Repeat victory for H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Thani’s Ebraz in G1 (PA) Qatar International Stakes rounding off Qatar Goodwood Festival

The fifth day and finale of QREC-sponsored Qatar Goodwood Festival came with a massive Qatari victory when H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani’s Ebraz won the G1 P/A Qatar International Stakes for four-year-old and older Arabians, for the second year on the spin. Ebraz managed to keep his title in the opener of the eight-race card and give a second success in the prestigious event for his trainer Julian Smart and his jockey Maxime…

"Repeat victory for H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Thani’s Ebraz in G1 (PA) Qatar International Stakes rounding off Qatar Goodwood Festival"

Apple removes thousands of game apps from China store – research firm

Shanghai, Apple Inc removed 29,800 apps from its Chinese app store on Saturday, including more than 26,000 games, according to data from research firm Qimai.   The takedowns come amid a crackdown on unlicensed games by Chinese authorities.   Apple did not immediately respond to a request for comment, a report by Reuters said.   Earlier this year, Apple gave game publishers an end-of-June deadline to submit a government-issued licence number enabling users to make…

"Apple removes thousands of game apps from China store – research firm"

Samsung Electronics to halt production at its last computer factory in China

Seoul, Samsung Electronics Co (005930.KS) will halt operations of its last computer factory in China, the South Korean tech giant said on Saturday, the latest manufacturer to shift production from the world’s second-biggest economy.   Companies are rethinking their production and supply chains amid rising Chinese labour costs, a U.S.-China trade war and the blow from the COVID-19 pandemic, Reuters reported.   Around half the 1,700 employees on contract at Samsung Electronics Suzhou Computer will…

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UAE: 254 cases; 346 recoveries.

Abu Dhabi, The Ministry of Health and Prevention reported 254  cases after conducting 42268 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, taking the total to 60,223 infections.   It pointed out that an additional 346 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 54,255. No fatalities were reported.     Source: Bahrain News Agency

"UAE: 254 cases; 346 recoveries."

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed exchanges Eid greetings with GCC Secretary General

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, exchanged Eid Al Adha greetings with Secretary General of Gulf Cooperation Council, GCC, for Arab States, Dr. Naif Al Hajraf. In a phone call , the two sides discussed the state of affairs of the GCC joint action and a range of issues of mutual interest. H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan was briefed by Dr. Naif Al Hajraf about…

"H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed exchanges Eid greetings with GCC Secretary General"

CGTN:Why Chinese military enjoys extensive support from the people

BEIJING, Aug. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Two serious disasters stroke China this year – the COVID-19 pandemic and catastrophic floods along the Yangtze River in a scale unprecedented in over two decades. The Chinese military troops have played significant roles in disaster relief. Officially known as the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA), the country’s military […]

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