Canada at 'crossroads' in battling COVID-19 as cases accelerate nationally, officials say
Canada is at a "crossroads" in controlling COVID-19 and actions of individual Canadians will determine whether cases continue to rise or can come under control, according to the latest projections from the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC).
Air industry urges rapid testing instead of quarantine
Qatar to host 4th Arab Digital Content Forum on October 5
Qatar is hosting the 4th Arab Digital Content Forum on October 5-7 under the theme “The Future of Arabic Content on the Internet.”
Msheireb Museums’ first design contest now open
Msheireb Museums has announced an open invitation for designers and the general public to join in its first design competition which will focus on designing gift products which will be sold at the museum gift shop.
Expats can change work organisation within 90 days of residency expiry
Expatriates can change their work organisation even within 90 days from the date of expiry of their residency permits, according to the new ministerial decision published in the official gazette yesterday.
Relatives of 12 Hong Kong people arrested by China demand access for own lawyers
Relatives of some of the 12 Hong Kong people arrested by China at sea last month demanded the city's government check on their condition and ensure lawyers appointed by the families and not the Chinese government, can meet with them.
India passes farm bills amid protest from opposition parties
India's parliament on Sunday passed new bills the government says will make it easier for farmers to sell their produce directly to big buyers, despite growing protest from opposition parties and a long-time ally of the ruling party. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said the new laws will reform antiquated laws and remove middlemen from agriculture trade,
Triathlete Mentrida grateful for praise after selfless act
Spain's World Cup-winning football captain Iker Casillas was among those who praised Mentrida's selfless act on social media
Table Tennis: Qatar to host Asian Championships in 2021
Qatar will stage the 2021 Men's and Women's Asian Table Tennis Championships, it was announced yesterday.
Turkish International Cengiz Ünder Joins Leicester City On Loan
Leicester City Football Club have agreed terms with A.S. Roma for the loan of Turkish international Cengiz Ünder until the end of the season, subject to Premier League and international clearance.
Fifa rule change boosts new-look China’s World Cup hopes
The Chinese men’s national football team have been given another boost in their hopes to qualify for a second Fifa World Cup with a new rule change.At a virtual congress on Friday, Fifa members approved a change to eligibility rules that allows players to switch national teams even if they have represented an age group side in official competition.
NU-Q explores how smartphones are reshaping journalism
The smartphone has disrupted the news media by both expanding the reach of journalism and diminishing the relationship between the producer of the news and its consumer.
'Indian Paunch League': Stars pilloried for 'healthy waistlines' in IPL opener
Leading cricketers from Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings have been slammed for their "healthy waistlines" during the opening match of the Indian Premier League in Abu Dhabi. Some players were returning to professional cricket for the first time in six months after global sport was put on hold amid the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.