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Covid-19: Auckland City withdraws from lucrative Fifa Club World Cup in Qatar (source — www.stuff.co.nz) 15/01/2021 23:53:29

Pandemic forces Auckland City to withdraw from tournament typically worth about $1 million for participation.

Challenges for Malaysia Airlines (source — www.thesundaily.my) 14/01/2021 11:00:00

By CAPT MOHD KAMIL ABU BAKARThe airline business is not easy to run and it is hard to make it profitable. There are a lot of challenges to encounter along the way, but it is necessary to have them. Ot...

Video: Car enters after 3 years as Saudi-Qatar borders reopen (source — www.khaleejtimes.com) 09/01/2021 15:12:09

A Covid-19 health centre has been set up at Saudi's Salwa border crossing with Qatar.

A380 future looks bleak (source — www.thesundaily.my) 06/01/2021 09:59:26

Following the Part 1 of Malaysian Airlines, the Airbus A380 story that came out on Jan 5, 2021. Here is the link to that story: http://ipaper.thesundaily.my/epaper/viewer.aspx?publication=The%20Sun%20...

AP Top Stories January 5 P (source — rssfeeds.usatoday.com) 06/01/2021 02:51:50

Here's the latest for Tuesday, January 5th: Voting underway in Georgia Senate runoff; UK goes into third national lockdown; Gulf Arab leaders sign agreement on Qatar; Baseball great Hank Aaron gets CO...

2020 - The year football met its match (source — www.thesundaily.my) 26/12/2020 05:42:28

KUALA LUMPUR: March 18, 2020, will forever be etched in the memory of local football fans as the day the nation’s number one sport came to a standstill.Surely nobody could have imagined the world’s mo...

AP Interview: Qatar plans 'normal' World Cup after vaccines (source — www.independent.co.uk) 07/12/2020 01:15:22

Qatar is now planning for a “complete normal” World Cup in 2022 after the rapid progress in producing vaccines for the coronavirus

Biden set to announce economics team as US braces for post-holiday Covid surge – live updates (source — www.theguardian.com) 30/11/2020 13:27:06

President-elect will receive presidential daily briefing, while recovering from fractured foot sustained over weekendNeera Tanden and Cecilia Rouse nominations expected shortlyUS hits four million mon...

Qatar firms’ failure to pay leaves migrant workers destitute – report (source — www.theguardian.com) 26/11/2020 10:30:51

Despite government measures, thousands left struggling during Covid outbreak as companies withhold salaries and benefits, research showsCompanies in Qatar have failed to pay “hundreds of millions of d...

8 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation (source — www.scoop.co.nz) 25/11/2020 03:19:00

There are eight new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today, all in managed isolation. There are no new community cases.  One person arrived on 19 November from Finland via Sweden and Qa...

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