After the rain is sun

Wed, Nov 20 2013 01:20 PM

In the past two days we have witnessed some destructive and devastating scenes after the heavy rain that flooded parts of Kuwait. Many of you haven’t yet been to your beach houses and farms in southern or northern Kuwait yet, well hope for the best and expect the bad. The sun is out again today, but that does not rule out any of the forecasted showers tonight or even over the weekend.

I’ve came across this documents which was released by the American Red Cross, titled: Repairing Your Flooded Home, which offers safety tips and advice to restore your flooded property. The main tips we should all carefully note are: restore your utilities (fix piping and sewage), rebuild and floodproof your property (Sand Bags?), and prepare for the next flood. Have a look at the article here and make sure the next time it floods you spread out these 5 tips:

-Do not walk through flowing water.

-Do not drive through a flooded area.

-Turn off your electricity when you return home.

-Look before you step

-Be alert for gas leaks

Good luck and stay safe!

Alvaro

Araa Facelift

Tue, Jan 29 2013 03:35 PM

At Araa.com you share the news and most importantly the views. Your views aren’t heard except at the office or in the dewaniya. So shout-out: state your opinion about the news; be it politics, economics, or sports. A new feature I noticed was the ability to click on the corner of images to read a summary of the news item instead of opening the report in a new page.

Araa just got a facelift just like all beautiful ladies nowadays. Check her out. Araa.com!

Alvaro

Zain Great Idea?

Sun, Jan 27 2013 03:19 PM

Zain Great Idea is a corporate social responsibility program established by Zain and associated with IE Business School in Madrid, and Brilliant Lab (a Start-up Accelerator Services company from Kuwait). The main aim of the program is to educate and nurture local Kuwaiti entrepreneurs in vital areas of their businesses. The duration of the program is 6-9 months, and is specialized for entrepreneurs who are looking to establish their start-up businesses and those who wish to accelerate their business plan with international standards.

If you think you have something special or you beleive you can make it, then why not drop them an email.

Registration period ends 3rd February 2013. Visit www.zaingreatidea.com for more!

Alvaro

Keep them Warm

Mon, Jan 14 2013 09:29 AM

Last week I proposed an idea: donate KD1 to the less fortunate whenever you are starving. I’m sure all of us were freezing this morning. Hidden under layers of warm clothes with heaters all around us when its only 8 degrees outdoors, we still feel it’s freezing. Nights of subzero weather conditions on the Syrian, Turkish, and Lebanese mountains where Syrian refugees reside; with no fuel for heaters and no winter garments to keep the kids warm.

Now this is a reason for you to do something about it. Every freezing morning in Kuwait, remember that someone else is almost dying. Here is a list of people who are collecting blankets and winter garments for your struggling Syrian sisters and brothers.

I got this as a forward:

Sura – Block 1 (Abdulla Al Mubarak Mosque) 99088874

Abdulla Al Salem – Block 1, St. Nisf Al Yousef, Ave. 14, House 35 (Fatima Mosque) 97888160

Al Qurain – Block 4, St. 4 (behind Fire station) 97853101

Farwaniya – Block 6, St 106 (behind Crown Plaza Hotel) 97970001

Jahra Al Oyoun – Block 4, St. 102 (opposite Zeinab High School) 97917484

Bayan – Block 2, St. 13 (opposite new CO-OP; between mosque & Boubyan Bank) 90974668

Fahaheel – Block 10, Coastal Road (next to Ahmadi Governorate Mosques Office) 99424347 

Head Coordinator: Ebtisam 99442702

Another donor located in Nuzha Area will be sending out aid by the end of this week: 99033803

Alvaro

We’re Back!

Mon, Dec 31 2012 10:31 AM

Apologies for the down-time. There has been an error in our servers which cost us a couple of days of being away from you. We’re back and hopefully we can fire all cylinders like we did a while back.

