Buses impounded for violating traffic rules

Traffic police in Ahmadi have impounded over 50 buses for violating traffic rules, including stopping on the road and impeding traffic, while dropping or...

Tunisian autocrat Ben Ali dies in Saudi exile

Ben Ali fled Tunisia after citizens rose up against his oppressive rule in a revolution that inspired the Arab Spring. Tunisia's overthrown President Zine El Abidine...

Tajikistan launches second unit of Roghun Hydropower plant

On 9 September the President of the Republic of Tajikistan, H.E. Emomali Rahmon visited Roghun to participate in the launch ceremony of Second Unit...
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Sarah Al-Mulla: Swimming with Sharks

By Nourah Amer Al-Oseimi Exclusive to The Times, Kuwait Have you ever swam with sharks? Most of us would probably answer “no” to that question. Well,...

Jassim Al Awadhi – Let’s Go on a Ride

When was the last time you rode a bus? If you’re an international reader, public transportation may be a staple in your daily life....

Dr. Bader Khraibut: Mental Health Matters

  Growing up, one of my favorite TV shows focused on the life of a psychiatrist and his family. I credit this TV show for...

Leftovers that can poison you if reheated

It’s common among people to reheat food leftovers that were set aside from a previous meal. This can be somehow safe for some food...

Prepare healthy snacks for your school children

All parents want to pick the best healthy snacks for their children to take to school as they understand the importance of taking care...

Clearing misconceptions between caffeine and weight loss

Are you one of those who lost weight on caffeine? or maybe you think that it was the caffeine effect while you were trying...

Kuwaiti Deputy FM meets ambassadors separately

Kuwaiti Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah met on Tuesday with the Ambassador of Somalia to Kuwait Mohammad Abdullah Adwa, Sierra Leonean Ambassador to Kuwait...

Poland commemorates 80th anniversary of World War II

On Thursday, 12 September, the Embassy of the Republic of Poland commemorated the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II,  with the...

An evening of Slovak culture, fashion and music

The Slovak embassy in Kuwait held an impressive evening at the Palms Hotel last week to showcase Slovakia’s culture, music and tourism. The evening, open...

Young Indian student boasts a rich coin collection

The saying 'The crop is visible in the sprout' is very suited to describe Winny, hails from a tiny village, Chinnathura in Kanyakumari District...

Beautifying pottery with Islamic calligraphy inscriptions

Artist Mohammad Shah has carved a niche for himself in the field of ceramic arts by inscribing verses from the Quran onto pottery. The...

Random acts of kindness in Kuwait

One random act of kindness is all it takes to create an endless ripple of kindness. When we do something kind to a stranger,...

Smartphone to detect viruses

Using just a smartphone and a paper microfluidic chip it is possible to detect extremely low levels of norovirus, a very contagious virus responsible...

Altered stem cells help repair cornea

In a world-first, Japanese scientists have successfully repaired a damaged cornea to improve a person’s vision, using ‘induced pluripotent cells’. Pluripotent stem cells are embryonic...

Mouthwash and exercise

Mouth bacteria play a key role in our health. Previous studies have found strong association between bacteria that cause gum disease, and both a...