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Fewer foreign students coming to United States

WASHINGTON: The number of international students entering US colleges and universities has fallen for the second year in a row, a nonprofit group said yesterday, amid efforts by the Trump…

Every breath you take: India capital’s smog leaves children gasping for air

Delhi’s well-off find ways to keep their kids away from smog NEW DELHI: Deepa Tampi worries a lot about the air her two children breathe. The garment exporter says she…

Myanmar defiant as Amnesty pulls Aung San Suu Kyi award

The latest in a string of rescinded accolades YANGON: Myanmar authorities and citizens leapt to the defense of Aung San Suu Kyi yesterday after Amnesty International stripped her of its…

Otaibi congratulates the winners of Asian shooting championships

KUWAIT: President of Kuwait and Arab Shooting Federations Eng Duaij Khalaf Al-Otaibi congratulated all the winners of the 8th Asian Shotgun and 11th Airgun championships. Al-Otaibi spoke following the conclusion…

Oil prices fall on receding supply shortage fears, weaker outlook

Iran sanctions and record US production impact KUWAIT: Since peaking at near four-year highs in early October, oil prices have dropped by more than 18 percent, to around $70/bbl (Brent)…

Al-Kharafi spearheads Zain’s empowerment of women with revolutionary steps

‘First to create new role, Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer, to drive Empowerment’ First to introduce flex time for working moms KUWAIT: Zain Group, the leading mobile telecom innovator in…

CEF, AFESD hold forum to discuss world, Kuwait economic outlook

KUWAIT: The IMF Middle East Center for Economics and Finance in Kuwait, jointly with the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development, held a high-level symposium that discussed the world…

KIPCO announces net profit of KD 20.4m for first 9M of 2018

Group performance continues to fare well: CEO-Investment KUWAIT: KIPCO – the Kuwait Projects Company (Holding) – announced a net profit of KD 8.32 million ($27.4 million), or 3.43 fils per…

KAMCO reports KD 1.05 million net profit for first nine months of 2018

Results demonstrate success of our growth strategy: Sarkhou KUWAIT: KAMCO Investment Company, a leading investment firm with one of the largest AUMs in the region, announced its financial results for…

Stan Lee, Marvel legend and father of superheroes, dies at 95

Marvel legend Stan Lee, who revolutionized pop culture as the co-creator of iconic superheroes like Spider-Man and The Hulk who now dominate the world’s movie screens, has died. He was…

Straight outta Bangkok: Thai rappers lay into junta, social conformity

“A country killing the people… doesn’t give a damn about its children,” spits 17-year-old Elevenfinger, one of a legion of acerbic young rappers ripping into Thailand’s politics, dire education system…

Marie Antoinette’s exquisite jewels go under the hammer

Marie Antoinette’s dazzling diamonds and pearls, unseen in public for two centuries, will go on sale in Geneva today in what is being billed as one of the most important…