Latest Kuwait Times Stories

2008-08-06 15:00:50

By Ahmad Al-Khaled, Kuwait Times Aug. 6--KUWAIT -- Minister of Oil, Electricity and Water Mohammed Al-Olaim admitted yesterday that the state faces power problems, but explained the ministry was on-track with a slew of costly energy-related infrastructure improvements.

2008-07-29 15:00:52

By Hussain Al-Qatari, Kuwait Times Jul. 29--HAMBURG: Emirates yesterday took delivery of its first Airbus A380 'superjumbo' at the planemaker's new Jurgen Thomas A380 Delivery Center.

2008-07-15 15:00:35

By Ben Garcia, Kuwait Times Jul. 15--KUWAIT -- Award-winning 2007 documentary 'Autism: The Musical' was shown at Salmiya's Al-Fanar Cinema on Sunday evening.

2008-07-12 15:00:13

By Hussain Al-Qatari, Kuwait Times Jul. 12--I have recently started, more often, to notice the way people speak about technology a lot -- more than they talk about their own lives. Surely you've noticed that too, with conversations revolving around websites, blogs and gadgets.

2008-07-12 15:00:09

By Sawsan Kazak, Kuwait Times Jul. 12--One experience that truly brings me joy is when I get a massage. A sense of relaxation sweeps over me during a massage that is overwhelming. Every muscle in my body loosens and turns to butter and my nerves seem to fall asleep temporarily.

2008-07-06 18:00:29

By A Saleh, Kuwait Times Jul. 6--KUWAIT -- The Public Utility Committee (PUC) will be a holding a meeting this week in order to discuss the Ministry of Electricity and Water's plan regarding power cuts.

2008-07-01 15:00:32

By Hussain Al-Qatari, Kuwait Times Jul. 1--KUWAIT -- Kuwait university students staged an operetta Sunday evening in Shamiya theatre to promote peace in Palestine. An operetta is a musical stage production that contains many elements of opera but is usually comedic and lighter in content.

2008-07-01 15:00:25

By Nawara Fattahova, Kuwait Times Jul. 1--KUWAIT -- Kuwait's environment is in danger and the government is not taking the necessary measures to protect it.

2008-06-14 15:00:11

By Ahmad Al-Khaled, Kuwait Times Jun. 14--KUWAIT -- Dell announced its new service which offers customized packages with flexible support options. In the first offering of its kind in Kuwait, Dell will provide customers with a chance to customize and tailor services to fit their own specific needs.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.