Boxer Manny Pacquiao to run for Philippine president in 2022

Boxing star Manny Pacquiao said on Sunday he will run for president of the Philippines next year, after railing against corruption in government and what he calls President Rodrigo Duterte’s cozy relationship with China. Read More | Source: Gulf Times…

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Qatar’s industrial production up 1.2% m-o-m in July: PSA

Higher extraction of hydrocarbons and faster pace in the production, especially of refined petroleum products and chemicals, led Doha’s industrial production index (IPI) jump 1.2% month-on-month in July, according to the Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA). Read More | Source: Gulf Times…

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US says Kabul drone strike killed 10 civilians, including children, in ‘tragic mistake’

A drone strike in Kabul last month killed as many as 10 civilians, including seven children, the US military said on Friday, apologizing for what it called a “tragic mistake”. Read More | Source: Gulf Times…

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10,000 migrants packed under Texas bridge

More than 10,000 undocumented migrants, many of them Haitians, are being held under a bridge in Texas yesterday, US officials said, piling new pressure on President Joe Biden’s immigration policy. Read More | Source: Gulf Times…

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Posters, meetings mark start of Shura poll drive

Campaigning for the Shura Council election has started around Qatar following the announcement of the final list on Wednesday, with candidates putting up boards, banners and posters in different constituencies as well as holding campaign meetings. Read More | Source: Gulf Times…

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New York says UNGA delegates must be vaccinated, angering Russia

All leaders and diplomats attending the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York next week will have to provide proof of vaccination, the city government said on Wednesday, sparking anger from Russia. Read More | Source: Gulf Times…

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