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Environmental police and smoking violations

Recently, environmental police forcefully entered the office of the head of the Cooperative Society Union during a business meeting. The director described the actions of the environmental inspectors as provocative,…

3,000 expatriates layoff

The Civil Service Commission is forming a committee to follow up the implementation of the Civil Service Council resolution no. 11 of 2017 on the procedures for allocating Kuwaitis for…

What is privacy online?

Kuwait has begun blocking caller ID apps for violating privacy of individuals. The Communications and Information Technology Regulatory Authority (CITRA) said such apps violate a person’s privacy because they access…

#stopandthinkchallenge

There is a new challenge in town, the #stopandthinkchallenge. Not in the middle of the road or any place unsafe, not with a bucket of ice or in plank post.…

In memory of Abu Adnan

Yesterday was the first death anniversary of the Kuwaiti comedian Abdulhussain Abdulredha, or Abu Adnan, as he was popularly known. Several activists on social media revived the anniversary of this…

Don’t look at their parking space, look at their disability

I am frustrated and absolutely enraged by the fact that we as a society often act in purely selfish and inconsiderate ways. One of my pet peeves is the near…

Strengthening the oversight of the manpower authority

I have been following for some time now the efforts of the Public Authority for Manpower and its measures to prevent violations of the labor law in Kuwait in order…

Change is here

A few weeks ago, a social media influencer made the world talk about Kuwait, and as much as I disagree with her, she has inspired me to write this article.…

Renewable energy

Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) will soon name a financial advisor to obtain a KD 700 million loan from local banks for the Al-Dibdibah Solar Power Plant project. According to…

Consumer protection: Credit cards and shop fees

It’s not very common in Kuwait that a store will ask for an additional fee if an invoice is paid by credit card. According to the ministry of commerce, this…

The Invasion

The seven months of the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait on August 2, 1990 until the liberation of the state on February 26, 1991 are engraved forever into the history of…

PhDs – at your service!

The issue of fake bachelor, master and PhD degrees raised in various media is nothing new. It was raised before without receiving a proper response, when some citizens bought fake…

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