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Friday , November 16 2018

Arab Times

Lee shares top career moments – ‘Oldboy’ worst film experience’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif, Nov 10, (AP):  Spike Lee gets so excited when talking about movies, he can barely sit down. Reflecting on his career as he prepares to accept an honorary Oscar, the 58-year-old suddenly stands up and bounds around as he considers various ideas, at times bellowing so exuberantly, …

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Fitch affirms NBK’s ratings at ‘AA-’ – Highest ratings in MENA; outlook stable

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: Fitch Ratings, the international credit rating agency, affirmed National Bank of Kuwait’s (NBK) Long-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at ‘AA-’, the highest in the Middle East and North Africa, with a Stable Outlook. Fitch said that NBK’s ratings underpins  its unique status and systemic importance as …

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Islamic lender Warba Bank organizes staff gathering – Achievements and solid values highlighted

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: Warba Bank has recently organized a staff gathering in the presence of Jassar Dakheel Al Jassar, the Vice-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, the members of the top management and the Bank’s employees. During the event, the management highlighted the achievements added to the Bank’s record this …

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Global posts KD 5.9mn net profit for 9M – Company’s fee revenues at KD 9.9mn

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: Global Investment House (“Global” or the “Company”) announced its financial results for the nine months ended Sept 30, 2015. During 9M 2015, the Company recorded a net profit of KD 5.9 million (US$19.6 million), total income of KD 13.1 million (US$43.2 million) and fee revenues of …

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Kuwait bourse adds 10.84 pts; volume up – KIPCO rallies 20 fils; Agility flat

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: Kuwait stocks headed north on Monday extending the gains to second straight session. The price index, after a wobbly start closed 10.84 pts higher at 5,787.68 points led by banking and financial sector shares. The sentiment was cautiously positive even as investors eye fresh cues. The …

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Daniel Craig gold as James Bond – Actor hints of exploring new challenges

LOS ANGELES, Nov 9, (RTRS): In a 1971 interview with the BBC to promote the release of “Diamonds Are Forever,” his sixth stint as James Bond, Sean Connery compared the experience of starring in the franchise to being a pawn. He swore off any future sequels, telling his interrogator, “I’ve …

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Moore conquers AFI Fest with ‘Invade Next’ premiere – ‘Film possesses the power to inspire real change’

LOS ANGELES, Nov 9, (RTRS): Michael Moore and an army of fans stormed AFI Fest Saturday night for the West Coast premiere of “Where to Invade Next,” the latest cinematic provocation from the documentarian behind hot-button films “Fahrenheit 9/11” and “Bowling for Columbine.” The film, Moore’s first directorial effort since …

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Tao to make concerts engaging, fresh – China tightens screw on online music

NEW YORK, Nov 9, (AFP): Pianist Conrad Tao has played top concert halls from an early age but after the release of his latest album, he chose to perform for a casual crowd in a crypt under a New York church. The 21-year-old, who has won some of classical music’s …

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Sun acquires rights on Indian hit ‘Baahubali’

LOS ANGELES, Nov 9, (RTRS): Sun Distribution has acquired all rights throughout Latin America to Indian smash hit movie “Baahubali — The Beginning.” The company acquired the rights from Arka Mediaworks International and is working to set a regional release date. The film is now the highest grossing film of all …

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Zain Group leadership hosts Storehouse co-founders – Al-Kharafi welcomes social media pioneers Kawano and Donnelly

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 9: Zain Group announced that it welcomed Mark Kawano and Timothy Donnelly, co-founders of popular social media app Storehouse, the mobile app that turns a collection of photos and videos into a shareable story, at the company’s main headquarters in Shuwaikh. Group Vice-Chairman Bader Nasser Al-Kharafi and …

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