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New Ooredoo Shahry customers to get 20GB free data for three months

Ooredoo has announced a special offer for all new Shahry Smart...

QFFD holds meet with charitable institutions

Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) has held the fourth co-ordination...

Sidra names two new department heads

Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra) has appointed Dr Khalid...

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HMC tips on heat-related illnesses

As summer temperatures continue to rise, an official from Hamad...

NBC-4 Washington

Saudi lobby pays $138,000 for anti-Qatar ads in US

A Saudi lobby in the US has launched a television advertisement...


Region
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Yemen - cholera

Yemen cholera epidemic slowing after infecting 400,000

Yemen's cholera outbreak is set to hit 400,000 cases on Tuesday but...

Erdogan

Gulf trip 'productive', will continue efforts, says Erdogan

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday described his trip to the...

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Top UN team visits conflict-hit Yemen

A high-level UN delegation arrived in Yemen yesterday, a UN source...

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Trump envoy in Israel for holy site crisis talks

A top aide to US President Donald Trump arrived in Israel yesterday...


International
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Duterte

Duterte eyes abolition of human rights body

President Rodrigo Duterte is considering abolishing the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) that has been critical of his administration’s war on drugs.

Duterte

Duterte eyes abolition of human rights body

President Rodrigo Duterte is considering abolishing the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) that has been critical of his administration’s war on drugs.

GULF TIMES

Beijing backs joint energy ventures in disputed sea

China’s foreign minister yesterday said he supported the idea of joint energy ventures with the Philippines in the disputed South China Sea, warning that unilateral action could cause problems and damage both sides.


Business
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SHELL

Shell, SoftBank weigh bids for Equis worth up to $5bn

Royal Dutch Shell and SoftBank are among several global groups considering bidding for Equis Energy, Asia’s largest independent renewable energy producer valued at up to $5bn, sources familiar with the matter said.

SAUDI

Saudi Arabia planning to limit crude oil exports to 6.6mn bpd in August

Saudi Arabia wants to do more to boost crude oil prices by taking a razor to its exports, but the kingdom is already doing much of the heavy lifting in Asia, where it is surrendering market share in the world’s top importing region.

INDDO

‘Indonesia needs to lift infrastructure spending to $500bn’

Indonesia needs about $500bn over the next five years to build roads, ports and bridges and should remove hurdles to encourage greater private sector investment, World Bank president Jim Yong Kim said.

UNIPEC

Unipec is seeking closer ties with teapot refiners

State oil trader Unipec will develop “really strong” ties with China’s independent refiners, said a company executive yesterday, even as they present a growing challenge to its parent and Asia’s top refiner, Sinopec Corp.

BOJ

BoJ newcomers back 2% price goal, say too early to debate stimulus exit

The two new members of the Bank of Japan’s policy board said yesterday that the central bank should continue efforts to achieve its 2% inflation goal and it was premature to debate an exit from its massive monetary stimulus.

CHINA

China stock-connect sees foreigners beating index

Foreign investors have proved to be good stock pickers so far when it comes to their newest entry channel for Chinese stocks, but things may get rougher the rest of this year.

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