Monday , January 22 2018

Arab Times

Al Babtain awards winners of NBK Walkathon – Winners excited to receive latest models of Renault Koleos, Megane

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 12: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Co, the authorized agent of Renault in the State of Kuwait recently awarded Ibrahim Dsousky and Dan Solo with a Renault Koleos and Renault Megane respectively upon their participation at the annual NBK walkathon. Visitors also had the chance to enter a …

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Kuwait’s Police Sports Union to join Arab Champ’ship in Algeria

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 12: The athletics cross-country team of Kuwait’s Police Sports Union left the country at dawn Tuesday to participate in the Arab Police Championship in Algeria from Dec 12-17, 2017. Within this period, the union will also participate in the 103rd Executive Office meeting and 42nd General Assembly …

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Wagner destroys WI, Kiwis ‘sweep’ series – New Zealand beat West Indies by 240 runs

HAMILTON, New Zealand, Dec 12, (AFP): New Zealand congratulated themselves on a smart plan as they decimated the West Indies with a day to spare in the second Test to sweep the series 2-0 on Tuesday. The tourists struggled to cope in their second innings against New Zealand’s three-pronged fast …

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AN UPGRADE TO THE PAST

On Monday, December 4, Al Sadu Society held an exhibition and presentation titled ‘Sadu in Contemporary Vision’ by Dr Zainab Al Ibrahim at Sadu House. Dr Al Ibrahim has made a mark as the first Kuwaiti to pursue doctorate studies in the philosophy of textile art. She has had numerous …

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Gulf Bank holds WISE investment forum – Dr Josh Lerner discusses passive investing

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 12: Gulf Bank was pleased to hold a private dinner forum for its Priority and Wealth clients entitled ‘Making WISE Investments for the Long-term’ with leading investment expert and Harvard Business School professor, Dr Josh Lerner. The event took place at the Sheraton Hotel, on Monday, Nov …

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Kuwait’s inflation bounces up to 1.4 pct in Oct

Consumer price inflation bounced to a multi-month high of 1.4% in October, as inflation in the retail sector provided a healthy boost to the general index. Inflation excluding housing rent, food costs and energy prices, rose from 2.5% y/y in September to 3.3% y/y in October, highlighting some upward inflationary …

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Kuwait stocks rebound as volume rises further – NBK rallies 17 fils; Ooredoo dips

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 12: Kuwait stocks swung higher on Tuesday, stemming the five-day losing streak. The price index climbed 41.98 pts to 6,197.58 pts after a mid-session plunge amid renewed buying across the sectors paced by banks and other heavyweights. The KSX 15 benchmark rebounded 11.41 pts to 894.77 points …

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‘First-timers’ break thru with Golden Globe nods – Newcomers work rewarded

LOS ANGELES, Dec 12, (RTRS): Every awards group has their trademark quirks, and the HFPA loves nothing more than anointing the wunderkinds. And this year didn’t disappoint: On the TV side, voters embraced Showtime’s “SMILF” and Amazon’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”; in film, breakouts included Margot Robbie, Daniel Kaluuya, and …

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Good year for strong female roles – Female directors snubbed at Golden Globe noms

LOS ANGELES, Dec 12, (RTRS): Looking across the Golden Globe film and TV nominations, it’s a banner year for movies driven by some of the most unlikely female characters to get the big-screen treatment. In “The Shape of Water,” Sallie Hawkins plays a mute cleaning woman in 1962 Baltimore who …

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Open government

FOR the first time since a quarter of century ago, Kuwait has acquired for itself a Cabinet formation which is free from partisanship. As it appears in the nature of ministerial portfolio distribution, the new Cabinet team is cohesive — something that has been missing in the country over the …

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