October 31, 2012
As the rating agencies 'Fitch' talks up the possibility to downgrading the country's 'AA' rating, and protests are banned, inflation is starting to creep up, in a potentially worrying sign for the government.
October 28, 2012
It was a moveable feast for some who had to make other plans when certain celebs crashed and burned on them with concert cancellations. For some down-faced revelers in Lebanon and Egypt, it felt more famine than feast, as they looked to top their holiday spirits for Eid Al Adha 2012 elsewhere. Generally the Gulf's entertainment line-up was all a-go and fireworks and smiles all round.
The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development has reportedly issued a loan of EUR 25 million ($32.5 million) for the construction of a railway station in Belgrade, Serbia.
October 24, 2012
The Emirate saw it's biggest ever protests this week. The Emir has been keen to play down their significance but the 'small' number have already led to plans for reform in the Kingdom.
As Kuwait witnessed its largest ever protest against the government, and the subsequent banning for groups of more than ten people congregating, crude oil price slips in a worrying sign for the government.
October 21, 2012
The Kuwaiti economy has registered strong credit growth, the best results for three years, but protests continue, causing the stock market to fall by 3.4 per cent as the government looks set for a showdown.
October 15, 2012
Kuwait has offered to fund several key infrastructure development projects in the Bahraini Kingdom, in a deal expected to be worth $273 million.
October 14, 2012
The TV presenter has faced an Islamist backlash against her show Fi al-Sameem (Straight to the Heart) and is now facing a lawsuit.
October 11, 2012
The popular Kuwaiti singer is swapping nappies and bottles for the spotlight over Eid Al Adha as she gets set to release her highly anticipated comeback album.
October 10, 2012
The powerless 'bedoon' of Kuwait wage a mini-campaign to compel the United Sates, still superpower, to intervene in their cause and crisis. Their demand hinges about conferring on them their long-desired right to citizenship and ensuring their detained members be released.
October 7, 2012
Kuwait has transfered $250 million to the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ), as the first tranche of GCC support for the Kingdom this year.
October 4, 2012
The Central Bank of Kuwait has taken measures to increase liquidity in the banking sector as inflationary pressures remain.
October 2, 2012
Sales in the Kuwaiti real estate market were flat year-on-year in August, as different sectors had varying degrees of success.
September 26, 2012
All women cheat, according to Nadine Al Rasi, but only mentally and should be forgiven.
Bids for the proposed Kuwaiti Metro system are likely to be accepted by the end of the year. Work is expected to start in 2013 and be completed in 2020.