The State of Qatar was ranked in sixth place in terms of trade surplus in 2022, up five spots from 2021, with a trade surplus of $ 97.5 billion. According to a report by the Russian "RIA Novosti" news agency, Qatar came ahead of Germany,..
According to a report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Center, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Egypt were three of the top 10 global importers of weapons and arms in the five years prior 2022. (SIPRI). Qatar has risen from sixth to third place ..
China's leader Xi Jinping has secured a historic third term as president from the country's rubber-stamp parliament. It follows a consolidation of power that has made Mr Xi, 69, China's most dominant leader in generations. In the Ch..
Some two millennia ago envoys of China’s powerful Han emperor ventured west until they reached the borders of the wealthy Parthian empire, which stretched from what is now Afghanistan right to the edge of the Mediterranean. The meeting unleashe..
One of China's best-known architects, Ma Yansong, has unveiled his firm's vision for a serene new airport terminal in the northeastern city of Changchun, Jilin province. Intended to resemble a "floating feather" when viewed from ..
A US fighter jet shot down an unidentified object over Canada, the second such incident in North American skies since the dramatic downing of a suspected Chinese spy balloon a week ago. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said a joint US-Canadian milita..
In contrast to a 6.3% increase in the prior three months, Qatar's GDP increased by 4.3% in the third quarter of last year. In response to worries about a probable economic downturn, a top US official stated on Saturday that Qatar's econo..
Hong Kong’s government has announced plans to give away 500,000 free airline tickets as part of efforts to revive its tourism industry and attract visitors back to the city. The “Hello Hong Kong” initiative was unveiled on Thursd..
The global economy will come “perilously close” to a recession this year, led by weaker growth in all the world’s top economies – the United States, Europe and China – the World Bank warned on Tuesday. In an annual re..