Thursday , September 20 2018

Opinion

O Your Highness, corruption now a culture

THE decline in Kuwait’s ranking in the Corruption Perceptions Index appeared as a surprising scandal that no one knew about. Ironically, it seems that officials in the country were unaware of the issue which, in reality, has been the topic on the streets for years; in fact, for decades. It …

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Well said, Mohammed bin Salman

SAUDI Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman traveled to the United States of America. It is a historic tour which will take 19 days and he will visit 7 US major cities. The tour will start with his meeting with US President Donald Trump. Before traveling, the Saudi Crown Prince had …

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Forbidden for publication – Matters of opinion

Many people are surprised by the fact that a newspaper in Kuwait prevented the publication of an article, especially when they found nothing in the article worth denying from their point of view, unaware that the prevention of publication of any article is at the discretion of the owners or …

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False accusation may lead to compensation suit

A false criminal accusation could lead to indemnification as stipulated in the Civil Law, while the Criminal Law has opened a new gate for compensation lawsuits. Fraudulent criminal cases may lead to a compensation lawsuit. Abuse of the right to sue by framing people in criminal cases and harming the innocent …

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the hair … the hand the huff … the puff of propaganda

Dr Sabina Antonini delivered an illuminating lecture on the representation of power in Southern Arabia in the early centuries with examples from the Al Sabah Collection to show how a new power language was perfectly adapted to its political and social context. The lecture was held at the Yarmouk Cultural …

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End of Persian-Zionist axis of evil

WHATEVER Iran took with its right hand from the nuclear deal will be paid by its left hand with the ballistic missile program. This is what the Mullah regime failed to realize when it assumed that the deal with the six major nations was a divine and historic victory, and …

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The collapsing company (5)

“Do the hard jobs first. The easy jobs will take care of themselves,” American writer Dale Carnegie (1888-1955). The company appeared like it has a new garment or it just came from the intensive care unit and it is recuperating now. However, the company’s situation is still in the danger …

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Do you accept challenges?

Further to my article of last Wednesday, in which I hoped, perhaps without hope, that the proposed committee set to look into the causes for the decline of Kuwait’s position in the Global Corruption Perceptions Index 2017 and to rectify the situation before we slide further into more deterioration, I …

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No escape for Persian turbaned Hitler from fate of history

IRAN is getting closer to the edge of a precipice due to the policies of its adventurous regime which rendered it an outcast internationally. Iranians are suffering from two bitter issues — their livelihood or even their dealings and movements with the rest of the world. Hence, events in international …

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Blood Ride – Biker hearts lend a beat in LOYAC annual donation drive

When a biker is willing to donate his blood he will be more careful about not spilling it on the asphalt in vain. — Jafar Behbehani LOYAC’s 6th blood donation event, organised by TriStar Motorcycle Establishment and sponsored by Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait was held on March 10, with …

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