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We Can Keep Up With Kanye

Kanye West’s comments are inflammatory, to say the least, but as an Arab, I want to ask Americans: Who are you? And what have you done to America? It is…

Healthcare in Kuwait

During the weekend, a video went viral that showed a number of women sitting on the floor waiting to be checked by doctors at Adan Hospital. This hospital is the…

Update your contact details or risk having account blocked

As part of the government’s precautionary measures to combat money laundering and terror financing, the Central Bank of Kuwait has issued some guidelines for banks to follow that includes demanding…

Respecting police

With repeated incidents of attacks on police, social media in Kuwait has been filled with rejection of this abhorrent phenomenon that poses a security and social threat to society and…

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…

Fake news throws up real problems

Misinformation and disinformation have been around for as long as information has been, but the advent of social media has made it easy to reach the largest number of targets…

Silence is not working

Statistics and information published recently by the Supreme Family Council in Kuwait on attacks against children is worrying, and I feel we must dig into the reasons to find new…

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…

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…