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QIA plans to invest up to $20bn in ‘Greater Asia’ over five years
November 22, 2014
Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund plans to invest up to $20bn in “Greater Asia” over the next five years as part of portfolio diversification, said Qatar Investment Authority chief executive officer, HE Ahmed al-Sayed.

“In the region we plan to invest (initially) between $15bn and $20bn… it could be more… it could be less. It depends on the time. The timing and market situation will govern our final decision to execute investments. But...
 
 
SWFs’ Doha meeting adopts 3-year strategic plan to enhance investments
November 22, 2014
World’s leading sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) yesterday unanimously agreed upon a “Doha Agreement”, adopting a three-year strategic plan to ensure free flow of long-term global capital and strong real returns for the progeny; even as they asked recipient countries to be more transparent.

Moreover, 21 more countries are planning to establish SWFs; these were disclosed by the International Forum of SWFs (IFSWF), which held its sixth annual meeting here,...
 
November 22, 2014

Visiting Philippine Labour Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz will meet Qatar’s Minister of Labour and Social Welfare HE Abdullah Saleh Mubarak al-Khulaifi today to discuss issues affecting overseas Filipino workers (OFWs).


Some of the topics that may be brought up include employer’s compliance with the Philippine government’s reform package for household service"...

 
 
November 22, 2014

A child can drown in as little as 5cm of water in less than two minutes, a senior official has said, highlighting the need to spread awareness about water-related accidents and precautionary measures.


Informative sessions on water safety around homes, pools and beaches drew huge crowds to the Kulluna for Health and Safety stand at the second Qatar International Boat Show"...