Opinion

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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An ‘Erdoganic’ response

IN HIS statement about women last week, Turkish religious cleric Nourdeen Yildiz said, “It is possible for a six-year-old girl to get married.” He recommended that women should thank their Lord because they get beaten by their spouses. This statement got fierce responses from the Turkish society, culminating in the …

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Tehran ‘folly’ has no healer

IT IS certain that the Mullah regime is dominated by folly as it does not learn from past experiences. The regime continues to follow the same path — preoccupying its people away from their internal miseries by fabricating external crises. The regime fascinates its people with its regional expansionist scheme …

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Mechanism of a collapsing company (4)

“You’re never a loser until you quit trying,” former American football player, coach and television commentator Mike Ditka. After decisive reforms and quick fixes, focus shifted to the most important financial portfolio — the company’s bank debts. As I mentioned in previous articles, this company took loans from three banks. …

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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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Oh Arabs, Israel’s death is in making peace with it

DURING the visit of former president of Egypt Anwar Sadat to Tel-Aviv (Israel), an Israeli journalist met him at the hotel where he was staying and asked him: “What do you want from this visit?” President Sadat responded, “Look through the window to that battle tank where the soldiers guarding …

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Suspend it and then execute the Kuwait Vision

STRANGE is the case of our Parliament members. Every time the government — any government — intends to reform the economic and financial situation of the country, it faces threats and interpellations. MPs easily brandish challenge swords; whereas constitutionally, the two authorities — executive and legislative — are supposed to …

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