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QGMD plans diversification to meet local market needs

QGMD plans diversification to meet local market needs

A Qatari manufacturing firm specialising in medical devices has announced plans to diversify its portfolio to fill the gap between local companies and suppliers from siege countries, which have stopped exporting products to Qatar since June.

China rights website founder held over 'state secrets'

China rights website founder held over 'state secrets'

The founder of one of China's few websites dedicated to reporting human rights abuses has been formally arrested for ‘leaking state secrets’, Amnesty International said Thursday -- the latest blow in a broad crackdown on activists.

Lions can roar against All Blacks, says Jones

Lions can roar against All Blacks, says Jones

Warren Gatland can guide the British and Irish Lions to a sensational series win over world champions New Zealand next year, England coach Eddie Jones claimed yesterday.

Researchers map genomes of over 1,000 Qataris

Researchers map genomes of over 1,000 Qataris

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) have mapped the genomes of more than 1,000 Qataris, giving the country its own population-specific genome resource.

Palace and parade for Leicester on Thailand tour

Palace and parade for Leicester on Thailand tour

Newly crowned English Premier League champions Leicester City received a royal seal of approval yesterday at Bangkok’s Grand Palace, with the Thai-owned team presenting its trophy to a portrait of the king before a bus parade through the capital.

Vietnam GDP growth quickens on investment, manufacturing

Vietnam GDP growth quickens on investment, manufacturing

Vietnam’s economic growth quickened in the fourth quarter helped by rising industrial output and record- high foreign investment.