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Saudi Press Roundup

  • Protecting women’s rightsLast week Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman received a delegation of human rights leaders in the Kingdom. It was a historic day when the king emphasized the role of women in bringing up their families properly and boosting the country’s development.During that...
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Preventing Bloody Fridays

  • Friday, June 26, 2015 — it was the second Friday of Ramadan. Three countries were left shocked by three separate terror attacks. A man was beheaded at the exit to a factory in France, a massacre took place on a beach shared by two hotels in Tunisia and a suicide bomber attacked a mosque where 2...
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The noose is tightening

  • The law is an ass, said English dramatist George Chapman in 1654. Little has changed since. Indeed, the more laws are enacted, the more asinine we seem to become. Cicero said law stands mute in the midst of arms. And it stood mute in the face of anguished protests by civil society and appeals by...
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Earning OFWs’ ire

  • It was fury, plain and simple, spinning madly like a tornado, emanating from the global ranks of overseas Filipino workers. I have never seen the likes of it except for the time when Filipino domestic worker Flor Contempacion was about to be executed in Singapore. Despite several appeals for...
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‘Educated in India’ brand

  • The messy higher education sector of India is set for a major overhaul provided Premier Narendra Modi can convince his ideological mentors in the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) about the efficacy of opening higher education to foreign universities. Even though, the Modi government is in favor...
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Respecting OFWs

  • Bureau of Customs Deputy Commissioner Arturo Lachica chose his words carefully, refusing even to publicly disclose his agency’s annual deficit in revenue collections during a meeting on balikbayan boxes. He was trying to avoid any misinterpretation, he said. The BoC heard the message of millions...
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In Abraham’s footsteps

  • Nothing celebrates the oneness of humanity and submission and surrender to the will of God as Haj does. The millions of voices perpetually chanting in unison, Labbaik Allahumma Labbaik, La Shareek Laka Labbaik, Innal Hamdah, Wan Nematah, Laka wal Mulk, La Shareek Laka, reaffirming their faith and...
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Revamping the health sector

  • One cannot imagine the level of frustration of Health Minister Khalid Al-Falih when he took charge of the top most at the ministry. He had come from an entirely different work environment of Aramco, which is known for its efficiency and professionalism. On the other hand, the Health Ministry was...
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Promoting integrative medicine

  • As health care expenditure in India shows a steady upward movement, this year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has drawn popular attention toward traditional remedies that the modern society so often ignores. Three scientific researchers — William Campbell and Satoshi Omura,...
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The cynicism of realpolitik

  • Not a day is passed without coming across the term “national interests” used in official statements, analyses and commentaries. It is one of the most favorite terms of global leaders while explaining their dealings or disagreements with other countries.Countries discuss geopolitical issues at...
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