls, markets, fuel stations and rest stations on highways.

Kuwait suspends taxi services to prevent spread of COVID-19

27 March 2020
Kuwait suspends taxi services to prevent spread of COVID-19
The Council of Ministers in Kuwait announced the decision to suspend the taxi services, as part of measures taken to prevent the spread of coronavirus, wherein a total of 208 cases have been so far reported.

Three years of jail, KD10,000 fine for violators of curfew in Kuwait

24 March 2020
Three years of jail, KD10,000 fine for violators of curfew in Kuwait
The Kuwaiti security authorities have referred five people on an urgent trial for violating the curfew imposed in Kuwait aimed at curbing the spread of coronavirus. So far Kuwait has recorded a total of 191 cases of Covid-19.

Kuwait imposes partial curfew to curb spread of coronavirus

23 March 2020
Kuwait imposes partial curfew to curb spread of coronavirus
The curfew will last from 5pm local time until 4am. Violators would be jailed for up to three years or fined up to KD10,000, said Anas al-Saleh, Deputy Prime Minister.

Coronavirus cases touch 130 in Kuwait

20 March 2020
Coronavirus cases touch 130 in Kuwait
A total of 118 cases are receiving treatment. So far, 15 of those infected with the virus have recovered.

Private school operators in Kuwait seek end of current academic year

19 March 2020
Private school operators in Kuwait seek end of current academic year
The private school operators in Kuwait have requested the education ministry in the country to conclude the current academic school year as quickly as possible, as parents have expressed concerns over their children attending clas...

Tough penalties likely against patients attempting to hide infections

18 March 2020
Tough penalties likely against patients attempting to hide infections
The Kuwaiti government has approved a draft law imposing tough penalties against coronavirus patients who are aware of their infection and hide it. This law is being imposed as part of country’s efforts to battle the virus.

Kuwait Health Ministry calls on expats to comply by the Coronavirus Advisory

17 March 2020
Kuwait Health Ministry calls on expats to comply by the Coronavirus Advisory
All expatriates who have travelled and arrived in Kuwait from 1st March 2020 onwards have been requested to visit the new headquarters of the ministry and follow up on the precautionary measures being undertaken against COVID-19.

Kuwait implemented Real Time Passenger Information System System in Public Transport

24 January 2020
Kuwait implemented Real Time Passenger Information System System in Public Transport
Citybus stated that this new and advanced technology would change the passenger's perceptions towards the utilization of the public transport system.

Kuwait Aviation Show 2020 witness launch of eight new destinations by Qatar Airways

18 January 2020
Kuwait Aviation Show 2020 witness launch of eight new destinations by Qatar Airways
The Kuwait Aviation Show which opened doors yesterday saw the Qatar Airways wooing crowds showcasing the latest aircraft in its fleet, apart from announcing new destination plans for 2020.

Kuwait expels 40,000 expatriates in 2019

18 January 2020
Kuwait expels 40,000 expatriates in 2019
About 40,000 expatriates have been expelled from Kuwait in 2019 for various reasons, primarily for violation of residence law, or involvement in crimes, misdemeanours etc.

The upcoming Kuwait Metro to host 68 stations along three lines

18 January 2020
The upcoming Kuwait Metro to host 68 stations along three lines
The Kuwait Metropolitan Rapid Transit System (KMRT) will be built in five phases, spanning more than 160kms, and will include 68 stations along three lines.
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