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Al-Sulaiti holds talks with Polish minister

Al-Sulaiti holds talks with Polish minister

HE the Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Seif Ahmed al-Sulaiti met with Polish Minister of Marine Economy and Inland Waterways Marek Grobarczyk in Warsaw yesterday.

Mugabe says opposition group in plot with West

Mugabe says opposition group in plot with West

President Robert Mugabe has accused a recently launched opposition alliance seeking to unseat him in next year’s elections of plotting with Western powers to force him out.

Amsterdam to boost security

Amsterdam to boost security

Amsterdam is beefing up its security measures following the deadly Barcelona terror attacks two weeks ago, including looking at shortening queues at major attractions, the city’s mayor said yesterday.

Technical analysis of the QSE index

Technical analysis of the QSE index

Definitions of key terms used in technical analysis

WISH organises fun summer activities for autistic children

WISH organises fun summer activities for autistic children

The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), with the support of Qatar Foundation Recreation Services and Al Shaqab equestrian centre, organised a summer activity programme for autistic children from the Qatar Autism Families Association (QAFA).

The coming financial volatility

The coming financial volatility

Bond investors are from Mars, and central bankers are from Venus – or so suggests the bond market’s negative reaction to signals that the exceptional monetary-policy accommodation of the last decade is winding down.

Technical panel for equivalency of university certificates

Technical panel for equivalency of university certificates

HE the Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Mohamed Abdul Wahed ali al-Hammadi has issued a ministerial decision on forming the Technical Committee for the Equivalency of University Certificates.

Toshiba under pressure to consider ‘Plan B’ as chip sale falters

Toshiba under pressure to consider ‘Plan B’ as chip sale falters

As the $18bn sale of Toshiba Corp’s memory chip unit to a government-approved consortium falters, some bankers and potential investors are pressing the board to seriously consider alternatives, people with direct knowledge of the sale process said — including picking a new buyer.

Egypt reels from 2nd price hike in week as power subsidy cut

Egypt reels from 2nd price hike in week as power subsidy cut

Egypt yesterday raised household electricity prices by as much as 42%, in a move likely to further anger a population already struggling with soaring costs.

Toshiba mulls a Swiss IPO for Landis+Gyr by Sept

Toshiba mulls a Swiss IPO for Landis+Gyr by Sept

Toshiba Corp is considering an initial public offering in Switzerland for energy metering company Landis+Gyr AG by the end of September, raising much-needed cash to bankroll its turnaround.

Konta will try to stay in ‘bubble’ for Wimbledon

Konta will try to stay in ‘bubble’ for Wimbledon

The prospect of Johanna Konta becoming the first British woman to win Wimbledon in 40 years is certain to generate plenty of focus on the world number seven as next month’s tournament draws close.

More global liners expected to call on Hamad Port this month

More global liners expected to call on Hamad Port this month

A further improvement in cargo movement to and from Qatar is expected in the coming days as new maritime services are launched and global shipping firms ramp up operations, it is learnt.