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QATAR AIRWAYS ANNOUNCES INCREASE IN EDINBURGH FLIGHTS

QATAR AIRWAYS ANNOUNCES INCREASE IN EDINBURGH FLIGHTS

Qatar Airways is pleased to announce the launch of double-daily flights from Edinburgh in the new year.  International connectivity is vital for economic growth and the increased frequency of flights underlines the commitment to Scotland, providing a route network that continues to grow in scale and reach. Qatar Airways have taken recent deliveries of even…

Roddy Gow – Scotland could help China score big on world football stage

Roddy Gow – Scotland could help China score big on world football stage

For decades, the Chinese have been lamenting and making jokes about the poor playing of their soccer teams. “Football is my favourite game,” Deng Xiaoping, Chairman Mao’s successor, said in the 1950s. “But when I watch China play, I feel like I’m suffocating.”   Since these comments, made in a country characterised by long term…

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Xi and Modi Trade Confrontation for Comity at Another Informal Summit

At their second informal summit in as many years, China’s Xi Jinping and India’s Narendra Modi, arguably the two most powerful leaders in Asia, eschewed confrontation for the sake of plodding along. While they hobnobbed in the seaside town of Mamallapuram in southern India earlier this month, they did little to resolve underlying border tensions…

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