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Kuwait

Kuwait oil workers to strike in pay dispute – Stoppage from Sunday

KUWAIT CITY, April 11, (Agencies): Kuwait’s oil union decided on Monday to begin a “total strike” next week following a dispute with the oil ministry over a new payroll rejected by workers. The decision was taken at an emergency general assembly meeting of the union a day after talks with …

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KCCI expresses objection to Minister Ali’s decision to freeze consumer goods prices

KUWAIT CITY, April 11: Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) has expressed objection and displeasure to the decision of Minister of Commerce and Industry Dr Yousef Al-Ali to freeze the prices of consumer goods. During a meeting between the Acting Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid and a KCCI delegation …

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KNPC seeks to reuse fuel tanks

KUWAIT CITY, April 11: In a remarkable development concerning the closure of Al-Shuaiba Refinery, which was scheduled earlier for April 2017, Deputy Executive Director of the Refinery at Kuwait National Petroleum Company Engineer Metleq Al-Azmi disclosed the intention to reuse fuel tanks and export the derivatives of green fuel project. …

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HH Amir plays historic role in solving housing problem: min – ‘PAHW keen on welfare of beneficiaries’

KUWAIT CITY, April 11, (KUNA): Minister of State for Housing Affairs Yasser Abul said Sunday His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah made a historic decision when he instructed to liberate acquisition of state land for housing purposes. Similarly, His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber …

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‘Transparency on reform’

KUWAIT CITY, April 11: MP Mubarak Al-Harees has voiced objection to the idea of discussing the economic reform document behind closed doors, stressing the need to hold an open session because this is an issue concerning all the people of Kuwait. Asked about the grilling of Commerce and Industry Minister …

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MP rejects proposals to raise water, power charges – Exemption sought for residential areas

KUWAIT CITY, April 10: MP Saleh Ashour has outrightly rejected the proposals of the government and the parliamentary Financial and Economic Affairs Committee to increase water and electricity charges based on consumption. In a press statement, the lawmaker asserted this will negatively affect all citizens, wondering why the government wants …

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Find realistic solution to issue of ‘budget deficit’ – Farwaniya to implement contracts

KUWAIT CITY, April 10: In the wake of opposition met by the proposals and draft laws presented to increase electricity and water tariff, some lawmakers have disclosed the importance of finding a realistic solution to the issue of deficit in the general budget and contribute to preserve consumption and expenditure, …

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Al-Ghanim urges int’l action against arrogance of Israel

CAIRO, April 10, (KUNA): Kuwaiti National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim said on Sunday Arab parliaments should seek an organized international parliamentary move to put an end to Israeli arrogance. “I urge Arab parliaments to contribute to an international parliamentary move involving the member states of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)…a move …

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Commerce minister issues decree to ‘freeze’ prices of commodities – Arab societies facing organized campaign to destroy families

KUWAIT CITY, April 10, (KUNA): Minister of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) Dr. Yusuf Al-Ali has issued a decree freezing the prices of commodities, services and craft works. In a press conference held Sunday to unveil the decree, minister Al-Ali stressed that immediate legal actions would be taken against the decree …

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Kuwait govt, Parliament drafting laws to shore up the economy: MP – Declining oil prices will not affect state development schemes

KUWAIT CITY, April 10, (KUNA): The Government and the National Assembly (Parliament) are currently working out a set of legislations intended to remedy economic issues, affirmed MP Dr Yousef Al-Zalzalah on Sunday. “We are seeking to accomplish them in proper time for sake of salvaging the economic conditions that have …

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