Saturday , November 18 2017

Insight

Employment contract key to defining employer-employee relationship – Agreements assignable unless specified otherwise

Many companies and individuals are usually unaware of how to handle the transfer of employees between different entities.  The Employment Agreement is key to defining the employer-employee relationship and the termination of such. Employment Agreements are assignable unless specified otherwise by the interested parties and this process is utilized when …

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‘Look for the beneficiary’ – Charity funds trail unclear

On June 17, the Al-Qabas local news editor wrote: the Al-Qabas has learnt that the charity organizations have set three conditions for those in need to be eligible for aid. The needy must adopt the doctrine of the donor organization or association, a resident of the area, and must be …

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Musk and Caliphate capital

One fine day we will get up in the morning and discover that the price of a liter of oil is equal to ten liters of water. This will be a blessing in disguise for majority of the oil importing countries but a curse to the backward countries which solely …

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Smile back on sad faces – Elderly expats get reprieve

After hesitation which did not last for long, the General Department of Residence Affairs has decided to cancel or, rather, amend its previous decision to refuse to renew the residence permits of parents and siblings living in the country on family visa after the administration identified the negative aspects of …

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Revolution long overdue

The education in Kuwait needs complete overhaul through a qualitative revolution in the curricula. It is clear that all of our misfortunes, our backwardness, the deviation of our youth from the goal can all be attributed to strange religious interpretations. Our youth are dying in unwanted combat on battlefields which …

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Giving … offers inner peace

For many years now I was under the impression that man lived to be happy and on this subject I have written a few articles both from my personal point of view and the experiences of others, including psychologists because this is what I always believed in. A recent book …

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‘Learn from thy enemy’ – ‘Shun racism, sectarianism’

India, and certainly the United States or America, has one of the world’s most diverse religions, sects, faiths and languages. In an article written by Saudi colleague Fahad Al-Ahmad said in America alone, which is the main destination for migrants and the oppressed, thousands of religions and sects are recognized …

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Pot calling kettle black – I am a denier …

A statement said to have been issued by the leaders of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood movement in Cairo comes at a time when the region is in turmoil accompanied by painful events and pressure mounting on the movement’s cadres in more than one country. This means the financial might and …

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Haunting ghost of Tesla – ‘Hard times ahead’

The late, Khamis Najm, teacher of English at the Al-Siddiq School in the mid-1950s was making fun of us (the students) and criticizing us because of our laziness and our neglectful attitude. He always said a day will come and Kuwait will run dry of oil and wondered what would …

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