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Arabian Gulf

Philippines stops sending workers to Qatar, fearing food riots

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The Philippines on June 6 blocked the deployment of new overseas workers to Qatar as the gas-rich Gulf state started grappling with a diplomatic...
Myanmar-China oil pipeline opens, greatly reduces shipping time

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Myanmar finally opened a new crude oil pipeline in January linking its western coast with China’s southern province of Yunnan, cutting shipping time for...
Dubai plans 2,000-seat opera house

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Dubai is set to make a lasting contribution to the performing arts and events sector with Dubai Opera, a 2,000-seat multi-format venue for opera,...
Malaysia to join GCC Security Council

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Malaysia will serve as non-permanent member of the Security Council of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), the political and economic union of Arab states, for...
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...
Searching for soul in a brand

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There are many facets to how a brand is built. Yet when you break down the many strong national brands globally, you can't but ask what were the bases to their creation, their formation and their endurance, writes Firoz Abdul Hamid.
GCC and ASEAN extend cooperation pact

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Gulf countries and ASEAN have extended a memorandum of understanding on an action plan that commits both regions to enhanced cooperation in trade and...
ADB

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Manila-based Asian Development Bank has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) to help all member countries to adopt unique...