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China's subway expansion could help its steel sector

China's subway expansion could help its steel sector

A push to expand subway networks along with a drive to boost infrastructure investment are helping brighten the outlook for China's steel sector.

Qatar expands economic zones to encourage SMEs

Qatar expands economic zones to encourage SMEs

HE the Minister of Energy and Industry Dr Mohamed bin Saleh al-Sada said the expansion would be completed in the first quarter of 2019.

Qatar’s GDP may exceed QR773bn by 2022: report

Qatar’s GDP may exceed QR773bn by 2022: report

GDP per capita in dollar terms will be $62,493 this year and $75,032 in 2022, according to FocusEconomics.

Two dead, 241 injured in 6.0 quake in western Iran

Two dead, 241 injured in 6.0 quake in western Iran

The shallow quake hit 26 kilometres southwest of the city of Javanrud in Kermanshah province, the US Geological Survey said, near the site of a powerful quake last year that killed hundreds.

PM visits citizens' lands project at Al Froush, Al Kharaitiyat

PM visits citizens' lands project at Al Froush, Al Kharaitiyat

HE the Prime Minister directed the importance of completing the projects that serve the residential areas and citizens' lands throughout the country and opening them on time.

Qatar surges ahead with 2022 World Cup plans

Qatar surges ahead with 2022 World Cup plans

Qatar is ahead of schedule when it comes to venues, related major projects and even paint.

Light rail line in Nigeria's capital opens to passengers

Light rail line in Nigeria's capital opens to passengers

Passengers were permitted this week to ride the first phase of the Abuja light railway system, which connects the international airport with other parts of the city.

China, Nepal to build Tibet-Kathmandu rail link

China, Nepal to build Tibet-Kathmandu rail link

Nepal is seeking closer ties and much-needed energy and infrastructure investment from China.

Higher oil prices, reforms, infrastructure push seen driving Qatar economy this year

Higher oil prices, reforms, infrastructure push seen driving Qatar economy this year

Qatar’s economy this year should be supported by higher oil prices, economic reforms and the government’s infrastructure investment push in preparation for the 2022 World Cup, FocusEconomics has said in a report.

Nepal PM to seek investment on first official China trip

Nepal PM to seek investment on first official China trip

Oli praised China's economic support for Nepal, one of the region's poorest countries and sandwiched between the two Asian giants.

New Zealand to tax tourists to fund infrastructure

New Zealand to tax tourists to fund infrastructure

Tourism numbers in the country of 4.5 million have surged by nearly a third in the past three years to 3.8 million in the year to April.

PM reviews work progress of Lusail Tram network

PM reviews work progress of Lusail Tram network

HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani had a short journey on Lusail Tram, from the depot to Lusail Station.