MPs against subsidy cuts, end debate without vote – Govt seeks to privatize some...

KUWAIT: Lawmakers stepped up their opposition to proposed government plans to cut subsidies on fuel and electricity in the second day of a debate,...

Govt to reassess fees on state properties: Minister

KUWAIT: The cabinet will reassess the fees imposed on state-owned properties, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance and Acting Minister of Oil Anas Al-Saleh...

MPs break agents’ monopoly, discuss subsidies

KUWAIT: The National Assembly yesterday passed in the second reading the commercial agencies law, but after introducing a crucial amendment that allows more than...

Kuwait Parliament ‘deals first blow to monopoly’ since 60s – Dealers lose ‘exclusive...

KUWAIT: The National Assembly, during its regular session yesterday, approved trade agencies' bill and referred it to the Government. "What the Assembly endorsed today...

Info Minister presents sports revamp strategy – Cabinet OKs senior officials’ appointment

KUWAIT: Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah yesterday presented a report to the Cabinet...

Lawmaker to grill labor minister over trafficking – Maliya underpass scrapped over ‘immorality’ fears

KUWAIT: MP Mohammad Tana Al-Enezi announced intentions to file a new grilling motion against Minister of Social Affairs and labor, Minister of Planning and...

Ball starts rolling in bid to slash subsidies; Budget deficit at 64% – Panel...

KUWAIT: The National Assembly yesterday held a rare meeting with the Supreme Planning Council to review government plans to reform the economy in the...

Govt to cut down committees, meetings

KUWAIT: The cabinet has asked the Civil Service Commission to reduce the number of government committees to a minimum, and cut meetings outside working...

Kuwait MP Abul targets expats salaries, benefits

KUWAIT: MP Abdullah Abul called on Finance Minister yesterday to cut generous benefits offered to some expatriate employees in many government ministries and departments...

Juwaihel fined KD 20,000

KUWAIT: A court yesterday sentenced Mohammed Al-Juwaihel to a KD 20,000 compensation in case filed against him by former MP Musallam Al-Barrak. The two...

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...

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...

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