The growing popularity of K-pop in Kuwait

 At the start of the second millennium, the Korean wave began to sweep Arab media through television dramas and anime movies, which had been...

Nigeria’s Nollywood film industry reels in foreign investors

Nigeria's film industry, dubbed Nollywood, has long kept viewers entertained with tales of romance and riches, and now foreign investors are increasingly...

Kenya’s Brenda crowned ‘Miss Africa’ in Kuwait

As part of its social activities aimed at promoting Africa in Kuwait, the Frenzy Organization held its 'African Talent...

Lagerfeld’s Chanel made $11 billion in his last year

Chanel clocked up sales of nearly 10 billion euros ($11.1 billion) in its final year under the late designer Karl Lagerfeld, the...

Passion for perfume

Wherever you go in Kuwait, whether it is a mall, hotel, restaurant or even a health club, you can smell the heady...

Kuwaiti women spend KD 989 million annually on cosmetics

KUWAIT: A recent study found that 50 to 60 percent of Kuwaiti women aged between 15 and 55 spend considerable amounts of money every...

Brazil ‘bullet’ artist enjoys fame in pro-gun Bolsonaro era

"I don't know much about arms, I know art," says Rodrigo Camacho as he wields a replica AK-47 assault rifle that he...

Founder of Ted Baker fashion house quits over harassment claims

Ray Kelvin, the founder of British fashion brand Ted Baker, resigned as its chief executive yesterday following allegations of harassment. Kelvin stepped...

All-natural and low-sugar: Once niche kombucha drink takes the US by storm

NEW YORK: The recent US kombucha craze has been fermenting for decades. All-natural, low-sugar, and packed with supposed health benefits, the once-niche...

Anger as Minaj cancels Saudi concert

RIYADH: The cancellation of a concert by rapper Nicki Minaj in Saudi Arabia triggered a fresh social media storm yesterday, with many...

Food for… trash? India’s first ‘garbage cafe’ to offer meals for plastic

Hungry, but don't have cash? No problem, bring plastic waste and get a free meal, said the mayor of an Indian city...

Saudis resist ‘culture of food waste

RIYADH: A kitchen worker prepares an order in the Mashal plate for a customer at a restaurant as the plate's creator...

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17th Feb