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99.3% of Egyptian women have experienced at least one form of harassment – Fight against sexual harassment bearing fruit

Elderly Japanese among 11 dead in typhoon onslaught

Romania to expel Pakistani over ‘jihadist propaganda’

BUCHAREST: A Pakistani national in Romania has been declared persona non grata for allegedly spreading “jihadist propaganda” in online forums and will be expelled from the country, authorities said yesterday.…

Mother Teresa: A saint despite spiritual ‘darkness’

Graft-busting grandma jailing corrupt Philippine politicians

MANILA: The Philippines’ top graft-buster, a fearless grandmother who has sued politicians from the president down in her quest to rid her country of corruption, laughs in the face of…

Kuwait Disabled Sports Club honour Naji Al-Haii

KUWAIT: Kuwait Disabled Sports Club lauded the achievement of Kuwait’s formative artist Naji Al-Haii at the London innovative Arabs gathering, which witnessed the participation of a large number of Arab…

Kuwaiti athletes leave for Rio 2016 Paralympics

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s disabled team will head to Rio de Janeiro today to participate in the Paralympics to be held there from Sept 7 until Sept 18. Kuwait Disabled Club President…

Saudi, Kuwait and Bahrain set to issue global bonds – ME funds become more wary of bonds: Poll

DUBAI: Middle East fund managers have turned negative towards fixed income for the first time since January because of the prospect of US monetary tightening and a flood of bond…

Agility recognized as a leader in Magic Quadrant for 3PL Providers, worldwide

KUWAIT: Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has been recognized for the third year as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics Providers, Worldwide, May 2016. Gartner…

Gulf Bank achieves PCI-DSS 3.1 level one certification – Recognition of bank’s efforts in applying security standards

KUWAIT: Gulf Bank announces that it has received the Payment Card Industry (PCI)-Data Security Standards (DSS) 3.1 level one certification for the second consecutive year. PCI-DSS is the global industry…

Pakistani team creates menstrual game app to break gender taboos – Belief that periods are ‘evil’ still persist

ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani entrepreneur has developed a mobile game app intended to break taboos surrounding menstruation in the developing world, including beliefs that periods are “evil” or make women impure.…

‘La La Land’ musical masterpiece dazzles Venice film fest

A bewitching musical starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone whipped up a frenzy on the opening day of the Venice film festival yesterday as it kicked off the race for…