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BMW used cars weekend extravaganza from Nov 2

BMW used cars weekend extravaganza from Nov 2

Alfardan Automobiles, the official BMW Group importer in Qatar, has announced a weekend extravaganza at the BMW used cars showroom in Al Sadd, from November 2 to 4.

MPHC posts 13% jump in 9-month profit to QR805.91mn

MPHC posts 13% jump in 9-month profit to QR805.91mn

Improved selling prices and one-off claims helped Mesaieed Petrochemical Holding Company (MPHC) report a 13% increase year-on-year in net profit to QR805.91mn in the first nine months of this year.

Pyeongchang 2018 Games torch lit in ancient Olympia

Pyeongchang 2018 Games torch lit in ancient Olympia

The torch for the Pyeongchang 2018 winter Olympics was lit in ancient Olympia on Tuesday using the backup flame from the dress rehearsal due to rainy weather, kicking off the countdown for the first winter Games in Asia ...

New poll shows president still hugely popular

New poll shows president still hugely popular

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte retained a high public approval rating in an opinion poll released yesterday, a stark contrast to a different survey earlier this week that showed a sharp decline in trust and satisfaction in the maverick leader.

Asean lawmakers blocked from visiting De Lima in jail

Asean lawmakers blocked from visiting De Lima in jail

Four lawmakers belonging to the Asean Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) group criticised Philippine authorities yesterday for blocking their visit to Senator Leila De Lima, a staunch critic of President Rodrigo Dutere, in her detention cell.

51 lawsuits filed against EU for shutting Banco Popular

51 lawsuits filed against EU for shutting Banco Popular

Disgruntled investors have filed 51 lawsuits against European Union regulators for shutting Spain’s Banco Popular, marking one of the largest legal challenges yet to the EU and a fresh attack on the bloc’s rules on bank rescues.

Celtic survive Astana to reach Champions League group stage

Celtic survive Astana to reach Champions League group stage

Celtic qualified for the lucrative Champions League group stage yesterday despite losing 4-3 to Astana in the second leg of their play-off in Kazakhstan.

Hawking blames UK govt for NHS ‘crisis’

Hawking blames UK govt for NHS ‘crisis’

Physicist Stephen Hawking found himself in a war of words with the government after he said it had caused a crisis in the state-run National Health Service (NHS) and was leading it towards a profit-making US-style system.

100 feared dead, thousands injured in China quake: govt

100 feared dead, thousands injured in China quake: govt

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake rattled southwest China late Tuesday, killing at least five people, with up to 100 feared dead, according to a government estimate.

Pakistan’s new PM wants a wider tax base

Pakistan’s new PM wants a wider tax base

Newly elected Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, in his maiden speech, talked about his economic vision while affirming a continuity of Nawaz Sharif’s policies.

‘Kodak moment’ looms for banks as fintech makes inroads

‘Kodak moment’ looms for banks as fintech makes inroads

Banks, especially those built on the traditional “face-to-face” service model could be facing a “Kodak moment,” no matter what the benefits of the “human touch” are.

PHCC launches breastfeeding awareness drive

PHCC launches breastfeeding awareness drive

The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has launched a week-long campaign aimed at creating awareness of the health benefits of breastfeeding and providing support for breastfeeding mothers.