Kuwait

September 10, 2000

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Kuwait has launched a 39-million-dollar project to expand the emirate's only international airport and double its capacity to six million passengers a

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Kuwait will forge ahead with plans to open its petroleum sector to foreign investment, despite objections in parliament. The Kuwaiti oil ministry says the final implementation of the plan will be coo

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Kuwait's earnings from oil in July and August reached 967 million dinars ($3.15 billion ), half of the estimated oil income for the current year, Al-Shall Economic Consultants reported Saturday.

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The Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) Saturday rose 1.3 percent on the back of new confidence induced by high oil prices and the settlement of billions of dollars of bad debts, analysts and brokers said.

September 9, 2000

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The Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) rose 1.3 percent on the back of new confidence induced by high oil prices and the settlement of billions of dollars of

September 8, 2000

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Kuwait's Oil Minister Sheikh Saud Nasser al-Sabah says he would support a reasonable hike in OPEC output at the cartel's meeting in Vienna despite the

September 7, 2000

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A rising Internet connectivity rate in Kuwait is surprisingly proving expensive. A monthly Internet subscription in Kuwait costs up $100, compared to a standard subscription fee of $15 in the United

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Kuwait is about to close the books on its $20 billion debt resulting from the 1982 stock market crash. Fearing the collapse of the nations banking system, the government paid $18 billion in debentures

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Most foreign workers in Kuwait don't make enough money to invest, raising doubts about the government decision to allow foreigners to buy securities.

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Kuwait Airways Corp. (KAC) posted a $75-million profit in the last fiscal year to end nine years of losses following invasion by Iraq.

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Kuwait's social security department, which operates one of the world's most lucrative pension systems, warned Wednesday it will go bankrupt unless the emirate's retirement laws are reformed rapidly.

September 6, 2000

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Kuwait Airways Corp. (KAC) has posted a 75-million-dollar profit in the last fiscal year to end nine years of losses following invasion by Iraq.

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An opposition member of Kuwait’s parliament on September 5th criticized the Kuwaiti government’s decision to shortlist Western oil firms that will participate in the $7 billion opening up of northern

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Most foreign workers in Kuwait don't make enough money to invest, raising doubts about the government decision to allow foreigners to buy securities.

03:00 GMT

Kuwait is about to close the books on its $20 billion debt resulting from the 1982 stock market crash.