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Nuclear issue

What a jinxed situation. It is so ironic and tragic that I’ve started believing that the dispute with the Philippines is jinxed. The minute we advance in resolving the dispute,…

Prison and beyond

An interesting report published recently by Turkey Post in Arabic drew attention to a unique prison experience. A Turkish prison in Edirne in the northwest of Turkey has transformed into…

Diwaniyas in Kuwait

I have found that several Western expatriates, especially male diplomats, like to visit diwaniyas in Kuwait. But what is the secret behind this passion? This article reviews the role and…

Why Kuwait’s schools need PTAs

The school year is fast drawing to a close, and while many students are looking forward to three months of freedom, many parents feel dissatisfaction and distress. The most common…

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…

No laundry on balconies!

The Municipality’s emergency team launched a new campaign last week against hanging clothes in the balconies of apartments. The team commenced its work by issuing warnings in Bneid Al-Gar. If…

Guerilla learning

“Online” has a negative connotation when it comes to education. “Pfft. Online! If you want to learn something, go to a workshop or an actual class, those are more effective,”…

Investment and Startups – START UPS IN KUWAIT

Figuring out how to fund a startup can be very difficult at times. The phrase often repeated is “You need money to make money”, although true, how you get that…

Taxes on remittances

The announcement of the parliamentary finance committee that it is preparing a draft law to impose taxes on expat remittances created controversy in most Kuwaiti financial circles. I followed most…

Ethiopians are back!

Ethiopian domestic labor will soon return to Kuwait after years of absence due to a recruitment ban. The Kuwaiti ambassador to Ethiopia told KUNA on Wednesday that he met the…

Dear expats…what’s awaiting you next?

Good morning my honorable brothers and sisters. In this article I would like to shed some light on the recent decision on imposing taxes on expats’ remittances. Who are the…

Shareholder Agreements – Startups in Kuwait

The startup scene in Kuwait has really taken off. We have a lot of talent, creativity and independence in Kuwait but also the legal and economic system in Kuwait has…

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