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Japan's capital raises coronavirus alert to highest as cases set record

Japan's capital raises coronavirus alert to highest as cases set record

The Japanese capital of Tokyo posted the highest coronavirus alert level on Thursday with its daily tally of new cases set for a record high of more than 500, and its governor warned of much worse unless action is taken.

Sport capital of Asia

Sport capital of Asia

2006 was an epochal year for Qatar because it fast-tracked an aspirational nation’s march towards becoming a major player on the global sporting stage.

Low delinquent loans, higher cushion of capital facilitate expansion of Qatari banking system, says Sheikh Abdulla

Low delinquent loans, higher cushion of capital facilitate expansion of Qatari banking system, says Sheikh Abdulla

Low delinquent loans and higher cushion of capital facilitated sustainable expansion of Qatari banking system’s balance sheet, HE the QCB Governor Sheikh Abdulla bin Saoud al-Thani has said.

QSE set for an IPO from local firm with strong capital in September: CEO

QSE set for an IPO from local firm with strong capital in September: CEO

The Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) is slated to see an initial public offering (IPO) this September, which ought to give a fillip to the primary segment for a sustainable capital market, its top official said.

Philippines capital comes back to life although virus threat lingers

Philippines capital comes back to life although virus threat lingers

Millions of people returned to work in the Philippine capital on Monday as one of the world's strictest and longest coronavirus lockdowns was eased to help resuscitate an economy that has been battered by the closure.

Doha Bank planning to raise capital up to $1bn

Doha Bank planning to raise capital up to $1bn

Doha Bank is planning to raise capital up to $1bn as part of further strengthening its capital base and to meet its expansion strategy, which includes process reengineering, digitisation and automation ...

Death toll rises to 32 in religious violence in India's capital

Death toll rises to 32 in religious violence in India's capital

At least 32 people have been killed in the deadliest violence to engulf India's capital New Delhi for decades as a heavy deployment of security forces brought an uneasy calm on Thursday, a police official said.

Toll rises to 19 from violence in Indian capital: hospital official

Toll rises to 19 from violence in Indian capital: hospital official

At least 19 people have been killed in the Indian capital during violent clashes over a new citizenship law, a senior hospital official told Reuters, although there was an eerie calm on Wednesday in the riot-torn areas.

Indian ministries buy more air purifiers as capital battles toxic air

Indian ministries buy more air purifiers as capital battles toxic air

India's government has stepped up the purchase of air purifiers over the last two years, taking the number of devices in ministries to protect against deteriorating air quality to nearly 300 ...

Diwali fireworks haze pushes Indian capital's air quality to severe

Diwali fireworks haze pushes Indian capital's air quality to severe

Air pollution in some parts of the Indian capital deteriorated early on Monday to the worst recorded level, officials said, a day after revellers set off fireworks to mark Diwali in celebrations ...

Capital investments jump 72% in H1, says QFC chief

Capital investments jump 72% in H1, says QFC chief

Confidence in Qatar’s economy remains strong despite the economic blockade imposed on the country in June 2017 as capital investments saw a 72% jump in the first six months of 2019 ...

Capital flows to emerging markets rebound in Q1: QNB

Capital flows to emerging markets rebound in Q1: QNB

Capital flows to emerging markets (EM) have seen a clear rebound in the first quarter after suffering in 2018 due to tight global financial conditions and dollar appreciation, QNB has said in an economic commentary.