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Coronavirus: Qatar Airways cabin crew will wear HAZMAT suits (source — ) 21/05/2020 19:57:10

The suits are part of a raft of measures that the Doha-based airline is introducing from Monday (May 25) as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Passengers will receive a modified in-flight service.

Wisma Putra seeking to bring home Malaysian students from UK (source — 21/05/2020 15:59:16

KUALA LUMPUR: The Foreign Ministry is planning to bring home Malaysian students in the United Kingdom (UK) in the near future but is facing problems arranging the flights.Wisma Putra, in a statement t...

Qatar 2022 World Cup organisers want tournament to be 'celebration' of humanity after Covid-19 pandemic (source — 20/05/2020 22:17:00

The 2022 World Cup in Qatar will not be delayed by coronavirus and can present a chance for people to celebrate once the pandemic has passed, says the man leading the planning for the tournament.

Coronavirus: Qatar reports 966 new Covid-19 cases (source — 20/05/2020 16:25:25

The country currently has over 30,481 active cases.

Coronavirus: Qatar reports 1,491 new Covid-19 cases (source — 20/05/2020 16:25:25

The country currently has over 30,481 active cases.

Coronavirus pandemic: Qatar rolls out harsh penalty for not wearing masks (source — 18/05/2020 21:39:05

The Gulf nation of Qatar is serious about enforcing face masks amid the coronavirus pandemic, with violators facing up to three years in prison.

Qatar has world’s toughest coronavirus punishments with three years prison and £45k fine if you don’t wear a face mask (source — 18/05/2020 16:18:06

QATAR has announced the world’s toughest coronavirus laws – with three years in jail for anyone caught not wearing a face mask. The Gulf state – which is still building venues for th...

Coronavirus live news: record daily cases in South Africa as India extends lockdown (source — 18/05/2020 02:59:41

Daily death tolls fall in UK, Spain and Italy; Qatar makes masks mandatory on pain of prison; global infections pass 4.7 million. Follow the latest updatesCovid-19 cases in Brazil surpass Italy South ...

Qatar imposes mandatory masks on pain of prison (source — 17/05/2020 16:15:00

DOHA: Qatar on Sunday began enforcing the world’s toughest penalties of up to three years’ imprisonment for failing to wear masks in public, as it battles one of the world’s highest coronavirus infect...

Malaysian students stranded in UK seek help (source — 15/05/2020 06:25:38

PETALING JAYA: The High Commission of Malaysia in London has been swamped with calls for help from Malaysians students stranded in the UK. It was said to have received 1,500 requests from students to ...

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