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Phu Quoc, Vietnam’s terrific island getaway

Phu Quoc, Vietnam’s terrific island getaway

Azure-hued water. Soft, white-sand beaches. Palm trees swaying in the ocean breeze. Deliciously fresh seafood.

Cheque-presentation ceremony

Cheque-presentation ceremony

ExxonMobil Qatar presenting a cheque for QR3.65mn to Rise International for the Educate A Child (EAC) programme.

Tevez leaves China, signs for Boca Juniors for third time

Tevez leaves China, signs for Boca Juniors for third time

Former Manchester United and Juventus striker Carlos Tevez agreed a move back to boyhood club Boca Juniors on Friday after 12 months in Chinese football with Shanghai Shenhua, the Argentine team announced.

SC engages everyone on the road to 2022

SC engages everyone on the road to 2022

It has been another “action-packed year” for its Community Engagement Division, the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) has said.

You’re safer with me in charge, Putin tells Russia

You’re safer with me in charge, Putin tells Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin used his annual marathon press conference yesterday to reinforce his reputation as the country’s guarantor of stability.

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.

Opposition MPs walk out of parliament in S Africa

Opposition MPs walk out of parliament in S Africa

Jacob Zuma told South Africa’s parliament yesterday he had received no payments from private companies or individuals during his time as president, as opposition lawmakers walked out in protest over the cost to the state of his legal fees.

MPHC posts 13% jump in 9-month profit to QR805.91mn

MPHC posts 13% jump in 9-month profit to QR805.91mn

Improved selling prices and one-off claims helped Mesaieed Petrochemical Holding Company (MPHC) report a 13% increase year-on-year in net profit to QR805.91mn in the first nine months of this year.

Top toys

Top toys

Six-year-old Lillie poses with a children’s Range Rover Evoque ride-on car and a Barbie fashion doll, which form part of the selection of predicted top sellers this Christmas at the Hamleys toy store in London yesterday.

Airline to take delivery of last Y12 planes

Airline to take delivery of last Y12 planes

National carrier Nepal Airlines will shortly take delivery of its two final Y12E aircraft after securing qualified flight crew.

Italian populists to unveil 5-Star candidate for PM

Italian populists to unveil 5-Star candidate for PM

Italy's populist 5-Star Movement (M5S) announces its candidate for prime minister Saturday as it braces to attempt a revolutionary shift from protest to ruling party.

Doha to host Swimming World Cup for sixth consecutive year

Doha to host Swimming World Cup for sixth consecutive year

Qatar Swimming Association (QSA) is preparing to host the FINA/Airweave Swimming World Cup (25m) in Doha from 4th to 5th of October at the Hamad Aquatics Complex, the event’s host venue for the sixth consecutive year.