KidZania giving sneak-peek of upcoming Winter Festival at Kuwait International Book Fair

Children attending Kuwait's International Book Fair can get a look at the offerings of KidZania Kuwait, which will have a booth set up at the fair that runs through Saturday at the Mishref International Fairgrounds. KidZania's booth has a theme based on the Winter Festival, which will be in place at KidZania from Dec. 10 to Jan. 23. KidZania touts itself as a "kid-sized metropolis." Read More »

Warba Bank sponsors major real estate expo in Kuwait

Warba Bank, the Kuwait-based Islamic financial institution, recently exhibited its financing products for real estate investors at the Al Masar Real Estate Exhibition in Kuwait City. The Al Masar exhibition, sponsored by Warba Bank, came to the Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel in Kuwait City to showcase the Gulf nation’s top commercial residential real estate opportunities. Read More »

Islamic Develop Bank calls for new Islamic microfinance structures

As the Shariah-compliant Islamic finance sector booms in the GCC region, the President of the Islamic Development Bank Group, Dr. Ahmad Mohamed Ali, asked experts in the field to develop new Islamic microfinance structures Wednesday. Ali says the industry needs to leverage existing technologies and business approaches, such as mobile banking, to start developing initiatives. Read More »

Kuwaiti students introduced to engineering at Airbus robotics workshop

Fifty Kuwait City students interested in engineering had the opportunity to try their skills at robotics with a little help from Airbus and Kuwait Airlines Thursday. The Airbus Little Engineer workshop brought together students from 5th to 7th grades to attract them to careers in the science and technology, where they were introduced to operations involving sensors and motors. Read More »

Diet Care now offers gourmet, locally grown Elite meal plan in Kuwait

Kuwait’s leading provider of health and nutritional programs, Diet Care, said recently that it is launching its new “Elite” service -- a luxury membership plan offering gourmet, locally grown premium meal options. Diet Care specializes in lifestyle, fitness and weight-loss plans for clients and will add the new Elite plan as its 12th signature program. Read More »

GE issued license to establish technology center in Kuwait

The Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority has issued an investment license to General Electric to enable the global company to establish the GE Kuwait Technology Center as a limited liability Kuwaiti company, Times Kuwait reported. The technology center will receive an investment of approximately $82.9 million to encourage research and development in energy generation in Kuwait. Read More »

Al Ruwayeh & Partners talk corporate law at this year's Euromoney Kuwait

Ahmed Barakat, managing partner at Al Ruwayeh, addressed the global and regional economic and investment outlook at the annual conference that brings together senior government officials, market experts and business leaders to discuss major issues in the global economy. This year’s subject set particular focus on the recent developments in the Kuwaiti financial sector. Read More »