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China’s economy slows, growth dips to 6.1 per cent in 2019

Beijing, China’s economy grew by 6.1 per cent in 2019, the slowest rate in almost 30 years, against the backdrop of a trade war with the United States, according to official data.

According to DPA, the economy slowed from 6.6 …

Malaysia Airlines suspends Boeing 737 MAX deliveries

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Airlines said on Wednesday it had suspended deliveries of 25 Boeing 737 MAX jets, citing the plane’s delayed return to service since it was grounded last year following two fatal crashes.

The decision represents another setback for …

Bahrain is on right path of digital transformation

Manama, Bahrain is treading on the right path of the economic digitization, thanks to the necessary regulatory framework, and infrastructure development to support the smooth digital transformation at the national level.

This was the crux of the two-day BBK Digital …

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed holds talks with Prime Minister of Japan.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, held talks with Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, who is on an official visit to the UAE.…

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Japan’s Prime Minster witness signing of UAE-Japan Strategic Energy Cooperation Agreement.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, witnessed today the signing of the UAE-Japan Strategic Energy Cooperation Agreement …

iGA Chief: Infrastructure, legislation key to success in attracting technology investment

Manama, The Bahrain government’s vision for its digital transformation was highlighted by Information and eGovernment Authority (iGA) Chief Executive, Mohammed Ali Al Qaed, at BBK Digital Economy Forum and Expo 2020, held at the Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay.

In …

Digital infrastructure development is crucial towards economy digitization

Manama, As Bahrain is moving to digital transformation, the provision of digital infrastructure will remain a starting point towards digitization of the national economy.

Kamal bin Ahmed, Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications, during a ministerial session at the opening day …

Asian stocks rise ahead of US-China trade pact

Beijing, Asian stock markets rose Monday as investors shrugged off weaker-than-expected American jobs data and looked ahead to the signing of a U.S.-Chinese trade pact.

Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Southeast Asia advanced. Japanese markets were closed for …