Buzberry Team

New Menu at Chili’s

Thu, Sep 20 2012 11:20 AM

Chili’s has launched a splendid new menu! What surprised me more is the branches they had, I thought they were like 3-4 branches around Kuwait only. Found out that Avenues Mall, Gulf road Kuwait Towers, Al Bidaa’, Sharq Mall, AUM University, Al Salhiya, Al Dome Mall, Kuwait International Airport, Al Jahra, Al Manshar Mall,& Discovery Mall. 

Added items to the menu as I understood are: Chili’s New Crispy Honey Chipotle Chicken Crisper.  Chili’s New Flavored Ribs; they are being slowly smoked over Pecan Wood so they fall off the bone tender with a bold and savory taste that is hard to resist.

I do have Chili’s quiet often, so next time it’ll definitely be different!

Alvaro

Celebrate Expo

Tue, Sep 18 2012 08:50 AM

If you haven’t been to Celebrate Expo yet, then your chance is today and tomorrow only. The name says it all. One roof: all you need to create the best occasion from birthdays to weddings, today, tomorrow, and forever.

Al Baraka Ballroom – The Crowne Plaza Hotel Farwaniya.

Alvaro

Find Killer

Mon, Apr 23 2012 08:52 AM

My younger cousin Bader lost his dog, Killer. I used to call him Saddam but wouldn’t respond.

Killer was lost in Mishref over the weekend. Bader has put forward a KD200 reward for whoever finds it. If you do, or have any details please do call 55224699.

Alvaro

Point Race 1 at RCCCK

Wed, Dec 7 2011 01:57 PM

Radio Control Car Club of Kuwait(RCCCK) have recently worked on improving their track at South Surra (Zahra Area) and have been organizing championships. This Friday, the RCCCK will be hosting a championship from 2pm-9pm !

Although their website states that yesterday is the deadline to register for the championship, I was told that if someone is willing to participate please do contact the club.

The weather this Friday afternoon will be pleasant, and the club is equipped with decent stands for audience. Don’t miss out. The place is close to 360 Mall at Zahra, here is the map:

Those are roughly the coordinates to the club:  29.270359, 48.002679

Announcement:

CATERING REQUIRED: RCCCK will open their doors for caterers (light foods & beverages) free of charge to serve (sell)  audience and racers. If you’d like to join please call 99298800.

Alvaro

Bake your way to the iPhone!

Mon, Aug 9 2010 03:02 PM

Share your delicious Ramadan recipes on VIVA’s Facebook page. All you have to do is email your recipe to recipes@viva.com.kw, VIVA will then upload your recipes on the Facebook VIVAQ8 page for all members to vote on and share with friends and families. The three “most liked” recipes will win valuable prizes.

I personally heard that iPhones are included in the prizes. So hurry up and send your recipe, but before that ask your friends to join the page and start clicking that small LIKE button!

Alvaro

VIVA’s Micro SIM

Wed, Apr 28 2010 05:45 PM

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This post was originally a “coming soon” post. But to our astonishment, coming soon doesn’t really apply! We’ve seen only photo copy of what Zain are trying to do, we heard what Wataniya had to offer, now we all observe what the real thing VIVA has so far!

KUWAIT, April 29, 2010 (tomorrow) –VIVA Kuwait is launching a special deal, and offering Micro SIM related services.

This groundbreaking offer allows customers to use the latest updated applications provided on the micro SIM with the latest smart phones and iPads.

“Our main aim is to fulfill our customers’ telecommunications needs, and in the process we plan to exceed their expectations, as we’ve done with this incredible Micro SIM offer,” said Rana Al Rresheed, VIVA’s Kuwait Director of Marketing.

Customers simply have to visit VIVA Branches to get their Micro SIM card which perfectly complements the iPad, and learn more about the latest offers and promotions.

Buzberry Team

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Wataniya gets the Micro Sim

Tue, Apr 27 2010 06:05 PM

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Wataniya will be introducing their Micro SIM card tomorrow! It seems that they will be holding a press conference tomorrow (Wednesday, April 28) to launch this latest technology. Just in time for the 3G version of the iPad and next generation iPhone.

What does the Micro Sim look like? Engadget explains..

Micro SIM AT&T

Stick around, let’s see what they have.

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