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‘Youth’ wins top prize at Asian Awards – Japan’s Yuya wins best director

LOS ANGELES, March 18, (RTRS): The 12th edition of the Asian Film Awards saw Chen Kaige’s “The Legend of the Demon Cat” emerge as the numerical winner. But it missed out on the best film prize, which went to “Youth,” directed by fellow mainland Chinese director Feng Xiaogang. “Demon Cat,” …

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‘600,000 beneficiaries of most generous social security law’ – PIFSS aims to support Kuwaiti youth

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 21, (KUNA): Kuwait’s social security law is among the “most generous” in terms of the rights it guarantees to beneficiaries, Director General of the Public Institution for Social Security (PIFSS) Hamad Meshari Al-Humaidhi said Wednesday. Up to 600, 000 people benefit from the law, Al-Humaidhi told KUNA …

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Kuwait to launch over 100 programs for youth in 2017

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 18, (KUNA): The Public Authority for Youth (PAY) is set to execute about 150 programs for youth activities early 2017. The plan will be executed in cooperation with different ministries and the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters (NCCAL), said the authority’s Director-General Abdulrahman Al-Mutairi in …

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Vital to instill social values in youth: official

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 6: Assistant Undersecretary for Development Affairs at the State Ministry for Youth Affairs Meshal Al-Subai’e affirmed the keenness of the ministry to support youths in a manner that will contribute to highlighting their creativity in various aspects. He stressed the importance of instilling social values particularly patriotism …

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Bid to prepare future leaders – Deal guides youths

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 23, (KUNA): The Ministry of State for Youth Affairs and Ali Sabah Al-Salem Military Academy signed on Thursday an accord for boosting cooperation in the sectors of sciences and investments, with aim of guiding the youth and bolstering patriotism among them. The Ministry’s Undersecretary, Sheikha Al-Zain Al-Sabah, …

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‘Good upbringing of youth vital for nation’s progress’ – Plan to hike State property rents

KUWAIT CITY, April 25, (Agencies): In order to achieve more prosperity and advancement in the country, youth should be nurtured and talented individuals should be supported, Governor of Hawally retired Lieut-General Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah said on Monday. This encouragement stems from His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad …

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‘Govt keen on combating social ills, youth violence’

KUWAIT CITY, March 1, (KUNA): The government is keen on combating social ills and problems especially the ones associated with youth violence, Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah said Tuesday. Speaking at a regular session for Parliament, the minister briefed …

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‘Youth’ bags top prizes at European Film Awards ’15 – Rampling scoops actress prize for ‘45 years’

LOS ANGELES, Dec 13, (RTRS): Paolo Sorrentino’s “Youth” took three top awards at the 28th European Film Awards in Berlin on Saturday, winning best European film, director and actor for Michael Caine. The drama, which premiered in Cannes and was the evening’s favorite, centers on a retired orchestra conductor (Caine) …

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Arab ministers ask Kuwait to ‘set’ up anti-violence, pro-youth panels

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 6, (KUNA): Arab youth and sports ministers have asked Kuwaiti Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al-Humoud Al- Sabah to set up two committees; one decrying violence and extremism, and the other supporting youth. Speaking to reporters following the …

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Are filmmakers ready to tackle terror? – Can Nov 13 attacks prove gamechanger for popular culture?

LOS ANGELES, Nov 28, (RTRS): Two weeks after suffering the most devastating attack since WWII, France is slowly getting back on its feet. The recent massacre exposed the phenomenon of disenfranchised French youths joining the ranks of ISIS in Syria but so far this growing phenomenon has seldom been portrayed …

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