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Much of the public discourse about the...

Chief of Staff meets Pakistan PM

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan met yesterday with HE Chief of...

Two adventurers to cycle around Qatar from today

Adventurers Abdulla al-Hammadi and Pierre Daniel are set to begin...

Qatar Precision Medicine announced at Sidra ceremony

Qatar Genome Project will be prioritised as a national health...

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'Thawadi misquoted; no decision on hosting 2022 teams abroad'

In a brief interview on the sidelines of the Paris Peace Forum, later...

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QNL, French Diplomatic Archives sign MoU

Qatar National Library (QNL) and the French Diplomatic Archives have...


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Isidro Lapena

Graft charges registered against former Customs chief

The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has filed criminal charges against former Customs commissioner Isidro Lapena over alleged anomalies in the release of 105 containers of ceramic tiles, worth at least P69mn from China in March 2018.

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Go advises youth to stay away from illegal drugs

Former Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go urged the youth to avoid illegal drugs, saying drug use ruins lives and families.

Reyes

Court upholds denial of Reyes’ bail plea

The Sandiganbayan’s Special Third Division upheld its denial of Jessica Lucila “Gigi” Reyes’ plea to let her post bail in a plunder case.


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Italy hosts Libya players in fresh bid to solve crisis

Libya’s key political players including strongman Khalifa Haftar met...

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Three Palestinians dead after Israel air strikes hit Gaza

Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip killed three Palestinians...

Fahrettin Altun

Turkey slams 'unacceptable' French comments over Khashoggi probe

Turkey on Monday lashed out at "unacceptable" comments by the French...

Yemeni pro-government forces gather on the eastern outskirts of Hodeida

149 killed in 24 hours in Yemen's Hodeida: medics, military

At least 149 people including civilians have been killed in 24 hours...


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Asia markets start week on cautious note

Asian markets were largely flat yesterday following weak US trading at the end of last week and as nervousness over Chinese growth put pressure on global equities. After early gains, Hong Kong hovered between positive and negative territory, edging up 0.2%.

SoftBank

SoftBank’s Son seeks to raise $21bn in IPO to fund tech deals

SoftBank Group Corp founder Masayoshi Son is seeking to raise ¥2.4tn ($21.1bn) in an initial public offering of his Japanese telecom business that could be the country’s largest IPO yet.

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Oil looms over EMs as no end in sight for US-China trade row

Oil prices are fast becoming a catalyst for emerging markets. Last week’s slide in crude was partly behind the weakness in the Russian rouble, Mexican peso and Malaysian ringgit, according to Societe Generale SA.

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Hedge funds enforce correction to oil market’s course

Hedge funds have sold the equivalent of almost half a bn barrels of crude oil and refined products in the last six weeks, as worries about slowing demand replaced earlier concern over sanctions on Iran.

The SAP

Germany’s SAP agrees to buy Qualtrics for $8bn in cash

German business software company SAP has agreed to buy Qualtrics International for $8bn in cash, pre-empting a planned stock market listing by the US-based company which specialises in tracking online sentiment.

Qatar Chamber

Philippine delegation offers Qatar firms tie-up opportunities in furniture sector

Qatar Chamber officials discussed investment opportunities with a Filipino trade delegation headed by Chamber of Furniture Industries of the Philippines (CFIP) executive director Salvio Valenzuela in a meeting held in Doha yesterday.

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