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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Amir meets media chiefs, calls for unity, security – Doctors to Kuwait rather than...

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...

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...

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