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Former senior official of Kuwait Airways jailed for stealing power

Prison, deportation overturned for expat KUWAIT CITY, Dec 11: The Criminal Court sentenced a business mogul and former senior official of Kuwait Airways Corporation to five years in prison with hard labor, while his son and a Syrian worker in his company were given three and a half years jail …

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19,000 text messages sent to consumers: MEW

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 29: Assistant Undersecretary for Water Network Operation and Maintenance at Ministry of Electricity and Water Eng Khalifa Al-Fraih revealed that 19,000 text messages were sent to consumers in the last ten months from Jan 1 to Oct 31, reports Al-Rai daily. He said the consumers were appreciated …

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500 receipts issued per day through ‘WhatsApp’ – MEW

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 13: Ministry of Electricity and Water issued 1,000 receipts on the first day of implementation of electricity and water bill payments through “WhatsApp”. According to sources affiliated to the ministry, the average number of receipts issued by the ministry through its new payment service is about 500 …

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‘New tariffs to help rationalize water, electricity consumption’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 23, (KUNA): Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Electricity and Water for Planning and Training Dr Mashaan Al-Otaibi said the new electricity and water rates will encourage consumers to rationalize consumption. The new rates, that came into force in the investment sector on Tuesday, are five fils …

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Building owners inform tenants to bear cost of electricity and water

‘It is up to the state to take suitable decisions’ KUWAIT CITY, Aug 21: Owners of residential buildings have lately been informing tenants to bear the cost of electricity and water usage, mainly due to the decision to be enforced on Tuesday, August 22 to increase the electricity and water …

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Uproar as new power tariff from Aug 22; ‘Expats to go’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 19: As the new electricity tariff comes into effect on Tuesday, many citizens and expatriates have registered resentment on the implementation of the decision, especially as it coincides with the new fees for health services provided to expatriates by the State. They lamented the tariffs might not …

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‘No plans to cut power supply in private houses of defaulters’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 17: Ministry of Electricity and Water Undersecretary Muhammad Bu Shehri has reiterated that there is no plan to cut power supply in private houses regardless of the bill amount. In addition, Bu Shehri affirmed the ministry will start implementing new electricity charges for the investment sector on …

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‘Higher electricity charges will lead to judicious usage’

KUWAIT CITY, July 12: Undersecretary of Ministry of Electricity and Water Mohammad Bu Shehri expects to see the positive effects of the new electricity charges in the next three months, reports Al-Jarida daily. He believes the higher electricity charges will lead to judicious consumption of energy, affirming the ministry will …

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Plan to up power tariff gradually step in right direction: real estate official

KUWAIT CITY, June 17: Secretary- General of the Real Estate Developers Association Qais Al- Ghanim says the plan to impose increased electricity tariff gradually is a step in the right direction, affirming that fixing the tariff at 5 fils per Watt is a good idea at a time when there …

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Hike in electricity tariffs to stay

KUWAIT CITY: There is no backing down from the decision to hike the electricity tariffs for the investment sector, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources close to the Ministry of Electricity and Water. The hike is expected to become effective from Aug 22, 2017 as had been announced earlier. The ministry …

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