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Tuesday , November 20 2018


New warnings on price hikes

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 1, (KUNA): Ministry of Commerce and Industry stressed Thursday the importance to maintain the prices on food commodities and end any unnecessary price hike after the increase of fuel prices. The ministry said in a press release, after its officials held a meeting with the Union of …

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MP vehemently denies claim that panel okayed gasoline price hike – ‘Implement anti-corruption laws’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 1: Parliamentary Priorities Committee Chairman MP Yusuf Al-Zalzalah has vehemently denied the allegation that the committee approved the gasoline price hike, stressing the committee has nothing to do with discussions on the issue especially since it was referred to the competent panel. Indicating all the MPs have …

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Retirees health insurance plan to be effective in Oct

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 1, (KUNA): Ministry of Health (MoH) Undersecretaries’ Council announced Wednesday retirement health insurance plan to be effective by mid-October, while “Aafeya” insurance cards will be distributed via health centers following Eid Al-Adha holiday. The executive steps have been taken by the ministry regarding implementing the health insurance …

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Donation to Foundation no key to doors already open – Accusations denied

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 1: Sources in the Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton’s election campaign have responded to the accusations made by Republican rival Donald Trump that the Clintons — Bill, Hillary and Chelsea — received funds from foreign governments, including Kuwait for the Clinton Foundation in return for providing political services …

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MPs QUERY PROCEDURE, IMPACT OF PRICE HIKE – New fuel pricing to kick in Thursday; Citizen files lawsuit

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 31: The new fuel prices will be applied on Thursday, as being Octane-91: 85 fils per liter, Octane-95: 105 fpl and Ultra-Premium: 165 fpl. The Cabinet has approved the raising decision on August first, by recommendation of the economic committee. The price increase will create a change …

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‘Revision of taxi, bus fares to prevent exploitation of public’ – ‘Traffic men at beck and call if commuter cheated’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 31: Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic Affairs Major General Fahad Al-Shuwa’e says the decision to adjust the fares of taxis and public buses was issued after thorough study by the General Traffic Department (GTD) and Ministry of Commerce and Industry, adding the fares are relatively the least …

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Beware fake maids offices, Kuwaitis & expats warned – ‘Overlook ads on social media’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 31: The Public Relations and Security Media Department of Ministry of Interior has warned Kuwaiti citizens and expatriates to avoid becoming victims of unlicensed domestic workers offices by only dealing with offices that are licensed by the concerned government authority. In a press statement issued by Ministry …

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Call to expedite field surveys in a bid to install electricity meters

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 31: Assistant Undersecretary for Consumer Affairs at Ministry of Electricity and Water Yousef Al-Ojaili disclosed that the number of employees tasked with carrying out field surveys in investment buildings and commercial complexes to grade and classify them in preparation for the installation of meters in each commercial …

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Sept 2 will be first day of Dhul-Hijja

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 31: The Department of Astrology and Space Sciences in Kuwait Science Club has announced that the first day of the month of Dhul- Hijja (12th month in the Islamic lunar calendar) for the year 1437 AH will be on Sept 2, 2016; so Arafat Day (ninth day …

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Taxi, bus fares revised – Charges to various Kuwaiti areas detailed

KUWAIT CITY, August 30: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khalid Al- Sabah has issued ministerial decisions amending taxi fares and those of other public transports, which include the fares of call and roving taxi cabs, rep orts Al-Seyassah daily. The decisions stipulate amendment to Articles 1 …

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