Nasser bin Hamad International Youth Creativity Award praised

Nasser bin Hamad International Youth Creativity Award praised

MANAMA– President of the General Organisation for Youth and Sport (GOYS) Hesham Mohammed Al-Jowdar said that the launch of the international edition of the Nasser bin Hamad Award for Youth Creativity aims to motivate youths and encourage them to be more creative and innovative.He pointed out that the Nasser bin Hamad International Youth Creativity Award […]

Kuwait's ' Journey of Hope' boat leaves Bahrain

Kuwait's ' Journey of Hope' boat leaves Bahrain

MANAMA- Kuwait’s “Journey of Hope” boat left Bahrain on Saturday(May 3rd,2014) heading for Doha, Qatar, wrapping up the first stop of a 22-stop overseas tour to show the world Kuwait’s special experience in caring for mentally disabled people. The ‘Journey of Hope’ embodies Kuwaiti government and people’s care for mentally disabled people. The journey is […]

Kuwaiti educational project for displaced Syrian students

Kuwaiti educational project for displaced Syrian students

BEIRUT- A delegation from the Kuwait mosques endowment center, which visited Lebanon recently as part of the 12th campaign aimed for the relief of the displaced Syrians in Lebanon, launched the biggest educational project for 8,000 displaced Syrian children in Lebanon. Head of the delegation, Khalid Mohammed Al-Subaihi, said in a statement to Kuwait News […]

Kuwait to participate in Venice's 14th International Architecture Exhibition

Kuwait to participate in Venice's 14th International Architecture Exhibition

KUWAIT- Kuwait will participate in the 14th International Architecture Exhibition (Fundamentals) of the la Biennale di Venezia, Italy, announced the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters (NCCAL) on Thursday(May 1st,2014). The six-month exhibition will see the participation of 21 NCCAL members, said Alya Abdulaal, the exhibition’s coordinator in a press conference.She added that the […]

Kuwait to participate in ATM exhibition

Kuwait to participate in ATM exhibition

KUWAIT- Kuwait is to participate in the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) exhibition due to be held in Dubai on Monday(May 5th,2014), for inbound and outbound tourism professionals from across the globe. The four-day event is the leading international travel and tourism event in the Middle East that attracts high level decision-makers and buyers representing every […]

China refutes US counter-terrorism reports

China refutes US counter-terrorism reports

BEIJING– China expressed dissatisfaction with the China-related content in country reports on terrorism freshly issued by the US State Department. In response to relevant content alleging China’s cooperation in 2013 with the United States on counter-terrorism issues “remained marginal,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang said China always attaches great importance to international cooperation in the […]

UN Rights Chief warns South Sudan on verge of catastrophe

UN Rights Chief warns South Sudan on verge of catastrophe

NEW YORK- UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay stated that the power struggle in South Sudan is pushing the nation towards “catastrophe.” While , Pillay said that her findings “reinforced the view” that the country’s leaders have “embarked on a personal power struggle that has brought their people to the verge of catastrophe.  […]

3rd Qatar Facility Conference to open next Wednesday

3rd Qatar Facility Conference to open next Wednesday

DOHA– The third FMQ Conference “Facility Management Qatar” will open in Doha on May 7 in presence of the country’s key building owners, investors, architects, engineers, construction experts, developers, building material specialists and facility management companies. The Conference will be held under the patronage of HE the Minister of Municipality and Urban Planning Sheikh Abdurrahman […]

Japan split over revision to pacifist constitution

Japan split over revision to pacifist constitution

  TOKYO- Japan marked the 67th anniversary of its postwar constitution Saturday with growing debate over whether to revise the war-renouncing charter in line with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s push for an expanded role for the military, according to AP. The ruling conservative party has long advocated revision but been unable to sway public opinion. […]