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World Cup Host #Qatar Tries to Build Its Way Out of Covid - Bloomberg

World Cup Host Qatar Tries to Build Its Way Out of Covid - Bloomberg It’s pretty much business as normal at Lusail, a half-built metropolis north of Doha’s main corniche. At least 20 cranes dot the dusty skyline as a dozen workers toil on the roof of a hotel site overlooking a new artificial island. Trucks ply around a giant mound of sand.If the coronavirus, global economic squeeze and the future of hydrocarbons are raising questions about the viability of projects across the Gulf, you’d never k...
Tags: Travel, Qatar, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Doha, Gulf, Lusail, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Covid Bloomberg, Host Qatar Tries


List of sports events affected by the new coronavirus

ARCHERYISSF International Solidarity Championships in Dhaka, Bangladesh from Feb. 22-28 postponed.World Cup in Shanghai from May 4-10 cancelled.ATHLETICSWorld indoor championships in Nanjing from March 13-15 postponed to March 2021.World half marathon championships in Gdynia, Poland on March 29 postponed to Oct. 17.Hong Kong Marathon on Feb. 9 cancelled.Asian indoor championships in Hangzhou from Feb. 12-13 cancelled.Asian cross-country championships in Hong Kong on March 29 postponed.Tokyo Mara...


#Qatar pins growth hopes on domestic renewal | Financial Times

Qatar pins growth hopes on domestic renewal | Financial Times:Doha’s newly opened metro system whisks travellers at 100km/h below the gnarly traffic that bedevils the streets of Qatar’s capital.The Japanese-built carriages serve 13 stations on the part-opened red line, the first of three that will connect the city centre to far-flung suburbs including the new city of Lusail, where the final of the Fifa World Cup will be held in December 2022.If neighbouring Dubai’s 10-year-old metro is any guide...
Tags: Travel, Qatar, Dubai, Doha, Financial Times, Lusail, Rupert Neil Bumfrey


Qatar attempts to build its way out of a blockade

Qatar attempts to build its way out of a blockade:"North of Qatar’s capital, the new city of Lusail is a maze of empty streets and semi-completed towers. Dozens of cranes loom over construction sites. Signs indicate directions to the sole government building operating in the area, the economy ministry.The occasional glimpse of washing drying on a balcony is the only evidence of daily life in this waterfront city near Doha, which is planned to accommodate 200,000 people. Yet come 2022, Lusail’s 8...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Egypt, Doha, Lusail, United Arab Emirates Bahrain, Foster Partners, Rupert Neil Bumfrey


Qatar central bank to issue about as much riyal debt in 2018 as in 2017

Qatar central bank to issue about as much riyal debt in 2018 as in 2017:"Qatar’s central bank plans to issue roughly the same amount of riyal debt in 2018 as it did in 2017, when it issued 47.5 billion riyals ($13.0 billion), including 18.5 billion riyals of bonds and sukuk, its governor was quoted as saying on Tuesday. Sheikh Abdullah bin Saud al-Thani was speaking in an interview with the Arabic-language Lusail newspaper. "'via Blog this' [Author: [email protected] (Rupert Neil Bumfrey)]
Tags: Travel, Qatar, Lusail, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Abdullah bin Saud al Thani


Growth strategies to reinforce role of Qatari capital market, says QSE’s Al Mansoori - The Peninsula Qatar

Growth strategies to reinforce role of Qatari capital market, says QSE’s Al Mansoori - The Peninsula Qatar:"Qatar’s ongoing strategies to transform the competitive dynamics of the country’s capital market is set to expand the role of the local market in financing business ventures, widening ownership of assets and generate returns on long-term savings. In this free-wheeling interview to  the Arabic business daily Lusail, published today, Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) R...
Tags: Travel, Qatar, Lusail, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Qatar Stock Exchange, Peninsula Qatar, Qatar Stock Exchange QSE, QSE, Rashid bin Ali al Mansoori


Qatar, Oman set up $416m joint venture to assemble buses - The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar, Oman set up $416m joint venture to assemble buses - The Peninsula Qatar:"The foundation of mega vehicle assembling unit, which is a joint venture of Mowasalat Qatar and Oman Investment Fund (OIF), will be laid today in Al Duqm Special Economic Zone, Oman. It is a $416m joint venture between Mowasalat, Qatar’s public transport company and Oman Investment Fund (OIF). The new vehicle assembling unit will be named Karwa Automotors. The facility will assemble big buses, school buses, cars. Acc...
Tags: Travel, Oman, Lusail, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Peninsula Qatar, Qatar Oman, Mowasalat Qatar, Al Duqm Special Economic Zone Oman, Mowasalat, Oman Investment Authority


UPDATE 1-Qatar sovereign fund said to plan new foreign investments despite sanctions

UPDATE 1-Qatar sovereign fund said to plan new foreign investments despite sanctions:"Qatar's sovereign wealth fund, with around $300 billion to its name, is shrugging off the country's diplomatic crisis with its neighbours and planning to expand its holdings.Its chief executive was quoted on Wednesday as saying there were no plans to liquidate foreign assets -- as some investors had speculated -- and that the fund would soon announce big new international investments."We have just completed a t...
Tags: Travel, Qatar, Qatar Investment Authority, Lusail, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Abdullah bin Mohamed bin Saud al Thani


Langham Hospitality Group Marks First Foray Into Qatar With Real Estate Services Group To Develop Langham Place Hotel In Lusail City, Doha

Langham Hospitality Group has signed its first hotel in Qatar with the announcement of Langham Place, Lusail, Doha. Located in the newly planned city of Lusail which 23 kilometers north of the capital of Doha, the luxury hotel will comprise of 238 rooms, 90 luxury serviced residences and 56 residences units within the development's new marina waterfront. Developed by RSG (Real Estate Services Group) and managed by Langham Hospitality Group, the hotel will be part of the first phase o...
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