Arab Times

American Business Council of Kuwait holds ’versary gala – Organisation celebrates 30 years of existence

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 28: The American Business Council of Kuwait (ABCK) held its 30th Anniversary Gala on Tuesday at the Al Hashemi Ballroom, Radisson Blu Hotel with US Ambassador to Kuwait Douglas Silliman and Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and Minister of State for Development and Planning Affairs Hind …

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Kuwait ease-of-business up: WB – Rankings rise

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 28, (Agencies): Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority (KDIPA) said on Wednesday that World Bank Group report on Doing Business for 2016 showed a relative improvement in the position of Kuwait in the ease of doing business index. Kuwait registered a relative increase in the distance to frontier …

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Kuwait stocks drift lower; volume rises – Zain slips 5 fils; KIPCO flat

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 28: Kuwait stocks dipped on Wednesday extending the retreat to third consecutive day as oil prices continued to weaken . The main index dropped 22.07 points to 5,769.9 pts amid fresh selling in select counters. The banks closed mixed while other blue chips closed mostly in red …

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Chelsea dumped out of ‘Capital One Cup’ – Wednesday stun Arsenal

LONDON, Oct 28, (RTRS): Chelsea’s woes continued when the holders were dumped out of the Capital One (League) Cup fourth round following a shootout defeat by Stoke City while Arsenal suffered a humiliating 3-0 defeat at second tier Sheffield Wednesday. Boss Jose Mourinho will be under mounting pressure after Eden …

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Qatar’s Al-Kubaisi qualifies for 100 meter T34 final – Five further world-records broken and eighteen world champions crowned

DOHA, Qatar, Oct 28: Qatar’s Mohamed al-Kubaisi has qualified for the Men’s 100m T34 final in his first-ever IPC Athletics World Championships. Tunisia’s WalidKtila qualified with the fastest time and is on track for his third of four possible gold medals at these World Championships, while a shock in the …

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Zain honors National Jet Ski team champions

Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, honored Kuwait’s National Jet Ski team champions, during a special honoring ceremony held in its main headquarters at Shuwaikh. The event came after the team achieved a number of titles during their participation in the recently concluded World Jet Ski Championship held in …

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MICHELIN Pilot Sport Experience welcomes participants – Unique motorsports event offering motoring enthusiasts opportunity to experience thrill of professional car racing

DUBAI, Aug 28: Michelin, the world’s tyre technology leader, hosted a thrilling yet professional car racing experience for brand loyalists across Middle East and Africa for the very first time, at the MICHELIN Pilot Sport Experience in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Held at the prestigious Sepang International F1 Circuit between Aug …

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US blow away rivals for gold – Biles, Douglas show class, China 2nd

GLASGOW, Oct 28, (RTRS): Simone Biles and Gabby Douglas showed that the United States will be the team to beat at next year’s Rio Olympics after they blew away the opposition to land a third straight team title at the world championships. While the Americans exchanged high fives after triumphing …

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Bond greatest intelligence asset – Fictional spy helped boost real-life counterparts’ reputations

In the 62 years since James Bond first appeared in print, there’s no doubt he has helped boost the reputations of his real-life counterparts in British intelligence. Now, Daniel Craig — the truest to author Ian Fleming’s original vision since Sean Connery, if not ever — is back on screen …

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‘May 9’ weaves together 3 tales of woe from Tehran – Excellent acting from Niki Karimi lifts film above mere melodrama

LOS ANGELES, Oct 28, (RTRS): Three O. Henry-esque stories from contempo Tehran are woven together with mixed results in “Wednesday, May 9,” the debut feature of multihyphenate Vahid Jalilvand. Excellent acting from top star Niki Karimi in a decidedly unglamorous part in the first episode, and from sweet-faced newcomer Sahar …

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