Thursday , February 22 2018

Insight

Zumba fuses fun with exercise – Dance workout feeds mind, body and soul

Let’s Zumba! Grooving to the beats of salsa, flamenco, and merengue music feels more like a dance party than a workout, which is exactly what makes Zumba so popular and is now becoming the latest craze in Kuwait. Zumba is a dance fitness program created by Colombian dancer and choreographer …

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SI Kuwait helps women achieve potential – Organisation built on diversity, meritocracy

Twenty eight extraordinary Kuwaiti and expatriate women, their distinguished guest speakers, international delegates, and guests, celebrated the establishment of the Soroptimist International Club Kuwait with an elegant ceremony and gala dinner at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel. The name Soroptimist is derived from the Latin soror meaning sister, and optima meaning …

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Quality. Reliability. Together

One of the most exciting and rewarding aspects of being the US Ambassador to Kuwait is the opportunity to help Kuwaitis discover new and interesting sides of American culture. That is why I am thrilled to announce the launch of the third annual “Discover America Week,” Oct 25-31, a celebration …

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Shelter protects runaway domestic workers – New law on human trafficking imposes severe penalties

‘If it is proven that a domestic worker was beaten or tortured by his sponsor, an inspector from the shelter will issue a report and refer it to the Public Morals and Human Trafficking Protection Department. The sponsor will be summoned and interrogated. If there are suspicions of a criminal …

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Mathematics is not just for nerds – Child’s interest in a subject can be evoked

Are you terrified of numbers? Well, then maybe you have been introduced to math the wrong way, says Alek Zikic, Mathematics Coordinator at the British School of Kuwait. In this interview, this unassuming mathematician destroys many prevailing math myths, and reveals the common-sense logic of math that’s not only alluring …

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Charting a new path forward to defeat malaria

Experts to meet in Kuwait to discuss crucial health issues facing the region By Hervé Verhoosel Representative in New York and Head of External Relations Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership This week marks the 62nd session of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean, where Ministers …

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Aswat bridges generations through music – ‘Culture best alternative to radicalism’

ASWAT, a music and dance performance that mixes traditional Arab styles with contemporary rhythms, has become one of the most awaited events put up by the LoYAC Academy of Performing Arts. In its past two shows, it has not only enraptured the audience but has nurtured the talent of performing …

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HOPE educates Syrian refugees, homeless – Raw talent paramount in fashion industry

‘The world is small and life is short so always be true to yourself.” — Tara Sillery. A potent combination of enthusiasm and single-minded determination are the most evident characteristics in Tara Sillery’s personality. Now considered to be part of an elite in the design world within the Middle East, …

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