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Taxi, bus fares revised – Charges to various Kuwaiti areas detailed

KUWAIT CITY, August 30: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khalid Al- Sabah has issued ministerial decisions amending taxi fares and those of other public transports, which include the fares of call and roving taxi cabs, rep orts Al-Seyassah daily. The decisions stipulate amendment to Articles 1 …

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Minister warns off fuel-fed price rise – ‘We’re watching’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 30, (Agencies): Minister of Commerce and Industry Dr Yousef Al-Ali affirmed on Tuesday that enforcing new fuel prices as of September 1 would not “affect prices of all basic commodities.” Any unjustified bid to raise the commodities’ prices in the foreseeable future “will be met with firm …

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Fuel price rise to tax middle-incomers

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 28: With only two days left before the implementation of the new fuel prices — an increase ranging from 42 to 60 percent, official sources said the middle income families will suffer the brunt of the price hike considering the estimated monthly expenses for fuel will be …

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Several citizens, expats express sorrow over increase in prices of school supplies – Deafening silence of price control dept slammed

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 25: Several citizens and expatriates expressed deep sorrow over the increase in the prices of school supplies this year, disclosing that school bags now cost more than KD 18 and some types of bags are being sold for KD 30. They said the traders increased prices of …

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MP seeks Assembly voice on gasoline price hike

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 24: MP Khalil Al-Saleh has submitted a proposal to amend Article Two of decree No. 95/79 on the fees for public facilities and services, indicating the government should not increase the prices of oil derivatives such as gasoline unless it is through a law ratified by the …

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‘Most to ask for pay hike in commodities price rise’ – ‘Making ends meet getting difficult’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 24: In this week’s Arab Times poll, readers shared the course of action they would take when confronted by a rise in commodity prices. The majority of respondents shared that they would ask for a pay increase to cope with mounting expenses, followed by changes in lifestyle …

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MP denies panel nod to gasoline price rise – Support urged for citizens

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 19: Rapporteur of the Priorities Committee of the National Assembly MP Ahmed Lari has refuted ‘allegations’ that the committee has agreed to an increase in the price of gasoline. He stressed the decision to hike the price is in the hands of the government because it neither …

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‘Commodities to become dear with petrol price hike’ – 74% wary of domino effect

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 17: With the hike in petrol prices just around the corner, this week’s Arab Times online poll sought out the reactions of readers to the drop in fuel subsidies; the majority of voters expressed fears that the prices of commodities would go up steeply as well. It …

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Raising petrol prices crucial for economic reform: expert

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 14, (KUNA): Raising fuel prices in Kuwait is a vital measure to achieve economic reforms in the country’s budget for the upcoming years, in light of the recent drop in oil prices, according to a Kuwaiti economic expert. This step will help rationalize subsidies on fuel, limit …

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‘Decision to hike fuel price will not affect livelihood of citizens’ – Govt to study its returns

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 12: Ministerial sources allayed fears of several members of the National Assembly saying the decision to increase fuel price will not affect the livelihood of citizens. They stressed the concerned government agency will monitor the market for unjustified price increase and take necessary action against violators, reports …

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