Daily Archives: July 22, 2020

Regional Index for Medical Tourism Taps Dubai as Top Destination in the Arab World

Summary: – 2020-21 Medical Tourism Index released during COVID-19 global pandemic – Dubai maintains its authority as top Arab destination for the second edition in a row – Dubai and Abu Dhabi significantly rise in rankings in the Global Medical Tourism Index WEST PALM BEACH, Florida, July 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The International Healthcare Research […]

Virgin Hyperloop Appoints Raja Narayanan as Chief Financial Officer

Raja joins Virgin Hyperloop from Hyundai Aptiv Joint Venture where he focused on enabling the commercialization of L4 autonomous driving technology LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, Virgin Hyperloop announced the appointment of Raja Narayanan as Chief Financial Officer. Raja will oversee all finance and business development functions for Virgin Hyperloop as the […]

Single-lane closure on Ali Bin Amur Al Attiya and Museum Streets

The Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ announces traffic closure on one lane of Ali Bin Amur Al Attiya Street beginning from Al Rufaa Intersection towards Al Meena Intersection, along with the closure of one lane of Museum Street beginning from the roundabout known as Museum Roundabout towards Slata Intersection (Al Muthaf). This diversion, implemented in coordination

Qatar Airways launches multibillion dollar investment arbitrations against the UAE, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Egypt

DOHA, Qatar, Qatar Airways Group Q.C.S.C., owner and operator of Qatar Airways, the award-winning flag carrier of the State of Qatar, has launched four international investment arbitrations against the United Arab Emirates, the Kingdom of Bahrain, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the Arab Republic of Egypt. Since 2017, the four aforementioned states have imposed

Euro stands tall as investors bet recovery hampers dollar

Singapore, The euro stood at an 18-month high, silver soared and commodities forged ahead on Wednesday, as economic recovery hopes drove bets on rebounding world demand and a falling U.S. dollar.   Stock markets in Asia ground higher, except in Australia where a surge in coronavirus infections put pressure on bank and travel shares and

Last Qantas 747 prepares to depart Sydney for Mojave retirement

Sydney, Qantas Airways Ltd chief executive Alan Joyce signed the carrier’s last Boeing Co  747 jet at Sydney airport on Wednesday, shortly before it was due to fly to the Mojave Desert for a retirement brought forward by the coronavirus pandemic.   The journey marks the final flight for a Qantas 747 after 49 years

Subscription in 21st Issue of Government Development Bond through BHB commences

Manama, Bahrain Bourse (BHB) announced that as of Thursday, 23rd of July, and according to the invitation announced by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB), Bahraini and Non-Bahraini investors can directly subscribe through the primary market of BHB in the Government Development Bond Issue 21 (BHD 150 million) that has been issued by the CBB on

Saudi reports 2,331 cases; 3,139 recoveries

Manama, The Ministry of Health confirmed 2,331 new  cases of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number to 258,156 cases, including 45,157 active cases receiving necessary medical care. Of these, 2,143 infected patients are in critical condition,  while the others are stable.   The ministry said that as many as 3,139 cases have recovered, raising the total recoveries to 210,398. It pointed out that 44 infected patients