Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa), Qatar Electricity and Water Company (QEWC) and Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the implementation of an internship-based education and training programme in Japan
Ministry hosts seminar on role of awards in promoting creativity
As part of the Qatari Forum for Authors’ initiatives in activating the cultural factor in society, the forum organised a seminar entitled “The Awards’ Role in Promoting Creativity”, at the Ministry of Culture and Sports in the presence of intellectuals and interested parties.
Iran’s supreme leader yesterday ruled out negotiations with the US “at any level”, as tensions mounted between the arch-foes after Washington blamed Tehran for weekend attacks on Saudi oil installations.
France to press to drop Sudan from blacklist
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said yesterday that France will press to drop Sudan from the US blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism and to support efforts to reintegrate the country into the international community.
US manufacturing output increased solidly in August, boosted by a surge in the production of machinery and other goods, but the outlook for factories remains weak amid rising headwinds from trade tensions and slowing global economies.
Connectivity, a key focus at Sibos 2019 amidst trade divergence
After a year of uncertainty about the impact of global trade wars, we are seeing the real impact in 2019 with forecasts for lower growth of trade. According to WTO, mounting trade tensions, an increase in trade-restrictive measures and continuing economic uncertainty created real challenges for worl
Qatari 400m hurdler Abderrahman Samba has spoken about his excitement ahead of the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019.
Eight defending champions in powerful US team for Doha
Eight world champions and 13 Olympic champions feature on USA’s team for the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, which will be held from 27 September until 6 October.
Tori Bowie, Kori Carter, Emma Coburn, Phyllis Francis, Justin Gatlin, Sam Kendricks, Brittney Reese and Christian Taylor wi
Patients who spend the night in the emergency room may get much less rest than patients who sleep in beds in hospital rooms, a small study suggests. For the study, researchers surveyed 49 emergency room patients waiting to be admitted to the hospital and 44 people already admitted to inpatient wards
Israel polls make no difference to Palestinians
When British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced his plan to suspend parliament, I was visiting Orkney with my wife, Penny. It was the last week of a month-long stay in Scotland, and it took a day for the news to reach us.
South Korea’s military spending has North worried
South Korea and North Korea have continued to pour resources into modernising their militaries despite a frenzy of diplomacy since 2018, data shows, creating a point of tension that has sharpened as talks have stalled.
There are numerous literary groups in Qatar promoting Urdu literature, particularly poetry. Bazm-e-Urdu Qatar (BUQ) is, however, the oldest organisation that started working in 1959 when they held their first poetic symposium in Qatar.
The second Aspire Lake Festival took spectators through half-hour ‘magical journey,’ featuring more than 40 artists and experts with a showcase of theatrical performances and fireworks displays at Aspire Park.
Newly opened Orbital Highway Phase-I, Qatar
Almost two-third of the ambitious Orbital Highway and Truck Route linking the newly constructed Hamad Port in Mesaieed with the Ras Laffan Industrial City on the northern side is ready now.