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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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‘Petrol price hike has negative impact’ – MP discloses intent to grill Anas Al-Saleh

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 18: The government took advantage of the Parliament recess and raised the prices of petrol, MP Faisal Al-Kandari said Sunday while disclosing his intention to submit an interpellation motion against Minister of Finance and acting Minister of Oil Anas Al-Saleh.’ He clarified the interpellation will take place …

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MPs warn over government ties

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 14: Lawmakers have warned that the relationship between the Parliament and the government might turn sour if the latter does not accept their demands regarding the gasoline price hike. MP Abdullah Al-Turaiji pointed out the relationship between the two authorities will be determined by the government’s way …

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Most MPs oppose move to increase petrol rates – Assembly panels to discuss issue in Oct

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 11: The lifting of petrol subsidy issue is attracting wide attention, notably in the social level which reflects the political scene especially the National Assembly as most lawmakers have expressed support for calls to oppose this move, reports Al-Anba daily quoting sources. Sources said the Governmental Subsidies …

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Take their cars, MP says in petrol tug-of-war

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 6: MP Saleh Ashour has called for withdrawal of cars granted to ministers, MPs and other State officials in solidarity with the citizens on the issue of lifting petrol subsidies. The lawmaker pointed out that if the government does not rescind its decision to increase the prices …

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MP faults timing of fuel price hike – Legislator voices concern on demographics

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 2: MP Khalil Abdullah says the government decision to raise the price of fuel was wrong in terms of timing and arrangement. He noted the government decision is unplanned and not based on economic studies which means it should have looked for alternatives to ensure the citizens …

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‘Stop free fuel cards given to ministers, MPs’ – MP calls on govt to present alternative to compensate citizens

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 2: In an attempt to subside public disappointment toward the parliamentary slackness in tackling the decision concerning fuel price increase, MP Faisal Al-Shaya has requested that free fuel cards given to ministers, MPs, members of the Municipal Council and officials in the State agencies, its institutions and …

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Passengers complain of exploitation by taxi drivers – 85 pct Kuwait Twitter users do not support decision to hike fuel prices

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 2: About 85 percent of the Kuwaiti Twitter users are not in support of the government’s decision to increase fuel prices, reports Al-Qabas daily. Based on a study carried out by the newspaper, 57.4 percent of the Kuwaiti Twitter users discussed the issue within a social framework …

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Taxi commuters decry govt’s decision to hike prices of fuel – New fuel prices will not affect other commodities: Al-Rasheedi

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 1: Some expatriates, who use taxis as a mode of transportation, have expressed disappointment over the decision of the government to increase the prices of fuel stressing that it will result in higher taxi fares. Meanwhile, many citizens said the new fuel prices will affect them as …

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MP vehemently denies claim that panel okayed gasoline price hike – ‘Implement anti-corruption laws’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 1: Parliamentary Priorities Committee Chairman MP Yusuf Al-Zalzalah has vehemently denied the allegation that the committee approved the gasoline price hike, stressing the committee has nothing to do with discussions on the issue especially since it was referred to the competent panel. Indicating all the MPs have …

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