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Twitter adds abuse-reporting function

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Twitter announced on July 29 that it will now be easier for users to report harassment and abuse from other users. This announcement comes...
‘Looking east’ strategy of Qatar is a promising move

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The recent announcement that Qatar’s Foreign Ministry will set up a special unit to nurture relations with the 10-member bloc of the Association of...
Big Data World Show in Kuala Lumpur – Not to be missed!

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More than 150 big data professionals from different industries including finance, telecommunications, government, and healthcare will come together to attend the Big Data World...
More Saudi tourists to Thailand – despite travel ban

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Despite a travel ban being in place since the 1990s, the number of Saudi tourist to Thailand is growing, Arab media reported on July...
Qatargas delivers first-ever LNG shipment to Malaysia

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Qatar's state-owned gas company Qatargas said on July 22 that it has sold its first ever cargo of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to Malaysia. The...
The 10 least visited countries in the world

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Investvine has compiled a list of least visited countries worldwide by tourism numbers, and, guess what, ASEAN nations are not among them. Here is the...
Russia beefs up anti-spy measures – and buys typewriters

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In the wake of the NSA surveillance scandal brought to light by whistleblower Edward Snowden, Russia has decided to take radical measures to avoid...
3D printing of bones can reduce hospital costs

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In what could have a tremendous cost-saving effect especially for hospitals in emerging countries, medics are now experimenting with new ways of healing broken...
Travel feature: Brainless in the desert

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During my hotel career, my numerous “sales trips” to the Middle East often led to unexpected adventure. And thus there I was, one March,...
Canada, Australia issue Mindanao travel warnings

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Canada and Australia have raised travel warnings for their citizens to the Philippines’ second largest island, Mindanao, due to fresh threats of terrorism and...
Doha bank CEO on being a global player

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Inside Investor sat down with Doha Bank Group Chief Executive Officer R. Seetharaman to hear more about the development plans for his institution. Q: Doha...
Thailand, Qatar want to ‘bridge cultural divide’

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The Thai ambassador to Qatar at a cultural event on Thailand recently held in Doha said that both countries will seek "more cultural cooperation"...
Australian mining firm enters Myanmar

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Australian mining firm Eumeralla Resources said in an investors' release on July 1 that it  is looking to advance tin and tungsten exploration in...
Australian academic calls Philippines ‘purgatory’ for poor

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Citing rising inequality between the wealthy and not-so-wealthy, an Australian professor has called the Philippines a "purgatory for the poor". Prof. Gill Boehringer, a former...
Qatar, Singapore move closer for a reason

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Qatar and the wealthy Southeast Asian city state of Singapore have decided to forge closer ties, and this augurs well for both nations. For...
Intellectual property mixed within our meals

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How many times have you sat down for dinner and thought about intellectual property (IP) rights? Never, probably. But the food you eat contains...
What’s behind the leadership change in Qatar?

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Normally, Qatar's internal affairs don't attract that much attention in the world. The small country in the Arabian Gulf, with a population of just...
Thai luxury hotel group to launch resort in Qatar

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Thailand's Minor Hotel Group, best known for its luxury hotel brand Anantara, has said it will be venturing into Qatar and launch its first...