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QCRI scientist discusses SEIR modelling for Covid-19

QCRI scientist discusses SEIR modelling for Covid-19

Dr Halima Bensmail, principal scientist and associate professor, Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), part of Hamad Bin Khalifa University, has delivered a talk titled ...

Cambodian PM leads huge rally on anniversary of Khmer Rouge’s fall

Cambodian PM leads huge rally on anniversary of Khmer Rouge’s fall

Cambodian premier Hun Sen led a huge rally yesterday marking the anniversary of the fall of the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime, seizing the opportunity to burnish his image as saviour of the nation.

Media, telecom analysts see rally extending to 2018 on taxes and M&A

Media, telecom analysts see rally extending to 2018 on taxes and M&A

The US media and telecom had a mediocre year overall and underperformed the S&P 500, but both industries are finishing strong since November, benefiting from sector rotation to value from growth.

Govt probes foreign links in crackdown on banking fraud

Govt probes foreign links in crackdown on banking fraud

Pakistani authorities are investigating how identity thieves collaborated with hackers in Europe and South East Asia to steal millions of rupees from thousands of bank accounts.

Haitians protest end of refuge scheme

Haitians protest end of refuge scheme

President Donald Trump faced a backlash Tuesday over his tough immigration policies after announcing that 59,000 Haitians who took refuge in the United States following the 2010 earthquake must return home.

Embattled Kobe Steel plant loses last quality badge

Embattled Kobe Steel plant loses last quality badge

The Kobe Steel plant at the centre of a data-falsification scandal that has shaken supply chains around the world has been stripped of all its industrial quality certifications, the Japanese government said yesterday.

Ministry of economy, customs authority sign accord on IPR

Ministry of economy, customs authority sign accord on IPR

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce and General Authority of Customs (GAC) yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in the field of trademarks and protection of intellectual property rights (IPR).

Bond respite spurs demand for Japan’s best-performing debt

Bond respite spurs demand for Japan’s best-performing debt

Peace, or at least a truce, seems to have broken out in the global bond market and Japanese investors see that as a signal to buy more of the only maturities to make any significant money this year: 20-year notes.

Don’t count on iron ore collapse next year, says AMP Capital

Don’t count on iron ore collapse next year, says AMP Capital

Iron ore prices could defy doomsayer projections for next year because of sustained steel demand in China, according to the investment arm of Australia’s largest publicly traded wealth manager.

Melania Trump wins damages from British tabloid

Melania Trump wins damages from British tabloid

US First Lady Melania Trump accepted damages and an apology on Wednesday to settle lawsuits against British tabloid The Daily Mail, which had claimed she once "provided services beyond simply modelling."

JPMorgan caves, Goldman Sachs digs in as Russia sows interest rate discord

JPMorgan caves, Goldman Sachs digs in as Russia sows interest rate discord

Consider it a subplot to what may be this year’s most contentious rate decision in Russia. At centre stage is the familiar sight of Governor Elvira Nabiullina staring down inflation.