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HE the Prime Minister and Minister of...

Blockade fails to dent steel business

The steel business in Qatar has remained robust despite the economic...

PHCC launches breastfeeding awareness drive

The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has launched a week-long...

Qatar delivers funds to combat organised crime

Qatar has delivered the second instalment of its contribution to the...

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Emir meets outgoing ambassadors

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met the...

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Fuwairit beach to reopen on August 1

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment has announced the...


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One of six women injured in the knife attack is carried away on a stretcher

Czech woman stabbed in Egypt attack on verge of death

A Czech stabbed in an Egyptian holiday resort earlier this month is...

Bab al-Hawa crossing

Syria's main crossing with Turkey reopens, monitor says

Syria's main border crossing with Turkey reopened on Wednesday, days...

Bamilo employees work at the e-commerce site’s offices in the Iranian capital Tehran.

Iran’s tech sector blooms under shield of sanctions

The names may be unfamiliar but the services are immediately...

Israeli security forces stand by as Palestinian worshippers pray on Monday night outside Lions’ Gate

Israel removes metal detectors at Al-Aqsa

Israel yesterday removed metal detectors from entrances to the Aqsa...


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GULF TIMES

No entry for petrol and diesel cars from 2040

The government will ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2040 in an attempt to reduce air pollution that could herald the end of over a century of popular use of the fossil fuel-guzzling internal combustion engine.

South Korean President Moon Jae-in welcomes a rescue dog to his official Blue House residence in Seo

Shelter dog basks in glory as ‘First Dog’

South Korean President Moon Jae-in yesterday welcomed a rescue dog to his official Blue House residence, delivering on a campaign promise to boost awareness of the fast-growing numbers of abandoned animals accompanying a surge in pet ownership.

GULF TIMES

Fire, smoke and metal at North Korea steel plant

A crane moves a giant bucket brimming with 40 tonnes of molten steel towards a gangway in North Korea’s Chollima Steel Complex.


Business
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Booming lead imports surprise in China’s H1 metals trade

China’s appetite for imports of refined industrial metals was generally subdued in the first half of the year.

PHILIPPINES

Philippine real estate stocks seen to extend market-beating rally

Philippine real-estate stocks will extend a market-beating rally, the country’s biggest money manager is betting, unfazed by the most expensive valuation in four years.

SENSEX

Sensex surges; rupee remains unchanged

India’s benchmark equity index touched another record high as a broad-based rally in commodities including iron ore and copper helped metals companies advance.

UPBEAT

Upbeat Wall Street lifts Asia bourses

Asian markets mostly rose yesterday, led by energy giants on rising commodity prices, while traders were also buoyed by strong earnings and positive economic data that saw Wall Street rack up fresh records.

JAPAN

Japan worried over US plan to curb aluminium import

Japan’s aluminium industry is worried that any US trade action to block imports of the metal may result in surplus supply elsewhere and prompt a chain-reaction of retaliation by other nations, the head of a trade body said yesterday.

JAKARTA

Jakarta’s traffic-clogged economy gets a lift from motorbike deliveries

Three years ago, Ferly Aninditya’s stall at a Jakarta food court was losing money. Deterred by the Indonesian capital’s paralysing traffic, few customers were prepared to come to him.

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