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Kuwait faces real estate crisis as expats leave

Manama: More than 75,000 flats in Kuwait are empty and need to be “absorbed” by the real estate market in four to five years, a study has warned. According to Kuwait Real-Estate Union secretary general Ahmad Al Dewaihees, there are currently 49,130 empty flats in Kuwait and 26,466 more under construction. The percentage of flats being used has dropped by Read More

Mental health sees 300,000 people leave their jobs each year

Up to 300,000 people with long-term mental health problems have to leave their jobs each year, a report says. It also claims poor mental health costs the UK economy up to £99bn each year. Prime Minister Theresa May, who commissioned the report, said it showed “we need to take action”. The UK civil service has agreed to take on the Read More

Anthem to Leave Virginia Health Insurance Marketplace in 2018

U.S. health insurer Anthem said on Friday it will exit Obamacare markets in Virginia and reduce its plan offerings in Washington and Scott counties and the city of Bristol next year. The move comes nearly two weeks after President Donald Trump took aim at insurers by threatening to cut the healthcare subsidy payments that make Obamacare plans affordable, after repeatedly failing in Read More

No Detention Policy: Centre may leave decision on states

New Delhi: States may soon overturn the policy of “No Detention” upto class VIII as a top advisory board on education on Tuesday left the decision on the issue to their discretion, while the HRD Ministry will soon take a call on compulsory examination for class X under the CBSE. These were the decisions taken at a meeting of Central Read More

Will paternity leave be misused in India?

Maneka Gandhi was both right and wrong when she said introducing a law for paternity leave would amount to little more than granting men a paid holiday. Her point: That men don’t take the leave to which they are already entitled to look after their children, so they were unlikely to avail themselves of a special category of leave for Read More

The maternity leave bill could end up being counter-productive; here’s why

In its current form, the recent law to increase maternity leave in the private sector to six months will end up being counter-productive and may actually result in a setback to equality in the work place. This law abdicates the responsibilities of government, pushing it onto the shoulders of the private sector. Rather than simplifying labor laws, this adds yet Read More

Rio Judge orders US swimmer Ryan Lochte, teammate not to leave Brazil

A Brazilian judge has ordered U.S. swimmers Ryan Lochte and James Feigen not to leave the country, saying they gave conflicting accounts of how they were robbed at gunpoint outside the Rio Games at the weekend. Judicial sources say they believe the pair are no longer in Brazil. Judge Keyla Blanc, of Brazil’s Special Tribunal for Fans and Major Events, Read More

Portugal vs France: Cristiano Ronaldo has the opportunity to leave Lionel Messi in the shade

For so much of Cristiano Ronaldo’s majestic career, he has battled with Lionel Messi, often unsuccessfully, to be considered the greatest player in the world. If history ultimately judges the finest talents by their achievements on the international stage, where neither player has tasted success, then the Portuguese captain could use Sunday’s Euro 2016 final to land a haymaker blow Read More