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Ministers briefed on senior officials’ recent visits to Kuwait

Kuwaiti cabinet holds weekly meeting KUWAIT: Under the chairmanship of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, the Kuwaiti cabinet held its weekly meeting yesterday, discussing a…

Expat secretary obstructs Kuwaitis’ appointment at investment authority: MP

KUWAIT: MP Omar Al-Tabtabaei asked Minister Hajraf about the salaries of employees at Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA), adding that an expatriate secretary at the director general’s office prevents Kuwaitis from…

Govt to act firmly against financial violations

Kuwait to build branch of Gustave Roussy cancer center KUWAIT: The Cabinet assigned financial monitors and Civil Services Commission (CSC) to act firmly against violations registered by authorities overseeing performance.…

Former speaker, MPs call for amnesty for jailed lawmakers

Officials discuss unified lease contract KUWAIT: Kuwaiti political blocs are currently preoccupied with coming up with legal and political ways out of the recent ruling by the court of cassation…

MPs demand early debate for rejected retirement law

KUWAIT: Five lawmakers yesterday submitted a request to the national assembly calling for urgently debating the early retirement law, which was rejected by the government, at the start of the…

Disagreement brewing as MPs prepare to discuss court ruling’s aftermath

Lawmaker calls for meeting with Amir to ask for amnesty   KUWAIT: Disagreement is brewing amongst lawmakers prior to a meeting MP Mohammed Al-Mutair has called for at his diwaniya…

Groups call for urgent law on public amnesty

KUWAIT: Opposition MPs, groups and activists yesterday called for moves and actions to contain the consequences of a stunning ruling by Kuwait’s top court in which it jailed two serving…

Kuwaiti top court jails 8 current and former lawmakers

KUWAIT: In a stunning ruling, the Court of Cassation yesterday sentenced two current lawmakers and six former MPs, all of them leading opposition figures, to three and a half years…

Panel debates creating more jobs for Kuwaitis

Islamist MP Al-Tabtabai fumes over Cairo Airport’s incident KUWAIT: A National Assembly panel responsible for speeding up creating more jobs for Kuwaitis by replacing expatriates said yesterday it has decided…

NA approves budgets, bill amendments

KUWAIT: The National Assembly (NA) yesterday approved amendments to a number of laws and budgets of eight state agencies in a special session in which speaker Marzouk Al-Ghanem strongly defended…

Cabinet OKs New York Consulate,studies means for higher revenues

KUWAIT: The Cabinet held its weekly session yesterday at the Cabinet Hall at Seif Palace under chairmanship of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. Highlights of…

Special mobile apps monitor, protect maids

KUWAIT: After the memorandum of agreement (MoA) between the Philippines and Kuwait was signed last month, a group of recruitment agencies (both local and Philippine-based agencies) has come up with…

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