Friday , December 14 2018

Opinion

Kuwait recognizes necessity of controlling, preventing conflicts of interests

Najmah Brown Esq While many foreign investors believe Kuwait and other neighboring countries here in the Middle East operate without rule of law, that is the furthest from the truth. Kuwait has and continues to improve governance and trust in the government by implementing various progressive regulations and laws. With …

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‘Yellow Vest’ French coffee

Yusuf Awadh Al-Azmi “… Real generosity toward the future lies in giving all to the present,” French philosopher, author and journalist Albert Camus (1913-1960).By Yousef Awadh Al-Azmi The ‘Yellow Vest’ Movement in France continues to pose a threat to public order, politics and security. These vests changed the history of …

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Negligence of Awqaf and Minors Authority

Ahmad-Al-Sarraf The Government’s interest in orphans. Kuwait dates back to 1938. In 1959, the Ministry of Justice established a department for this purpose before it became an independent body concerned with minors and guardianship of minors (who have no guardians) and those who are incapacitated or cannot protect their money …

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Fangs and claws principle of human rights

Ali Ahmed Al-Baghli Former Minister of Oil B THE 10th of December was the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights when countries all over the world joined together to endorse this declaration and incorporate it in their constitutions and laws. Kuwait did the same 56 years ago …

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Culture, art and ethics

Ahmad-Al-Sarraf A senior doctor says the pharmaceutical companies spend a lot of money to boost the sexual potential of men and women and to develop their genitals, while they do not spend enough to cure dementia or Alzheimer’s diseases so people may wonder one day about the reason of the …

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Summit rectifies mandate of GCC

Ahmed Al-Jarallah Editor-in-Chief, the Arab Times THE 39th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summit featured two important speeches which could be considered the starting point of rectifying the GCC mandate by adopting a new course for the organization. The speech of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah was …

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‘Bridge gap for new future’

Yusuf Awadh Al-Azmi “…And who urge each other to truthful purposes and to patience,” Holy Quran 103:3.The 39th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summit was held two days ago in the Saudi capital of Riyadh with full representation of its members although Qatar’s representation was at a lower level, which everyone …

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‘Adopt honesty, ethics to avert disaster’

Ahmad-Al-Sarraf The government seeks to transform Kuwait into an attractive financial and commercial center in which the private sector will lead the economic activity, create competitiveness and enhance production efficiency under the umbrella of supportive government institutions that promote values, protect social identity and achieve human resource development as well …

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Human rights on Europe’s streets

Ahmed Al-Jarallah Editor-in-Chief, the Arab Times WHEN the so-called ‘Arab Spring’ uprising broke out in 2011, the European countries like France started warning the Arab countries against repression of human rights and urged them to respect the will of the people.In fact, these countries helped establish armed groups in Libya, …

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The ‘Kuwaitiya’ tragedy

Ahmad-Al-Sarraf We mean by “Kuwaitiya” Kuwait Airways and not Kuwaiti nationality as the latter’s conditions in light of personal status law is a catastrophic one.Experience has shown that opening a hospital in a remote area will automatically increase the number of patients in that area. The reason is that emergency …

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