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Govt appeals court ruling on decision to raise price of fuel

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 5: The government appealed, at exactly 11:30 am Wednesday, against the First Instance Court’s ruling on its decision to increase the prices of fuel. The court had earlier ruled that the procedures followed by the government in relation to the fuel price hike were illegal. The court …

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Lawmakers voice optimism over discussion on fuel price increase – ‘Need to grant financial support to citizens’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 4: Lawmakers have voiced optimism over the government-Parliament meeting scheduled for Wednesday to discuss repercussions of the fuel price hike. National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al- Ghanim hopes the two authorities will reach an agreement on gasoline prices without harming the citizens. He said he was honored to …

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KD 20 compensation coupons for fuel price hike criticized

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 2: Many economists have criticized the idea of granting KD 20 for each citizen who holds a driving license as compensation for the fuel price hike, pointing out that cancellation of the new prices is better and the cost is lower, reports Al-Jaridah daily. Some economists are …

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Compensation eyed over fuel price hike – ‘Last chance to avoid clash’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 1: Few days prior to a joint executive-legislative meeting scheduled to be held on Wednesday for discussing palliative measures to relieve citizens from effects of the fuel price hike, the government has reportedly been considering the need to present some mechanisms for compensating citizens as “the last …

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No increase in prices after fuel hike: report – 5 pc rise in some items: official

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 29: Chairman of the Union of Consumer Cooperative Societies (UCCS) Dr Saad Al-Shabou affirmed that his meetings with the Minister of Commerce and Industry Yousef Al-Ali are part of the consistent coordination between the union and the ministry to monitor price increase in cooperative societies. Dr Al-Shabou …

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Court finds fuel hike ‘unlawful’ – ‘No wage cuts’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 28, (Agencies): A Kuwaiti court on Wednesday said the government decision to increase petrol prices was unlawful nearly one month after it took effect in the country. The court said the decision “breached the law” because of procedural flaws, according to a copy of the verdict obtained …

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Parliament Speaker calls meeting to discuss increase in fuel prices – ‘Prospect of emergency session very slim’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 27: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al- Ghanim said on Tuesday that he has invited the government and MPs to a meeting next week to discuss the rise in fuel prices. “The Parliament seeks to protect citizens and ensure that they remain unaffected by the increase in fuel …

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Fuel prices reset for October

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 23: Ministry of Finance has set the new price of diesel and other types of fuel for October, indicating a liter of kerosene and diesel will be sold for 100 fils, and 105 fils for Octane (95), 165 fils for Ultra (octane 98) and 95 fils for …

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MPs demand urgent debate – Emergency session on petrol sought

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 22: Despite the political analysts’ prediction of its failure, the parliamentary request for an emergency session to discuss the government’s decision to lift petrol subsidies reached the required number of signatories and has been officially submitted to Parliament Speaker Marzouq Al- Ghanim. MP Ahmed Al-Qudhaibi, who prepared …

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New transport fares approval draws complaints, reactions – ‘No commodities price hike’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 20: Ministry of Interior’s approval of the new fares for taxis and public transport has drawn complaints and reactions among citizens and expatriates. In this context, Citizen Hamad Al-Dhufairi said he expected the raise in airport taxis not to exceed 250 fils or 500 fils since the …

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