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12/2/2021 12:30:35 AM
Ghanaian art expo opens at Katara

Ghanaian art expo opens at Katara

An exhibition titled ‘Harmonic Diversity in Art and Culture’ by Ghanaian artist William Kwaku Adzrako was inaugurated Wednesday at Katara – the Cultural Village.
12/1/2021 11:48:31 PM
Morocco rout Palestine

Morocco rout Palestine

Morocco showed their FIFA Arab Cup title credentials in empathic style Wednesday with a 4-0 rout of Palestine at the Al Janoub Stadium.
12/1/2021 11:34:48 PM
Vodafone opens new AI-equipped Network Operations Centre in Qatar

Vodafone opens new AI-equipped Network Operations Centre in Qatar

Vodafone Qatar Wednesday announced that it has opened a new telecoms Network Operations Centre (NOC) at its new offices in Lusail.
12/1/2021 11:21:10 PM
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Doha unveils new Black Badge Ghost

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Doha unveils new Black Badge Ghost

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Doha, the authorised Rolls-Royce Motor Cars dealer in Qatar, unveiled the new Black Badge Ghost extending the marque’s roster of the world’s most refined motor car collection
12/1/2021 11:16:51 PM
talabat to pilot 100% plant-based sustainable packaging in Qatar from this month

talabat to pilot 100% plant-based sustainable packaging in Qatar from this month

talabat, the region’s leading online food delivery and q-commerce platform, has announced the launch of its Sustainable Packaging Programme to reduce plastic waste and carbon emissions across the region, starting with pilot operations in Qatar and the UAE.
12/1/2021 11:14:09 PM
Amir meets Djibouti president

Amir meets Djibouti president

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met at the Amiri Diwan Wednesday with Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh.
12/1/2021 11:07:28 PM
Qatari Diar holds workshop to enhance HSE standards

Qatari Diar holds workshop to enhance HSE standards

Qatari Diar held a workshop at the Diplomatic Club Wednesday to enhance health, safety and environment (HSE) standards and promote awareness of the importance of health, safety and workers’ rights among developers, investors and partners in Lusail City.
12/1/2021 11:04:33 PM
Qatar on right track towards building diversified, sustainable economy, says PSA president

Qatar on right track towards building diversified, sustainable economy, says PSA president

HE the President of the Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA) Dr Saleh Mohamed Salem al-Nabit said that Qatar is on the right path towards building a diversified and sustainable economy in order to achieve its Qatar National Vision 2030 goals.
12/1/2021 11:02:22 PM
Omicron travel curbs spell more misery for South African tourism

Omicron travel curbs spell more misery for South African tourism

South African tourism was just getting back on its feet when local scientists’ discovery of the new Omicron coronavirus variant prompted a slew of travel curbs that threaten to bring more pandemic gloom to the country’s fragile economy.
12/1/2021 11:00:49 PM
Baby Elephant Organic Wear launches winter collection

Baby Elephant Organic Wear launches winter collection

Baby Elephant Organic Wear on Wednesday launched its winter collection at Studio 7 at M7 Building of Msheireb Downtown Doha in the presence of Spanish ambassador Belen Alfaro, Gulf Times Editor-in-Chief Faisal Abdulhameed al-Mudahka and other dignitaries.
12/1/2021 10:39:22 PM
Afsha penalty gives Egypt narrow win over resolute Lebanon

Afsha penalty gives Egypt narrow win over resolute Lebanon

Egypt registered a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Lebanon in their opening Group D match of the FIFA Arab Cup Wednesday.
12/1/2021 10:25:02 PM
China to close loophole used by tech firms for foreign IPOs

China to close loophole used by tech firms for foreign IPOs

China is planning to ban companies from going public on foreign stock markets through variable interest entities, according to people familiar with the matter, closing a loophole long used by the country’s technology industry to raise capital from overseas investors.
12/1/2021 10:22:26 PM
India adviser sees no impact on RBI policy as Fed turns hawkish

India adviser sees no impact on RBI policy as Fed turns hawkish

A possible tightening of monetary policy by the Federal Reserve may not prompt the Reserve Bank of India to follow suit as inflationary pressures are contained for now, a top government adviser said.
12/1/2021 10:21:18 PM
Inspiration Award for Barshim

Inspiration Award for Barshim

Qatar's high jump champion Mutaz Barshim shared the Inspiration Award with fellow Tokyo Olympic gold medallist Gianmarco Tamberi of Italy at the World Athletics Awards 2021 ceremony held Wednesday.
12/1/2021 10:14:26 PM
Dubai govt considering Emirates IPO, says airline president

Dubai govt considering Emirates IPO, says airline president

The Dubai government is considering an initial public offering of Emirates airline, the flagship carrier’s president Tim Clark said on Monday, as authorities work to boost activity on the local stock market.
12/1/2021 9:54:57 PM
Shell eyes return to Libya with oil, gas, solar investments

Shell eyes return to Libya with oil, gas, solar investments

Royal Dutch Shell is considering a return to Libya with a plan to develop new oil and gas fields and infrastructure, as well as a solar project, two sources said, a decade after exiting the North African country because of unrest.
12/1/2021 9:54:01 PM
Umm Salal Central Market now an integrated marketing platform: Hassad Food

