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Arab Times

Egypt Kung Fu champion Mizo craves home recognition – ‘Bruce Lee inspired us’

CAIRO, Jan 29, (AFP): Egypt’s Moataz Radi, or “Mizo”, competes succesfully with China’s top kung fu fighters in international championships, but yearns for recognition in his own country where football dominates. As Egyptians obsessively follow the preparations of the national football team for the World Cup in Russia and every …

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Grammys: Plenty of ‘fire and fury’ – Powerful acts

Just as the Hollywood award shows this year have been dominated by the Time’s Up movement, the 60th annual Grammy Awards became a platform for artists to address sexual harassment and abuse, but also President Donald Trump, immigration and gun violence. Artists arrived on the red carpet with white roses …

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Mars surprises with Grammy sweep – Jay-Z walks away empty handed

NEW YORK, Jan 29, (Agencies): Bruno Mars owned the Grammys with his R&B-inspired album “24K Magic,” winning all six awards he was nominated for at a show where hip-hop was expected to have a historical night. Jay-Z, the leading nominee with eight, walked away empty handed Sunday — a year …

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Fourth Industrial Revolution will result in loss of traditional jobs: Al-Kharafi – ‘Enabling a culture of innovation is a necessity for corporate growth and skills development’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 29: During the Human Capital Forum organized by local non-profit organization Nuqat and held in Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmed Cultural Centre, Kuwait last week, Zain Group Vice-Chairman and CEO, Bader Al-Kharafi, delivered a keynote presentation to the packed audience on the vital importance of Investing in Creativity for …

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Boursa Kuwait hosts CMA’s ‘new trainees’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 29: Boursa Kuwait, has recently hosted 19 trainees of the Capital Markets Authority’s program “New Graduates – 4th Edition” to raise their awareness on the history of Boursa Kuwait. The purpose of this program is to support freshly graduated youth of Kuwait, develop and enhance their abilities …

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Why are crypto exchanges vulnerable to hacks? – Exchanges do not work on secure networks: experts

SEOUL, South Korea, Jan 29, (AP): Blockchain technology can make transactions safe and secure, but crypto-currency exchanges that trade bitcoins and other virtual currencies that are based on this technology have been hacked because they are not working on secure networks, experts say. Late last week, the Tokyo-based Coincheck exchange …

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Effects of supplications – ‘It may rain’

A few years ago the US Templeton Baptist Foundation spent more than $7 million on a medical research under the supervision of Dr Herbert Benson, a cardiologist at the Mind and Body Center in Boston, to demonstrate the impact of supplications in patients and their role in speeding up their recovery. …

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Infrastructure for Hessah Al Mubarak District complete – Work underway to hand over components of public facilities to govt entities

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 28: KIPCO — the Kuwait Projects Company (Holding) — announced that the infrastructure work for Hessah Al Mubarak District was completed at the end of 2017. Work is underway to hand over components of public facilities to government entities, as appropriate. Al Ahmadiah Contracting was granted the …

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AUB’s Jehad Al-Humaidhi named ‘Women Entrepreneur of the Year’ – International prestigious recognition

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 28: Ahli United Bank (AUB) has announced that Ms Jehad Al-Humaidhi, Senior General Manager — Information Technology and Operations has won the coveted ‘Women Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 — IT, Banking & Finance’. The award was presented to Ms Al-Humaidhi by International Finance magazine in a …

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Rising pace bowler Unadkat joins Stokes team in $1.8 mn IPL deal

BANGALORE, India, Jan 28, (AFP): Rising pace bowler Jaydev Unadkat joined Ben Stokes in the Rajasthan Royals for $1.8 million on Sunday but a host of foreign stars went unsold in the Indian Premier League auction. The Royals made Unadkat the second most expensive player in the auction behind England’s …

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