Monday , November 20 2017

Arab Times

Tang looks for chemistry on set – Tamil-language ‘Radio Set’ a first for Busan

BUSAN, South Korea, Oct 4, (Agencies): Chinese actress Tang Wei is not obsessed about finding the right role for her future film project. For the “Lust, Caution” star, it is the people she works with on a film set and the chemistry with them that counts. Tang shot to international …

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Busan marks 20 yrs with top 100 films – Japan’s ‘Tokyo Story’ among best 5 all-time movies

BUSAN, South Korea, Oct 4, (AFP): Anew list of the best Asian films of all time was published this week, as the region’s increasingly vibrant cinema scene celebrated another bonanza in Busan. The 20th anniversary of the Busan International Film Festival, in South Korea, marked its milestone with a poll …

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Opening of Abu Dhabi’s Louvre postponed to ’16

ABU DHABI, Oct 4, (RTRS): The opening of Abu Dhabi’s branch of the iconic Louvre museum has been postponed until next year because building work still needs doing, a senior official said on Saturday, the latest delay to the high-profile project. The museum was originally scheduled to open in 2012 …

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Dubai Ruler launches aid and development foundation

The Ruler of Dubai launched a new foundation Sunday to consolidate a range of existing charitable and human development initiatives that aims to support more than $270 million in projects annually. The foundation is designed to act as an umbrella group for some 28 aid organizations and other initiatives that …

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Abu Dhabi’s ADWEA in talks with banks for $350 mln project bond

DUBAI, Oct 4, (RTRS): Monopoly utility Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority (ADWEA) is in talks with banks about issuing a project bond as early as this year to refinance debt used to construct a power and water plant, two sources aware of the matter said on Sunday. The offering …

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Kuwait’s Citizens Budget for FY 2015/16 released

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 4: Ministry of Finance recently released the Citizens Budget for fiscal year 2015/2016, which targets educating Kuwaiti citizens on the government’s overall revenues and expenditures. This, in turn, will enable citizens to have a better picture and understanding of State of Kuwait’s most pressing fiscal issues. It …

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Emirates airlines hints at no orders during Dubai Airshow – Decision next year

DUBAI, Oct 4, (RTRS): Emirates airlines indicated on Sunday that it won’t be announcing any big orders at next month’s Dubai Airshow and said it wouldn’t make a decision this year on whether to purchase Airbus A350 or Boeing 787 twin-aisle jets. Tim Clark, the airline’s president, asked at an …

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KSE sheds 12.88 pts as volume rebounds – NBK falls 10 fils; Americana jumps

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 4: Kuwait stocks headed south Sunday extending the losses from the earlier week. The price index slipped 12.88 pts to 5,707.77 points paring steeper early session drop. The heavyweights closed mixed even as sentiment remained soggy. The KSX 15 benchmark eased 3.48 pts to 926.36 points taking …

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Kuwaiti shooters grab 3 more medals at Arab Championship – Kuwait win two gold and one silver

RABAT, Oct 4, (KUNA): The Kuwaiti shooters have won two gold medals and one silver at the skeet competitions of the 12th Arab Shooting Championship here on Saturday, thus taking the country’s tally to eight medals. Saud Habib won gold after his tally exceeded that of his compatriot Zayd Al-Mutairi …

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Russia win World Fencing Championship in Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 4, (KUNA): The Russian team Saturday evening won the World Fencing Championship, epee, for juniors, after beating Austria in the final. The tournament was held at the Kuwait Fencing Association hall. In a strong match, Russian fencers, among the world’s top ones, scored 45 touches, while their …

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