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‘Incompetent govt must leave’ – ‘Oil strike mishandled’

KUWAIT CITY, April 24: MP Saleh Ashour has called on the current government to leave, saying it was unable to manage the strike of the oil sector employees, reports Al-Anba daily. He emphasized the acting minister of oil and the concerned officials in the oil sector should immediately submit their …

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Oil workers ‘end’ strike – Prices fall

KUWAIT CITY, April 20, (Agencies): His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on Wednesday emphasized that there is no room at all to respond to coercive demands, such as abstaining from work or disrupting public interests or vital services, which is highly dangerous and poses a serious …

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Oil union to continue strike … output 1.5mn bpd

KUWAIT CITY, April 19, (Agencies): The spokesman for thousands of striking Kuwaiti oil and gas workers said on Tuesday that their three-day-old strike would continue until planned public sector pay reforms are cancelled. “The strike is ongoing until the implementation of the demands of the workers,” Farhan al-Ajmi, head of …

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No tolerance on oil sector disruption – Price steadies

KUWAIT CITY, April 18, (Agencies): The Cabinet on Monday warned again that there would be no tolerance with those who deliberately disrupt work at vital facilities or cause damage or loss to state interests. The warning was made during the Cabinet’s weekly meeting held at Bayan Palace and chaired by …

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Legal action ordered on oil disruption – Workers strike

KUWAIT CITY, April 17, (Agencies): The cabinet has entrusted concerned agencies with taking legal action against unacceptable practices, and with bringing to accountability anybody involved in the disruption of the country’s vital utilities. The cabinet said in a statement on Sunday it had asked Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) to take …

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Kuwait oil workers to strike in pay dispute – Stoppage from Sunday

KUWAIT CITY, April 11, (Agencies): Kuwait’s oil union decided on Monday to begin a “total strike” next week following a dispute with the oil ministry over a new payroll rejected by workers. The decision was taken at an emergency general assembly meeting of the union a day after talks with …

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KPA workers to continue strike Sunday; 3 Bahrainis referred to State Security

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 19: The strike embarked upon by workers at Kuwait Ports Authority (KPA) disrupted six ships from docking at Shuwaikh Port, and 51 ships are stranded in the territorial waters, reports Al-Anba daily. In this context, Chairman of the Union of Workers of KPA Abdullah Al-Sarheed said the …

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Drivers protest, seek sick leave, pay hike – Many schools, PAAET affected

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 30: Several school administrations were forced to cancel some activities and planned trips to the Science Club and the Kuwaiti Museum, due to the strike staged by bus drivers of a company contracted to work with the Ministry of Education, reports Al-Rai daily. The drivers refused to …

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Huge fines, ‘long-term’ jail for those storming justice places – Bill penalizes court house gatherings

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 27: The Council of Ministers has referred a new draft law to the National Assembly for approval, reports Al-Shahed daily. This draft law No 146, which carries a fine of not exceeding KD 3,000 and imprisonment of not more than three years, is addition to the penal …

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