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Eating Green on the Go

Eating Green on the Go

Eating on the go is often inevitable. In our fast paced environment, food can sometimes be left to being the ‘unimportant’ part of the day, and many of us who do snack during the daytime struggle to maintain healthy eating habits and instead opt to eat anything
7/18/2019 12:12:16 AM
Malabar Gold names final raffle draw winners

Malabar Gold names final raffle draw winners

Malabar Gold & Diamonds has announced the final raffle draw winners of the ‘Sparkling Summer – Win up to 100 grams of Gold & up to 100% Cash Back’ campaign in Qatar in the presence of Saad al-Sulaiti, an official from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry
7/18/2019 12:11:48 AM
Detox Diets: Digesting the Pros and Cons

Detox Diets: Digesting the Pros and Cons

While our over worked brains are granted relaxing vacations, our equally exerting bodies lose out on the rewards.
7/18/2019 12:10:37 AM
Apple AirPods with wireless charging case now available at Ooredoo

Apple AirPods with wireless charging case now available at Ooredoo

Ooredoo has announced that the second-generation AirPods with wireless charging case, recently released by Apple, are now available at its shops in Qatar. The AirPods include a host of new features and benefits, including more talktime, voice-activated Siri access, ultra-clear sound
7/18/2019 12:09:43 AM
Commercial Bank names winners of ‘International Spend Campaign’

Commercial Bank names winners of ‘International Spend Campaign’

Commercial Bank is once again rewarding its customers with “best-in-class exclusive rewards” from around the globe. After launching its ‘Spend & Win your Dream Holiday’ campaign on March 7, the bank announced Gareth Bowers, a Sadara customer
7/18/2019 12:07:54 AM
Attention to intentions

Attention to intentions

I always say “Intention over everything”. Intentions are such a powerful resource. I set intentions for my day, intentions before I step into a meeting, intentions before meeting with friends.
7/18/2019 12:07:32 AM
Qatar, US condemn killing of Turkish diplomat in Erbil

Qatar, US condemn killing of Turkish diplomat in Erbil

At least two people including a Turkish diplomat were shot dead Wednesday in a rare attack in the capital of Iraq's northern Kurdish region
7/17/2019 11:54:42 PM
US, Japan eye possible mini trade deal by Sept

US, Japan eye possible mini trade deal by Sept

The United States and Japan are working on a trade deal involving agriculture and autos that could be agreed by President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe when they meet in New York in September, three industry sources familiar with the discussions said on Tuesday.
7/17/2019 11:48:54 PM
Wipro chief helps create India’s newest tech unicorn

Wipro chief helps create India’s newest tech unicorn

Billionaire Azim Premji has helped create India’s latest tech unicorn: a fast-rising software startup that symbolises the growing investor interest in the Asian nation’s enterprise technology space.
7/17/2019 11:42:06 PM
Iranian bread a permanent guest at Kuwaiti tables

Iranian bread a permanent guest at Kuwaiti tables

Khalil Kamal makes sure he regularly visits Kuwait’s popular Souq Al-Mubarakiya, where he enjoys his favourite kebab meal with onion, rocket and freshly-baked Iranian bread. The smell of the bread wafts through the market as it bakes in a traditional oven at Al-Walimah restaurant in downtown Kuwait
7/17/2019 11:41:35 PM
Sudan protesters, army rulers sign government deal

Sudan protesters, army rulers sign government deal

Sudan’s protesters and ruling generals yesterday inked a deal that aims to install a civilian administration, a key demand of demonstrators since president Omar al-Bashir was deposed in a coup three months ago.
7/17/2019 11:40:15 PM
WHO sounds warning on Ebola outbreak in eastern DR Congo

WHO sounds warning on Ebola outbreak in eastern DR Congo

The World Health Organization yesterday declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a “public health emergency of international concern,” a rare designation only used for the gravest epidemics.
7/17/2019 11:39:12 PM
Australia bank watchdog pledges tougher stance

Australia bank watchdog pledges tougher stance

The Australian banking watchdog yesterday promised more “naming and shaming” of companies it was acting against and that it would restructure itself by the end of the year after an independent report accused it of being too discreet and slow.
7/17/2019 11:38:41 PM
Asian markets hit by trade worries, Fed rate cut uncertainty

Asian markets hit by trade worries, Fed rate cut uncertainty

Fresh trade worries and uncertainty about the Federal Reserve’s plans for cutting interest rates weighed on Asian markets yesterday while fears of a hard Brexit kept the pound wallowing at more than two-year lows.
7/17/2019 11:35:17 PM
Antitrust boss playing wireless kingmaker in T-Mobile deal fix

Antitrust boss playing wireless kingmaker in T-Mobile deal fix

Makan Delrahim, the US Justice Department’s antitrust chief, is trying to shape a deal combining T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp that he can pitch as a win for consumers. Here’s how he may do it.
7/17/2019 11:32:25 PM
US housing market stuck in a rut despite lower mortgage rates

