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Kuwait

Kuwait Oil Company eager to play leading role in renewable energy

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 25, (KUNA): Kuwait Oil Company (KOC), a subsidiary of the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC), is eager to play a leading role in the renewable energy domain, said an official Wednesday. Speaking to KUNA, KOC Deputy Chief Executive Officer Emad Sultan said the company will work with government …

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Gulf braces for austerity as oil income slump bites

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 25, (AFP): Faced with heavy losses from low oil prices, Gulf states have embarked on belttightening measures to cut spending and boost non-crude revenues, but analysts warn much more needs to be done. After more than a decade of abundant surpluses thanks to high oil prices, the …

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General Traffic Department issues laws on a new type of license for vehicles

KUWAIT CITY: The General Traffic Department (GTD) recently issued some ministerial laws on a new type of license for vehicles, particularly the small vehicles for private use which transport only one person apart from the driver and are not designed as a motorcycle. In a press statement, Assistant Undersecretary for …

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MP slams ministry for failure to control hike in goods rates – ‘KD 28,000 monthly salary and govt subsidy too’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 24: MP Faisal Al-Kandari has criticized the Ministry of Commerce and Industry for its alleged failure to control prices of consumer goods, stressing the need for everyone to stand firm against the unjustified price hikes. He called for intensified efforts to control prices, especially since the Ministry …

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News plays ‘key’ role in forming Arab citizens’ thoughts: minister

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 24, (KUNA): Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs and acting Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Al- Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah on Tuesday said the Arab region is going through a stage of delicate developments and challenges where news and information play …

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‘Democracy practiced on solid grounds in Kuwait’

RABAT, Nov 24, (KUNA): Democracy in Kuwait is practiced on solid grounds due to transparency distinguishing relationship between MPs and citizens, said visiting Kuwaiti legislator Dr Odah Al-Ruwaiee on Tuesday. Kuwait National Assembly is one of parliaments in the world with real representation of people, elected in free elections, said …

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Kuwait set to have record year: expert – Over $30 bln worth of awarded contracts despite falling oil prices

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 24: The MEED Kuwait Projects 2015 conference kicked off today at the Regency Hotel, organised with the support of the Ministry of Electricity & Water (MEW), Ministry of Health (MOH), Kuwait Authority for Partnership Projects (KAPP), Public Authority for Housing Welfare (PAHW), Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority …

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‘DAESH cell’ referred to prosecution – Demand for IDs

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 23: The Ministry of Interior has referred members of the cell accused of financing and arming DAESH to the Public Prosecution amid parliamentary demands to disclose the identities of the heads, financers and coordinators of the cell, reports Al- Seyassah daily. Some parties have stressed the need …

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Kuwaitis recollect ‘father of Independence, Constitution’ – Sheikh Abdullah’s life full of accomplishments

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 23, (KUNA): Kuwaitis nowadays recall with distress the crucial reign of the late Amir Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah who passed away on Nov 24, 1965, after a life full of accomplishments namely establishment of modern Kuwait’s foundations. The number-one architect of the State of Kuwait Constitution had …

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Cabinet commends security personnel over terror cell bust – Int’l community urged to stand united in face of terrorism

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 23, (KUNA): The Cabinet on Monday hailed the Ministry of Interior for arresting recently a terrorist cell and uncovering their subversive goals. During its customary weekly meeting held at Bayan Palace under chairmanship of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, the Cabinet voiced …

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