Tuesday , January 16 2018

Arab Times

Emirate leaders, take it easy on us

WE say this openly to the leaders of the Emirates (United Arab Emirates): Take it easy on us O HH Sheikh Muhammad bin Rashid and HH Sheikh Muhammad bin Zayed. Do not exhaust us with surprises that we cannot match. Just yesterday, you came up with the Ministry of Happiness. …

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Muhammad bin Salman … rights holders shout we want solutions

INVESTORS from Saudi Arabia, Gulf, Arab and foreign countries are relieved after the arrest of a Saudi billionaire of Kuwaiti origin — Maan Al-Sanea; because this is the first important step towards realization of ‘Vision 2030’ on developing the Kingdom’s economy and putting it on the right path. This also …

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Discover America Week builds upon successful visit of HH Amir – Events to showcase American culture, expertise

It’s my great pleasure to launch the fifth annual Discover America Week here in Kuwait. This week of events symbolizes the close connections between the Kuwaiti and American peoples. We kicked off Discover America Week yesterday with a fun run attended by Kuwaitis, Americans and others; it will continue for …

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New film ‘solves’ Thompson mystery – ‘Ragnarok’ is most fun of the Thor movies

BANGKOK, Oct 21, (AP): A new documentary is set to stir fresh debate over one of Asia’s most enduring mysteries: What happened to Jim Thompson, Thailand’s legendary silk king. The former American intelligence officer turned textile tycoon went for a walk in the Malaysian jungle 50 years ago and never …

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Iranian, Korean dramas share top prize at Busan film fest – AFI adds galas for ‘Call’, ‘Disaster’, ‘Hostiles’

BUSAN, South Korea, Oct 21, (Agencies): A Korean drama about desperate teens and a movie that exposes the hardships of daily life in the Iranian capital Tehran shared the top prize at Asia’s premier film festival on Saturday. The two grim tales left award jurors at the 22nd Busan International …

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Granny beauty queens mark ‘age of elegance’ – Ms Senior America

ATLANTIC CITY, United States, Oct 21, (Agencies): Beauty pageants may conjure up images of young women in bikinis, but in Atlantic City a roomful of sequined grandmothers and great-grandmothers are putting their best stiletto forward. From an ex-CIA employee to Whitney Houston’s childhood choir director to a marathon runner, Ms …

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US Embassy in Kuwait organizes Fun Run/Walk – ‘Exercise regularly to avoid serious health problems’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 21: The US Embassy in Kuwait organized a Fun Run/Walk at Boulevard, Salmiya on Saturday. Below is the speech delivered by US Ambassador Lawrence Silverman. “Thank you all for being here this beautiful morning, exercising, and enjoying the outdoors. I would like to thank Nike and the …

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Huddersfield end United perfect run – Mooy, Depoitre strike

HUDDERSFIELD, United Kingdom, Oct 21, (AFP): Aaron Mooy and Laurent Depoitre struck as Huddersfield Town stunned Manchester United 2-1 on Saturday to claim a first win over the Premier League giants since March 1952. The pair scored in the first half at the John Smith’s Stadium to end United’s unbeaten …

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Oil market improving on compliance with cutbacks – Saudi minister Al-Falih makes high profile visit to Iraq

BAGHDAD, Oct 21, (Agencies): The global oil market is improving and stabilising as oil exporting nations are fully complying with an agreement to curb supply in order to lift crude prices, Saudi Oil Minister Khalid al-Falih said in Baghdad on Saturday. The secretary general of the Organisation of the Petroleum …

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Hesitant Saudi Aramco and its privatization challenge – Transparency critical for int’t exchanges

Since the Saudi oil giant’s announcement to go public, the international press has been raising some crucial questions concerning the public offering of five percent assets by the end of next year. The press’ questions are related to transparency and complete openness to the public, opening of its books and …

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