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Google, Facebook biz models threat to rights: Amnesty report

AFP San Francisco The data-collection business model fueling Facebook and Google represents a threat to human rights around the world, Amnesty International said in a report Wednesday. The organization argued that offering ..

International perfumes fair opens its doors in Doha

Tribune news network Doha The first edition of the International Perfumes and Cosmetics Exhibition in Qatar, organised by Kuwait International Fair Company, opened its doors to visitors on Thursday in Doha, with the ..

Agreement signed to boost Qatar’s trade ties with Goa

Tribune News Network Doha In a bid to promote trade between Qatar and the Indian state of Goa, Indian Business and Professionals Council (IBPC) in Qatar and Goa Chamber of Commerce signed an agreement on the sidelines of Vibrant Goa ..

AFP Paris The OECD trimmed its outlook for the global economy on Thursday, saying the world was headed for its weakest economic growth since the 2007-2008 financial crisis. Urging governments to invest in digital and climate ..

QNA Doha Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) announced that Fitch Ratings has affirmed its long-term issuer default rating (IDR) as ‘A’ with a “stable” outlook. Fitch defines those entities within ‘A’ rating as exhibiting “high ..

QNA Doha Real estate transactions registered at the Ministry of Justice’s Real Estate Registration Department between November 10 and 14 stood at QR 477.203 million. The department’s weekly report said the trading included empty ..

AFP Frankfurt am Main Ratings agency Moody’s on Thursday slashed its outlook for German banks from “stable” to “negative”, warning their profitability and creditworthiness would “decline” in the coming months. “Banks’ weak ..

AFP Beijing World Bank chief David Malpass urged China on Thursday to further open up its economy and reduce state subsidies, echoing key demands made by the United States in protracted trade war negotiations. Malpass made the ..

AFP Washington US central bankers last month dismissed the idea of taking interest rates into negative territory, something President Donald Trump has called for many times, according to meeting minutes released on Wednesday. ..

dpa Beijing The International Monetary Fund’s chief warned on Thursday that trade tensions and resulting uncertainties could shave off 0.8 per cent of global gross domestic product (GDP) by next year. The global economy is in a ..

Tribune news network Doha The Indonesia Expo 2019, the first solo Indonesian products exhibition, was successfully held in Doha from November 17-19. Variety of Indonesian products were showcased in the event, which attracted ..