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PM issues decision to exempt producing factories from paying rent this year

PM issues decision to exempt producing factories from paying rent this year

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani issued a decision to exempt producing factories in the SME zone and Mesaieed Industrial Zone ...

Qatari firm plans factories to meet local food needs

Qatari firm plans factories to meet local food needs

“Our group is studying 16 types of factories, some of which have already started, while the others that are in the pipeline will start soon,” Qatar Businessmen Association chairman Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim al-Thani announced.

Google Brain co-founder teams with Foxconn to bring AI to factories

Google Brain co-founder teams with Foxconn to bring AI to factories

Andrew Ng, co-founder of some of Alphabet Inc-owned Google's most prominent artificial intelligence projects, on Thursday launches a new venture with iPhone assembler Foxconn ...

Millions of households go without power in Taiwan

Millions of households go without power in Taiwan

Taiwan said on Wednesday it was investigating a massive power blackout that hit businesses and residential homes, affecting close to seven million households on the heavily industrialised island amid sweltering heat.

US citizen killed, foreign factories attacked in Ethiopia

US citizen killed, foreign factories attacked in Ethiopia

A US citizen was killed and foreign-owned factories and equipment damaged during a wave of protests over land and political rights in Ethiopia this week.

319 garment factories to shut down

319 garment factories to shut down

Bangladesh authorities announced that 319 garment factories, unable to cope with global competition, are going to shut down.