Spotlight on power of sports in  preventing violent extremism

Spotlight on power of sports in preventing violent extremism

The State of Qatar organized a high-level round table on the protection of major sporting events and the use of sports' values for the prevention of violent extremism, in partnership with the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT), Generation Amazing, the United Nations Alliance of Civil

Toyota to launch 'talking' vehicles in United States in 2021

Toyota to launch 'talking' vehicles in United States in 2021

The US Transportation Department must decide whether to adopt a pending proposal that would require all future vehicles to have the advanced technology.

China’s exchange-rate machinations

China’s exchange-rate machinations

On August 11, 2015, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) established that the central parity of the renminbi’s exchange rate against the US dollar would be set with reference to the previous trading day’s closing price, within a 2% band.

US opens safety probes into 642,000 SUVs, cars

US opens safety probes into 642,000 SUVs, cars

US auto safety regulators said Monday they are opening two new preliminary investigations into 642,000 Ford sport utility vehicles and cars over door latch warning light and steering issues.

Ezdan Hotels hosts Russian regional conference

Ezdan Hotels hosts Russian regional conference

Ezdan Hotels, a subsidiary of Ezdan Holding Group, recently hosted the 10th edition of the Russian Regional Council Conference in Doha.

More than 100 people quarantined after Sierra Leone Ebola death

More than 100 people quarantined after Sierra Leone Ebola death

More than 100 people have been quarantined in Sierra Leone after coming in contact with a woman who died of Ebola last week, highlighting the potential for the disease to spread ...

Top Thailand hospital treats first Mers case

Top Thailand hospital treats first Mers case

One of Thailand’s leading hospitals, known for treating medical tourists, said yesterday it had received the country’s first case...

Date set for third Ajyal Youth Film Festival

Date set for third Ajyal Youth Film Festival

The Doha Film Institute (DFI) has announced that the third edition of the Ajyal Youth Film Festival will be held from November 29 to December 5 this year.

Asian bourses mostly down on weak China data

Asian bourses mostly down on weak China data

Asian markets mostly fell yesterday after China released data pointing to further weakness in its manufacturing...

Social welfare department offers assistance for Mayon evacuees

Social welfare department offers assistance for Mayon evacuees

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has released P6.6mn to the province of Albay to help meet the needs ...

Parliament approves creation of Telangana

Parliament approves creation of Telangana

Parliament yesterday gave its approval to carve out Telangana out of Andhra Pradesh with the Rajya Sabha, the upper house,....

India blank Iran to win Asian team championship

India blank Iran to win Asian team championship

The Indian trio of Manan Chandra, Alok Kumar and Brijesh Damani blanked Iran’s Amir Sarkhosh and Ehsan Heydarinezhad to win the Asian Snooker Team Championship at the Qatar Billiards..