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China reports biggest daily Covid-19 case jump in over 5 months

China reports biggest daily Covid-19 case jump in over 5 months

Mainland China saw its biggest daily increase in Covid-19 cases in more than five months, the country's national health authority said on Monday, as new infections in Hebei province surrounding Beijing continued to rise.

Australia back on outbreak alert as state reports jump in virus cases

Australia back on outbreak alert as state reports jump in virus cases

The Australian state of South Australia reported 14 new coronavirus cases on Monday, a dramatic increase from the previous day, prompting the country's other states to tighten internal borders and amid concerns of a new virus hot spot.

QPay witnesses more than 4-fold jump in transactions in 2019

QPay witnesses more than 4-fold jump in transactions in 2019

QPay, Qatar's e-commerce payment gateway, has witnessed a "remarkable" more than four-fold jump in transactions in 2019 and the direct and credit debit system ...

Another record jump in daily Covid-19 infections in India

Another record jump in daily Covid-19 infections in India

India reported another record spike of 28,637 new Covid-19 infections on Sunday, as the virus continues to spread at a rapid pace.

India records biggest single-day jump in coronavirus cases

India records biggest single-day jump in coronavirus cases

India reported its biggest single-day jump in coronavirus cases on Saturday, adding 11,458 confirmed infections and taking the its total count to more than 300,000, according to data ...

Qatar banks post more than 9% jump in total assets in March: QCB

Qatar banks post more than 9% jump in total assets in March: QCB

The credit line of Qatar's commercial banks, especially for the private sector, appears to be strong, thus helping in a more than 9% year-on-year growth in their total assets in March 2020 ...

India sees biggest jump in Covid-19 cases, debate on ending lockdown

India sees biggest jump in Covid-19 cases, debate on ending lockdown

India on Wednesday reported its biggest jump in Covid-19-related deaths and cases in the past 24 hours making a complete easing of a countrywide lockdown on April 15 look unlikely.

Kahramaa sees jump in use of online services

Kahramaa sees jump in use of online services

Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) has witnessed a remarkable increase in the use of its online services of late.

QIB posts 10% year-on-year jump in Q1 net profit to QR685.2mn

QIB posts 10% year-on-year jump in Q1 net profit to QR685.2mn

Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) has reported a 10% year-on-year jump in net profit to QR685.2mn in the first three months of this year.

Hamad Port records robust 76% year-on-year jump in net tonnage

Hamad Port records robust 76% year-on-year jump in net tonnage

Qatar’s maritime sector has remained strong, despite the continuing economic and trade embargo, as Hamad Port witnessed a robust 76% year-on-year growth in net tonnage to 2.53mn tonnes in September this year.

Industries Qatar posts 37% jump in Q1 profit to QR1.3bn

Industries Qatar posts 37% jump in Q1 profit to QR1.3bn

Improved prices and sales volumes helped market heavyweight Industries Qatar — a holding entity of Qatar Petrochemicals, Qatar Fertiliser and Qatar Steel ...

Artist eyes record with giant hillside portrait

Artist eyes record with giant hillside portrait

Armed with a spray gun and lugging buckets of flour, water, and pigment, a French artist has overcome storms and burrowing moles to turn a hectare of Swiss hillside into what is believed to be the world’s largest painting on grass.