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Wednesday , April 24 2019

Arab Times

China December ‘factory’ activity dips; more stimulus needed in ’16 – Services sector ends 2015 on a strong note

BEIJING, Jan 1, (RTRS): China looked set for a soggy start to 2016 after activity in the manufacturing sector contracted for a fifth straight month …

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India to tighten ‘rules’ for credit cooperatives – Move to protect investors

NEW DELHI, Jan 1, (RTRS): India will crack down on errant financial firms that raise funds, mainly from millions of rural poor customers, through loosely …

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The year in movie superlatives – Rampling and Fassbender top in acting category

With the year winding down, it’s time for an In Contention tradition: Checking off a list of superlatives, from the Academy’s 21 feature categories, to …

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A look at underrated movies – Fall movie season proves cold

Many of the best films of 2015 struggled to find audiences on the big screen. It’s not that Americans have stopped splurging at the movies: …

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McKay on ‘Big Short’ corruption: It’s still happening – A sobering comedy about incredible-but-true events

LOS ANGELES, Dec 29, (RTRS): Adam McKay has gone from directing laffers like “Anchorman” and “Talladega Nights” to “The Big Short.” But as he explained …

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Motorhead frontman Lemmy dies – ‘Born to lose, lived to win’

LONDON, Dec 29, (AFP): Ian “Lemmy” Kilmister, the hell-raising frontman of iconic British heavy metal band Motorhead, has died aged 70 of a sudden, aggressive …

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LVG vows to fight through Man U uncertainty – Hiddink pleased with striker-less Chelsea’s point

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Dec 29, (Agencies): Louis van Gaal has vowed to fight on as Manchester United manager, but admits that the matter may yet …

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Ooredoo concludes Paris Saint-Germain Academy sessions

Ooredoo has successfully concluded its intensive football camp, in collaboration with Paris Saint-Germain Academy for youngsters. The Academy hosted 200 young football lovers between the …

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Broncos tame Cincy, win playoff spot – McManus kicks game-winning goal in OT as Bengals fade

DENVER, Dec 29, (RTRS): Brandon McManus kicked a 37-yard field goal in overtime after missing one at the end of regulation as the Denver Broncos …

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Lyon, Marsh bowl Aussies to big series win over Windies – Australia retain Frank Worrell Trophy

MELBOURNE, Dec 29, (AFP): Australia beat the West Indies by 177 runs in the second Test to win the series and retain the Frank Worrell …

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