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Boursa Kuwait equities mixed, market cap gains marginally

Key indices fluctuate amid selling pressures KUWAIT: Boursa Kuwait ended last week with mixed performance. The Premier Market Index closed at 5,362.75 points, up 0.26 percent, the Main Market Index…

Gulf countries avoid emerging market turmoil, currencies firm

Kuwait’s non-oil sector growth forecasts revised down marginally KUWAIT: August was a tough month for many emerging markets, with sharp falls in both currency and equity markets triggered by the…

First to red planet will become Martians: Canada astronaut

OTTAWA: Astronauts traveling through space on the long trip to Mars will not have the usual backup from mission control on Earth and will need to think of themselves as…

Alcohol responsible for one in 20 deaths worldwide: WHO

GENEVA: Alcohol kills three million people worldwide each year — more than AIDS, violence and road accidents combined, the World Health Organization said Friday, adding that men are particularly at…

Virtual or real? Fashion world split over digital supermodels

The three women gazing into the camera in an advert for French luxury label Balmain look like they could fit in at any high-end shoot, but Shudu, Margot and Zhi…

Dubai Design Week introduces new element within Downtown Design

Kuwait Times spoke to Rawan Kashkoush, Head of programming at Dubai Design Week about the upcoming event which will take place on November 12 – 17, 2018. Hundreds of designers…

Luxury Theater by Rhodes opens in Kuwait

If you are fascinated by luxury ambiance and taste, try Theater by Rhodes. This place is not a hotel, but a cinema and a restaurant in one. This is a…

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US hails Kuwait’s efforts to tackle terrorism, terror financing

Finance Minister, US Ambassador discuss bilateral ties WASHINGTON/KUWAIT: The United States praised the Kuwaiti government for its efforts to combat terrorism and encourage moderation. This includes Kuwait’s implementation of United…

Inflation in Kuwait rose 0.89 percent in August

KUWAIT: Basic consumer prices index rose by 0.89 percent in August compared to the same month last year, the monthly report of the Central Statistical Bureau showed. The Consumer Price…

Hot, humid weather during weekend

KUWAIT: Humidity and heat will dominate coastal areas in Kuwait during the weekend, which in general will have light to moderate winds coming from the northwest, a Kuwaiti meteorologist said…

MP Hajraf says grilling against commerce minister ready

KUWAIT: Opposition MP Mubarak Al-Hajraf said yesterday that he has prepared a grilling against Commerce and Industry Minister Khaled Al-Roudhan over alleged financial and administrative violations and that he intends…