Wednesday , April 25 2018

Arab Times

A Quarter never Empty

Recent archaeological findings from numerous archaeological sites dictates that the Arabian Peninsula has never been void of human life, and as studies progress, the better the history of this land renders itself to us. As part of the lectures scheduled for the 23rd Annual Cultural Season Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah at …

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IBAK Pizza Hut Master Cup tournament big success – Ajaykumar overpowers Hisham to emerge champion in Men’s Singles

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 26: The IBAK Pizza Hut tournament 2018 was full of excitement and all the competitors vied for supremacy to book their places on the podium. The two-day tournament which was played at the IBAK Salwa Gym was one of a multitude of events within the national elite …

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Beauty salon can be sued for hair damage

You can sue a beauty salon if it ruined your hair, made you bald and caused you enormous loss! I think what is really horrible is that they ask you to pay for hair dyeing service after burning your scalp because they used unsafe products and gave you the color …

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‘IS exploiting Islam’ – True enemies of religion

I have a conviction that the fiercest enemies of Islam are not the liberals and their secular partners, nor the atheists and their frenzied followers because they have never had a problem with any ideology at all. The enemies of Islam during the modern era are the ‘callers’ and the politicians …

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Kuwait’s first film on Iraq invasion to make local debut – Berlin fest offers dark vision of E. European ‘drift’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 21, (AFP): Kuwaiti cinemas on Thursday will launch public screenings of “Swarm of Doves”, the Gulf state’s first feature-length film about the 1990 invasion of the Gulf state by Saddam Hussein’s Iraq. The film is “inspired by true events” that occurred during the seven-month occupation, producer Sheikha …

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‘Devil’ is Diaz’s Lav Lav Land’ – Filipino filmmaker makes his first musical

When news surfaced that Lav Diaz’s latest film was a self-billed “rock opera” titled “Season of the Devil,” you’d have been forgiven for thinking the prolific Filipino maximalist had made a drastic departure into proggy 1970s Ken Russell territory. As it turns out, Diaz’s definitions of both “rock” and “opera” …

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Jason, Rachel anchor lively ‘Game’ – Danny Boyle high on list to direct Bond 25

A murder mystery party goes sideways when violent kidnappers arrive before the fake ones in “Game Night ,” which seems on the page to be like all the other disappointing action-comedies of late. You know the kind, where ordinary, upper middle class-ish suburbanites get thrown into some wacky underworld or genre …

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Victory for Tunisian team at BAS Fifth Men’s International Volleyball Tournament

The Fifth Men’s International Volleyball Tournament “Independence Cup” hosted by The British Academy of Sport (BAS) and The Embassy of Greece to Kuwait was held on Friday Feb 16 at the British School of Kuwait (BSK). This unique event has become a tradition highly anticipated by many of the Embassies …

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Limak signs KD 249.2mn credit deal with NBK and KFH – National Bank of Kuwait pleased to be selected as lead arranger of transaction: Al Sayer

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 21: Limak İnşaat, one of world’s leading contractors currently constructing the new passenger terminal at Kuwait International Airport, and Kuwait’s two largest banks, the National Bank of Kuwait SAKP (NBK) and Kuwait Finance House KSCP (KFH), today signed a KD 249.2 million Syndicated Credit Agreement to partly …

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Kuwait current account surplus improves in Q3 – Strong import growth weighs on trade balance

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 21: Kuwait’s current account surplus improved in 3Q17, as easing remittances and resilient exports countered a larger deficit in services. The surplus rose to KD 0.42 billion, versus KD 0.26 billion in 2Q17, reaching an annualized 4.8% of GDP. Overall, the preliminary current account figures for the …

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