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Mahaseel launches first phase of marketing local produce

Mahaseel launches first phase of marketing local produce

Mahaseel, a subsidiary of Hassad Food, on Wednesday launched the first phase of marketing local produce.

More farms become active, local agri production leaps ahead

More farms become active, local agri production leaps ahead

The market share of Qatari fresh produce has increased significantly during the current winter season compared to last year, a prominent Qatari agriculturist has said.

Local farm produce continues to draw residents to Mahaseel Souq

Local farm produce continues to draw residents to Mahaseel Souq

A large number of Qatar residents and visitors thronged the Mahaseel Souq at Katara–the Cultural Village’s southern area to buy fresh produce from local vegetable farms and dairies.

Dubai aims to launch hover-taxi by July

Dubai aims to launch hover-taxi by July

Dubai has tested a Chinese prototype of a self-driving hover-taxi, its transport authority said yesterday, with the aim of introducing the aerial vehicle in the emirate by July.

Graft probe judge buried after Brazil plane crash

Graft probe judge buried after Brazil plane crash

The funeral was held yesterday of a Brazilian Supreme Court justice who died in a plane crash after overseeing the investigation of politicians linked to the nation’s largest graft scheme.

Career counsellors learn new skills at four-day programme

Career counsellors learn new skills at four-day programme

Qatar Career Development Center (QCDC) has concluded its four-day Professional Career Counsellor programme.

Japanese man dies after rice ball eating contest

Japanese man dies after rice ball eating contest

A 28-year-old man died in Japan after choking on a rice ball at a speed-eating contest, an event organiser said on Tuesday. The man died on November 16 in hospital three days after choking.

Turkey suspends 12,800 police, shuts TV channel

Turkey suspends 12,800 police, shuts TV channel

Turkey has suspended 12,800 police officers over alleged links to an Islamic preacher accused of masterminding the failed July coup, and cut broadcasts of a pro-Kurdish television channel.

Myanmar named 4th-fastest growing mobile phone market

Myanmar named 4th-fastest growing mobile phone market

Myanmar, a country served by Qatar’s telecom giant Ooredoo, is the fourth-fastest growing mobile phone market in the world, contributing around 6% to the 87mn people ...

Europe stocks buoyed on hopes Fed will hold fire on rates

Europe stocks buoyed on hopes Fed will hold fire on rates

Global equities moved ahead yesterday as another raft of weak US economic data reinforced expectations that the Federal Reserve will likely delay an interest rate hike.

Platini fights ban as FIFA plunged into chaos

Platini fights ban as FIFA plunged into chaos

UEFA chief Michel Platini has appealed against a 90-day ban slapped on him over an ongoing corruption probe...

Marquez on pole with lap record at Aragon

Marquez on pole with lap record at Aragon

MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez stormed to pole position for today’s Aragon Grand Prix by smashing his own circuit record at the MotorLand track yesterday.