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Law to leash wild animal enthusiasts

KUWAIT: MPs Kamel Al-Awadhi, Adnan Abdulsamad, Ahmed Al-Qudhaibi, Ahmed Al-Azmi and Rakan Al-Nisf have proposed a bill incriminating the possession, sale, purchase or advertisement of wild animals. According to the…

Kuwait resilient to plunge in oil prices – Fitch maintains state’s ‘AA’ rating

KUWAIT: Fitch Ratings has affirmed Kuwait’s long-term foreign and local currency issuer default ratings (IDR) at ‘AA’, according to a report released by the international agency. The outlooks are stable;…

No taxes, no salary cuts, no reduction in benefits: Govt – Nod to pilgrimage, transport bills

KUWAIT: State Minister for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah said yesterday that the government has no plans to impose taxes or cut wages and reduce benefits for Kuwaiti employees.…

MPW details projects worth KD 7.3 billion – Assembly lifts immunity of Fadhl, Dashti

KUWAIT: The ministry of public works informed the National Assembly yesterday that the value of projects under construction, or which have been tendered and those to be tendered soon is…

No pending salary cuts – Power, gas price hikes still considered: Oil Minister

KUWAIT: Oil Minister Ali Al-Omair explained that Kuwait was the country least affected by falling oil prices, even it goes below $50 per barrel. “We have decided not to stop…

Mudej grilling fizzles out

KUWAIT: The debate of the grilling against Minister of Commerce and Industry Abdulmohsen Al-Mudej ended yesterday without a no-confidence motion, meaning that the minister survived without any political consequences. At…

OPEC will not step in: Kuwait * IMF upbeat Bourses battered as oil falls

KUWAIT: A fresh wave of panic selling wiped out $49 billion of stock market value across the Gulf Arab economies yesterday as the price of Brent crude oil dropped below…

Kuwait believes in Egypt’s ability to face challenges – Kuwaiti-Egyptian Higher Committee kicks off

KUWAIT: The Kuwait-Egypt Higher Joint Committee held its tenth meeting in Kuwait yesterday under the chairmanship of Kuwaiti Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and Egypt’s…

Parliament to debate grilling against Mudej – Interior panel okays law on illegal arms

KUWAIT: The National Assembly is scheduled to debate today a grilling motion against Commerce and Industry Minister Abdulmohsen Al-Mudej on allegations of financial and administrative violations in the ministry. The…

Cabinet mulls oil price slump aftershocks – draft law on Kuwait’s maritime zones ratified

KUWAIT: The cabinet discussed in its weekly meeting at Bayan Palace yesterday a series of proposed precautionary measures to deal with the current deterioration of oil prices and the future…

Egypt FM in Kuwait for joint panel meeting

KUWAIT: Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukry arrived yesterday for a three-day official visit to Kuwait, where he is expected to hold talks with First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister…

Government to implement development plan projects: Minister

KUWAIT: Minister of Finance Anas Al-Saleh said Monday that the government would execute the previously approved projects of the state development plan despite the current deterioration of oil prices and…

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