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Ooredoo installs Fever Screening Thermal Camera System at retail shop

The Peninsula In a move designed to further reinforce its complete commitment to protecting the health and safety of staff and customers, Ooredoo has announced the installation of a Fever Screening Thermal Camera System at its Al Sadd retail shop, in partnership with Huawei.The camera screening system is capable of identifying individuals presenting with a...

Nasa to launch first crewed mission from US in decade

Nasa has announced that next month it will launch its first crewed mission from US soil in almost 10 years. The rocket and the spacecraft it is carrying are due to take off from Florida’s Kennedy Space Centre on 27 May, taking two astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS). Both the rocket and spacecraft were...

US oil prices drop to 21-year low as demand dries up

The price of US oil has fallen to a level not seen since 1999, as demand dries up and storage runs out. The price of a barrel of West Texas Intermediate (WTI), the benchmark for US oil, dropped 19.3% to $14.74 a barrel on Monday. The oil market has come under intense pressure during the coronavirus...

China’s virus-hit economy shrinks for first time in decades

China's economy shrank for the first time in decades in the first quarter of the year, as the virus forced factories and businesses to close. The world's second biggest economy contracted 6.8% according to official data released on Friday. The financial toll the coronavirus is having on the Chinese economy will be a huge concern to...