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Emir, Brazil President hold talks

The Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and Brazil President Dilma Rousseff  held talks at the Emiri Diwan yesterday. The two sides agreed to set up a joint committee to promote cooperation in all fields. The Deputy Emir H H Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al Thani was also present. ...


Qatar Airways joins Interpol to enhance travel security

DOHA: As part of efforts to enhance international travel security, Qatar Airways (QA) has signed an agreement with Interpol to use the global police organisation’s ‘I-Checkit’ system to screen the passports of its passengers against Interpol’s Stolen and Lost Travel Documents database. In a statement, QA said with the singing of the deal, it has become the first full-service airline to use...

Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry announces 2nd CSR Qatar

Doha, Qatar, November 07 , 2014 – As the need to adopt a sustainable social and economic model becomes more apparent for regional economies, Qatar is preparing for the next step in its journey toward inclusive growth by hosting the 2nd edition of the annual CSR Qatar. The three-day conference will take place at Marriott Marquis City Center Doha Hotel from 1st to 3rd December 2014, the Qatar...

Nobel Prize in Economics Awarded to Jean Tirole

Nobel Prize in Economics Awarded to Jean Tirole

Frenchman Wins for Analysis of Market Power and Regulation Jean Tirole, a French economist whose theories about the behavior of large companies underpin modern antitrust regulation, won this year’s...

by Bila Safar

British duo in running for Nobel prize for economics

British duo in running for Nobel prize for economics

University of Chicago professors Eugene Fama and Lars Peter Hansen, who won the Nobel economics prize in 2013. They shared it with Yale University’s Robert Shiller. Photograph: UPI The Nobel prize for economics will be awarded tomorrow and there are plenty of candidates in the running for the 8m Swedish krona (£775,000) award. Last year the Royal...

Qatar is Germany’s most important Arab investor

German Ambassador Angelika Storz Chakarji DOHA: With huge trade and investment relations with Germany, Qatar has been accorded as the “most important Arab investor” by the Europe’s largest economy. And the recently concluded first...

Delta Partners Corporate Finance Advises Telecom Operators in Deals Totalling More Than $1 Billion in Africa, Asia and the Middle East

DUBAI, UAE, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Delta Partners Corporate Finance acted as sole strategic and financial advisor on transactions worth more than $1 billion (~€801 million) during the course of 2014 helping telecom...

Large Solar Panel Manufacturing Facility Opened in Qatar

Qatar Solar Energy has launched an enormous solar panel factory in Qatar, and they even want to expand production further to 2.5 GW. Qatar, a country located halfway down the west coast of the Arabian Gulf, has an arid...

Red Bull Flying Bach returns to Doha on November 22nd

Four-times breakdance world champs dance to Johann Sebastian Bach Red Bull Flying Bach returns to Doha on November 22nd

Bach and break dance do not fit? With their fascinating Red Bull Flying Bach performance, four times break dancing world champions Flying Steps and opera director Christoph Hagel prove quite the opposite....

Blue’s outdoor terrace with private Gazebos now open at Grand Heritage Doha Hotel and Spa

Blue’s outdoor terrace with private Gazebos now open at Grand Heritage Doha Hotel and Spa

3rd November 2014| DOHA Grand Heritage Doha Hotel and Spa has announced it has reopened the outdoor terrace at one of its popular restaurants, Blue. Having Doha’s cooler weather finally arrive, guests...

Unexpected ways to wake up your brain

Tea or coffee is often the favoured brew for those who are tired and in need of a caffeine boost. But is this really the best way to make ourselves more alert? Michael Mosley tested caffeine against...

Aqua aerobics and water sports

Although traditional workout methods are preferred by a wide majority, aqua exercises are being pursued by many for variety in their exercise routine and to break the monotony and boredom of gym routines....

CMU-Q architecture students fascinated by the amalgamation of knowledge, culture & religion at the upcoming Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies building

CMU-Q students visit QFIS

DOHA, QATAR – Fourteen students from Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, who completed an architecture course this spring, took a tour of the iconic Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies (QFIS) building,...

Qatar supports education for Palestinian youth

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HE Qatar’s Ambassador to Belgium, Sheikh Ali Bin Jassim Al Thani met at the Qatar embassy premises in Brussels on Wednesday Pierre Krähenbühl, the Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief...

Qatar e-Nature school contest: Winners receive prizes

Doha 31st May 2014: Saoud Hassan Mahdi al Haddad of Al Wafaa Model Independent School received the Qatar e-Nature school contest grand prize at a ceremony held on Thursday. The contest, organized by Friends...

SEC adopts new criteria for school fee hike

Doha 06th May 2014: Qatar’s Supreme Council of Education (SEC) on Monday said that it will adopt scientific and transparent evaluation methods to deal with requests from private schools to increase...