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Singapore plans more than $14bn to super-charge innovation

Singapore plans more than $14bn to super-charge innovation

Singapore is positioning itself for a post-Covid world with massive investment in innovation, over and above the immediate support it’s giving to help the economy rebound from possibly its worst downturn on record.

'QP full steam ahead with expansion plans'

'QP full steam ahead with expansion plans'

Qatar Petroleum's plans to sharply expand liquefied natural gas (LNG) capacity by the middle of the decade remain on track, it was affirmed on Thursday.

QOC unveils plans to bid for Asian Games 2030

QOC unveils plans to bid for Asian Games 2030

The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) announced its intention to bid for hosting the 21st edition of the Asian Games in 2030, as Qatar is looking to continue organising major world championships and sporting events.

Ooredoo announces success of Covid-19 business continuity plans

Ooredoo announces success of Covid-19 business continuity plans

Ooredoo is managing to successfully continue its operations despite the majority of its staff working from home and several shops being temporarily closed, the telecommunications company announced.

Bulgaria opposes Greek plans for refugee camp near border

Bulgaria opposes Greek plans for refugee camp near border

Bulgaria's defence minister has hit out at ‘unreasonable’ Greek plans to build a camp near their border to shelter asylum seekers amid a migration surge from Turkey.

EU executive OK's 2020 eurozone budget plans despite high debt

EU executive OK's 2020 eurozone budget plans despite high debt

The 2020 draft budget plans of the 19 eurozone countries have been given the go-ahead by the European Commission, despite ‘risks of non-compliance’ on rules limiting public debt in Italy, France, Belgium and Spain.

EU budget plans foiled as Germany pushes for less spending

EU budget plans foiled as Germany pushes for less spending

The European Union may need to scale down plans to boost growth and mitigate the social impact of a slowdown if it fails to quickly agree on a long-term budget, European officials said on Monday ...

New Qatarisation plans to be announced soon

New Qatarisation plans to be announced soon

HE the Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs Yousuf bin Mohamed al-Othman Fakhroo on Saturday said localising jobs, increasing the Qatarisation ratios ...

China plans pilot nuclear reactor for heating in northeast

China plans pilot nuclear reactor for heating in northeast

China plans to build a pilot small-scale nuclear reactor that could replace coal or gas to heat towns and cities in its colder northern regions, an official with the state-owned developer ...

Iran has no plans to leave OPEC despite tensions: oil minister

Iran has no plans to leave OPEC despite tensions: oil minister

Iran has no plans to leave the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries despite being treated like an enemy by some fellow members, Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said in an interview published on Saturday.

India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber, Ola to go electric

India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber, Ola to go electric

India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, according to a source and records of government meetings to discuss new rules for clean mobility.

Baladna plans to tap more export markets, expand domestic outlets

Baladna plans to tap more export markets, expand domestic outlets

Baladna, a beacon of self-sufficiency that has been growing more than 100% year-on-year, is rolling out a two-tier strategy, which includes tapping more export markets and expanding domestic outlets ...