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The government attaches great importance to economy, investment: Al-Raya

The government attaches great importance to economy, investment: Al-Raya

Al-Raya newspaper affirmed that the economic and investment file is at the top of the priorities of the government of the State of Qatar, which was confirmed by the Arab Monetary Fund ...

G20 leaders seek unity as virus hits US economy

G20 leaders seek unity as virus hits US economy

World leaders held emergency online talks Thursday to build a united front against the coronavirus pandemic that has claimed more than 21,000 lives and triggered fears of an economic collapse ...

US Congress, negotiators reach deal on $2 trillion coronavirus aid package

US Congress, negotiators reach deal on $2 trillion coronavirus aid package

The Senate and White House have reached agreement on a $2 trillion stimulus package for the US economy and millions of Americans ravaged by the coronavirus crisis, top lawmakers said early Wednesday.

Trillion-dollar US economic rescue package crashes in Senate

Trillion-dollar US economic rescue package crashes in Senate

A trillion-dollar Senate proposal to rescue the reeling US economy crashed to defeat Sunday after receiving zero support from Democrats, and with five Republicans absent from the chamber ...

Negotiations lag on $1 trillion stimulus for virus-hit US

Negotiations lag on $1 trillion stimulus for virus-hit US

US lawmakers urgently negotiating a $1 trillion emergency package to salvage an economy ravaged by the coronavirus missed a Republican-imposed deadline to reach an agreement by the end of Friday.

Is the global economy heading towards a recession?

Is the global economy heading towards a recession?

The novel coronavirus and its impact on global economic growth, including emerging economies and the fall in oil prices sent the global capital markets crashing last week.

Trump vows 'major' steps to aid US economy amid coronavirus rise

Trump vows 'major' steps to aid US economy amid coronavirus rise

President Donald Trump on Monday said he will be taking ‘major’ steps to gird the economy against the impact of the spreading coronavirus outbreak ...

India's Yes Bank founder arrested on money laundering allegations

India's Yes Bank founder arrested on money laundering allegations

The founder of India's Yes Bank was arrested on allegations of money laundering Sunday, amid efforts to formulate a rescue plan for the country's fourth-largest private lender.

Sea of meth as Myanmar army smashes three drug labs

Sea of meth as Myanmar army smashes three drug labs

Sacks of heroin and methamphetamine are laid out in endless rows in a remote Myanmar border zone during a rare raid in the heart of Southeast Asia's infamous 'Golden Triangle'.

Air New Zealand unveils economy class sleep pods

Air New Zealand unveils economy class sleep pods

Getting a good night's rest while flying economy class is impossible for most long-haul travellers. Air New Zealand aims to change that with its Economy Skynest ...

Coronavirus death toll surges past 1,000 as fears grow for Chinese economy

Coronavirus death toll surges past 1,000 as fears grow for Chinese economy

The death toll from the coronavirus epidemic in mainland China soared past 1,000 on Tuesday with a record daily rise in fatalities, while the prolonged disruption to factories and businesses ...

Qatar economy set to see gains on hydrocarbon, budget spending: Oxford Economics

Qatar economy set to see gains on hydrocarbon, budget spending: Oxford Economics

Qatar economy will see further improvement in the medium term; Oxford Economics said and noted the country’s GDP growth is seen averaging 2.9% in 2021-22.