· S. Korean shipbuilders ink 23.6 tln won Qatar LNG vessels reservation deal →
SEOUL, June 1 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's three largest shipbuilders agreed to a 23.6 trillion won (US$19.2 billion) deal that commits them to reserve their liquefied natural gas (LNG) ship construction capacity to meet future orders from Qatar, the Middle Eastern country's state-run petroleum company said Monday.
The New York Times
· Can You Guess the Country? A Geography Photo Quiz for Students →
· How China Compares Internationally In New GDP Figures →
If income per capita were the criterion, then Luxembourg, Qatar, Norway, and Brunei would all rank ahead of the US.
· In the Gulf, migrant workers bear the brunt of the pandemic →
The photos encapsulate the unequal impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the region's 30 million migrant workers, who make up anywhere between 80-90 percent (in Qatar, UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain) to 60-70 percent (in Saudi Arabia, Oman) of labour markets.
· Quarantine: Airlines lobby ministers to exempt 45 ‘air bridge’ countries →
The UAE, including Abu Dhabi and Dubai, is left off the list, along with Qatar, but Saudi Arabia appears.
· Senior minister: No compounds issued for breaking SOPs during Hari Raya Aidilfitri →
“Yesterday 1,085 Malaysians returned home from Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, China, Hong Kong, Egypt, Qatar and the United Kingdom and are undergoing mandatory quarantine as well,” added Ismail.
· Northern Ireland: The checkered history of their early summer internationals →
Northern Ireland's unenviable record of having gone 10 YEARS since last scoring a goal in any late May-June match eventually came to an end in the unlikely setting of Crewe Alexandra's Stadium on 31 May 2015 as a Stuart Dallas strike earned a 1-1 draw in a friendly with Qatar.
· Timeline: How the new coronavirus spread →
In Qatar, infections jumped drastically from 24 to 262 in a single day.
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· 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.”