Insight

Invitation for corruption – Gifts, parties stepping stones

The government publicly acknowledged in writing that there was no comprehensive anti-corruption strategy. Despite the fact that this recognition is a tragedy, it favored the Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hind Al-Subaih, by recognizing that the default is better than remaining silent, as the government has been for years. …

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MARS – ‘Dare to do mighty things’

Nagin Cox, Senior Engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, delivered a lecture titled ‘Dare to do Mighty Things: Hitting the Road on Mars’ detailing many facets of space explorations and the importance of working in teams, presented by the Center for Research in Informatics, Sciences and Engineering at the American …

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‘All-weather friend’ – The devil’s advocate

The title of the article ‘Devil’s Advocate’ has nothing to do with the well-known film of movie star Al Pacino, but rather a title that was given by the Roman Catholic Church to the man of law appointed by the Church to criticize and argue the laws made by the …

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COMIC-CON KUWAIT – From games to anime … and everything in-between

Coming back for its second year-round, Comic-Con Kuwait 2018 opened its doors to flocks of fans from every corner of the pop-culture industry. Inaugurated by the Head of Amiri Protocol, Sheikh Khaled Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah alongside the Ambassador of Japan to Kuwait Takashi Ashiki and Ambassador of the United States of …

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Root cause to end chaos – Ethics of driving

One of the unreasonable proposals made by a female legislator is to ban the issuance of driving licenses to residents (expatriates) saying they are the reason for congestion on the roads. She went on to add insult to injury and suggested if the expatriates do not accept the ban they …

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‘Need to reform charities’ – Am I a dumb devil?

I was not surprised when a number of decision-makers drew my attention to the draft law which was submitted to the National Assembly to regulate charity work which also calls for imprisonment and fine for those who doubt its work. This is not because I am a legislator, or an activist …

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A Quarter never Empty

Recent archaeological findings from numerous archaeological sites dictates that the Arabian Peninsula has never been void of human life, and as studies progress, the better the history of this land renders itself to us. As part of the lectures scheduled for the 23rd Annual Cultural Season Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah at …

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Beauty salon can be sued for hair damage

You can sue a beauty salon if it ruined your hair, made you bald and caused you enormous loss! I think what is really horrible is that they ask you to pay for hair dyeing service after burning your scalp because they used unsafe products and gave you the color …

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‘IS exploiting Islam’ – True enemies of religion

I have a conviction that the fiercest enemies of Islam are not the liberals and their secular partners, nor the atheists and their frenzied followers because they have never had a problem with any ideology at all. The enemies of Islam during the modern era are the ‘callers’ and the politicians …

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‘Be role model, set example’ – ‘Youth must build skills’

With her racist and inhuman statements, which are characterized by empty conceit, MP Safa’a Al-Hashem, has undoubtedly created for herself, a reputation in several countries, especially countries which supply labor in huge numbers. By her statements, she has also won the hearts of a majority of ordinary Kuwaitis who do …

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