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Areva loss raises ire; VAT assailed – MP asserts mismanagement

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 10: MP Khaled Al-Otaibi has forwarded questions to Finance Minister Anas Al-Saleh about the sale of Kuwait Investment Authority’s (KIA) stake in the French company Areva. He said KIA had earlier announced its plan to leave Areva and sell its 4.8 percent stake to the French government …

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‘100 weapons lost, money pocketed from food supplied to police’ – ‘Scandal linked to top security official’

KUWAIT CITY, May 24: With the formation of a fact-finding committee by Ministry of Interior for investigating the expenditure of millions from the budget of hospitality chapter, high-ranking sources reveal that this issue might fall heavily on top officials, reports Al-Rai daily. They elaborated about a huge scandal involving a …

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Number of cases ‘tied’ to trade misdemeanor up by 80 percent – Authorities working relentlessly to fight graft

KUWAIT CITY, May 22: Statistics for first quarter of 2017 on cases with the Public Prosecution revealed a drop in cases related to infringement on others’ wealth by 68 percent. However, there has been an increase in the number of cases related to trade misdemeanor, especially “spoiled foodstuff”, by 80 …

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Sheikh Ahmed denies bribery claims – MP urges probe

GENEVA, April 29: Asian Olympic leader Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah of Kuwait has denied claims made in a US federal court that he paid six-figure bribes to FIFA voters. “Sheikh Ahmad is very surprised by such allegations and strongly denies any wrongdoing,” the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) …

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‘Board members’ of co-ops under probe in funds scam

KUWAIT CITY, April 19: The Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor has referred 39 boards members of some cooperative societies to the General Investigation Department of the Ministry of Interior and to the Public Prosecution in connection of financial and administrative irregularities which were discovered by the committees which were …

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‘Public funds protection panel to refer three files to prosecution’

‘Serious law violations discovered in deal’ KUWAIT CITY, April 18: Member of the Parliamentary Committee for Public Funds Protection MP Khalid Al-Shatti disclosed the committee agreed during its Monday meeting to refer three files to the Public Prosecution. The files in question included a deal signed by Kuwait Oil Company …

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Call to shut Parliament – Activists protest in Mubarakiya

KUWAIT CITY, April 6, (KUNA): Several political activists and citizens Thursday organized a public protest in Mubarakiya area to demand permanent proscription of the National Assembly, with placards petitioning for the referral of public funds embezzlers to prosecution and suspension of citizenship law amendment, in addition to Cabinet dissolution. Prominent …

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‘Corruption, less concern leads to public money drain & deficit’

KUWAIT CITY, April 4: MP Riyadh Al-Adsani has threatened to grill HH the Prime Minister, before the ruling of the Constitutional Court, if he does not address the issue of what he called ‘waste of public money’ and apply the policy of job replacement. He noted corruption and lack of …

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Six to prosecution for not declaring assets

KUWAIT CITY, March 29: Public Authority for Anti Corruption has referred six officials who were obliged to declare assets to the Public Prosecution Department for failure to submit their asset declaration within the specified period, says Al-Seyassah. The anti-graft authority explained circumstances under which the officials were referred to prosecution …

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Panel debates measures to combat corruption

KUWAIT CITY, March 19: The Legal and Legislative Affairs Committee of the National Assembly debated and discussed a set of bills on how to combat corruption in the wake of Kuwait’s decline in global Corruption Perceptions Index. Committee Chairman MP Mohammed Al-Dallal said after the meeting Sunday members of the …

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