In a profoundly humanitarian gesture, His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani has donated QR50 million to the Haqq Al-Sham campaign to alleviate the sufferings of the displaced Syrian people.
HBKU holds seminar on platform economy
A number of issues shaping and surrounding the platform economy provided the basis for a colloquium held recently at the College of Law, Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU).
The S&P 500 Index may have witnessed its quickest correction ever, but one of the biggest stock-market victims of the coronavirus epidemic has been Southeast Asia.
Traders bet central banks won’t keep calm over virus for long
Investors aren’t buying the idea that central banks’ wait-and-see approach to the coronavirus will last, ramping up bets on interest-rate cuts that could start within months. Money markets now see three Federal Reserve reductions this year – starting next month – and one by the European Central Bank
Europe markets suffer worst week since financial crisis
Global stocks slumped again yesterday to mark the largest weekly drop since the 2008 global financial crisis over fears the coronavirus could wreak havoc on the world economy. Crude oil prices tumbled as well and analysts said that central banks, especially the US Federal Reserve
HE the Chairman of the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) Dr Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri has affirmed the committee’s commitment to continue to take the necessary legal measures necessary to condemn the blockading countries because of their violations that have lasted for 1,000 days,
Why is President Trump targeting ‘sanctuary’ cities
US Republican President Donald Trump has intensified his administration’s fight in recent weeks against Democratic-led “sanctuary” jurisdictions that limit co-operation with federal immigration enforcement.
Imaam Ash-Shaafi’i, may Allah have mercy upon him, said: “A Bid’ah is anything that has no basis in the Qur’an, Sunnah or sayings of any of the companions.”
Need to teach special needs kids the way they learn
“Autists are the ultimate square pegs, and the problem with pounding a square peg into a round hole is not that the hammering is hard work. It’s that you’re destroying the peg,” says Paul Collins, American author and editor.
Coming to grief
When at last they reached the top they discovered that the view east was blocked by another peak that rose nearly 200 feet higher than the one they had just climbed. They immortalised their disappointment by naming the smaller mountain Mount Disappointment, writes Deborah Netburn
The second Aspire Lake Festival took spectators through half-hour ‘magical journey,’ featuring more than 40 artists and experts with a showcase of theatrical performances and fireworks displays at Aspire Park.
Newly opened Orbital Highway Phase-I, Qatar
Almost two-third of the ambitious Orbital Highway and Truck Route linking the newly constructed Hamad Port in Mesaieed with the Ras Laffan Industrial City on the northern side is ready now.