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Tuesday , December 11 2018

Yousef Awadh Al-Azmi

‘Companies have vital role in development of society’ – ‘All must chip in’

We often hear about the non-profit projects carried out by companies based on their social responsibility. We sometimes read about companies offering donations and charity to NGOs and charity organizations for helping the needy. All this is based on the so-called ‘social responsibility’. Companies that gain profits, are not paying …

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Buying, selling real estate secure job despite hiccups – ‘Rent like obedient son’

Real-estate is the most secure investment with fixed or almost-fixed returns. It is described as a ‘haven’ for those who seek secure or low-risk investments. Real estate, whether commercial, investment or residential or of any other purpose, gives the investor value for the asset and good returns, which is why …

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Long-term strategic schemes vital to avoid crisis recurrence – Dipping oil stirs GCC ‘chaos’

Did you know that contracting companies represent the basic arm of countries’ developmental processes? Did you know that many of the outstanding contracting companies in the region are facing troubles including their inability or delay in paying the salaries of employees? Are the contracting companies blameless? Should the governments bear …

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‘Degrees don’t make leaders’ – ‘Charisma, morals play vital role’

In life, a person experiences several defining moments. Sometimes, these defining moments are fateful and can affect that person. For a new start, a person must take firm decisions that can define his destiny. Therefore, it is always essential to have a strong personality that will enable the person to …

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Erdogan is not Erbakan – Army of 90s different from that of ’16

WHEN I was writing this article, official statements were released to declare that the coup attempt in Turkey was over. Therefore, I will not talk about the coup and the dramatic events that occurred as they have been covered fully by the media. I will not sell water in the …

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Coffee of winners never gets cold – ‘Politics an art of possibilities’

What situation led to the recent capriciousness of Turkey? Is it mere coincidence or was it caused by certain inferences and details? Writing a political article concerning international policies is absolutely different from writing a poem, fiction and expressing thoughts and humanitarian emotions. You will be using words to describe …

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‘Let US decide poll winner’ – ‘Tomorrow round the corner’

I always love reading articles of the notable columnist Jihad Al-Khazen in the London-based Al-Hayat newspaper. Recently, I had to go to a McDonald’s restaurant and have coffee because a nearby office where I had an appointment opened late. I arrived there about an hour and few minutes prior to the …

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Are we heading for recession? – ‘Learn from past experience’

The American business magnate Warren Buffett once said, “It takes 20 years to build a good reputation but just five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you will do things differently”. Shortly before the recession in 2008, it seemed the international stock market was controlled by investment …

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Biography written in blood – Crazy plot behind blasts

Is there any link between the explosions that occurred at the Ataturk International Airport and the recent Turkish moves for the restoration of the Turkish-Israeli relations as well as the dramatic mending of the Turkish-Russian relations with talks about offering compensations, even though they were denied later? Many of the …

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Liberals remain weak in changing political scene – Cannot clap with one hand

THE liberal political movement in Kuwait has honorable history with huge nationalist impact; the names of the majority of liberals were heard in the sixties, seventies and early eighties before the religious movement raided the political scene and dominated it. The liberals in Kuwait were known for their patriotism and …

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