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Campaign to ‘boycott’ buying fish has no significant effect on the prices of fish – Some fish traders fault MoI’s decision

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 12: The campaign to boycott buying fish from the fish market and other places where marine produce are sold had no significant effect on the market prices of fish, as they continued to soar instead of decreasing as expected. The cost of Zubaidi fish is still KD …

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‘Let It Rot’ campaign against hike in Zubaidi prices starts

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 10: Several Kuwaiti citizens and experts have declared their support for the ‘Let It Rot’ campaign, which will begin on Thursday, against traders of Zubaidi fish for increasing the price of the fish to more than KD 13 per kilogram in the markets. The campaigners believe boycotting …

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Bureaucracy linked to hike in prices of fish

KUWAIT CITY, May 22: The bureaucratic routine associated with basic procedures for obtaining authorization to import fish into the country has led to hike in prices of fish and low supply in the markets, especially due to delay in arrival of consignments and trucks returning to the source of import, …

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Boat seized for fishing illegally

KUWAIT CITY, April 7: Environmental police officers, who are monitoring the sea environment in cooperation with the Public Authority for Agricultural Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR), seized a tour boat as the crew members were found to be fishing illegally at Kuwait Bay using fishing nets. The officers issued a …

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Cabinet entrusts Minister Ali to activate laws and decisions

KUWAIT CITY, March 19: The Cabinet has entrusted Minister of Commerce and Industry Yousef Al-Ali to activate laws and decisions concerning foodstuff trading, reports Al- Shahed daily. The Cabinet has issued a decision to review the conditions and regulations for the fishing sector in order to confront the increase in …

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One kg Pomfret fish (Zubaidi) equals to price of a barrel of oil

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 15: A wave of soaring prices has hit the fish market in the country such that having Zubaidi fish in a meal is a matter of fantasy for many segments of the society in Kuwait. One kilogram of Kuwaiti Zubaidi now costs KD 25 which is more …

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Fish becomes costlier than oil

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 21: Deputy Director General of Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) Dr Abdulhamid Al-Hashim disclosed that the fish stock in Kuwait has declined by 80 percent in recent times compared to the previous years, reports Al-Anba daily. He noted some fish species are in danger of extinct …

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Asian selling stale fish to restaurants – Foul smelling car gives him away

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 15: Police have arrested an unidentified Asian for selling stale fish to restaurants, reports Al-Shahed daily. A security source said the arrest came after the suspect took his foul smelling car to a garage in Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh for repairs and the mechanic called the police. When police …

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Current fish prices can be afforded by all: official – ‘Sales fraud will not be tolerated’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 23: Following the huge turnout of public at the fish and shrimp auction on Thursday, Chairman of Kuwait Fishermen Union Dhahar Al- Soyaan revealed that 879 baskets of shrimps were presented for the auction sale and the fish prices differed on basis of the type of fish. …

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‘Subsidize Zubaidi’; ‘Too dear’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 2: An official from a governmental body has proposed adding Zubaidi to the food ration cards given to citizens to help them cope with the rising prices of this type of fish, reports Al-Rai daily quoting sources. Sources revealed the proposal was verbally presented to an official …

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