Thursday , December 14 2017

Insight

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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Talk we don’t want to hear — II

Ibrahim Al-Buleihi said the entry of Arab history has not made any contribution but rather hindered the progress, and that means if we listen to the news we will see clearly that we are the big obstructers in the march of human civilization and this is horrible. All our news …

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Talk we do not want to hear – It is Greek for some

Saudi scholar Ibrahim Al-Buleihi says the Arabs have not provided any added value to human civilization, and that what is attributed to them by the intellectual and scientific achievements was originally accomplished by Greek individuals. He added, what distinguishes the West is that history is an extension of Greek and …

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Free trade cost Secretary Clinton the 2016 US presidential election

Forget health care, immigration, terrorism, tax reform and Supreme Court appointments, Secretary Clinton lost the USA presidential election because she didn’t address a faltering economy and a hurting middle class. Specifically, the loss of middle class jobs in the states that traditionally voted Democrat, eg: Ohio, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, North Carolina. …

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‘Confront the radical mind’

Adel Al-Kalbani of Saudi Arabia is considered one of the most controversial clerics in a deeply conservative society. He issued a fatwa in 2010 saying singing and playing musical instruments was not ‘haram’ under the pretext there is nothing mentioned in Islam to prevent it but the fatwa drew opposition …

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Shobokshi, India, Pakistan

A few years ago I wrote about a very embarrassing incident which I experienced at the home of a friend, when I met with the Ambassador of India who asked me about the nature of my activity. I told him before I answer his question I would like to know from …

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