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Australia scraps plans to allow foreign students back

Australia scraps plans to allow foreign students back

Australia will not allow foreign students to return as Canberra prioritises the return of locals stuck overseas, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday.

Demand surges for outdoor and indoor plants

Demand surges for outdoor and indoor plants

The increasing popularity of backyard and home gardening in Qatar – a pastime that continued beyond the stay or work from home period amid the Covid-19 outbreak – further boosted sales of various indoor and outdoor plants offered by nurseries.

Plans for more greenhouses to boost Qatar's farming sector

Plans for more greenhouses to boost Qatar's farming sector

Plans to develop 1.5mn sqm of different types of greenhouses in the next two years is expected to further boost Qatar’s agriculture sector, a prominent Qatari agriculturist told Gulf Times.

Thailand plans November human testing for potential coronavirus vaccine

Thailand plans November human testing for potential coronavirus vaccine

Thai researchers plan to begin human trials of a potential vaccine for the new coronavirus in November and are preparing 10,000 doses, a senior official said on Sunday, aiming for a vaccine ...

Singapore plans more than $14bn to super-charge innovation

Singapore plans more than $14bn to super-charge innovation

Singapore is positioning itself for a post-Covid world with massive investment in innovation, over and above the immediate support it’s giving to help the economy rebound from possibly its worst downturn on record.

'QP full steam ahead with expansion plans'

'QP full steam ahead with expansion plans'

Qatar Petroleum's plans to sharply expand liquefied natural gas (LNG) capacity by the middle of the decade remain on track, it was affirmed on Thursday.

QOC unveils plans to bid for Asian Games 2030

QOC unveils plans to bid for Asian Games 2030

The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) announced its intention to bid for hosting the 21st edition of the Asian Games in 2030, as Qatar is looking to continue organising major world championships and sporting events.

Ooredoo announces success of Covid-19 business continuity plans

Ooredoo announces success of Covid-19 business continuity plans

Ooredoo is managing to successfully continue its operations despite the majority of its staff working from home and several shops being temporarily closed, the telecommunications company announced.

Bulgaria opposes Greek plans for refugee camp near border

Bulgaria opposes Greek plans for refugee camp near border

Bulgaria's defence minister has hit out at ‘unreasonable’ Greek plans to build a camp near their border to shelter asylum seekers amid a migration surge from Turkey.

EU executive OK's 2020 eurozone budget plans despite high debt

EU executive OK's 2020 eurozone budget plans despite high debt

The 2020 draft budget plans of the 19 eurozone countries have been given the go-ahead by the European Commission, despite ‘risks of non-compliance’ on rules limiting public debt in Italy, France, Belgium and Spain.

EU budget plans foiled as Germany pushes for less spending

EU budget plans foiled as Germany pushes for less spending

The European Union may need to scale down plans to boost growth and mitigate the social impact of a slowdown if it fails to quickly agree on a long-term budget, European officials said on Monday ...

New Qatarisation plans to be announced soon

New Qatarisation plans to be announced soon

HE the Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs Yousuf bin Mohamed al-Othman Fakhroo on Saturday said localising jobs, increasing the Qatarisation ratios ...