Market

Kuwait’s June crude oil exports to Japan down 1.9 pct

  – Kuwait’s crude oil exports to Japan fell 1.9 percent in June from a year earlier to 6.34 million barrels, or 212,000 barrels per day (bpd), for the third straight month of decline, government data showed. As Japan’s third-biggest oil provider, Kuwait supplied 11.1 percent of its total crude imports, compared with 7.8 percent […]

Government

Emirates resumes flights to Kuwait City and Lisbon

Emirates has announced  will resume passenger services to Kuwait City (5 August) and Lisbon (16 August), according to the UAE News Agency (WAM).   This will take Emirates’ passenger network to 70 destinations in August, over 50 per cent of its pre-pandemic destination network, as the airline gradually resumes operations with the safety of its […]

Kuwait gov’t urges citizens to acquire travel insurance

HM King receives call from Kuwait’s Deputy Amir

Government

HRH Premier holds call with Kuwait’s Deputy Amir

): His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al-KHalifa held a phone call with Kuwait’s Deputy Amir and Crown Prince His Highness Shaikh Nawaf Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and congratulated him on Eid Al-Adha, wishing him and the people of Kuwait, the Arab and Islamic nations many happy returns.   HRH the Premier was […]

HM King exchanges Eid Al-Adha greetings

D. Amir in a cable expresses congratulations by Amir to Moroccan King on crowning anni.

Miscellaneous

Asian Markets Mostly Higher as Gold Hits Record High

Asian markets are mostly higher Wednesday despite investors’ concerns over the ongoing stalemate in Washington over a new round of emergency aid to deal with the COVID-19 outbreak. Japan’s Nikkei index closed 0.2% lower.  The S&P/ASX index in Sydney lost 0.5%.  South Korea’s KOSPI index gained 1.2%, and Taiwan’s TSEC index rose 0.7%. In late […]

Miscellaneous

A First Diagnosis of Cancer in a Dinosaur

OTTAWA, CANADA – Canadian researchers have discovered the first known case of cancer in a dinosaur, according to a study published in the August issue of the scientific journal The Lancet Oncology. A leg bone from a Centrosaurus was discovered by paleontologists in 1989 in the Canadian province of Alberta. Experts initially believed that the deformed […]

Miscellaneous

COVID-19 Daily Testing Dropping in US, AP Reports

Daily testing for the coronavirus in the United States is falling, even while the death toll rises, the Associated Press reported Wednesday. The number of tests has dropped nearly 4 percent over the past two weeks, AP reported. Experts said demand has overburdened laboratories that carry out the highly accurate molecular tests that detect the […]

Health Care

Kuwait reports 651 new COVID-19 cases; 3 new deaths

The Kuwaiti Ministry of Health (MoH) has registered 651 additional COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, increasing the total number of infections to 69,425, while three new deaths were added to a death toll of 468.   Speaking to the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA), MoH’s Spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad said the confirmed cases included […]

Health Care

Kuwait: 475 coronavirus cases; 4 deaths

Kuwait reported 475 new cases of novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, raising the tally to 68,774.   Health Ministry spokesman Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad said that four infected patients had passed away, taking the death toll to 465 ever since the pandemic broke in the country.   In a statement to Kuwait News Agency […]

Health Care

Kuwait COVID-19 recoveries up by 526 to 59,739

  – The number of coronavirus recoveries in Kuwait rose by 526 to 59,739 over the past 24 hours, the health ministry said on Monday. This comes after the necessary health checks and safety procedures were carried out proving the cases to be negative, according to a ministry statement.   Source: Kuwait News Agency

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