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Gulf Food aims to augment production within 4 month

Gulf Food aims to augment production within 4 month

Entrepreneurs and factory owners in Qatar have stepped up efforts to help the country become self-reliant in terms of dairy and food production.

New Syrian pound features Assad for first time

New Syrian pound features Assad for first time

The Syrian Central Bank has released the war-ravaged country's largest currency note yet, featuring the face of President Bashar al-Assad for the first time.

Emir condoles with Lebanese president

Emir condoles with Lebanese president

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and His Highness the Deputy Emir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani sent yesterday cables of condolences to Lebanese President Michel Aoun on the victims of the fire that broke out in one of the Syrian refugee camps in the Bekaa region, eastern L

Widam receives 32,000 Australian sheep

Widam receives 32,000 Australian sheep

Widam Food Company has received more than 32,000 heads of Australian sheep, which are now available at the company's barns.

Low interest rates not sole cause of S Korea’s big household debt

Low interest rates not sole cause of S Korea’s big household debt

South Korea’s new finance chief said rock-bottom interest rates aren’t the sole factor behind record household debt, indicating his support for the nation’s current easy money policy even as Asia’s fourth-largest economy shows signs of strengthening, propelled by robust exports.

Inflows into S Korea debt surge as reasons to sell mount

Inflows into S Korea debt surge as reasons to sell mount

Investors have been piling into South Korean bonds at the fastest pace in four years. That may not be such a good idea, according to Nikko Asset Management Co and Standard Chartered.

Qatar and GCC well-placed to lure pharma investment: BMI

Qatar and GCC well-placed to lure pharma investment: BMI

Qatar and the other GCC countries remain “well-placed to attract” pharmaceutical investment, BMI Research has said in a new report.

King meets Emperor

King meets Emperor

Spain’s King Felipe (left) shakes hands with Japan’s Emperor Akihito upon his arrival for a welcoming ceremony at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo. The Spanish royal couple is on a four-day state visit to Japan.

Qatar suffer heart-breaking 1-0 defeat to Uzbekistan

Qatar suffer heart-breaking 1-0 defeat to Uzbekistan

Qatar’s slim chances of clinching an automatic qualifying spot for the 2018 World Cup in Russia dissipated yesterday after they were beaten 1-0 by Uzbekistan in their Group A match in Tashkent.

Seven dead as Iran teen botches homemade fireworks

Seven dead as Iran teen botches homemade fireworks

An Iranian teenager making homemade fireworks for a festival ahead of the Persian New Year blew up his home, killing himself and six other family members, a prosecutor said on Saturday.

Trump declines ESPN invite to fill out NCAA bracket

Trump declines ESPN invite to fill out NCAA bracket

Bracketology in the Oval Office is ending under President Donald Trump.

Pakistan raid on militant hideout leaves six dead

Pakistan raid on militant hideout leaves six dead

Pakistani counter-terrorism police raided a militant hideout and killed six suspected members of a Taliban faction that has launched a new campaign of violence against the government, police said on Thursday.