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24/07/2019

A radiant H’wood fable in ‘Once Upon’

Tarantino’s latest a poignant ode to movie biz Quentin Tarantino has, for a while now, been reminding us what’s so great about movies – or at least, what he thinks is so great about them. He’s made an old-fashioned double-feature (“Death Proof”, of “Grindhouse”), resurrected the wide-screen format of 70mm Ultra Panavision (“The Hateful Eight”) and generally presided as the pre-eminent B-movie evangelist for a generation. The power and thrill of exploitation movies, he has earnestly espoused, can conquer all evils – or at least slavery (“Django Unchained”) and the Nazis (“Inglourious Basterds”). But “Once Upon a Time … in...
23/07/2019

Kuwaiti stock market continue losing spree

Ooredoo slips 9 fils, Gulf Bank flat KUWAIT CITY, July 23: Kuwait stocks continue their decline during Tuesday’s trading session with red indices across most sectors, the All Share Index plunged 0.25% lower to 6,023.92 points. The Premier Market Index pulled 0.32% lower to 6,640.23 points with the Main Market Index also registering a 0/06% contraction to 4,810.95 points. The bourse dipped low in early trade and staggering to advance, it continued a gradual decline through mid-day trade before further slippage in the final hours. Of the 121 active counters, the losers outnumbered the winners with 41 companies advancing, 57...
23/07/2019

Kuwaiti brings in 106 expats by selling visas – Collects above 150,000 KD

KUWAIT CITY, July 23: In a new case of trafficking in human beings and in a case that confirms that the Ministry of Interior has put the visa traders under its microscope, the General Department of Residence Affairs has closed the file of a company run by a Kuwaiti for bringing into the country 106 workers for money exceeding 150,000 dinars, although the company is specialized in supply of goods and operates only 6 vehicles, reports Al-Anba daily. The citizen, who is accused of bringing these workers into the country has been arrested and referred to the Public Prosecution. According...

23/07/2019

Immoral gesture made to a Kuwaiti couple

KUWAIT CITY, July 23: The investigator of the Fahaheel Police Station has sent to the General Traffic Department a vehicle plate number to inquire about its owner in preparation for summoning him for investigation for committing a blatant act and insulting a Kuwaiti couple, reports Al-Anba daily. A security source said this happened when the Kuwaiti, who is believed to be in his 40s and was with his wife, were driving and a young man driving another vehicle insisted that the Kuwaiti give him the way during a traffic congestion and when he did not have his way, he lowered...
23/07/2019

Human rights team visits men, women ‘detention centers’ to detect violations

KUWAIT CITY, July 23: A delegation headed by Dr Abdul Redha Aseeri from the Kuwait Society for Human Rights (KSHR ) visited Central Prison, Women Jail and detention centers. The delegation met the Assistant Undersecretary for Prison Affairs and Sentences Enforcement of Ministry of Interior Major General Faraj Al- Zuabi and a number of top security officials. In a press statement issued after the tours, Dr Aseeri explained that the visit was aimed at observing the situation in the detention centers and prisons affiliated to the General Department for Prison Affairs and Sentences Enforcement, and follow up with the detainees...
23/07/2019

Egyptian cheats Kuwaiti for KD 2,600

KUWAIT CITY, July 23: Police are looking for an unidentified Egyptian for cheating a Kuwaiti woman to the tune of KD 2,600, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily quoting security sources said the suspect lured the victim to partner him in a lucrative business of importing ceramics and promised quick returns. The woman fell for the trap and withdrew the money from the bank and gave the suspect. After a short while, she discovered the man did not answer her calls because he had apparently changed his cell phone number and also his accommodation. The woman has filed a complaint with...

23/07/2019

1 year jail or KD 50,000 fine for ‘illegal’ Hajj caravans

KUWAIT CITY, July 23: Assistant Undersecretary for Media and Foreign Relations at the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Mohammad Al- Mutairi has warned unauthorized Hajj caravans against any attempt to operate illegally, saying the ministry will coordinate with the Ministry of Interior to apply severe punishment of one year jail term or Kd 50,000 fine against violators. Al-Mutairi, who doubles as the Vice Chairman of Kuwait Hajj Mission, disclosed that he visited the offices of Hajj caravans to ensure close interaction with the operators. He said the ministry and the caravans are committed to ensuring hitch free pilgrimage for...
23/07/2019

Amir congratulates Britain’s new PM

‘Distinguished historic relations’ His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent on Tuesday a cable of congratulations to Boris Johnson on being appointed Britain’s new prime minister, wishing him every success. In the cable, His Highness the Amir extolled the “distinguished historic relations” between the State of Kuwait and the United Kingdom. His Highness the Amir stressed that the two sides are looking forward to enhancing these relations and bilateral cooperation to achieve interests of their nations. He wished Johnson good health and Britain further success and prosperity. His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber...
23/07/2019

Iran warns … Not seeking confrontation

BEIJING OPPOSES U.S. SANCTIONS ON CHINA FIRM OVER IRAN OIL MANAGUA, July 23, (Agencies): Iran’s foreign minister warned the West on Monday against “starting a confl ict,” saying it was not seeking confrontation after its military seized the British-flagged tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz last week. London described the seizure of the Stena Impero as “state piracy” and on Monday called for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz. Speaking in Nicaragua, Foreign Minister Mohammad Zarif said Iran had taken measures against the ship to implement international law, not in retaliation...

23/07/2019

‘Iraqi, Kuwaiti ties enter new phase of confidence, no fear’

‘Some problems remain outstanding’ BAGHDAD, July 23, (KUNA): Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul- Mahdi said that the growing confidence between Iraq and Kuwait is far greater than previous fears between the two countries. “The extent of the built confidence, the large joint common issues and the future prospects are far greater than the fears and obstacles between the two countries,” Abdul Mahdi said in an interview Monday evening with a number of Iraqi satellite channels. He added that “the current joint horizons between Iraq and Kuwait did not exist at any time. Although there are still some outstanding problems.” He...
23/07/2019

Pesterer held – Wooing for sex

KUWAIT CITY, July 23: Police have arrested an unidentified person for inciting a woman to commit immoral acts, reports Al-Rai daily. This happened when the woman was driving along the Arabian Gulf Street and the suspect kept following her wherever she went and finally blocked her car and refused to move. He then got out of his car and handed her a piece of paper with his number written on it and did not move until she received the piece of paper. The arrest came after the woman handed the piece of paper to police.
23/07/2019

Asian Boxing Confederation commends Kuwait’s prep for tourney

KUWAIT CITY, July 22: Asian Boxing Confederation inspectors, during an inspection visit Monday, commended Kuwait for its excellent preparations to host the forthcoming Asian Boxing Championship on Aug 1-9 under the auspices of Kuwait Olympic Committee Chairman Sheikh Fahad Nasser Al-Sabah. The delegation included Executive Chairman of Asian Boxing Confederation Ali Salamah, Director of Sport Omar Saleh Al-Jabri and Director of Administration Bassam Ghanim. The officials listened to detailed presentations by chairmen of Kuwait Boxing Federation committees on their areas of coverage. The inspection tour took the officials to hotels that will accommodate contingents of the championship and Kuwait Sports...