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Tag Archives: corruption

Kuwait’s rank in corruption index discussed

MP Fadel says he’s on track to question Labour minister KUWAIT CITY, June 9: After the launching of the sustainability program and government’s commitment towards cooperation and transparency regarding the financial status of the country, MPs hinted on the possibility of resorting to interpellation if talks on the issue are …

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KPC refers former head for probe

Vietnam refinery CEO in soup KUWAIT CITY, June 6: The Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) has referred former head of the corporation Jassem Al-Ali to the administrative investigation after he was spotted inside the Parliament during the grilling of Minister of Oil, Bakhit Al- Rashidi, reports Al-Qabas daily. An official speaking …

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‘The societies I have lost’

‘Hotbeds of corruption’ In the early 1980s, I was among those residents of Jabriya who sought to establish a cooperative society. I was elected chairman of the board of directors by acclamation. Here lawyer, Mustafa Al-Sarraf, who was one of the founders, asked me if I could give him the …

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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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