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MPs query minister on plan to curb corruption

‘Professors accused of plagiarism promoted’ KUWAIT CITY, Jan 17: MPs Khalid Al-Shatti and Majed Al-Mutairi raised questions against the Minister of Education and Higher Education concerning suspicious researches and promotion of professors who were accused of plagiarism, reports Al-Qabas daily. MP Al-Shatti said several professors, teaching staff and researchers in …

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Cabinet orders separate probes into already awarded contracts

FM apprises Council of meetings with foreign counterparts KUWAIT CITY, Jan 15, (KUNA): The Kuwaiti Cabinet has ordered separate investigations into already awarded public tenders. The order, which was done during a customary Cabinet meeting presided over by His Highness Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al- Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, came following …

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Kuwait probes helicopter deal

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 20, (AFP): Kuwait has ordered an investigation into a $1.1 billion deal to buy 30 military helicopters from France, a minister said on Wednesday, after reports of alleged kickbacks. The oil-rich emirate agreed to buy the Airbus Caracal helicopters for one billion euros ($1.1 billion) in August …

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‘Violating top Ministry of Education officials deserve no probe’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 14: No financial or administrative violation committed by senior officials in the ministry deserve investigation, says Undersecretary at the Ministry of Education Dr Haitham Al-Athari, reports Al-Rai daily. He added the decision of Civil Service Commission (CSC) to refer senior ministry officials to the Public Prosecution does …

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Muhammad bin Salman sides with his people against corruption

WHEN Lee Kuan Yew became Singapore’s first Prime Minister after the independence in 1959, his first statement was, “I have been deeply thinking about being one of the corrupt individuals and let the situation remain as it is in terms of corruption, crimes, bribes, backwardness and poverty; or I should …

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Panel postpones vote on final report on irregularities in MoH

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: The inquiry commission which was formed by the Health Committee of the National Assembly to look into the irregularities of the Ministry of Health has postponed the vote on the final report which was scheduled for next Monday citing constitutional reasons, reports Al-Rai daily. The committee …

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CORRUPTION LAW CHALLENGE FAILS – Do your job, say MPs

Anti-Corruption Public Authority hailed KUWAIT CITY, Nov 8: MP Riyadh Al-Adsani congratulated the Board of Trustees and staff of the Anti-Corruption Public Authority after the Constitutional Court rejected a petition challenging the constitutionality of law number 2/2016 on establishing the authority and provisions about financial disclosure. Al-Adsani wished the chairman …

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Next govt should include qualified and efficient ministers: say experts

‘Need to adopt crystal clear strategy to combat graft’ KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6: A number of academicians have agreed that the new government should be strong and capable of carrying out its tasks as quickly as possible, stressing the need to cooperate with the National Assembly especially in matters related …

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Salman … promise fulfilled

THE clean-up campaign of Saudi Arabia against corrupt individuals, which was launched through direct order from King Salman bin Abdulaziz and under the direct supervision of Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman — chief of the Higher Council of the National Anti-corruption Commission, is not the end. Instead, it is just …

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Corrupt officials in ‘Health’ will be dealt with: Al Harbi – Hike in fees part of reform program

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 23: Minister of Health Dr Jamal Al-Harbi affirmed that any employee of the ministry proven to be involved in corruption will be referred for questioning irrespective of his/her position, reports Aljarida daily. He indicated that the coming few weeks will witness further preparations for the inauguration of …

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