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Freedom to fly key to aviation industry growth

Freedom to fly key to aviation industry growth

Global airline industry may perform better in 2020 on the back of higher projected world GDP growth and favourable energy prices, which certainly is good news for a sector that generates considerable revenue and employs millions around the globe.

National Day an occasion to instill values of sacrifice and loyalty to the homeland

National Day an occasion to instill values of sacrifice and loyalty to the homeland

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani has reaffirmed that the National Day of Qatar (December 18) is a glorious occasion to commemorate the founder ...

'Commemorate goodness and human achievements'

'Commemorate goodness and human achievements'

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani opened Doha Forum 2019 under the theme "Reimagining Governance in a Multipolar World" at Doha Sheraton Hotel on Saturday morning.

'Our economy is stronger today than it was before the blockade'

'Our economy is stronger today than it was before the blockade'

HE the Governor of Qatar Central Bank (QCB) Sheikh Abdullah bin Saoud al-Thani said that the celebration of Qatar's National Day, which falls on December 18 each year ...

Lebanon’s next government should focus on health

Lebanon’s next government should focus on health

A massive protest movement has swept across Lebanon. The immediate trigger was a proposed tax on gasoline, tobacco, and some social-media platforms, including WhatsApp. But the ground for unrest was fertile,

The “yellow vests” in France: not an isolated phenomenon

The “yellow vests” in France: not an isolated phenomenon

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen’s ambition to lead a “geopolitical commission” is about to face its first big test.

NZ volcano eruption: cruise line sees it as an unforeseeable event

NZ volcano eruption: cruise line sees it as an unforeseeable event

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd’s potential liability for a deadly excursion to a volcanic island in New Zealand could hinge on whether the eruption was an unforeseeable “act of God,” according to maritime lawyers.

Fighting the diseases of want and plenty

Fighting the diseases of want and plenty

“Diseases of want” arise from poverty, while “diseases of plenty” are associated with affluence. Many of the illnesses in each category are avoidable, but stopping them will require a revolutionary change in our approach to medicine.

Is Trump’s new Nafta any better than the original?

Is Trump’s new Nafta any better than the original?

Here’s one thing you can say for President Donald Trump’s biggest trade pact so far: The new version of the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement is better than the one Trump originally negotiated a year ago.

River of goodwill runs deep in Test return

River of goodwill runs deep in Test return

Cricket is seriously pursued only in a handful of countries; indeed, the full members of the International Cricket Council number only 12. Pakistan is one, but the game in this cricket-mad country is only second to religion.

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