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Tag Archives: Election

Ex-MP vows grill carry-over on education

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 30: Second Constituency candidate and former MP Ouda Al- Ruwaie has threatened to grill Minister of Education and Higher Education Bader Al- Essa on the alleged administrative violations in his ministry in case he remains in his post. In a press conference recently, Al-Ruwaie disclosed he does …

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Parliament polls reflect genuine identity of Kuwait’s democracy – Candidates invited to air manifestos on TV, radio

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 30, (KUNA): Since the announcement of opening registration for the 2016 Parliament elections’ candidacy on Oct 19, Kuwaitis have been living, and enjoying, the true sense of democracy once again, with all eyes locked on the Nov 26 ballot. An observer can sense it almost everywhere and …

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Kuwait’s Health Ministry ready for upcoming parliamentary elections

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 30, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Health Ministry announced on Sunday the formation of temporary medical teams for the upcoming parliamentary elections slated for November 26th. Ministry’s Undersecretary Dr Khaled Al-Sahlawi said in a statement that the ministry would also allocate 61 mobile clinics distributed across the various polling centers. …

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Domestic Workers Law to help stop human trafficking

This interview with Hamoud Al- Hamdan was conducted prior to the dissolution of Parliament by an Amiri decree. Former MP Hamoud Al-Hamdan has fi led again to contest the upcoming election in the Fifth Constituency. — Editor SOME key achievements of the Human Rights Committee in the previous Parliament include …

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454 SIGN TO VIE FOR 50 SEATS IN NOVEMBER POLL – Dashti to run campaign from abroad

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 28: Forty-two parliamentary hopefuls, including one woman filed their candidacy for the 2016 National Assembly elections on the tenth day. With the doors for registration closed at 2:00 pm Friday after 10 consecutive days of hectic activity, the total number of contestants vying for the 50 National …

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‘Country first’ – ‘Watch your vote’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 28, (KUNA): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) will use the full force of law to quell any forms of “illegal consultations” amongst candidates contesting upcoming parliamentary elections, Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Khaled Al-Hamad Al- Sabah said recently. Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled payed a visit …

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‘Boycott exposed flaws in govt, Parliament output’ – Corruption major obstacle: hopeful

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 27: A number of speakers in the forum titled ‘Gains of Boycotting … Parliamentary and Governmental Corruption’ affirmed that the flaws in the parliamentary and governmental performances were exposed due to their decision to boycott the elections, reports Al-Rai daily. Former MP and a candidate from the …

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One vote said to fuel ‘primaries’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 27: Fifty-five parliamentary hopefuls, including two women, filed their candidacies for the 2016 National Assembly elections on the ninth day of the registration period, bringing the total number of candidates to 412. Following are the candidates who registered on Thursday per constituency: ■ First Constituency (nine candidates) …

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PULL EXPAT RESIDENCE AT 55, URGES MP HOPEFUL – Interior welcomes opposition to poll

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 26: Thirty-six parliamentary election candidates, including one woman, registered on Wednesday increasing the total number of candidates to 357. Following are the candidates who registered on the eighth day of the registration period per constituency: ■ First Constituency (four candidates) — Ibrahim Yousif Al-Kandari, Hussein Ali Al-Bahrani, …

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KUWAIT DEMOCRATIC FORUM OUTLINES NATIONAL PROJECT – Dashti candidacy in legal wrangle

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 25: Kuwait’s Administrative Court issued a decision Tuesday allowing former lawmaker Abdul Hameed Dashti to file his candidacy for the National Assembly elections through proxy. A report published by gulfnews. com said that the Elections Department rejected on Sunday the application presented by Dashti’s son — Talal, …

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