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Dismal 2021 in sight for airline industry as pandemic-induced crisis continues

Dismal 2021 in sight for airline industry as pandemic-induced crisis continues

The global airline industry’s prospects look dismal in 2021 with pandemic-induced crisis continuing, job losses mounting and economic devastation growing.

Temporary traffic closure on Dukhan Highway

Temporary traffic closure on Dukhan Highway

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced a temporary traffic closure on Dukhan Highway towards Dukhan from 11pm tomorrow (Tuesday) until 4am Wednesday.

Symposium examines psychological safety for simulation-based medical education

Symposium examines psychological safety for simulation-based medical education

Experts in medical education from across the Middle East and Europe convened for an online symposium hosted by Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) to discuss the latest trends in simulation-based learning, including the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

MOPH reports 240 new Covid-19 cases, 244 recoveries

MOPH reports 240 new Covid-19 cases, 244 recoveries

The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) announced on Monday 240 new confirmed cases of Covid-19, in the last 24 hours, of which 215 are from community cases and 25 from travellers returning from abroad.

GCC economies expected to rebound in 2022 after contraction this year: Frost & Sullivan

GCC economies expected to rebound in 2022 after contraction this year: Frost & Sullivan

GCC economies are expected to rebound in 2022 after contraction this year, researcher Frost & Sullivan has said in a report.

Al-Khal to discuss Qatar’s Covid-19 response at Tamuq webinar today

Al-Khal to discuss Qatar’s Covid-19 response at Tamuq webinar today

Dr Abdullatif al-Khal, Hamad Medical Corporation’s ( HMC) deputy chief medical officer and chairman of the National Pandemic Preparedness Committee, will today address Texas A&M University at Qatar’s (Tamuq) Al Maerifa Public Seminar Series via Zoom.

Unimaginably difficult time for aviation; rebuilding passenger confidence a must

Unimaginably difficult time for aviation; rebuilding passenger confidence a must

As the world is fighting to get out of the grips of the Covid-19 pandemic, the aviation industry goes through an unimaginably difficult time, seeing demand destruction, burning through cash and struggling to stay afloat.

Resilient Qatar economy remains investment haven for foreign firms, says IPA Qatar official

Resilient Qatar economy remains investment haven for foreign firms, says IPA Qatar official

Qatar’s economy, which has been resilient to major challenges like the 2017 economic blockade and Covid-19 pandemic, remains as an attractive investment haven for foreign firms, official of the Investment Promotion Agency (IPA) Qatar has said.

ASEAN, China, Japan, South Korea vow to use all policy tools to combat pandemic

ASEAN, China, Japan, South Korea vow to use all policy tools to combat pandemic

Finance ministers and central bank governors from 10-member ASEAN nations and China, Japan and South Korea pledged today to use “all available policy tools” to sustain recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, they said in a joint statement early today.

Art contest aims to boost Qatar, Germany artists' unity

Art contest aims to boost Qatar, Germany artists' unity

Young artists in Qatar and Germany will have the opportunity to take part in a unique art competition, organised by the Qatar embassy in Germany, Qatar Museums (QM) said.

Provisioning costs rise to QR4.1bn in H1 as Qatari banks build pandemic-related buffers: Moody's

Provisioning costs rise to QR4.1bn in H1 as Qatari banks build pandemic-related buffers: Moody's

Qatari banks’ provisioning costs have risen as they have built pandemic-related buffers with provisioning increasing to QR4.1bn in H1, 2020, Moody’s Investor Service has said in a report.

Millions return to school in Italy after virus closure

Millions return to school in Italy after virus closure

Millions of Italian children returned to the classroom today as most schools reopened more than six months after they were closed to curb the coronavirus pandemic.