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SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

QATAR

Ooredoo sells cheap SIM cards in Myanmar

YANGON, QATAR: Qatari telecommunications firm Ooredoo began selling low-cost SIM cards in Myanmar, opening up access to mobile services in one of the world's virtually untapped phone markets.

5 Aug 2014

QATAR

IATA predicts airline profits of US$18bn this year

DOHA, QATAR: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said it expects airline companies to record combined net profit of US$18bn this year.

3 Jun 2014

QATAR

Doha climate talks draw to a close

DOHA, QUATAR: UN talks seeking to halt the march of global warming ended in Doha Friday (7 December) with a number of key points outstanding: extending the greenhouse gas-curbing Kyoto Protocol and funding for poor countries.

10 Dec 2012

SOUTH AFRICA

SA, Qatar strengthen relations

Infrastructure development between South Africa and Qatar is set to intensify in the future. This emerged after a meeting between President Jacob Zuma and Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani in Doha during a visit by Zuma, who stopped over in Qatar earlier this week while en route to the World Economic Forum, set to take place in Davos.

26 Jan 2012

UNITED STATES

Unemployment, inflation worries hit consumer confidence

NEW YORK, US: Consumer confidence fell in 25 out of 52 countries in Q4 2010 as hope for a global economic recovery evaporated at the end of last year, according to the latest edition of the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index, which tracks consumer confidence, major concerns and spending intentions among online consumers.

27 Jan 2011

UNITED STATES

Hope for full global economic recovery in 2010 diminishes

NEW YORK, US: After an upbeat start to the year with two consecutive quarters of increases in optimism, global consumer confidence fell three points in September to an Index of 90 as consumers' hopes for a full economic recovery this year fades in most parts of the world, according to the latest edition of the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index.

27 Oct 2010

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