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Monday , November 19 2018

Arab Times

White, sequined looks light up ’16 red carpet – Stars stand out by way of sparkle

LOS ANGELES, Jan 11, (Agencies): The rare lack of rain perhaps paved the way for the abundance of white on the 2016 Golden Globe awards red carpet. Svelte lead and supporting actress nominee Alicia Vikander stunned in a fashion-forward white ruffled Louis Vuitton dress. Saoirse Ronan, also up for best …

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Iconic singer David Bowie dies at 69 – Tributes pour in for innovative star

NEW YORK, Jan 11, (Agencies): David Bowie, the other-worldly musician who broke pop and rock boundaries with his creative musicianship, nonconformity, striking visuals and a genre-bending persona he christened Ziggy Stardust, died of cancer Sunday. He was 69 and had just released a new album. Bowie, whose hits included “Fame,” …

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Messi wins record fifth Ballon d’Or – Lloyd claims women’s award; Enrique named coach of year

ZURICH, Jan 11, (AFP): Barcelona star Lionel Messi won a record fifth FIFA Ballon d’Or award for the world’s best player at a ceremony in Zurich on Monday. He dethroned three-time winner Cristiano Ronaldo in adding to his four consecutive awards from 2009 to 2012. Brazil star Neymar came third …

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Kuwait, Salmiya play in His Highness Crown Prince Cup final

The final match of the Crown Prince 23rd Cup between Kuwait and Salmiya sporting clubs will be held on Tuesday at Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium. Kuwait Club is looking forward to win its sixth title in the competition’s history after winning it five times in 1994, 2003, 2008, 2010 …

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Ashkanani gears up for Abu Dhabi return – Round 3 of Porshche GT3 Cup Challenge ME kicks off on Jan 22

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 11: A short winter break has proved only to heighten interest, increase driver focus and build anticipation as the region’s leading race series speeds towards a long-awaited return to the UAE’s capital for Round 3 of the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East. In two weeks the Middle …

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Kuwaiti Al-Qallaf bags two gold, bronze at US fencing event

WASHINGTON, Jan 11, (KUNA): Tareq Al-Qallaf clinched his second gold medal in the wheelchair sabre event of the North American Cup for fencing on Sunday along with a bronze he earlier took home. The Kuwaiti wheelchair fencer previously won the epee event and bagged a bronze in the foil competition …

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KSE dips 31.49 points amid weak sentiment – Americana dives 60 fils; NBK flat

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 11; Kuwait stocks sagged on Monday extending the losses to sixth straight session. The bourse, after wobbly start, dropped 31.49 points to 5,387.04 pts amid weak regional and global backdrop. Some of the banking and financial shares continued their losing spree even as most of the telecom …

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Kuwait Burgan Bank picks arrangers for KD 100m bond

DUBAI, Jan 11, (RTRS): Burgan Bank, Kuwait’s third-largest lender by assets, has picked two arrangers for a potential 100 million dinar ($329.4 million) bond, for which marketing to investors could start as soon as this week, sources aware of the matter said. The Kuwaiti lender is one of a number …

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Bahrain govt cuts petrol subsidies – Oman sets new gasoline, diesel prices

DUBAI, Jan 11, (Agencies): Bahrain on Monday announced a hike of more than 50 percent in petrol prices following its cut in subsidies for energy products as oil producing countries struggle with nosediving crude prices. The government said the price of regular petrol will increase Tuesday from 80 fils (20 …

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Saudi riyal stable: monetary chief – Govt takes measures to deal with low oil prices

RIYADH, Jan 11, (AFP): Saudi Arabia on Monday said its currency was stable despite volatility in the futures market as the kingdom takes unprecedented measures to deal with low oil prices. The Saudi riyal will remain pegged at 3.75 to one US dollar, said the Governor of the Saudi Arabian …

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