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Thai ‘dwarf giant’ Wanheng equals Floyd Mayweather’s 50-0 record

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: Thai boxer Wanheng Menayothin clinched his 50th straight victory yesterday, stopping a Panamanian challenger to hold onto his WBC minimumweight belt and tie the undefeated record of boxing…

Azhar adamant Pakistan ‘want more’ from Amir

CANTERBURY: Pakistan bowling coach Azhar Mahmood “wants more” from Mohammad Amir, a challenge he believes the paceman will rise to in upcoming Test matches against Ireland and England. Amir was…

AUB reports a net profit of $174.7 million for Q1 2018

KUWAIT: Ahli United Bank B.S.C. (AUB) reported a net profit attributable to its equity shareholders of $174.7 million for the quarter ended 31 March 2018. The net profit reflected an…

The impact of VAT on key Kuwaiti sectors – SPECIAL REPORT

Decrease in oil prices have led the member countries of GCC in search for alternative means of revenue. One way was to introduce a common tax called Value Added Tax…

Global reports KD 3.9m revenues, KD 1.6m net profit in Q1 2018

KUWAIT: Global Investment House (“Global” or the “Company”), a regional asset management and investment banking firm headquartered in Kuwait, with offices in major capital markets in the MENA region, yesterday…

Jazeera Airways adds Mumbai to its growing India network

Kuwaiti airline facilitates connecting flights to 14 destinations across ME KUWAIT: Jazeera Airways, Kuwait’s leading low-cost airline, operating regionally and internationally, is proud to announce its latest and largest addition…

Facebook messaging app to add real time translations

Modi twice as popular on Facebook as Trump SAN JOSÉ: Facebook on Tuesday gave its popular Messenger app the ability to translate missives in real time, deploying artificial intelligence to…

British children learn the ABCs of FGM to help end harmful practice

137,000 girls in England and Wales have undergone FGM LONDON: As teacher Tanya Mathiason flicked through a slideshow to display diagrams of male and female genitalia to primary school children…

‘Simpsons’ breaks TV record but faces controversy

“The Simpsons” has broken the record for the most episodes in a primetime scripted series on American TV, but the milestone came as the popular show finds itself accused of…

Judd sues disgraced Weinstein over ‘smear’

Actress Ashley Judd, one of the first women to publicly accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct, sued the disgraced mogul Monday, alleging he defamed her after she rejected him. The…

DJ Avicii death a suicide

Dance music superstar Avicii’s death last month in Oman was a suicide, the celebrity gossip site TMZ reported Tuesday. A representative for the Swedish DJ did not reply to requests…

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