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Friday , November 16 2018

Yousef Awadh Al-Azmi

Shuaib … thanks a lot – Double faces revealed

The election of the Speaker of the National Assembly was the first litmus test for the MPs. Three MPs competed for that position including the former Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim, MP Abdullah Al-Roumi and the MP Shuaib Al-Muwaizri and former Speaker won the contest for the second consecutive time. Actually there …

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Morality first casualty

PRAISED be the One who makes similar incidents recur coincidentally, despite differences in details. We might have read, heard or even witnessed a certain event in the past; and after several years, a similar event — different in form but similar in context — occurs with the same concept. A …

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Cough, poverty and love

TWO people in correspondence discussed the syndrome of obligation as to the distance covered in confusion while exploring the mind — in an attempt to reflect on written lines and explain theories, relying on age-long postulates to deal with the reality of imagination. This is in addition to tracing appropriateness …

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Hunt for speech appetizer

During a discussion with a specialist, he affirmed that the use of the expression “After that” is an ideal way of starting any speech, saying a speech that does not start with this expression is incomplete. The fact remains that I am not a specialist and specialists should know better. …

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The Arab culture crisis

SITTING with intellectual and cultivated people has a unique scent that the soul loves due to the benefits someone can get — whether in literature, poetry, reading or listening to some prose, stories and narratives which make you feel as if you are sitting in a lofty literature parlor. Sitting …

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‘Smart phones shrink world’ – ‘Live and let live’

In a café located at Champs-Elysées in Paris, a young man is seated enjoying the cool breeze. He’s in a conference call via his smart phone with two friends who are thousands of miles away. One of his friends is seated in a café facing the Burj Khalifa in Dubai …

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Politics minefield of risks – ‘Public opinion biggest lie’

Abdulrahman Al-Kawakebi once said, “Advice is nonsense if it is not accepted by ears that are looking forward to listening”. A politician is often suspected and accused of corruption. This is a common viewpoint about a politician. Every politician has to have a unique point of view. He has to …

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‘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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