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Assembly to debate ‘Nationality Law’

MPs visit jail over reported suicide incident KUWAIT: The National Assembly is expected to debate key amendments to the Nationality Law that allows those who have their citizenship revoked in…

Assembly panel discusses anti-corruption draft laws

KUWAIT: National Assembly legal and legislative committee yesterday discussed a number of draft laws for fighting corruption in light of the dispute within the Anti-Corruption Authority, head of the panel…

Minister acts against plans to increase meat prices

KUWAIT: Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs and Minister of State for Municipal Affairs Mohammad Al-Jabri condemned a number of livestock importing companies which announced intentions to increase the prices…

Kuwait-Turkey relations: history of deep-rooted ties, common interests

ANKARA: Bilateral relations and regional development as well as other issues of common concern will feature high on the agenda of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah’s…

Maids could outnumber citizens by 2022: Ashour

MPs lash out at govt program KUWAIT: Lawmakers lashed out at the government yesterday as they debated its annual development program, charging that the plan included repetitive issues that were…

Nod to oil price hike in KPC budget, NATO deal

KUWAIT:  In the quiet session, the Assembly agreed with an overwhelming majority to raise the oil price index in Kuwait Petroleum Corp’s (KPC) budget to $35 a barrel. The Assembly…

MP Safaa Al-Hashem defends expat medicine ban proposal

KUWAIT: MP Safaa Al-Hashem said yesterday her proposal to ban giving medicines to expatriates at public hospitals and clinics aims at improving health services for Kuwaiti citizens and achieve what…

Cabinet instructs energy efficiency

KUWAIT: The Kuwaiti cabinet has asked the Ministry of Electricity and Water to work with other concerned bodies to put the country’s energy efficiency program in place. It has also…

MP threatens to grill premier, three ministers

KUWAIT: Leading opposition MP Shuaib Al-Muwaizri yesterday threatened that he will file to grill the prime minister and three Cabinet ministers after 30 days if a number of demands were…

Amir’s compassionate tendencies epitomize humanity: Awqaf Minister

CAIRO: Through espousing such virtues as forgiveness and moderation, His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has transformed Kuwait into a bastion of humanity, a Kuwaiti minister said…

MP proposes ban on govt medicine for expats

KUWAIT: MP Safa Al-Hashem yesterday continued targeting expatriates in Kuwait with hostile proposals by calling on authorities to stop giving medicines at public clinics and hospitals to foreign patients. Hashem,…

MPs slam govt, raise juvenile age

KUWAIT: The National Assembly yesterday overwhelmingly passed its first legislation to increase the juvenile age from 16 years to 18 years, scrapping the existing law that was passed by the…

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