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Oman imposes week-long entry, exit ban

Oman imposes week-long entry, exit ban

The Omani Supreme Committee entrusted with undertaking measures to tackle developments resulting from Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic decided to prohibit entry to and exit from Oman via all travel outlets with effect from 1 am Tuesday, December 22, 2020, for a period of one week.

Huawei appeals against 5G network ban in Sweden

Huawei appeals against 5G network ban in Sweden

Huawei has appealed against Sweden's decision to exclude the Chinese telecoms equipment maker from 5G networks, the Swedish telecoms regulator PTS said on Friday.

Customs foils tambaku smuggling

Customs foils tambaku smuggling

The Air Cargo Customs foiled yet another attempt to smuggle 'tambaku' (chewing tobacco) into Qatar at Hamad International Airport (HIA), the General Authority of Customs (GAC) informed on its social media accounts. The banned substance, weighing 1,500kg, was found hidden inside consignments of hair

Illegal tobacco product seized at Hamad Port

Illegal tobacco product seized at Hamad Port

In yet another major haul of banned narcotic substances, the General Authority of Customs (GAC), represented by the Maritime Customs Department, seized 1,653kg of ‘tambaku’ (a kind of chewing tobacco) at Hamad Port. According to a video tweeted today by the GAC, the banned substance was...

Two-month ban on fishing kingfish from Saturday

Two-month ban on fishing kingfish from Saturday

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME), represented by the Fisheries Department, announced the start of the ban on fishing kingfish by using nets in Qatari waters ...

Hong Kong extends virus restrictions to ban gatherings of more than two people

Hong Kong extends virus restrictions to ban gatherings of more than two people

Hong Kong on Monday announced further restrictions to curb a surge in coronavirus cases, including a ban on gatherings of more than two people, a total bar on restaurant dining and mandatory face masks in all public places ...

Philippine police warns of arrests if protesters defy ban on rallies

Philippine police warns of arrests if protesters defy ban on rallies

Philippine police on Sunday warned protesters they would be arrested if they defy a ban on rallies ahead of a speech by President Rodrigo Duterte in Congress.

US airlines threaten to ban passengers who refuse to wear masks

US airlines threaten to ban passengers who refuse to wear masks

US airline passengers who refuse to wear face coverings during the novel coronavirus pandemic could have their flying privileges revoked under tougher enforcement policies ...

‘I can't be silent’: Hong Kong people aim to mark Tiananmen despite ban

‘I can't be silent’: Hong Kong people aim to mark Tiananmen despite ban

Many Hong Kong people will find their own way to mark the 31st anniversary of Chinese troops opening fire on protesters in and around Tiananmen Square ...

Ban applies to Eid prayers too: Ministry

Ban applies to Eid prayers too: Ministry

The Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs (Awqaf) on Thursday said the decision on closing mosques and suspending congressional prayers as part of precautionary and preventive measures ...

Thailand extends ban on international passenger flights to June 30

Thailand extends ban on international passenger flights to June 30

Thailand's aviation body has extended a ban on all international flights to the country until June 30 as part of efforts to fight the spread of the coronavirus.

MoI reiterates ban on gatherings

MoI reiterates ban on gatherings

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has issued an awareness poster in multiple languages, reiterating the ban on gatherings in the country.