Qatar private sector expansion gathers momentum amid broad-based recovery: QFC

Qatar private sector expansion gathers momentum amid broad-based recovery: QFC

A sustained recovery was apparent in Qatar's non-oil sector in January 2021 with business activity and new business registering the sharpest jump, employment growth sustaining momentum for the fourth month ...

Resilient Qatar economy continues to maintain growth momentum

Resilient Qatar economy continues to maintain growth momentum

The siege against Qatar imposed by its Arab neighbours on June 2017 failed to slow the rapid growth of the country’s economy even as the government managed to transform its impact into economic benefits ...

Strikes, protests as French unions seek momentum to halt pension reform

Strikes, protests as French unions seek momentum to halt pension reform

French trade unions crippled transport, shut schools and brought hundreds of thousands of demonstrators into the streets on Tuesday in a redoubled effort to force President Emmanuel Macron ...

Growth momentum surges in Qatar non-energy private sector: QFC

Growth momentum surges in Qatar non-energy private sector: QFC

Improved sentiments in output, new businesses and jobs have signalled returning of growth momentum in Doha's non-energy private sector at the end of the third quarter ...

Venezuela's opposition takes to streets to seize momentum against Maduro

Venezuela's opposition takes to streets to seize momentum against Maduro

Venezuelans will take to the streets on Wednesday as the opposition hopes to capitalize on several weeks of momentum and force a change in the government of President Nicolas Maduro ...

US student anti-gun activists to keep momentum alive over summer

US student anti-gun activists to keep momentum alive over summer

Leaders of the student-led anti-gun movement, who inspired classroom walkouts across the country on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre ...

Trump to seek change in rules on H-1B visas

Trump to seek change in rules on H-1B visas

US President Donald Trump was to sign an executive order yesterday directing federal agencies to recommend changes to a temporary visa programme used to bring foreign workers to the United States to fill high-skilled jobs.

Attacker stabs, kills 19 in their sleep at Japanese disabled centre

Attacker stabs, kills 19 in their sleep at Japanese disabled centre

A knife-wielding man stabbed and killed 19 people as they slept at a facility for the disabled in a town near Tokyo early on Tuesday, a senior government official said, Japan's worst mass killing in decades.

IMF chief  who smashed glass ceiling

IMF chief who smashed glass ceiling

Five years ago Christine Lagarde burst through the glass ceiling at one of the world’s leading institutions, becoming the first woman to head the International Monetary Fund (IMF).