Thursday , February 23 2017

Arab Times

Church battles scalpers – 25K tickets cancelled

NASHVILLE, Tenn, Feb 21, (AP): Country star Eric Church has been battling ticket scalpers for years as his popularity grew and he began selling out arenas. But he’s taken his biggest step yet by cancelling more than 25,000 tickets to his spring tour that were purchased by scalpers and putting …

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Entire educational system needs to be changed – Converting most of public school into private schools will ease financial burden on the state

This is the second of a three-part series of articles on vision of Kuwait’s future and the stability of its people.             –– Editor By Saud Al-Arfaj Japan, for example, for more than 150 years sent delegations to the developed countries to learn from them and bring expertise. The Japanese …

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Social media … benefits & drawbacks

I was taken aback by the words of the Uruguayan journalist, writer and novelist Eduardo Hughes Galeano when he said, “We are living in the age of materialism, where wedding ceremony is more important than love, funeral procession is more important than the deceased, clothes are important than the body, …

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Afridi retires from international cricket – Bye-bye ‘Boom Boom’

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates, Feb 20, (AFP): Legendary Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi on Sunday announced his retirement from international cricket, ending an illustrious and sometimes controversial 21-year career. The 36-year-old star had already quit Tests in 2010 and ODI cricket after the 2015 World Cup but still skippered the Pakistan …

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