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Careem planning to spend $150 mn to launch food delivery business: sources

Careem planning to spend $150 mn to launch food delivery business: sources

Middle East ride-hailing app Careem is planning to spend up to $150 million to launch its food delivery business as early as September, according to two sources with direct knowledge of the matter.

‘Night Market’ to facilitate business for 60 start-ups

‘Night Market’ to facilitate business for 60 start-ups

Sixty start-up projects under the Bedaya Centre for Entrepreneurship and Career Development (Bedaya Centre) took part in the ‘Night Market, a first-of-its-kind initiative being held at the Al Duhail Sports Club ...

City College to start classes from September 2

City College to start classes from September 2

City College will start its programmes in Qatar on September 2 with a High National Certificate in Business and High National Diploma in six business specialisations.

Ooredoo launches new innovation lab to transform business customer service

Ooredoo launches new innovation lab to transform business customer service

Ooredoo has marked a new chapter in its business customer service innovation, celebrating the second anniversary of the Enterprise Services Centre by launching a new lab ...

German envoy lauds Qatar's efforts to find new markets

German envoy lauds Qatar's efforts to find new markets

German ambassador Hans-Udo Muzel said that Qatar “has taken the right decision” to assess the situation and to recalibrate business interests and by finding new markets.

British TV commentator sues Facebook over 'scam' ads

British TV commentator sues Facebook over 'scam' ads

A personal finance expert who appears regularly on British television launched legal action on Monday against Facebook, claiming it had published more than 50 fake posts bearing his name last year.

Al-Sada to inaugurate 'Qatari-Omani Joint Entrepreneurs Meeting'

Al-Sada to inaugurate 'Qatari-Omani Joint Entrepreneurs Meeting'

HE the Minister of Energy and Industry Dr Mohamed bin Saleh al-Sada will inaugurate the two-day "Qatari-Omani Joint Entrepreneurs Meeting" at the Four Seasons on Wednesday morning.

Toys 'R' Us goes out of business, 30,000 jobs at stake

Toys 'R' Us goes out of business, 30,000 jobs at stake

Iconic toy retailer Toys 'R' Us Inc the will shutter or sell its stores in the United States after failing to find a buyer or reach a deal to restructure billions in debt, putting at risk about 30,000 jobs.

Unilever drops London for post-Brexit Dutch HQ

Unilever drops London for post-Brexit Dutch HQ

Anglo-Dutch consumer giant Unilever on Thursday chose The Netherlands over London to host its headquarters, dealing a blow to Britain's efforts to keep multinational companies onside following Brexit.

Air Italy set to open new opportunities for business and tourism in Qatar and Italy

Air Italy set to open new opportunities for business and tourism in Qatar and Italy

The recent launch of Air Italy is set to open new opportunities for business and tourism, especially small and medium enterprises, in both Italy and Qatar, Italian ambassador Pasquale Salzano has told Gulf Times.

Ireland wants to attract more visitors from Qatar

Ireland wants to attract more visitors from Qatar

Ciaran Cannon, Minister of State at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade with special responsibility for the Diaspora and International Development, arrived on Wednesday on a two-day visit to Doha.

BP to take $1.5bn hit on US tax reforms

BP to take $1.5bn hit on US tax reforms

British energy major BP said Tuesday that it expected to take a $1.5-billion (1.2-billion-euro) hit from US President Donald Trump's tax reforms.