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Pandemic struggles for aviation continue

Pandemic struggles for aviation continue

The reopening of Gulf airspace to Qatari registered aircraft will decrease costs by around $1.2bn, the group CEO of Qatar Airways, Akbar al-Baker has said.

Italy PM set to quit and seek new govt as pandemic rages

Italy PM set to quit and seek new govt as pandemic rages

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte is expected to quit on Tuesday and try to form a new coalition government to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, which has killed more than 85,000 people in Italy ...

QF students highlight shift in learning experience during pandemic

QF students highlight shift in learning experience during pandemic

On the International Day Of Education, six students from Qatar Foundation (QF) partner universities have shared their experiences of a new normal in teaching and learning ...

Educators discuss ‘complex’ effects of pandemic on education in schools

Educators discuss ‘complex’ effects of pandemic on education in schools

Education has been adversely impacted by the spread of Covid-19. Schools across the globe have been temporarily closed, leaving teachers, administrators ...

Biden unveils plan to pump $1.9 trillion into pandemic-hit economy

Biden unveils plan to pump $1.9 trillion into pandemic-hit economy

President-elect Joe Biden outlined a $1.9 trillion stimulus package proposal on Thursday, saying bold investment was needed to jump-start the economy and accelerate the distribution of vaccines ...

Qatar 2022 stadiums continue to take shape despite pandemic

Qatar 2022 stadiums continue to take shape despite pandemic

With less than two years to go until the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy made major progress in stadium delivery during 2020.

Covid vaccines mark end of pandemic era’s sizzling travel deals

Covid vaccines mark end of pandemic era’s sizzling travel deals

Snag those vacation bargains while they last. The arrival of a coronavirus vaccine has the US travel industry preparing for a rebound in demand following a historically terrible year.

With vaccines on the way, Mexico sees 'beginning of the end' of pandemic

With vaccines on the way, Mexico sees 'beginning of the end' of pandemic

Mexico can see an end to the coronavirus pandemic on the horizon with the first doses of Pfizer Inc's Covid-19 vaccine scheduled to arrive in weeks, said a top official in charge of the country's international response to the health crisis.

Death of senior doctor rings alarms bells in pandemic-struck Indonesia

Death of senior doctor rings alarms bells in pandemic-struck Indonesia

Dr Sardjono Utomo, a senior Indonesian doctor, admitted himself to his local hospital in East Java late Tuesday afternoon.

Biden promises help to US workers hit by pandemic, Trump hints at 2024 run

Biden promises help to US workers hit by pandemic, Trump hints at 2024 run

President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday promised a group of workers hit by the raging Covid-19 pandemic that more aid would be on the way, while President Donald Trump hinted he may be ready to begin planning another run for the White House in 2024.

QRCS concludes coronavirus pandemic control project in Panama

QRCS concludes coronavirus pandemic control project in Panama

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has concluded a Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic control project in the Republic of Panama, in partnership with the Panamanian Red Cross ...

Qatar is making proactive efforts to deal with repercussions of pandemic: Official

Qatar is making proactive efforts to deal with repercussions of pandemic: Official

Qatar is making proactive efforts to deal with the repercussions of the pandemic by investing in innovation, technology and science to enable urgent and effective measures to contain the virus and mitigate its impact ...