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Qatar Museums’ flagship restaurants welcome guests back to remarkable dining experiences

Qatar Museums (QM) flagship restaurants, IDAM and Jiwan reopened...

Online ‘Aspire Summer 2020’ to promote healthy lifestyle

Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF) has launched online “Aspire Summer 2020”...

HBKU takes part in Islamic finance conference

The president of Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), Dr Ahmad M...

The WISE

WISE event explores how to make schools more resilient to crises

The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), a global initiative...

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Seven schools participate in QU-YSC’s summer course

Qatar University’s Young Scientist Centre (QU-YSC) launched a virtual...


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Dharavi

Dharavi ‘chases virus’ to beat back pandemic

When coronavirus claimed its first victim in India’s largest slum in April, many feared the disease would turn its narrow, congested streets into a graveyard, with social distancing or contact tracing all but impossible.

protesters

Over 300 held as thousands defy protest ban in Hong Kong

Hong Kong police arrested more than 300 people yesterday – including nine under China’s new national security law – as thousands defied a ban on protests on the anniversary of the city’s handover to China.

Karnataka

Karnataka mulls more steps to contain Covid-19 spread

With the Coronavirus cases surging, Karnataka will have more measures to contain its spread in the state, especially in Bengaluru, which accounts for 26% of the infections, a minister said yesterday.


Business
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Hassan Ahmed AlEfrangi

Ahlibank appoints Hassan Ahmed AlEfrangi as CEO

Leading Qatari financial institution Ahlibank has announced the appointment of Hassan Ahmed AlEfrangi as its new chief executive officer.

Masraf Al Rayan and Al Khaliji

Proposed Masraf Al Rayan-Al Khaliji merger seen supporting Qatar economy

Industry experts and banking captains view the proposed merger between Masraf Al Rayan and Al Khaliji as a sustainable journey to create fewer but stronger financial institutions with deep pockets to support the overall economy.

QSE

Proposed merger of banks lifts sentiments on QSE

The proposed merger between Masraf Al Rayan and Al Khaliji appears to have lifted sentiments on the Qatar Stock Exchange, which yesterday gained more than 89 points to close a tad below 9,100 levels.

airport staff

World leisure travel hits a pandemic speed bump

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a more negative impact on global economic activities in the first half of 2020 than anticipated, and the recovery is projected to be more gradual than previously forecast.

IATA

Mideastern carriers improve air cargo business in May, says IATA

Middle Eastern carriers reported a decline of 25% year-on-year in May on air cargo, a significant improvement from the 36.2% fall in April, according to the International Air Transport Association.

Lebanese

Rescue talks with the IMF ‘hit the rocks’ as Lebanese suffer

Poverty, hunger on the rise as Lebanon financial crisis hit hard; talks between the IMF and Lebanese government going nowhere; leaders don’t want change in status quo; deadlock are over loss figures and reform

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