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Tasmu Digital Valley

To support Qatar’s digital ecosystem...

Food security is a top priority for Qatar, says USQBC report

Through a combination of factors, including rapid economic...

MME's yards continue to mark impressive sale

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment's (MME) yards selling...

QRCS lit in green on Qatar Family Day

The Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) headquarters was lit in green...

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Qatar aid shipment arrives in Lebanon

The General Authority of Customs (GAC), through the Qatar Fund for...

The Smart Qatar Programme (Tasmu), one of the key initiatives led by the Ministry of Transport and C

'Tasmu a highly valued programme for health sector in Qatar'

The Smart Qatar Programme (Tasmu), one of the key initiatives led by...


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Coast guard personnel inspecting seized giant clam shells, weighing a total of 200 tonnes and worth

Giant clam shells worth $24.8 million seized in Philippine raid

Philippine authorities said Saturday they have seized some 200 tonnes of illegally harvested giant clam shells worth nearly $25 million in one of the biggest known operations of its kind in the country.

Soyuz MS-17 spacecraft landing in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan with Expedit

Two Russian cosmonauts, NASA astronaut return from ISS

Two Russian cosmonauts and a NASA astronaut touched down Saturday on the steppe of Kazakhstan following a half-year mission on the International Space Station, footage broadcast by the Russian space agency showed

Galle Face Hotel chairman Sanjeev Gardiner (right) and his son Seshaan pose with the 1935 Standard N

Prince Philip’s car becomes Sri Lankan royal artefact

An almost 90-year-old car that once belonged to Britain’s late Prince Philip is now the centrepiece of a seaside museum in Sri Lanka.


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This satellite imagery released by Maxar Technologies shows a close up overview of the MV Ever Given

Suez megaship owner haggles over $900m release demand

The Japanese owner of a megaship seized after blocking the Suez Canal...

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif hold a meet

Iran's Zarif warns US against sabotage, sanctions

Iran's foreign minister warned Tuesday that "acts of sabotage" and...

Jordan’s King Abdullah II and members of the royal family including former crown prince and half-bro

Independence anniversary

Independence anniversary...

The Natanz nuclear facility in Iran lost power on Sunday.  It houses centrifuges used for uranium en

Natanz nuclear site hit by terrorism, says Iran

An incident at Iran’s Natanz nuclear facility yesterday was caused by...


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US home-building surges to nearly 15-year high; consumer sentiment up

US home-building surged to nearly a 15-year high in March, but soaring lumber prices amid supply constraints could limit builders’ capacity to boost production and ease a shortage of homes that is threatening to slow housing market momentum.

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Facebook aims for net zero emissions across its supply chain by 2030

Facebook has reached net zero emissions, the company has announced, paving the way for it to achieve its wider target of net zero emissions across its entire supply chain by 2030.

European

European stock markets notch new highs on global recovery hopes

European stocks ended at a record high on Friday, marking its seventh straight week of gains, after strong US and China economic data spurred optimism about a speedy global recovery, while upbeat results from Germany’s Daimler boosted carmakers.

China

China joins US as engine of global recovery with record economic growth

China’s economy strengthened in the first quarter of the year as consumer spending rose more than expected, putting it on course to join the US as twin engines for a global recovery in 2021.

Asia

Asia markets rise after record China growth, Wall St surge

Asian markets rose on Friday as record Chinese economic growth reaffirmed the country’s strong recovery, while traders tracked a Wall Street surge fuelled by blockbuster reports on US consumer spending and jobless claims.

QSE

Move to allow up to 100% foreign ownership boosts sentiments

The cabinet nod allowing the listed companies to increase the foreign ownership limit (FOL) up to 100% had significantly lifted the sentiments in the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) this week.

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