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QDB Investment Forum identifies 
ten emerging projects in Qatar

QNA Doha Qatar Development Bank (QDB) on Tuesday concluded its third edition of the annual ‘Investment Forum’ held this year themed ‘Business Transformation & Growth’ under the strategic sponsorship of the Investment Promotion ..

China factory activity sees fastest growth in decade: Survey

AFP Beijing Activity in China’s factories expanded at its fastest pace in a decade last month, data showed Tuesday, the latest sign that the world’s number two economy is well on track to recovery from the coronavirus. The purchasing ..

Huawei Mate 40 Pro comes to Qatar, retails at QR3,999

Tribune News Network Doha The Huawei Mate 40 Pro, the ultimate 5G performance king with stellar videography, is now available across Huawei e-commerce platforms and certified retailers, priced QR3,999. The latest flagship ..

AFP New York Airbnb is seeking to raise some $2.6 billion in its upcoming share offering, which could give the home-sharing giant a valuation as high as $35 billion, an updated regulatory filing showed Tuesday. The California group ..

AFP London Stock markets rallied Tuesday on economic recovery hopes based on upbeat Chinese data and expectations of COVID-19 vaccinations by 2021, though surging virus infections kept traders in check. The dollar retreated once ..

AFP Barcelona Bankia shareholders on Tuesday approved a planned merger with larger rival CaixaBank to create Spain’s biggest domestic lender, transforming the nation’s banking landscape. “We are about to see the creation of the ..

AFP London Facebook said Tuesday it will launch its news tab feature in Britain from next year, paying publishers for stories delivered through the world’s leading social network. The arrival of Facebook News in January comes after ..

AFP The Hague Environmental groups faced off against Shell before a Dutch court Tuesday in a landmark bid to force the oil giant to meet emissions targets in the Paris climate accord. The “historic” case being heard in The Hague was ..

Tribune News Network Doha The Digital Incubation Center (DIC) at the Ministry of Transport and Communications participated in the third edition of the Investment Forum organised virtually by Qatar Development Bank on Tuesday. ..

AFP Ottawa Canada’s economy rebounded at a record annualized pace of 40.1 percent in the third quarter after the country emerged from a pandemic lockdown, the government statistical agency said Tuesday. The upturn -- which fell ..

AFP Beirut Lebanon’s economy is sinking into a “deliberate depression”, the World Bank said Tuesday in a damning report stressing the authorities’ failure to tackle the crisis. The fall 2020 edition of the Lebanon Economic Monitor ..

AFP Wellington Unilever New Zealand said on Tuesday it would trial a four-day work week for staff in the country, with no cut to their pay, after the government this year flagged the idea as part of a drive to kickstart the economy. The ..

AFP New York Bank of America said Monday that it would not finance oil and gas drilling projects in the Arctic, the latest large US bank to take the step long sought by environmental advocates. A Bank of America spokesman confirmed the ..

DPA New York Oil giant ExxonMobil on Monday said it would begin major write-offs and cut thousands of jobs as part of a savings programme, to help weather the ongoing effects of the coronavirus pandemic. By the end of 2021, the global ..

DPA London A British department store chain selling clothes and homeware went into liquidation on Tuesday, putting around 12,000 jobs at risk. Debenhams, which was founded in 1813 and also owns Danish company Magasin Du Nord, went ..

San Francisco: BlackBerry and Amazon on Tuesday announced an alliance to create a cloud computing platform that cars could link to for services and insights based on data from vehicles and users.. Word of plans for an Intelligent ..

DPA Montreal Canada plans to add further tax requirements for companies providing online products and services under a new “fair tax system for the digital economy,” Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Monday. The changes ..