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Suu Kyi aide among new wave of arrests in Myanmar as Biden approves sanctions

Suu Kyi aide among new wave of arrests in Myanmar as Biden approves sanctions

A close aide to ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi was detained in a new wave of arrests following last week's military coup, a party official said on Thursday ...

US House approves $2,000 coronavirus aid checks sought by Trump

US House approves $2,000 coronavirus aid checks sought by Trump

The Democratic-led US House of Representatives voted 275-134 to meet President Donald Trump's demand for $2,000 Covid-19 relief checks on Monday, sending the measure on to an uncertain future ...

Amir approves general budget for fiscal 2021

Amir approves general budget for fiscal 2021

Assuming a conservative $40 a barrel oil price, Qatar on Thursday presented a QR34.6bn deficit budget for 2021 but hinted at tapping the domestic and global debt markets to cover the expected shortfall.

Britain approves Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine, rollout to begin next week

Britain approves Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine, rollout to begin next week

Britain on Wednesday became the first country in the world to approve the Covid-19 vaccine developed by US drugmaker Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech , and said it will be rolled out from early next week.

Singapore approves sale of lab-grown meat in world first

Singapore approves sale of lab-grown meat in world first

Singapore has given US start-up Eat Just the greenlight to sell its lab-grown chicken meat, in what the firm says is the world's first regulatory approval for so-called clean meat that does not come from slaughtered animals.

Cabinet okays draft budget for fiscal 2021

Cabinet okays draft budget for fiscal 2021

The Cabinet has given its approval to the draft State budget for the 2021 fiscal year, Qatar News Agency (QNA) reports.

Cabinet approves draft law on endowment

Cabinet approves draft law on endowment

The Cabinet was Wednesday briefed by HE the Minister of Public Health Dr Hanan Mohamed al-Kuwari on the latest developments regarding the efforts to curb the spread of Covid-19 ...

Cabinet approves draft decision that seeks to raise Qatari employment percentage

Cabinet approves draft decision that seeks to raise Qatari employment percentage

The Cabinet has approved a draft decision of HE the Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA) on determining the ratio of Qatari to non-Qatari employees in the private sector.

Ministry approves US, UK university courses in Doha

Ministry approves US, UK university courses in Doha

The Ministry of Education and Higher Education has approved the delivery in Qatar of undergraduate and graduate programmes offered by prestigious US and UK universities beginning fall 2020 ...

Germany approves new powers to block foreign takeovers in healthcare

Germany approves new powers to block foreign takeovers in healthcare

Germany gave itself new powers to veto hostile foreign takeover bids for healthcare companies on Wednesday, a measure designed to ensure a continuous supply of essential products during the coronavirus crisis.

Bangladesh approves ordinance to allow digital court hearings

Bangladesh approves ordinance to allow digital court hearings

The Bangladesh cabinet has approved an ordinance paving the way for the courts in the country to hold digital trials via video-conference.

Amir approves decision to form committee for real estate development

Amir approves decision to form committee for real estate development

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani approved on Tuesday Cabinet decision No. 12 of 2020 on the executive regulations of Law No. 1 of 2020 regarding the unified economic registry.