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Qatar wealth fund plans Asia Push with focus still on US

Qatar wealth fund plans Asia Push with focus still on US

Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund is looking east for deals in an effort to diversify an investment portfolio heavily weighted toward North America and Europe.

Italian firms invited to focus on abundant investment opportunities in Qatar

Italian firms invited to focus on abundant investment opportunities in Qatar

Qatar, whose exports to Italy jumped more than five-fold during 2012-19, on Monday invited more Italian firms to scout for the abundant investment opportunities that exist for them in Qatar.

QLM to focus on digitisation, network expansion in growth plan

QLM to focus on digitisation, network expansion in growth plan

QLM Life and Medical Insurance Company, which is seeking to raise QR659.4mn through its 60% initial public offering (IPO), has adopted a two-pronged strategy of investing in IT platform ...

Post-Covid economic response to focus on resilient and sustainable investment

Post-Covid economic response to focus on resilient and sustainable investment

Current challenges to worldwide investments began a while before Covid-19. This year, investment flows of all forms fell to a new low between the USA and China.

Biden could name top staff as Trump pursues tenuous fight to keep power

Biden could name top staff as Trump pursues tenuous fight to keep power

President-elect Joe Biden will focus on shaping his core White House team on Tuesday while outgoing President Donald Trump presses on with his increasingly tenuous legal fight to reverse his loss in the US election.

MoPH to focus on improving children's health

MoPH to focus on improving children's health

Establishing a national framework for school health and developing a comprehensive national model for providing paediatric services are among the goals of the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), the Cabinet was told on Wednesday.

Psychological well-being of students during new academic year in focus

Psychological well-being of students during new academic year in focus

With schools starting the new academic year with the Blended Learning plan, a clinical psychologist from Sidra Medicine has emphasised the need for mental and psychological well-being of students ...

QCRI continues webinar series with focus on Covid-19 challenges

QCRI continues webinar series with focus on Covid-19 challenges

The Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), part of Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), recently presented two online lectures titled Managing Health Services during Pandemics ...

Need to support Somalia in focus at OIC Doha meet

Need to support Somalia in focus at OIC Doha meet

Doha on Sunday hosted the Ministerial Meeting of the OIC Contact Group on Somalia as part of efforts to ensure the political stability and development of the north African country.

Global Innovation meeting hopes 'to focus on humanitarian work'

Global Innovation meeting hopes 'to focus on humanitarian work'

The Global Innovation Meeting, organised by Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS), the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) ...

Qatar smart projects in focus at Qitcom 2019

Qatar smart projects in focus at Qitcom 2019

Qatar’s milestones in driving smart projects in various sectors are set to be showcased in the upcoming ‘Qatar Information Technology and Communication Conference and Exhibition’ (Qitcom 2019) ...

Focus on education helping Qatar face challenges of siege

Focus on education helping Qatar face challenges of siege

Wednesday marked two years since the day that Qatar was suddenly cut off from some of its neighbours in the Gulf and Middle East through the imposition of an unexpected and unjust blockade.