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Domestic workers’ right to day off

A social media influencer recently portrayed to her followers her dismissal of what she called new regulations for domestic workers of a certain nationality, when in reality these regulations have…

Intellectual property rights for writers

As a lawyer, legal columnist and bookstore owner, I have always had a passion for the power of words as a means to transforming knowledge, wisdom or even creativity through…

Working in the unforgiving summer

In Kuwait we are blessed to have good weather for several months even though the Kuwaiti summer can be unforgiving with temperatures reaching over 50 C degrees, and therefore the…

Animal rights in Kuwait

I am sure many of you have already heard on social media, blogs or even on the international news about the unfortunate incident of a Kuwaiti influencer who mistreated a…

Allowances, tickets and other perks

I am writing again this week from Silicon Valley, located south of San Francisco and known as the hub of technology and financial companies. Silicon Valley is also known for…

Finding a better job

I spent the last week working from Silicon Valley, meeting with lawyers from big corporations such as Google, HP, Facebook, Airbnb and so on. Working in Silicon valley is lucrative,…

Ramadan

Ramadan Mubarak everyone! The Muslim holy month of fasting is coming upon us this week. Ramadan is supposed to be a time of discipline, family bonds and forgiveness. It is…

Tech startups in Kuwait – Startups in Kuwait

We have seen a rise in Kuwait entrepreneurship and creative commercial activity over the past few years. One topic that has been of interest in Kuwait and the region recently…

Talents for startup – Startups in Kuwait

Establishing a business can be a very challenging experience, yet rewarding in many ways. Support is very much needed in the initial stages – from technology experts to marketing assistance.…

Be kind and supportive

This week must have been a rollercoaster of feelings for both Filipinos in Kuwait and the Kuwaitis that have Philippines closely in their lives. Kuwaitis have always had very close…

Intellectual property

Today is World Intellectual Property Day! The definition of intellectual property (IP) is nontangible property resulting from creativity – this could be anything from a piece of art to a…

Startups and employment

The team is by far the most important asset when it comes to a company, and especially when you are a small company just starting off. Your team can make…