Hong Kong’s government has announced plans to give away 500,000 free airline tickets as part of efforts to revive its tourism industry and attract visitors back to the city. The “Hello Hong Kong” initiative was unveiled on Thursd..
The global economy will come “perilously close” to a recession this year, led by weaker growth in all the world’s top economies – the United States, Europe and China – the World Bank warned on Tuesday. In an annual re..
China will stop requiring inbound travellers to go into quarantine starting from January 8, the National Health Commission says in a major step towards opening its borders, which have been largely shut since early 2020. China’s management of..
The executive director of the United Nations World Food Program, which won the Nobel Peace Prize two years ago, says he will step down at the end of a six-year term heading the world’s largest humanitarian organization. David Beasley, a Repu..
Qatar Red Crescent Society's (QRCS) Volunteering and Local Development Division distributed today morning 1,500 hygiene kits as in-kind gifts to workers, in cooperation with the Ministry of Municipalitys Mechanical Equipment Department, the Minis..
Doha Festival City, Qatar's one and only choice for shopping, dining, and entertainment, announced the launch of the month-long #WorldLetsMeet event programme to celebrate the upcoming international football tournament. Held from 17th November..
Qatar Health Ministry will ensure 100 clinics in the eight stadiums during World Cup. Ali Abdullah Al-Khater announced this, Chair of the Supreme Healthcare Communications Committee at the Ministry of Public Health and Chief Communications Officer..
The monkeypox outbreak has been declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization. The classification is the highest alert that the WHO can issue and follows a worldwide upsurge in cases. It came at the end of the second meeti..
Three people have died, five hospitalised after developing a “pneumonia of unknown origin” "Atypical pneumonia" reports reminiscent of initial stages in 2020 about unknown virus, later called SARS-CoV2, the virus that causes ..