The China Post
· Long-haul carrier Emirates says it fires staff amid virus →
Previously, Abu Dhabi-based Etihad and Doha-based Qatar Airways similarly fired staff as countries shut down their airspace as the virus spread.
· Sachin Tendulkar once reminded us he won world cup after six attempts, so we remain motivated: Sandesh Jhingan →
From playing tough games against Nepal to giving tough time to Qatar in Qatar — Indian football has experienced a lot in recent times.”
The Wall Street Journal
· Natural Gas Is Losing Its Shine for Ship Operators →
Jason Feer, head of business intelligence at energy broker Poten & Partners Inc., told an energy webinar this week that major producers such as Qatar, Nigeria and Malaysia have seen no demand for cargoes offered on the spot market.
· Wars without end: why is there no peaceful solution to so much global conflict? →
Libya is a classic case of a state of chaos deliberately fed and manipulated by external powers, in this instance Turkey, Qatar, Russia, Egypt and the UAE.
· Horse racing's return: Five viewpoints on the sport's comeback →
Oisin Murphy was crowned champion jockey in October and is the number one rider for the prestigious Qatar Racing owners.
· Afghanistan's Abdullah says ready for Taliban talks 'at any time' →
A US-Taliban agreement signed in February in Qatar's capital, Doha, stipulated that the Afghan government would release up to 5,000 Taliban prisoners while the Taliban would free about 1,000 Afghan security forces personnel.
· Karolina Pliskova calls men 'super weak' for worrying about equal pay in tennis →
Pliskova has not played since the Qatar Open in February because of the coronavirus pandemic shutting down the WTA Tour and there will be no resumption before the end of July.
· Karolina Pliskova says male players who complain about equal prize money are ‘super weak’ →
Pliskova has not played since the Qatar Open in February due to the coronavirus pandemic shutting down the WTA Tour, and there will be no resumption before the end of July.
· Virus tracing apps: Which countries are doing what →
A number of Gulf countries including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, and Bahrain have rolled out bluetooth tracing apps ― Doha has even made its use mandatory, warning that violators face up to three years in jail, prompting a rare backlash over privacy concerns.
· MotoGP races in Britain, Australia canceled amid pandemic →
The first two MotoGP events of the year in Qatar and Thailand were canceled on March 2 because of travel restrictions.