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Candidates use various media tools in attempt to woo voters

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7, (KUNA): Candidates running for the 2016 parliamentary elections seek with all means to lure voters including the latest integrated and sophisticated advertising and media tools. Such combination of media and advertising means, according to media professors at Kuwait University, includes usage of traditional tools such as …

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Economy, one-vote, women feature in campaigns

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 7: The economic reform document will be discussed thoroughly in the next Parliament as the incoming lawmakers will ensure that citizens, particularly the middle class and low income earners, will not bear the repercussions of price hikes, says Third Constituency candidate and former MP Jamal Al-Omar. He …

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Oversight key as candidates lament decline

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6: Kuwait’s economic and development fields continue to deteriorate due to the absence of a clear vision and failure of the government to take sound economic decisions as stated in a number of global financial indices, competitiveness reports and economic studies, says Third Constituency candidate Hussein Al-Dallal. …

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75 foreign and high-level media figures invited to cover elections – Tours set for foreign reporters

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6, (KUNA): Head of the Media Center for 2016 Parliamentary Elections in the Ministry of Information Mohammad Al-Baddah said Sunday the Ministry’s Foreign Media department, has made all preparations to host some 75 media figures and journalists out of 150 from around the world to cover upcoming …

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Hopefuls tap power of social media ahead of Nov 26th poll

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6, (KUNA): Social media means have dominated the media arena ahead of the upcoming Parliamentary elections slated for November 26 after imposing itself as one of the most prominent media outlets used by candidates to attract Kuwaiti voters. Smartphones left a clear imprint on the lives of …

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Kuwait opposition candidates abandon ‘failed’ poll boycott – Kuwait opposition candidates abandon ‘failed’ poll boycott

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 5, (AFP): Kuwaiti opposition groups are aiming for a comeback in Parliament after a four-year election boycott, seeking to reverse what they see as the deteriorating political situation in the Gulf state. More than 30 prominent Islamist and liberal opposition figures and former lawmakers have registered to …

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Mexico’s Slim says Trump’s plans would ‘destroy’ U.S. economy

MEXICO CITY, Nov 4 (Reuters) – Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim said on Friday that Donald Trump’s plans would “destroy” the United States economy and joked that the Republican presidential candidate’s proposed wall at the border would be undermined by smuggling tunnels. Slim made his first public comments since Trump accused …

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Verbal errors could dash dreams of Assembly seat – Body language key to candidates success

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 3, (KUNA): A number of candidates contesting parliamentary elections on Nov 26 have had their fair share of verbal blunders over the years, which often induce feelings of sheer anxiety and embarrassment. These verbal errors have prompted many candidates to restart their speeches or shy away from …

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Municipality licenses 118 spots for candidates contesting polls

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 2, (KUNA): Kuwait Municipality on Wednesday announced it has licensed 118 spots for candidates running for the parliamentary elections slated for November 26 in all constituencies. A statement by the Public Relations said that Kuwait Municipality would not hesitate to simplify all procedures pertinent to obtaining a …

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Commission pulls 46 poll candidates – Disqualifications open to appeal

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1: The Electoral Commission for National Assembly Elections on Tuesday disqualified 46 parliamentary hopefuls including former MPs Safah Al-Hashem, Abdul Hameed Dashti and Mohammed Al-Juwaiel as well as Badir Al-Dahoum, Sheikh Malik Hammud Al- Sabah, Hani Hussein and Municipal Council member Manei Al-Ajmi According to parliamentary sources, …

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