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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,…

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,”…