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Lawmaker wants Hala February concerts canceled, fears ‘divine punishment’

KUWAIT: MP Ahmad Mutee’ Al-Azmi urged Information Minister Sheikh Salman Al-Humoud Al-Sabah to call off Hala February concerts because of the religious and moral violations committed during them. He justified…

Where did a quarter trillion dollars go?

KUWAIT: The state gained KD 231.1 billion during 15 years of surplus, which is more than three quarters of a trillion dollars, and despite this the state is heading for…

Towards a new, confident Kuwait – Amir’s First Speech

KUWAIT: Let us embark on our journey together, working towards a new, confident Kuwait, prepared for the challenges of the future and able to embrace new opportunities, His Highness  the…

Union slams oil minister over workers’ rights

KUWAIT: The labor union at Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) criticized Deputy Prime Minister, Finance Minister and Acting Oil Minister Anas Al-Saleh’s approval of a charter that they say ‘lessens many…

lawmaker calls for more controls in oil sector

KUWAIT: Member of the parliament’s budgets committee MP Abdulrahman Al-Jeeran said it is not possible to follow an effective rationalization policy amidst the lack of control in the oil sector,…

Turaiji slams KIA official over press statement

KUWAIT: Chairman of the parliament’s public funds protection committee MP Dr Abdullah Al-Turaiji slammed statements made by the Kuwait Investment Authority’s (KIA) Managing Director Badr Al-Saad, noting it was very…

Amir meets media chiefs, calls for unity, security – Doctors to Kuwait rather than overseas treatment – State to rationalize spending

KUWAIT: HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah yesterday reminded about the important role of the media in maintaining unity and called for managing the decline in financial revenues,…

Female candidate wins seat in labor syndicate

KUWAIT: The workers’ syndicate at the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor held its elections on Tuesday, which ran smoothly and featured notable participation by general assembly members who gathered…

Govt reviews subsidies with assembly soon

KUWAIT: The government is about to finish putting final touches on its plan concerning lifting subsidies, said informed ministerial sources, noting that once it was concluded, the Cabinet would refer…

Competition heats up for 3rd constituency by-election

KUWAIT: The total number of candidates applying to run for by-elections in the third electoral constituency reached 39 and then dropped to 38 (including one female candidate) when one of…

Cabinet condemns terrorist attacks in Turkey, Indonesia

KUWAIT: The cabinet yesterday condemned the recent ‘criminal act’ that hit Turkey and the ‘terrorist attacks’ in Indonesia. Last Tuesday, a suicide attack struck the historical Sultanahmet Square in Istanbul,…

Maids’ recruitment company almost ready

KUWAIT: MP Kamel Al-Awadhi said the establishment of a Kuwaiti company for recruiting domestic helpers is about to be completed and only final touches are still needed before it is…