19 December 2018
The gender gap across the Middle East and North Africa maintained its positive direction in 2018, although the region still trails every other region in the world in terms of its efforts to achieve...
27 August 2016
For much of the summer, financial markets seem to have discounted the possibility of action by the US Federal Reserve (Fed) in 2016. This was mostly due to a dismal May jobs report and the Brexit...
07 May 2016
The US economy grew by only 0.5% on an annualised basis in the first quarter of 2016, according to official estimates released last week. This represents a continuation of the slowdown witnessed in...
27 February 2016
The British Prime Minister called for a referendum on leaving the European Union (EU) to be held on 23 June. The accession to the EU in 1973 has benefited the UK through freer trade, inflow of...
13 September 2014
Qatar’s labour force is expected to reach 1.7mn by end-2014, adding 120,000 jobs this year, a QNB study has shown, said Gulf Times. After having stagnated during 2009-11, the labour force is now...
27 June 2014
Qatari women outnumber Qatari men by three times in their pursuit for specialisation in cultural programmes, a ministry report reveals.   According to the ‘Cultural Statistics 2014 in Qatar’ report...
04 April 2014
The labour force in Qatar — economically active — increased by four percent to 1.55 million in the fourth quarter of 2013 compared to 1.48m in the third quarter of the year, revealed a Labour Force...
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