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QNB launches '0% interest rate' credit card in a 'market first'

QNB launches '0% interest rate' credit card in a 'market first'

QNB has launched a '0% interest rate' credit card for new credit card customers, which the leading bank said is "another market first".

Region's first premium non-traditional lounge at HIA

Region's first premium non-traditional lounge at HIA

Airport Dimensions, a global provider of premium shared-use lounges, is ready to launch its first non-traditional lounge at Qatar’s five-star Hamad International Airport (HIA), it was announced on Tuesday.

Qatar's first cable-stayed bridge partially opened

Qatar's first cable-stayed bridge partially opened

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) on Saturday partially opened the country’s first cable-stayed bridge as part of the Sabah Al Ahmad Corridor.

South Korea's first military satellite launched

South Korea's first military satellite launched

South Korea's first-ever military communications satellite has been successfully launched by private operator SpaceX, Seoul said Tuesday, as it looks to build up its defence capabilities.

First repatriation flight carrying 178 Indians leaves for Kochi

First repatriation flight carrying 178 Indians leaves for Kochi

A total of 178 Indians left Doha for Kochi, in the southern Indian state of Kerala, Saturday evening aboard the first repatriation flight from Qatar.

Qatar first in Arab World in talent ranking

Qatar first in Arab World in talent ranking

Qatar ranked first in the Arab world and 26th in the world in the global talent ranking 2019 report issued by the Competitiveness Center of the Institute for Administrative Development in Switzerland.

Britain to become first G7 country with net zero emissions target

Britain to become first G7 country with net zero emissions target

Britain has announced it will enshrine a new commitment to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 into law, marking a first among G7 nations facing increasingly severe impacts from the climate crisis.

Qatar's Fahad becomes first Arab to scale Everest and Lhotse peaks

Qatar's Fahad becomes first Arab to scale Everest and Lhotse peaks

Qatari adventurer Fahad Badar has made history by becoming the first Arab to scale Mt Everest and Mt Lhotse during the same expedition, the official Qatar News Agency reports.

Vodafone set to open bookings for first 5G phone

Vodafone set to open bookings for first 5G phone

Vodafone Qatar on Saturday said it will be the first in the region to make 5G smartphones available to its customers.

Amir chairs SC first meeting of 2019

Amir chairs SC first meeting of 2019

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani chaired the first meeting of the Board of Directors of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC) of 2019 at the Amiri Diwan on Sunday.

First Qatar Visa Centre in India opens

First Qatar Visa Centre in India opens

The first Qatar Visa Centre (QVC) in India was opened on Wednesday in the capital, New Delhi, in the presence of officials from both Qatar and India, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) tweeted.

Huawei Mate X gets world’s first 5G CE certificate awarded by TUV Rheinland

Huawei Mate X gets world’s first 5G CE certificate awarded by TUV Rheinland

Huawei Mate X has received the world’s first 5G CE certificate awarded by TUV Rheinland, a global leader in independent inspection services ...