Friday , January 19 2018

Opinion

‘Remittances control harmful’ – ‘Fees rise to hurt expats’

According to a recent report by Al- Qabas daily “Government authorities are studying the possibility of issuing a decision to instruct money exchange bureaus in the country to prevent expatriates from remitting more than their monthly salary in one month.” The apparent reason for controlling expat’s remittances is due to …

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Shelter protects runaway domestic workers – New law on human trafficking imposes severe penalties

‘If it is proven that a domestic worker was beaten or tortured by his sponsor, an inspector from the shelter will issue a report and refer it to the Public Morals and Human Trafficking Protection Department. The sponsor will be summoned and interrogated. If there are suspicions of a criminal …

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King Mohammad VI & political discourse

NOT many countries can stand the competition for transformation currently happening in the Arab World through the major democratic stride that became the standard by which efforts to shake internal stability is forestalled. Kingdom of Morocco is one of the few countries where the leader, King Mohammad VI, has been …

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Will fire of Aqsa consume Israel?

EVERY time the Arabs make a move towards peace, the extremist Israelis backtrack because they still believe they live in the world of 1948 and 1967 unaware that the time has changed. Moreover, those who slept peacefully on Aug 21, 1969, when the ‘Arab nation was in deep slumber will …

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Goodbye devilish pact … Where is your zeal on Abad Abideen?

PRIME Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel threw his weight behind the Zionist lobby in the United States in an attempt to force the US Congress to oppose the nuclear agreement reached last July between the P5+1 countries and the Islamic Republic of Iran. The groups aligned with the fundamentalist forces …

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No compromises on our national security

Ahmed Al-Jarallah – Editor-in-Chief, the Arab Times NATIONAL security knows no compromises, and there will be no middle ground for this or that group- amid the two options of either sustaining national security or slip into chaos. We have seen the most democratic country in the world suspend human rights …

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Mathematics is not just for nerds – Child’s interest in a subject can be evoked

Are you terrified of numbers? Well, then maybe you have been introduced to math the wrong way, says Alek Zikic, Mathematics Coordinator at the British School of Kuwait. In this interview, this unassuming mathematician destroys many prevailing math myths, and reveals the common-sense logic of math that’s not only alluring …

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‘Hold on tight to unity rope’ – ‘Respect others to gain respect’

Yusuf Awadh Al-Azmi Far from the common historic views that can be quickly retrieved by a click on the Internet search engine, where you can choose to view in brief or in detail; far from preaching patriotism and secretly drinking sectarianism; far from words that cause destruction and not the …

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‘Kuwait, India must nod hiring of more professional workers’ – ‘Facilitate nurses recruitment’

According to a recent report by the Express News Service “private Indian recruiters who hire nurses to work in foreign countries including the GCC countries and particularly Kuwait, have found a new way to overcome restrictions imposed on them by the Indian g o v e r n m e …

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Charting a new path forward to defeat malaria

Experts to meet in Kuwait to discuss crucial health issues facing the region By Hervé Verhoosel Representative in New York and Head of External Relations Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership This week marks the 62nd session of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean, where Ministers …

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