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Only in Kuwait 7

Only in Kuwait it is like hell for the domestic helper to change her or his sponsor if he or she is not satisfied. Only in Kuwait housekeeping recruitment offices…

French does not have the right to insult Muslims and their beliefs

The countries that are normally called Islamic or Arab all condemned the Charlie Hebdo attack, and all these countries condemned Charlie Hebdo itself. This means that these countries are heretics…

Freedom of Press

Former MP Salah Al-Mulla was sent to jail for tweets on his twitter page and, a popular newspaper was shut down. These two incidents, happened over a period of one…

Needs of Syrian refugees

President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer warned during a recent regional tour that covered Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon that the number of refugees who…

A great loss

The loss of a towering figure such as His Highness King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud will be felt across the Arab and Islamic world, and the news of his demise…

Bachelors’ tax

If you’re a single person, male or female, then this article is for you, because you have to pay your dues to this society, which is called bachelor’s tax. The…

The weekend effect

There is a theory in economics, known as the weekend effect, that says stock markets will close higher on Fridays and open lower on Mondays. Much research has been conducted…

The cost of a shower in Kuwait

A new proposal was suggested by the Ministry of Electricity and Water to increase energy tariffs. The tariff earlier was 2 fils for apartments in the investment sector, commercial compounds…

If only we had 10 like him

The expression of ‘If only we had ten people like him’ is usually said in times of distress and frustration whenever someone comes out of the crowds of corrupt people…

Only in Kuwait – Part 6

Good morning my honorable readers. I am continuing the ‘Only in Kuwait’ series as I feel there are many issues that need to be addressed. Plus, this type of writing…

I Call It Extortion

I respect rules. I respect regulations. I respect a country of institutions. But all rules are written by human beings and sometimes some of these rules are misconceived or misapplied.…

Frustrating Ambiance

It seems that Kuwait is covered by a most depressing, frustrating ambiance or atmosphere nowadays. One that I noticed when many bloggers stopped posting any political or social tweets. Some…

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