Friday, March 22, 2019

MPs overwhelmingly approve amended early retirement law

Bill passes after government agrees to 2% cut in pensions KUWAIT: The National Assembly yesterday overwhelmingly passed an amended...

Lawmaker proposes govt buy debt again

Assembly panel meets bedoon jailed illegally KUWAIT: MP Majed Al-Mutairi yesterday called on the government to buy billions of dinars in bank loans taken by...

Muwaizri shuns panel meeting on PM grilling

KUWAIT: Leading opposition MP Shuaib Al-Muwaizri, who has sought to grill the prime minister over rain mismanagement, yesterday did not attend a meeting by...

Rain probe to take 2 months; insurance firms should pay: MP

KUWAIT: The three-member National Assembly committee formed to investigate the destruction caused by heavy rains last month will take two months to complete its...

MPs insist on grilling oil minister

KUWAIT: MP Khalil Abul, one of three lawmakers who have vowed to grill Oil Minister Bakheet Al-Rasheedi, reiterated yesterday that they will file to...

MP Adasani reiterates rejection of fee hikes, taxes

KUWAIT: Opposition MP Riyadh Al-Adasani said yesterday that any government plans to increase charges of public services or impose taxes will be rejected by...

Panel discusses temporary expropriations for public interest’s bill

KUWAIT: The parliament's financial affairs committee is scheduled to meet today with Finance Minister Nayef Al-Hajraf and Minister of Public Works and Municipal Affairs...

Works minister’s resignation accepted; oil minister’s yet to be discussed

Lawmaker urges services minister to follow suit and quit KUWAIT: His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah has accepted the resignation of...

Assembly refers PM’s grilling to Legal and Legislative committee

Opposition fumes over alleged mishandling of rains KUWAIT: As expected, the National Assembly yesterday voted to refer an opposition-sponsored grilling against Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber...

National Assembly to debate Prime Minister’s grilling over rain

Financial panel rejects new govt proposals for retirement KUWAIT: The National Assembly is scheduled today to debate a grilling against His Highness the Prime Minister...

Political crisis looms over prime minister’s grilling

Court to rule on assembly seats next month KUWAIT: The country may be sliding into a political crisis over the grilling of Prime Minister Sheikh...

Amir confident MPs will not ‘misuse’ constitutional tools

Political crisis looms over prime minister’s grilling KUWAIT: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem said yesterday HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah trusts the...

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