Thursday , October 19 2017

Opinion

Long live our dear Amir

Once again, His Highness the Amir of Kuwait has succeeded in ending crises, the recent of which was the withdrawal of Kuwaiti citizenship of some opposition members and people with blunt political opinions. We all are glad about the decision taken to reinstate their citizenship even though they are neither …

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For State, citizens benefit – Defending no parties

A few weeks ago there was commotion after the Central Tenders Committee (CTC) approved a big tender to supply feed pipes to a new refinery project to produce low-cost oil. As has been reported, this happened in 2014, when a senior official at the CTC returned from abroad, pulled out …

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Nine o’clock prime news

DEATH exists in the soul of every human, because it’s the ultimate reality of life. I delight in repeating the words “All of us will die someday and we are the children of death”. Death snatches away the superior and the subordinate; the rich and the poor, friend and foe; …

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Religious, ethnic tussles aplenty despite poor literacy rate

A total of 4,000 personalities in the field of politics and economy took part in the Fifth World Government Summit which was held in Dubai on Feb 25, 2017. The participants included heads of the International Atomic Energy Agency, world renowned companies, research institutes and reputed universities such as Harvard, …

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Nation stuck in trivialities – ‘Development scarce’

Some time ago, the Court of Appeals in Mauritania sentenced to death writer Mohammad Ould Omekhetir, on charges of apostasy, after he was arrested for publishing an article in which he talked about the facts back to the era of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), but the Supreme Court overturned the …

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Children of Zayed, I salute you

I am writing to you from the skies, aboard an airplane, headed for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) — the pioneering emirates. I would have sent formal messages of gratitude and appreciation, if possible, in response to the countless greetings and well-wishes Kuwaitis received on mobile phones in the dawn …

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This is our Gulf

THE Arabian Gulf, with its people and its leaders, intuitively manifest union of statehood beyond the concept of nationality, which has been based on brotherhood, dating back to hundreds of years, from the north bank of the Arabian Peninsula to the Hormuz Strait. Therefore, when the United Arab Emirates (UAE) …

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Graphite pencil, rubber trees

Almost all people of the earth irrespective of what they know work in harmony to benefit or get benefit.  This harmony or what we call accidental coordination is often represented mainly in industries which require material which more often than not is available in one particular state. If we take …

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Muhammad bin Zayed’s gathering: transparency of the ruler and the ruled

EVERY Monday, Abu Dhabi and other emirates apply the open-door policy of transparency, which brings down the barriers between the ruler and the ruled. On Mondays, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of United Arab Emirates Armed Forces Sheikh Mohammad Bin Zayed holds his gathering (majlis) …

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