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Qatar, Poland chair first round of UNSC reforms

Qatar, Poland chair first round of UNSC reforms

HE the Permanent Representative of Qatar to the United Nations Ambassador Sheikha Alya Ahmed bin Saif al-Thani and Permanent Representative of Poland Ambassador Joanna Wronecka ...

Indian farmers step up pressure with hunger strike against reforms

Indian farmers step up pressure with hunger strike against reforms

Leaders of protesting Indian farmers began a one-day hunger strike on Monday against agricultural reforms they say threaten their livelihoods, stepping up pressure on Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...

Qatar Chamber chairman: labour market reforms will help diversify economy

Qatar Chamber chairman: labour market reforms will help diversify economy

Qatar Chamber Chairman HE Sheikh Khalifa bin Jassim bin Mohamed al-Thani said that setting the minimum wage and facilitating changing employers are important additions to the labour market reforms ...

Pakistan envoy lauds Qatar's labour reforms

Pakistan envoy lauds Qatar's labour reforms

Pakistan's ambassador Syed Ahsan Raza Shah has congratulated Qatar "on the promulgation of the historic new non-discriminatory labour laws".

French ski workers latest to rally against Macron's reforms

French ski workers latest to rally against Macron's reforms

French protests at planned labour reforms hit ski resorts on Saturday, with chairlift operators and other seasonal staff downing tools over fears their livelihoods could be on a slippery slope.

QFC, IPAQ showcase Qatar business reforms at WEF

QFC, IPAQ showcase Qatar business reforms at WEF

The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) has participated in the special briefing entitled “The Year Ahead: Spotlight on FDI”, held on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos ...

Qatar's reforms to improve workers' conditions hailed

Qatar's reforms to improve workers' conditions hailed

The UN Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, E Tendayi Achiume, has praised the significant reforms ...

Jordan PM reshuffles cabinet ahead of reforms

Jordan PM reshuffles cabinet ahead of reforms

Jordanian Prime Minister Omar al-Razzaz announced a cabinet reshuffle on Thursday as the government looks to push through reforms intended to revive stagnant economic growth and cut public expenditure.

IMF urges Greece to pursue 'realistic' economic targets

IMF urges Greece to pursue 'realistic' economic targets

The International Monetary Fund on Tuesday urged Greece to be "realistic" about its economic goals, and reiterated the longstanding concern the country may yet need additional debt relief.

Higher oil prices, reforms, infrastructure push seen driving Qatar economy this year

Higher oil prices, reforms, infrastructure push seen driving Qatar economy this year

Qatar’s economy this year should be supported by higher oil prices, economic reforms and the government’s infrastructure investment push in preparation for the 2022 World Cup, FocusEconomics has said in a report.

Greece submits reforms to parliament, aiming to unlock last bailout loans

Greece submits reforms to parliament, aiming to unlock last bailout loans

Greece submitted a draft bill to parliament late on Friday outlining reforms in the energy, pension and labour sectors as the government races to secure the last loans from its international bailout programme.

Jordan withdraws tax bill after angry protests

Jordan withdraws tax bill after angry protests

Crowds have taken to the streets to demand the government drop the unpopular reforms, in some of the biggest economic protests to hit Jordan over the past five years.