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‘Strong economy’ driving more South Korean companies to Qatar

‘Strong economy’ driving more South Korean companies to Qatar

Qatar’s robust and resilient economy has continued to attract a wide range of South Korean companies that want to explore the nation’s diverse investment markets, according to an official ...

Beijing hopes glitzy new airport will take off as aviation hub

Beijing hopes glitzy new airport will take off as aviation hub

Beijing's new futuristic airport that resembles a giant starfish -- opened days before the country celebrates the 70th anniversary of communist rule -- promises to transform the Chinese capital into a major Asian aviation hub.

Volkswagen launches mammoth bet on electric at IAA car show

Volkswagen launches mammoth bet on electric at IAA car show

With a new car and range sporting a spruced-up logo, German car giant Volkswagen enters the Frankfurt IAA car show hoping bets worth tens of billions of euros will pay off.

Fuel supplies restored to debt-ridden Air India

Fuel supplies restored to debt-ridden Air India

Fuel supplies have been restored to debt-ridden Air India at six airports following government-mediated talks, after a two-and-half-week suspension by oil companies over the late payment of dues, local media reported.

India's GDP growth hits 6-year low, more stimulus expected

India's GDP growth hits 6-year low, more stimulus expected

India's economy grew at its weakest pace since 2013 between April and June as consumer demand and government spending slowed amid global trade frictions

India's central bank unveils $24 bn windfall for government

India's central bank unveils $24 bn windfall for government

India's central bank has announced a $24-billion windfall for the cash-strapped government, giving a much-needed boost to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he seeks to kickstart growth in Asia's third-biggest economy.

Zimbabwe bans third opposition protest

Zimbabwe bans third opposition protest

Zimbabwean police outlawed anti-government protests that had been scheduled to take place on Tuesday in Gweru, the country's third largest city, the main opposition MDC said.

Brexit is a 'massive economic opportunity': PM Johnson

Brexit is a 'massive economic opportunity': PM Johnson

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday said Brexit was a ‘massive economic opportunity’ but had been treated under his predecessor Theresa May as ‘an impending adverse weather event’.

Thousands protest price hikes, corruption in Liberia

Thousands protest price hikes, corruption in Liberia

Thousands of people took to the streets of Liberia's capital Monrovia Friday to protest rising prices and corruption, posing a key political test for President George Weah.

EU raises heat on Italy over high debt, deficit

EU raises heat on Italy over high debt, deficit

The European Commission formally put Italy on notice Wednesday about its deteriorating deficit and snowballing debt, re-opening a political battle with populist-led Rome.

Qatar’s economy in robust shape: IMF

Qatar’s economy in robust shape: IMF

Qatar’s economy has successfully absorbed the shocks from the 2014-16 drop in hydrocarbon prices and the continuing diplomatic rift, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Qatar ranks high in world's most competitive economy list 2019

Qatar ranks high in world's most competitive economy list 2019

Qatar’s strong performance across various fields has helped it rank 10 out of 63 high-income countries, according to the World Competitiveness Yearbook 2019 ...