Wednesday , April 25 2018

Opinion

All life matters – ‘OUR PLANET … THEIRS TOO’

The newly-established Kuwait Liberal Society held its first official event, an expertly-organised and well-attended seminar on animal rights titled “Our Planet, Theirs Too.” Held in the KLS headquarters in Shuhada, the seminar was a powerful and impassioned plea to local authorities to remedy the dismal situation of stray animals that …

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Kuwait eGov: 24 Years Later

The Kuwait Knowledge Economy Forum Feb 7-8 is focused on the theme “Government Knowledge”. Some would say that such a theme is an oxymoron. However, since I am a 3rd generation technocrat, I continue to hope that “knowledge” and “government” can co-exist. On the other hand, as I consider the …

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Fear of books from sane, naive censor – ‘Sales jump’

The owner of a bookstore recently told that the sales of books has fallen to a point, that he is now contemplating of getting rid of all the books and concentrate on the sale of just the stationery, pornography and books of religious nature because they are popular in any …

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Bonus shares or cash?

“It doesn’t matter how you came up with the idea, the important thing is where you will apply it,” Linda Moore. In the budget departments of major companies, especially during the annual financial audit, the management boards of such companies decide on profit distribution as they determine the percentage and …

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Law applies to everyone in Saudi Arabia … no place for corruption

THE Saudi government has recovered 400 billion Saudi riyals from the funds that some people usurped through corruption practices in the implementation of projects for years. This amount makes up for the deficit of the State — about 200 billion Saudi riyals each year. This will also reduce cost of …

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Kuwaitis without Filipinas!!

THE radical statement or decision issued by the ‘erratic’ President of the Republic of Philippines Rodrigo Duterte, which had a sharp tone as expressed in Al-Qabas daily, saying: “We do not want a dispute with Kuwait, we respect our relations, but it has something to do with sexual abuse which …

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Berri master of thuggery with distinction

A LEBANESE adage says that as long as hearts are full of hatred, it makes no difference whether you commit a mistake or not. The Lebanese rejected all forms of thuggery blackmail by the supporters of Nabih Berri’s movement in response to the words of Lebanese Foreign Minister and Chairperson …

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‘Stop buying fur coats’

Before going into today’s article, let us narrate the following funny story: A man went to a bank to report the loss of his wife’s ATM card. The card was lost six months ago. When the banker asked the man why he was reporting the loss after six months, the …

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Effects of supplications – ‘It may rain’

A few years ago the US Templeton Baptist Foundation spent more than $7 million on a medical research under the supervision of Dr Herbert Benson, a cardiologist at the Mind and Body Center in Boston, to demonstrate the impact of supplications in patients and their role in speeding up their recovery. …

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You have fulfilled Oh Sabah of wisdom and humanitarianism

SINCE His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah assumed power on Jan 29, 2006; the morning of Kuwait has always been gleaming with his wisdom for the last 12 years. His inauguration marked the new chapter of continuous work for the country to move towards the period of …

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