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No plans to impose taxes on individuals

KUWAIT: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Anas Al-Saleh said there are no government plans to impose taxes on individuals. The government is only considering imposing taxes on national…

MP to grill health minister over medical medical errors, graft

KUWAIT: MP Hamdan Al-Azmi yesterday said he has decided to file a request to grill the health minister at the start of the next parliamentary term in late October over…

26 Indicted over arms cache, Iran, Hezb links – Suspects include 25 Kuwaitis, One Iranian

KUWAIT: The public prosecutor yesterday said he has pressed charges against 26 people in a cell linked to Iran and Hezbollah, and accused 24 of them of plotting to carry…

Speaker Ghanem urges UN to boost democracy values – ‘Conflicts displaced more people than any time since World War II’

NEW YORK: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanem urged the United Nations yesterday to continue its ethical role for enhancing values of democracy, as a culture and in practice. Once…

Driving license woes for most expat wives

KUWAIT: Obtaining a driving license has become increasingly difficult in Kuwait and now with the start of the new school year, the situation is hitting expatriate housewives especially hard. Before…

Boycott campaign played part in falling fish prices

KUWAIT: Fish prices have fallen, although most salesmen at the Sharq fish market do not want to admit it. The boycott campaign ‘Let it Spoil’ seems to have played a…

Inflation rate at 0.44 percent – Co-op union denies involvement in price increases

KUWAIT: The inflation rate rose by 0.44 percent during June 2015 and rose by 3.54 percent in June 2015 compared with June 2014, a report sent to the cabinet on…

Criticism over Egyptian doctor’s ‘extradition’

KUWAIT: Commenting on the statement recently made by Minister of Health Dr Ali Al-Obaidi concerning asking the Interpol to arrest and return the Egyptian doctor responsible for the death of…

Criticisms over new E-media law, possible liberties’ violation noted

KUWAIT: The e-media law that was recently approved by the cabinet aroused severe criticism among political, cultural and legal groups who refused the law and described it as ‘muzzling,’ especially…

KPC diamond sponsor of industrialists’ conference

KUWAIT: The Gulf Organization for Industrial Consulting (GOIC) announced that Kuwait Petroleum Corporation and its subsidiary companies has joined the list of sponsors of the 15th Industrialists’ Conference ‘Foreign Direct…

‘Smoke’ bomb found in Farwaniya; Four-member gang nabbed

KUWAIT: A bomb with a timer was thrown by an unknown person in Farwaniya yesterday, said a security source. He noted that the bomb was later discovered to be a…