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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