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Top KOC officials probed for corruption

KUWAIT CITY, May 30: Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) has referred some senior officials to prosecution on allegations of corruption, taking undue advantage of their positions to serve personal interests, and mismanaging several contracts worth over KD 200 million, reports Al-Qabas daily. The daily quoting a source added a series of …

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Assembly asked to refer MP issue over ‘money’ to Public Authority for Combating Corruption

‘Audio recording confirms MP received govt money’ KUWAIT CITY, May 22: MPs Mohammed Al-Dalal, Nayef Al-Mirdas, Abdullah Fahad, Jama’an Al- Harbash, Abdulwahab Al Babtain and Osama Al- Shaheen have asked the National Assembly to refer the issue of a lawmaker who allegedly received government money to the Public Authority for …

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How to ruin what you have built?

AFTER years of strenuous efforts, the National Assembly approved in 2015 the law on the Establishment of the Financial Control Department which was to be reporting to the minister of finance and headed by an official in the capacity of a minister. The aim of the department was to control …

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The corrupt fighting corruption with slogans … how sad!!

IT IS only in Kuwait where the corrupt are bragging about fighting against corruption and the squanderers take up the role of protecting public funds. While stealing, they scream at the top of their voices to announce that they protect public welfare and the portion of the national wealth allocated …

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MP vows follow-up on deposit scandal

KUWAIT CITY, April 5: MP Riyadh Al- Adsani promised to follow up the multimillion deposit scandal, especially since the bank accounts of 13 members of the 2009 Parliament swelled due to this issue. Speaking to the press Thursday, Al-Adsani disclosed that on Feb 15, 2017 he announced the names of …

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O Your Highness, corruption now a culture

THE decline in Kuwait’s ranking in the Corruption Perceptions Index appeared as a surprising scandal that no one knew about. Ironically, it seems that officials in the country were unaware of the issue which, in reality, has been the topic on the streets for years; in fact, for decades. It …

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Ex-speaker Sa’adoun laments sharp rise in corruption index

‘Govt must do more to confront graft’ KUWAIT CITY, March 21: Former National Assembly speaker Ahmad Al-Sa’adoun blames the government for the increasing level of corruption, attributing the situation to the government’s inability to confront corruption, reports Al-Qabas daily. Al-Sa’adoun said this during a symposium titled “Governmental corruption, judiciary independence …

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Assembly oversight key – MP issues queries

KUWAIT CITY, March 17: MP Riyad Al-Adasani has stressed the importance of the supervisory role of the National Assembly in achieving political stability and ensuring a bright future for the nation. He said the supervisory role of the Assembly covers parliamentary questions, commissions of inquiry, grilling requests and tasks of …

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Invitation for corruption – Gifts, parties stepping stones

The government publicly acknowledged in writing that there was no comprehensive anti-corruption strategy. Despite the fact that this recognition is a tragedy, it favored the Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind Al-Subaih, by recognizing that the default is better than remaining silent, as the government has been for years. …

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MP seeks ‘probe’ on alleged violations at missions abroad

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 28: MP Omar Al-Tabtabaei has called on Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid to investigate suspicions hovering around some Kuwaiti missions abroad. He disclosed there is suspicion of exploiting positions in missions of the Foreign Affairs Ministry on the domestic workers issue, warning …

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