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Ticket taxes, visa requirements ‘discourage’ global inbound tourism, business travel: IATA

Ticket taxes, visa requirements ‘discourage’ global inbound tourism, business travel: IATA

Ticket taxes and visa requirements “discourage” inbound tourism and business travel globally, according to the International Air Transport Association.

Waves Trading & Contracting W.L.L Pioneering Qatar’s global transformation

Waves Trading & Contracting W.L.L Pioneering Qatar’s global transformation

Recently concluded World Athletic Championships won Qatar both glory and praise from around the world for its successful run and impeccable facilities it offered.

Sheikh Joaan: Doha occupies prominent place in global sports arena

Sheikh Joaan: Doha occupies prominent place in global sports arena

HE the President of Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC), Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad al-Thani, Chairman of the organising committee of the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 ...

QP, Shell sign deal to set up global LNG bunkering venture

QP, Shell sign deal to set up global LNG bunkering venture

Qatar Petroleum (QP) and Shell subsidiaries on Wednesday signed a shareholder agreement to establish an entity that would provide LNG (liquefied natural gas) bunkering services across the globe.

Yet another global financial meltdown could be in the offing?

Yet another global financial meltdown could be in the offing?

According to the IMF in July, global growth is forecast at 3.2% in 2019. GDP releases this year, together with generally softening inflation, point to weaker-than anticipated global activity.

Heightened trade tension to continue affecting global financial market: QNB

Heightened trade tension to continue affecting global financial market: QNB

Heightened trade tension will continue to affect sentiment and tighten global financial market conditions such as increasing the overall stress level in money, bond and equity markets ...

QU attends global undergraduate research conference in Germany

QU attends global undergraduate research conference in Germany

Qatar University (QU) participated in the Second World Conference on Undergraduate Research in Germany (World CUR 2019) with eight students from different colleges.

Sweden's Thunberg demands climate action on day of global school strikes

Sweden's Thunberg demands climate action on day of global school strikes

Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg urged European politicians on Friday to focus on a climate crisis instead of ‘bickering’, as students walked out of classrooms around the world to back her demands ...

Qatar calls for global plan of action on patient safety

Qatar calls for global plan of action on patient safety

Access to safe and high quality healthcare is a human right in accordance with international humanitarian law, HE the Minister of Public Health, Dr Hanan Mohamed al-Kuwari, said ...

Bedaya opens registrations for ‘Get in the Ring’ global competition

Bedaya opens registrations for ‘Get in the Ring’ global competition

The Bedaya Centre for Entrepreneurship and Career Development (Bedaya Centre), a joint initiative by Qatar Development Bank and Silatech, has announced opening of registration for the local version ...

Global community must prioritise accountability: UN rights chief

Global community must prioritise accountability: UN rights chief

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet has said the vast and diverse experiences discussed ...

Global GDP growth is slowing but serious crisis remains unlikely: QNB

Global GDP growth is slowing but serious crisis remains unlikely: QNB

Citing the latest World Economic Outlook (WEO), QNB said in its weekly analysis that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) forecasts a temporary slowing in the growth rate of global economic activity ...