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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…

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…

Our wasted potential

Sajid Javid was appointed home secretary a few days ago in the UK. Javid is the child of immigrants from Pakistan who landed in Britain in 1960 – of course…

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…

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,…