Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi Corp (1810.HK) will build a plant that can produce 300,000 vehicles annually in Beijing for its electric vehicle unit, authorities in the capital said on Saturday. The plant will be constructed in two phases and Xia..
The new Omicron COVID-19 variant is concerning scientists, prompting countries and airlines to impose travel restrictions from a number of African nations. On Friday, Doha-based Qatar Airways tweeted that it will not allow passengers to board flig..
Brazil will shut its borders to travelers arriving from six southern African countries, the chief of staff to President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday, the latest in a slew of major nations to announce restrictions meant to combat the newly identified..
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett met health experts on Friday to discuss how best to respond to a new variant of the coronavirus that has been detected in South Africa that he said was more contagious than the Delta strain. "We are curr..
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Friday urged companies whose earnings have recovered to pre-pandemic levels to raise wages by 3% or more at their labour talks next spring, aiming to achieve a virtuous cycle of growth and wealth distribution...
India issued an advisory to all states to rigorously test and screen international travellers from South Africa and other "at risk" countries amidst concerns over a new coronavirus variant, after easing some of its travel restrictions earli..
Travellers arriving in England from several southern African countries will have to quarantine amid warnings over a new coronavirus variant. UK Health Secretary Sajid Javid said from 12:00 GMT on Friday six countries would be added to the red list..
Doha will host the first round of the Diamond League Athletics Championships, on May 13, 2022, according to the organizers' statement today. The tournament organizers said the 2022 Diamond League calendar will include competitions in 14 cities..
The State of Qatar was elected Thursday as a member of the World Heritage Committee for the period 2021-2025, after obtaining 114 votes - the highest among the candidate countries, during the meeting of the General Assembly of the States Parties to t..