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WHO: Some countries need to impose nationwide lockdowns to curb coronavirus

WHO: Some countries need to impose nationwide lockdowns to curb coronavirus

The World Health Organization warned that some countries may need to shut down their nonessential businesses again as a way to take the "heat" out of their worsening coronavirus outbreaks.

Commercial Bank Group posts nine-month net profit of QR1.15bn

Commercial Bank Group posts nine-month net profit of QR1.15bn

Qatar has remained resilient through the Covid-19 pandemic, due to its strong leadership and the Government’s economic stimulus measures and Commercial Bank is implementing these measures in support of it customers and the Government, says Commercial Bank chairman Sheikh Abdulla bin Ali bin Jabor al

Qamco posts nine-month net profit of QR12.3mn

Qamco posts nine-month net profit of QR12.3mn

Qatar Aluminium Manufacturing Company (Qamco), a 50% joint venture (JV) partner in a smelter that produces premium quality aluminium products, has reported net profit of QR12.3mn, translating into earnings per share (EPS) of QR0.002 in the first nine months (9M) of 2020.

Al Khaliji posts year to date net profit of QR544mn in Q3

Al Khaliji posts year to date net profit of QR544mn in Q3

Al Khalij Commercial Bank (Al Khaliji) has posted a year-to-date net profit of QR544mn at the end of the third quarter in September.

'Covid infection very low among students'

'Covid infection very low among students'

The number of Covid-19 infections among school students is very few given the number of students who go to school, top health official Dr Abdullatif al-Khal told Qatar TV on Wednesday.

Twitter experiences service outage

Twitter experiences service outage

Twitter experienced a brief service outage on Thursday, but the company denied that it was a result of a security breach or hack.

Resilient Qatar economy remains investment haven for foreign firms, says IPA Qatar official

Resilient Qatar economy remains investment haven for foreign firms, says IPA Qatar official

Qatar’s economy, which has been resilient to major challenges like the 2017 economic blockade and Covid-19 pandemic, remains as an attractive investment haven for foreign firms, official of the Investment Promotion Agency (IPA) Qatar has said.

Trump: Coronavirus vaccine coming "in a Matter of Weeks"

Trump: Coronavirus vaccine coming "in a Matter of Weeks"

US President Donald Trump said that a vaccine for coronavirus could be approved "in a matter of weeks." "I'm not doing it for political reasons, I want the vaccine fast," Trump said in an interview with (Fox News).

Irish PM not confident on prospects of EU/British trade deal

Irish PM not confident on prospects of EU/British trade deal

Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin said today that he was not confident that the European Union and Britain could strike a trade deal after London explicitly stated it would act outside international law by breaching their divorce treaty...

HRW doing more harm than good to workers, says GCO

HRW doing more harm than good to workers, says GCO

Qatar has made significant progress in ensuring workers' rights and a report published by Human Rights Watch did not reflect the current situation in the country, the Government Communications Office on Monday said.

GCO statement in response to Human Rights Watch report

GCO statement in response to Human Rights Watch report

The State of Qatar expressed its total rejection of the allegations included in the report issued by Human Rights Watch of an alleged coronavirus outbreak in Qatars Central Prison, affirming that this report is false.

'High protein' chocolate bars banned

'High protein' chocolate bars banned

'High protein' chocolate bars do not meet halal requirements and these products differ in composition from the Mars, Bounty, Snickers and Milky Way products available in the domestic market, the Ministry of Public Health announced on Monday.