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Qatar aid for Morocco to tackle pandemic

Qatar aid for Morocco to tackle pandemic

Qatar's embassy in Rabat has handed over Qatar Charity's aid to Morocco's special fund for the tackling the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic in the country.

Qatar sends medical aid to Kyrgyzstan

Qatar sends medical aid to Kyrgyzstan

Qatar has sent medical aid to Kyrgyzstan in support of its efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus (Covid-19). The aid shipment, which was provided by Qatar Charity, included ventilators.

Arrivals to Singapore face electronic tracking due to pandemic

Arrivals to Singapore face electronic tracking due to pandemic

Travellers arriving in Singapore from abroad are to wear an electronic monitoring device if they are not self-isolating in a government-designated facility, the government announced on Monday.

Qatar LNG performance in H1 ‘remarkable’ amid price decline, pandemic: S&P Global Platts expert

Qatar LNG performance in H1 ‘remarkable’ amid price decline, pandemic: S&P Global Platts expert

Qatar has had a “remarkable” run in the first half of this year despite the decline of spot gas and LNG prices and the impact of Covid-19, an expert has said.

Australia launches $1.4bn pandemic retraining plan

Australia launches $1.4bn pandemic retraining plan

Australia announced on Thursday A$2bn ($1.4bn) to retrain workers impacted by the coronavirus fallout, as unemployment rose to its highest level in more than two decades.

California to release 8,000 more prisoners over virus fears

California to release 8,000 more prisoners over virus fears

California will release up to 8,000 more prisoners to reduce the spread of the coronavirus in its crowded jails, according to authorities in the US state, one of the hardest hit by the pandemic.

Qatar economy set to recover from pandemic in H2: Oxford Economics

Qatar economy set to recover from pandemic in H2: Oxford Economics

Qatar’s economy is set to recover from the pandemic in second half of this year (H2) and grow steadily over the medium term, amid ongoing investment ahead of World Cup 2022 and a rise in gas production ...

Indian man wears gold face mask to ward off coronavirus

Indian man wears gold face mask to ward off coronavirus

An Indian man said he paid about $4,000 for a bespoke gold face mask to protect him from the coronavirus raging in the country.

New US coronavirus cases hit 45,242 for biggest one-day increase of pandemic

New US coronavirus cases hit 45,242 for biggest one-day increase of pandemic

The United States recorded 45,242 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, the largest single-day increase of the pandemic, according to a Reuters tally, bringing the total number of Americans ...

India passes 500,000 coronavirus cases

India passes 500,000 coronavirus cases

India now has more than 500,000 confirmed coronavirus cases, according to government figures released Saturday that showed a record daily leap of 18,500 new infections.

NHRC chief: Pandemic provides opportunity to promote human rights

NHRC chief: Pandemic provides opportunity to promote human rights

Chairman of National Human Rights Committee (NHRC), and Secretary-General of the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions HE Dr Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri said ...

Fertilisers, pandemic mitigation products not impacted because of Covid-19: GPCA

Fertilisers, pandemic mitigation products not impacted because of Covid-19: GPCA

The demand for products used in the manufacturing of sanitising products, personal protection, and health care “remained upbeat” and the production of fertilisers was “not impacted” ...