Monday, January 21, 2019

Panel rejects govt power tariffs, approves its own; New charges for buildings in 6...

KUWAIT: The National Assembly's financial and economic affairs committee yesterday rejected a government draft bill to raise power charges and approved a much milder...

MPs continue to reject govt’s power tariffs

KUWAIT: Lawmakers yesterday continued to express their total rejection of a government bill to raise power and water charges, saying the proposed increase would...

Amir urges closer Assembly-govt cooperation

KUWAIT: HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah yesterday advised leading legislators to seek to bolster cooperation between the legislative and executive authorities. HH...

Proposed energy fees ‘too exaggerated’

KUWAIT: MP Dr Ahmad Mutee' stressed that he would firmly reject the government's project that include higher electricity tariffs, saying that the proposed fees...

Lawmakers slam govt’s new power consumption tariffs – MPs deride reform measures, privatization moves

KUWAIT: MP Saleh Ashour urged his colleagues to take a serious stand against the new electricity and water consumption tariffs due to be imposed...

Cabinet rejects prosecutions in the sovereign fund probe

KUWAIT: The Cabinet has rejected recommendations by members of parliament to prosecute officials of its sovereign wealth fund for allegedly violating regulations in managing...

Assembly panel to discuss power rates next Sunday – MPs debate report on KIA...

KUWAIT: Head of the National Assembly Financial and Economic Affairs Committee MP Faisal A-Shaye said yesterday the panel received a government draft law stipulating...

Lawmakers call for revoking Dashti citizenship, membership – Domestic help bill amendment approved

KUWAIT: The case of controversial MP Abdulhameed Dashti completely dominated the National Assembly's session yesterday amid sectarian tensions and calls to revoke his citizenship...

Speaker, oil workers hold talks as salary row rages – Cabinet approves, refers...

KUWAIT: Representatives of the oil workers unions yesterday met with National Assembly Speaker Marzouk Al-Ghanem, who vowed that the unified scale will not be...

MPs conflicted over whether bedoons were discussed during Comoros visit

KUWAIT: Two lawmakers who recently arrived back from the Comoros gave conflicting statements on whether the issue of stateless residents was discussed or not,...

Public prosecution alerts borders to arrest Dashti upon his return

KUWAIT: The public prosecution issued a directive to all exit borders to execute an arrest warrant issued nearly a week ago for MP Abdul...

Kuwait’s Prosecutor issues arrest warrant for Dashti

KUWAIT: Kuwait's Attorney General Chancellor Dherar Al-Assousi yesterday issued an arrest warrant against MP Abdulhameed Dashti after the parliament lifted his immunity over a...

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