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Greeting, reverence to yesterday’s mothers

The word ‘mother’ is not one to be taken lightly because mothers are the first schools children ever attend, so if they are well-prepared, they will be able to raise…

Ending Services of Expatriates

The government’s step to correct the labor market composition and its demographics is indeed a required one, but it must be well-organized and implemented in a humane manner, taking into…

Letters to Badriya

Madam, Thank you for your lovely article about expats. I grew up in Kuwait, went to school there and was in grade 10 when the invasion happened in 1990. I…

United We Stand

This week I traveled with a delegation of Kuwait media to Cairo to meet with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi. The visit was an important moment in Egyptian-Kuwaiti ties. Cairo and…

$1million spent on chocolate daily

Nearly $1 million is spent on chocolate in Kuwait every day! This is what recent statistics on the state’s growing chocolate market have shown. I found this report published in…

Our Power Reserves

As we focus our attention on plummeting oil prices and dwindling reserves, we overlook what is far more decisive to our region’s success. The Middle East’s greatest natural resource and…

Cheap oil and the weapons market

In an article published on Sept 7, 2013, I wrote that our country is lucky and history has proved this. I wrote that our country was very lucky because when…

The imitation of success

Throughout the diverse walks of life we are taught to raise our hand for presence and participation – as we enter the corporate world we are challenged – remaining in…

Termination Q&As

Kuwaiti oil prices have dropped significantly in the past year, and it is no secret that Kuwait’s economy depends on oil. An issue that I have been receiving multiple emails…

At least with decency

What’s with the sudden attack on expats in Kuwait? I don’t want to beat around the bush. For many, many years, we always had some rules or issues about having…

Arrival of the tax storm

Petroleum is considered one of the main national sources of income for the Arab Gulf countries, and after the sudden and quick drop in its prices in world markets, Gulf…

Medicinal puzzle

Medicine was the hot topic of the weekend on social media, after reports about drugs worth KD 306 million missing from ministry of health stores due to lack of control…