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Emir issues new law on food control

Emir issues new law on food control

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani issued yesterday Law No.20 of 2017 amending some provisions of Law No.8 of 1990 on the regulation of human food control.

Top Philippine drug war critic arrested

Top Philippine drug war critic arrested

The highest-profile critic of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal drug war was arrested Friday on charges she said were meant to silence her, but she vowed to keep fighting the "sociopathic serial killer".

SAARC summit postponed amid India-Pak tensions

SAARC summit postponed amid India-Pak tensions

A summit of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) leaders set for Islamabad in November has been postponed indefinitely, the Pakistani government said on Friday, amid rising tension between arch-rivals India and Pakistan.

Yuan crunch spurs major banks to hoard abroad as China curbs outflows

Yuan crunch spurs major banks to hoard abroad as China curbs outflows

Chinese banks from Hong Kong to London are selling a record amount of yuan-denominated certificates of deposit as China takes steps to curb outflows of the currency.

German, French markets fall; London advances

German, French markets fall; London advances

The German and French stock markets fell yesterday, reversing strong gains won a day earlier, while the London index rose on the eve of Britain’s budget announcement.

 Johnson exorcises demons with first Blue Monster win

Johnson exorcises demons with first Blue Monster win

Dustin Johnson, on the comeback trail after taking a six-month hiatus from the PGA Tour, slayed some demons and tamed the Blue Monster on Sunday.

Vodafone launches promotion on postpaid plans

Vodafone launches promotion on postpaid plans

Vodafone Qatar has launched a new promotion on all its postpaid plans that allows customers to get three months’ worth of their plan’s monthly fee for free over the next 10 months.

As Ford closes, European rust belt seeks new ideas

As Ford closes, European rust belt seeks new ideas

Industrial heartland at crossroads as Ford leaves; region’s transformation could hold lessons for eurozone

BHP Billiton sees slowdown in China steel consumption

BHP Billiton sees slowdown in China steel consumption

Iron ore giant BHP Billiton expects Chinese steel consumption growth to slow next year and has already adjusted