US housing market stuck in a rut despite lower mortgage rates

US homebuilding fell for a second straight month in June and permits dropped to a two-year low, suggesting the housing market continued to struggle despite declining mortgage rates.
7/17/2019 11:28:39 PM
Qatar launches Investment Promotion Agency

Qatar launches Investment Promotion Agency

The Investment Promotion Agency, an entity created specifically for Qatar, was launched Wednesday with the aim of further attracting foreign direct investment
7/17/2019 11:27:45 PM
India to become a $5tn economy by 2025, says ministry adviser

India to become a $5tn economy by 2025, says ministry adviser

India’s economy is poised to surge and on track of becoming a $5tn economy by 2025, according to one of the South Asian country’s top officials during a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) seminar held recently in Doha.
7/17/2019 11:25:41 PM
Retired justice Stevens dies, leaving liberal legacy

Retired justice Stevens dies, leaving liberal legacy

Former justice John Paul Stevens, a Republican appointee to the US Supreme Court who later became an outspoken leader of the liberal wing as the court moved to the right, died on Tuesday at age 99.
7/17/2019 11:25:16 PM
Astronauts snapped photos for science; then came MTV

Astronauts snapped photos for science; then came MTV

The Apollo 11 astronauts who made mankind’s first visit to the moon 50 years ago were trained in how to take pictures for science. Back on earth, some of those photos became pop culture touchstones.
7/17/2019 11:23:52 PM
Efficient Air Traffic Management a must to decongest GCC airspace

Efficient Air Traffic Management a must to decongest GCC airspace

Air traffic congestion in the GCC remains a major challenge to the region’s aviation industry, which supports more than 2.4mn jobs and generates $130bn in gross domestic product.
7/17/2019 11:22:28 PM
Hong Kong’s ‘grey hairs’ march to support protesters

Hong Kong’s ‘grey hairs’ march to support protesters

Hong Kong’s more venerable and veteran residents took to the streets yesterday as the elderly put on a show of solidarity for youth-led anti- government protesters. Thousands of people took part in what was dubbed a “grey hair march”
7/17/2019 11:21:53 PM
KLM asks passengers to reconsider flying

KLM asks passengers to reconsider flying

In the aviation industry, we are used to expecting the unexpected. Delays, politics, weather — the industry remains vulnerable as a whole to these external factors.
7/17/2019 11:20:34 PM
Charter reform bid sparks protests in Myanmar

Charter reform bid sparks protests in Myanmar

Hundreds of people demonstrated in Myanmar’s largest city, Yangon, yesterday in support of proposed constitutional amendments that would reduce the power of the military. A separate protest against the reforms was planned for later in the day.
7/17/2019 11:20:28 PM
Drug lord ‘El Chapo’ to spend life behind bars

Drug lord ‘El Chapo’ to spend life behind bars

Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the Mexican drug lord found guilty of running a murderous criminal enterprise that smuggled tonnes of drugs into the US, was yesterday sentenced by a US judge to spend the rest of his life in prison.
7/17/2019 11:18:08 PM
HIA regales passengers with ‘Summer in Qatar’ show

HIA regales passengers with ‘Summer in Qatar’ show

A wide range of summer activities, entertainment, and live performances were launched at the Hamad International Airport (HIA) Wednesday, giving passengers an opportunity to experience Qatar’s rich hospitality and culture throughout the summer season.
7/17/2019 11:17:40 PM
Duterte vows no letup in drugs crackdown

Duterte vows no letup in drugs crackdown

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared he will never be tried by an international court for mass killings in his war on drugs, and vowed no letup in a crackdown that he said he was winning and would see through “to the very end”.
7/17/2019 11:15:55 PM
World Cup hero Jason Roy gets first England Test call

World Cup hero Jason Roy gets first England Test call

Roy’s aggressive approach set the tone for England’s World Cup victory
7/17/2019 11:06:24 PM
Qatar pooled with India in Asian Cup qualifying

Qatar pooled with India in Asian Cup qualifying

The draw for Round Two of the joint Asian Qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and the AFC Asian Cup China 2023 was held in the Malaysian capital yesterday.
7/17/2019 11:04:23 PM
Emery confident Arsenal will soon have ‘three or four’ new players

Emery confident Arsenal will soon have ‘three or four’ new players

Unai Emery insists Arsenal are working to bring in “three or four” players before the start of the new season. So far this summer the club have signed only the 18-year-old forward Gabriel Martinelli despite being linked with a host of names.
7/17/2019 10:59:28 PM
Mane, Mahrez emerge from Salah shadow to steal the show

Mane, Mahrez emerge from Salah shadow to steal the show

Senegal will attempt to win their maiden African title and Algeria the first since 1990
7/17/2019 10:57:33 PM
Pogba shines as United crush Leeds

Pogba shines as United crush Leeds

Paul Pogba shined as an under-pressure Manchester United stepped up their pre-season campaign with a 4-0 thrashing of old rivals Leeds yesterday.
7/17/2019 10:51:29 PM