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Singapore Airlines to buy 39 Boeing planes worth $13.8 bn

Singapore Airlines to buy 39 Boeing planes worth $13.8 bn

Singapore Airlines (SIA) announced Thursday an order for a total of 39 Boeing passenger planes worth $13.8 billion as part of its growth plans for the next decade.

US Federal Reserve leaves door open to interest rate hike

US Federal Reserve leaves door open to interest rate hike

The US Federal Reserve (Fed) has opted to hold interest rates again, although the American economy is on a rebound.

Gold steadies near 3-month high as economic worries persist

Gold steadies near 3-month high as economic worries persist

Gold steadied after touching three-month highs, underpinned by global growth concerns and as another sharp drop in the oil price pushed investors towards safe-haven assets.

Emir meets Danish foreign minister

Emir meets Danish foreign minister

HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani receiving Danish Foreign Minister Kristian Jensen ...

Glencore, Noble slump spoils commodity trader appetite for IPOs

Glencore, Noble slump spoils commodity trader appetite for IPOs

Two shareholder revolts in the space of six months at listed commodities firms Noble and Glencore have taught their private rivals an unforgettable lesson – think twice ...

 “I think we’ll end up floating in the wind”

“I think we’ll end up floating in the wind”

Qatar boasts of an interesting mix of people from all over the world — a remarkable cultural mosaic with significant ethnic and cultural diversity.

Syrian forces regroup after fall of Idlib

Syrian forces regroup after fall of Idlib

Syrian troops regrouped yesterday after a coalition including Al Qaeda’s local affiliate seized the city of Idlib, the second provincial capital to fall from government control.

  Trott may soon be back in England Test squad

Trott may soon be back in England Test squad

The England selectors convene this coming week—two of them via telephone—to forge.

‘Gulf economies have failed to diversify’

‘Gulf economies have failed to diversify’

Gulf Arab countries have so far failed to diversify their economies away from oil revenue, a senior Qatar central bank official said yesterday.

Trade pact: Ministers seeing progress in resolving issues

Trade pact: Ministers seeing progress in resolving issues

Ministers from 12 nations trying to create a trans-Pacific trade pact said yesterday.

Searching for Sugar Man director dead

Searching for Sugar Man director dead

Swedish film director Malik Bendjelloul, whose documentary Searching for Sugar Man won an Oscar last year...

Should I get up earlier to lose weight?

Should I get up earlier to lose weight?

Want to lose weight? Get a good night’s sleep.