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Tag Archives: subsidies

Civil freedoms minefield for austerity drive … on Kuwaitis – Welfare government in showdown with civil society’

KUWAIT CITY, May 2, (RTRS): A three-day strike by oil workers in Kuwait last month over pay reforms shows the government faces considerable opposition as …

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PM vows to fire officials who won’t implement cuts – Our vision rules

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 14: His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al- Hamad Al-Sabah stressed that any official who does not implement the policy …

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Ministry mulls some subsidy cuts of over 30% – Bonus to end

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 14: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry intends to reduce the subsidy value for some products by more than 30 percent, reports …

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Prices of commodities raised unduly, preceding subsidy cuts – ‘Consumers always at the receiving end’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 11: In a manner depicting jumping the gun prior to the probable removal of fuel and electricity subsidies, prices of some food …

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New fees set – Cuts won’t hurt poor

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 31: The Public Authority for Manpower is expected to release a new schedule of fees for work permit-related transactions next week, reports …

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Kuwait said to plan new $100bn sovereign wealth fund – Bid to rationalize subsidies

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 24: The government has announced its plan to establish a new sovereign wealth fund to manage State properties and investments in different …

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Lift subsidies … Trust in Allah

IT IS now time for Kuwaitis to face the bitter reality. It is time for the government to stop using the tone of flattery in …

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AMIR AFFIRMS MEDIA ROLE FOR UNITY, ECONOMY, GCC TIES – Cuts urged to cope with low oil price

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 20: His Highness the Amir has called for budget cuts and better management of spending to cope with declining revenues due to …

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Kuwait eyes domestic energy price reforms

ABU DHABI, Jan 19, (RTRS): Kuwait is considering several options for energy subsidy reforms but any possible rise in domestic prices would not impact citizens’ …

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No unilateral decision to be taken on economic reforms: Al-Ghanim

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 11: The government has no intention to issue one-sided decisions on lifting subsidies and the economic reforms that the State intends to …

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