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Qatar shares extend rally as bank merger talks continue to boost sentiment

Qatar shares extend rally as bank merger talks continue to boost sentiment

The proposed merger of Masraf Al Rayan and Al Khaliji continued to have its overarching influence on the Qatar Stock Exchange, whose main barometer on Thursday vaulted more than 124 points ...

QFC ‘Fintech Circle’ to boost networking with large entities, corporates

QFC ‘Fintech Circle’ to boost networking with large entities, corporates

The Qatar Financial Center (QFC), which is eyeing more global fintechs (including those from the US) to join its platform, will soon launch ‘Fintech Circle’, a co-workspace for qualifying institutions ...

E-commerce in Qatar gets boost due to Covid-19 restrictions, says ValuStrat

E-commerce in Qatar gets boost due to Covid-19 restrictions, says ValuStrat

E-commerce has got a boost in Qatar following the social restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic, researcher ValuStrat has said in a report.

Japan allows saliva-based tests to boost coronavirus detection

Japan allows saliva-based tests to boost coronavirus detection

Japan's government said on Tuesday it has approved saliva-based tests for the new coronavirus, offering a safer, simpler way to diagnose infection than nasal swabs as it looks to boost its testing rates.

Costa Rica seeks to boost trade with Qatar, says envoy

Costa Rica seeks to boost trade with Qatar, says envoy

The Central American country of Costa Rica is working with the Foreign Trade Promoter (Procomer) in an ambitious plan to promote services and manufactured goods in Qatar ...

Takeaway resumption to 'give further boost to F&B sector'

Takeaway resumption to 'give further boost to F&B sector'

The food and beverage (F&B) sector in Qatar is expected to get a further boost as takeaway services at restaurants and cafes, except those operating in malls, have resumed, it is learnt.

Panama, Qatar ‘working closely’ to boost trade, says envoy

Panama, Qatar ‘working closely’ to boost trade, says envoy

Qatar and Panama continue to share robust trade and economic relations despite the impact of the ongoing health crisis across the international community, Panama’s top diplomat in Doha said.

Quitting smoking can boost immune system against viral infections: HMC

Quitting smoking can boost immune system against viral infections: HMC

Specialists at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC)’s Tobacco Control Centre are advising smokers to quit the harmful habit, saying that all forms of smoking ...

Turn off the microwave to boost wifi, says UK's media regulator

Turn off the microwave to boost wifi, says UK's media regulator

People should avoid using the microwave at the same time as they are making video calls, watching HD videos or doing something important online because the ovens can slow wifi signals ...

Qatar, Kuwait explore ways to boost non-oil industries

Qatar, Kuwait explore ways to boost non-oil industries

Qatar and Kuwait on Thursday explored ways of developing mechanisms to unify efforts to support non-oil industries in the light of both countries’ efforts towards achieving economic diversification ...

Ashghal's citizen projects offer boost for development

Ashghal's citizen projects offer boost for development

The Infrastructure Development Projects of Citizens’ Sub-Divisions by the Public Works Authority (Ashghal) is providing a further boost to the comprehensive development of different places in Qatar.

New e-system to apply for building permits to boost Qatar's construction sector: Ezdan

New e-system to apply for building permits to boost Qatar's construction sector: Ezdan

The new e-system to apply for building permits among other reforms to be introduced by the Ministry of Municipality and Environment will benefit the country’s construction sector, Ezdan Real Estate said in a report.