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Over 8 million Thais at risk of losing jobs due to virus pandemic

Over 8 million Thais at risk of losing jobs due to virus pandemic

Around 8.4 million Thais are at risk of unemployment this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, Thosaporn Sirisumphand, chief of the National Economic and Social Development Council, said on Thursday.

Risk of Covid-19 infection very low in Qatar: HMC

Risk of Covid-19 infection very low in Qatar: HMC

The risk of infection from the new coronavirus (Covid-19) remains very low in Qatar and all the confirmed cases so far are in stable condition, a senior official from Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has assured.

Cyclone nears Australia's west with heavy winds, risk of storm tide

Cyclone nears Australia's west with heavy winds, risk of storm tide

A tropical cyclone expected to hit Western Australia on Saturday was forecast to bring ferocious winds and a potentially dangerous storm tide, while much of the bushfire-battered east coast ...

British banks risk ratings downgrades in disorderly Brexit: S&P

British banks risk ratings downgrades in disorderly Brexit: S&P

British banks could face potential credit rating downgrades if there is a disorderly Brexit as this would be likely to trigger a domestic political crisis and economic contraction ...

Smoking increases risk of premature heart disease

Smoking increases risk of premature heart disease

Young smokers are eight times more likely to have a major heart attack compared to non-smokers, said a senior official of Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC). Dr Ahmad al-Mulla ...

HMC urges public to understand skin cancer risk

HMC urges public to understand skin cancer risk

In recognition of skin cancer awareness month, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is urging the public to learn more about their individual cancer risk, noting that many skin cancers can be prevented.

Almost all in Congo city at immediate risk of Ebola now vaccinated: WHO

Almost all in Congo city at immediate risk of Ebola now vaccinated: WHO

The World Health Organization said on Tuesday almost all the people it considers at immediate risk from an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo city of Mbandaka have now been vaccinated ...

Uber launches global assault on takeaway meals market

Uber launches global assault on takeaway meals market

Uber Technologies is making an aggressive drive into takeaway meal deliveries, with the US firm gearing up with a big staff recruitment campaign to enter at least 22 more countries.