Insight

Nation stuck in trivialities – ‘Development scarce’

Some time ago, the Court of Appeals in Mauritania sentenced to death writer Mohammad Ould Omekhetir, on charges of apostasy, after he was arrested for publishing an article in which he talked about the facts back to the era of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), but the Supreme Court overturned the …

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Children of Zayed, I salute you

I am writing to you from the skies, aboard an airplane, headed for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) — the pioneering emirates. I would have sent formal messages of gratitude and appreciation, if possible, in response to the countless greetings and well-wishes Kuwaitis received on mobile phones in the dawn …

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Graphite pencil, rubber trees

Almost all people of the earth irrespective of what they know work in harmony to benefit or get benefit.  This harmony or what we call accidental coordination is often represented mainly in industries which require material which more often than not is available in one particular state. If we take …

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Establishing social clubs in each area need of the hour – If we want this country to survive

Saud Al Arfaj

I suggest the need of the hour is the establishment of social clubs in each area similar to the cooperative societies. Each club may comprise a theater, a cinema and a library and even a playground and these clubs must be managed by the residents of the area with no interference …

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Seven magnificent women

Fifteen years ago, Mrs Fareah Al-Saqqaf sensed the danger threatening her small homeland and felt the need to do something to save an entire generation which was drifting into subversive and terrorist activities or getting absorbed in the world of drugs. Al-Saqqaf did not exert much effort to convince some …

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Entire educational system needs to be changed – Converting most of public school into private schools will ease financial burden on the state

Saud Al Arfaj

This is the second of a three-part series of articles on vision of Kuwait’s future and the stability of its people.             –– Editor By Saud Al-Arfaj Japan, for example, for more than 150 years sent delegations to the developed countries to learn from them and bring expertise. The Japanese …

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Don’t leave all to ‘mama’ – ‘Fulfil duty to nation’

Due to an inadvertent error I failed to appear before the judge during the court session but my efficient lawyer, Adawia Aldgeshm, who has been assigned to defend me in the case of journalism required my appearance in person before the judge and convinced the judge to hear my testimony …

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Need to adopt 4-pronged strategy to rescue Kuwait – A vision for our country’s future if we desire stability, prosperity for people

Saud Al Arfaj

This is the first of a three-part series of articles on vision of Kuwait’s future and the stability of its people. –– Editor By Saud Al-Arfaj I’m not a columnist or a journalist. This article is not to criticize anyone but to shed light on some of the negativities of …

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Avarice goes before morals? – Practice what you preach

Last week, the Giza Criminal Court in Cairo, presided by Judge Abdul-Shafi Al-Sayyed Othman, sentenced former Egyptian minister of Irrigation Mohammad Nasr Allam, and a businessman, member of the Egyptian People’s Assembly and Board Chairman of the Egyptian-Kuwaiti Company for land reclamation Ahmad Abdul Salam Quora to seven years imprisonment …

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Traders in State diseases – ‘Society’ above the law

To open foodstuffs shop one requires quite some time, which may take up to six months and this period includes finding a place, money, rent and getting approval from the concerned authorities, in addition to other accompanying complications. But there is a society affiliated to a radical religious party, and …

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