Umm Salal Central Market now an integrated marketing platform: Hassad Food

Hassad Food, Qatar’s premier investor in the food sector, has said the Um Salal Central Market has become an integrated marketing platform for all basic commodities, thus aimed at contributing to achieve food security as well as support local products.
12/1/2021 9:53:13 PM
Lulu Hypermarket Qatar opens its 16th store

Lulu Hypermarket Qatar opens its 16th store

Lulu Hypermarket Qatar, the leading retailer of the region, has opened its 16th store in the country Wednesday as part of an aggressive expansion drive. The new store on Salwa Road at Al Aziziya Wednesday, boasts a state-of-the-art retail space of 100,000sft, spread over two levels.
12/1/2021 9:33:33 PM
OECD cuts world growth outlook, warns of Omicron variant threat

OECD cuts world growth outlook, warns of Omicron variant threat

The OECD warned on Wednesday that the Omicron coronavirus variant threatens the global economic recovery as it lowered the growth outlook for 2021 and appealed for a swifter rollout of Covid vaccines.
12/1/2021 9:26:12 PM
ECB’s reasons to blink mount as Fed’s Powell shifts on inflation

ECB’s reasons to blink mount as Fed’s Powell shifts on inflation

The European Central Bank’s insistence that surging consumer prices won’t endure is being tested so repeatedly that inflation now threatens to overshadow a meeting in two weeks’ time to revamp pandemic stimulus.
12/1/2021 9:12:48 PM
Qatar Tourism announces the Jury Panel for Iconic Limousine Design competition

Qatar Tourism announces the Jury Panel for Iconic Limousine Design competition

As Qatar Tourism’s (QT) Iconic Limousine Design contest reaches the final voting stage, the entity announced the jury which will assess shortlisted designs.
12/1/2021 8:46:30 PM
Qatar elected to Unesco’s Committee for Protection of Cultural Property

Qatar elected to Unesco’s Committee for Protection of Cultural Property

Qatar was elected to join the 12-member Committee for Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict at a meeting convened Wednesday in Paris at the Unesco headquarters.
12/1/2021 7:54:07 PM
QSE shows resiliency; index gains 166 points

QSE shows resiliency; index gains 166 points

The Qatar Stock Exchange on Wednesday showed resiliency with its index gaining more than 166 points, mainly on the back of strong buying in the banking and real estate counters.
12/1/2021 7:42:39 PM
Msheireb Properties celebrates Arab Cup with cultural, sports activities

Msheireb Properties celebrates Arab Cup with cultural, sports activities

Msheireb Properties is celebrating the FIFA Arab Cup Qatar 2021 with a series of cultural and sports activations that will appeal to all ages.
12/1/2021 7:34:23 PM
ExxonMobil Qatar, Qatar Museums announce sponsorship of new Dadu, Children’s Museum of Qatar

ExxonMobil Qatar, Qatar Museums announce sponsorship of new Dadu, Children’s Museum of Qatar

ExxonMobil Qatar and Qatar Museums (QM) entered into a sponsorship agreement for Dadu, Children’s Museum of Qatar, with the company signing on as a founding family member.
12/1/2021 7:28:16 PM
QIB awarded ‘Bank of The Year in Qatar’ by The Banker Magazine

QIB awarded ‘Bank of The Year in Qatar’ by The Banker Magazine

Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) was recognised for the second consecutive year as ‘Bank of the Year in Qatar’ by The Banker Magazine, a leading Financial Times’ title, as part of the ‘Bank of the Year Awards 2021’.
12/1/2021 7:22:10 PM
Qatar's ports see higher containers, building materials handling m-o-m in November

Qatar's ports see higher containers, building materials handling m-o-m in November

Qatar's Hamad, Doha and Al Ruwais ports have registered modest growth month-on-month in container and building materials handling amidst a marginal jump in ships arrivals this November, according to the official data.
12/1/2021 6:35:08 PM
Global aviation recovery rocked by Omicron developments

Global aviation recovery rocked by Omicron developments

The global aviation sector has been rocked this week by troubling “new Covid variant” developments that have seen borders slam shut, airlines suspend routes, and countries ban travel – all very suddenly over the last 7 days
12/1/2021 6:30:05 PM
Action taken against company for storing expired food items

Action taken against company for storing expired food items

The Ministry of Municipality, in co-operation with the Ministry of Interior and the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, recently carried out a joint inspection campaign that resulted in the detection of a food storage facility violating the laws.
12/1/2021 6:25:13 PM
Experts discuss energy industry challenges at Al-Attiyah Foundation CEO Roundtable

Experts discuss energy industry challenges at Al-Attiyah Foundation CEO Roundtable

Experts, CEOs and scientists came together to reflect on the events of 2021 and discuss the challenges the energy industry faces in the year ahead at the quarterly CEO Roundtable hosted by the Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah International Foundation for Energy and Sustainable Development Wednesday
12/1/2021 5:48:17 PM
Omicron a speed bump in aviation industry’s recovery path

Omicron a speed bump in aviation industry’s recovery path

Global aviation and tourism industries were looking eagerly towards 2022 for a meaningful recovery, but their hopes seem to have been dashed following the recent discovery of the Omicron coronavirus variant.
12/1/2021 5:38:52 PM