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al-Remaihi.

More Qatari filmmakers will make it to...

QRCS intensifies medical services

The Medical Affairs Division of Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has...

Advisory panels for govt school heads, teachers to be set up

HE the Minister of Education and Higher Education Dr Mohamed Abdul...

Qatar Children’s Museum launches family workshops on social media

Families will now have the chance to take part in daily online...

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Ooredoo sees rise in use of Money service

Ooredoo has highlighted the features of its Ooredoo Money service as...

al-Sulaiti

Katara launches second bundle of competitions, educational activities

The second bundle of competitions and activities launched by Katara -...


International
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Doctors

Doctors fight Covid-19 with raincoats, helmets

Shortages of protective health gear in India are forcing some doctors to use raincoats and motorbike helmets while fighting the coronavirus, exposing the weak state of the public health system ahead of an anticipated surge in Covid-19 cases.

Maharashtra

Maharashtra coronavirus positive cases surge to 302

In the sharpest spurt since the lockdown started, Maharashtra recorded a staggering 302 Covid-19 positive cases with the highest number from Mumbai, officials said yesterday.

ROAD

India plans to buy protective health gear from China despite concerns

India will buy ventilators and masks from China to help it deal with the coronavirus, a government official said yesterday, even though some countries in Europe had complained about the quality of the equipment.


Region
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Palestine

Coronavirus cases in Palestine rise to 117

Two new cases of coronavirus were confirmed in the West Bank and Gaza...

Iranian workers setting up a makeshift hospital inside the Iran Mall, northwest of Tehran, amid the

Europe sends medical gear to Iran in first sanction-bypass deal

European nations have delivered medical goods to Iran in the first...

Mask-clad workers clean up a street in Gaza City, yesterday, during lockdown amidst measures to cont

Palestinian groups cancel mass Gaza rallies over pandemic fears

Palestinian groups in Gaza cancelled mass rallies planned for next...

A security employee checks temperatures of workers before they enter the construction worksite, foll

Kuwait reveals 10 new virus cases

Kuwait confirmed 10 new coronavirus cases during the past 24 hours,...


Business
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Saad Abdulla al-Kuwari

Saudi-Russia oil price war: Will it script the end of Opec?

As is customary, Opec is supposed to reach its 60th year this year, and perhaps it will not celebrate this event as expected, this year.

Greg Loayon

Operational readiness is key to business continuity, says business council official

Operational readiness would play a key factor in helping many companies across all industries cope with the challenges wrought by the Covid-19 pandemic, the chairman of the Philippine Business Council – Qatar (PBCQ) has said.

Turkey

Turkey widens emergency response with bond buying

Turkey’s central bank on Tuesday added to its emergency programme to help contain the economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak with new measures to ease lenders’ access to credit and support liquidity in the government bond market.

QSE

QSE settles above 8,200 levels despite bearish sentiments

The Gulf funds’ bearish sentiments and the weakened net buying interests of local retail investors acted as a drag on the Qatar Stock Exchange, which yesterday settled a tad above 8,200 levels.

Asian

Asian bourses enjoy gains after Wall Street rally, but nerves remain

Stocks in Asia and Europe enjoyed gains yesterday following another rally on Wall Street, while oil bounced and traders welcomed a surprise jump in Chinese factory activity — although analysts cautioned the road ahead remained rocky for the global economy.

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Options markets bet Indonesian rupiah will fall to a record

The Indonesian rupiah tumbled to within a whisker of its 1998 record low recently before a relief rally. Options markets indicate the respite will be brief.

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