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September 3, 2016
The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), a global initiative of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), will host a forum on its Global Diffusion for Health Innovation (GDHI) project during its 2016 conference in Doha this
November.
GDHI is a research project funded by QF for the WISH Summit. It explores how frontline health workers and healthcare leaders in six different parts of the world source innovations to meet their needs....
 

“K-Pop, K-Food, K-Beauty, K-Culture, All in One Place”
October 1, 2016

The world’s largest K-culture festival, 2016 Busan One Asia Festival will take place across Busan at venues including Busan Asiad Main Stadium and BEXCO, starting from Saturday October 1 to Sunday October 23.


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Manpower firms feel pinch of 'slowdown'
September 30, 2016

A number of manpower suppliers have expressed concern over their future due to an "apparent slowdown" in the construction sector, it is learnt.

Enquiries reveal that there has been a fall in the sector's requirements and only a "handful of new orders" are coming for manpower firms from construction companies.
"A year ago,"...

 
 
Food storehouse and eatery closed
September 30, 2016
A food storage facility located inside a house in Al Sheehaniyah and a restaurant in the Al Khor and Al Thakhira Municipality area have been closed down for violating norms.
An administrative decision was issued by Al Sheehaniya Municipality director Mohamed Saif al-Hajiri to permanently close the unlicensed storehouse.
Similarly, Al Khor and Al Thakhira Municipality director Juma Khamis al-Muraikhi issued an administrative decision to close a restaurant for seven days...
 
September 30, 2016
Restaurants and retailers at Souq Waqif expect a further boost to their sales this winter with the possible arrival of many European tourists, it is learnt.

While these establishments receive a substantial number of customers, especially during the peak season, an employee of an Italian restaurant told Gulf Times that they anticipate the arrival of thousands of cruise passengers in the coming months.
Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) had recently announced that some 32 cruise ships carrying more than 50,000 passengers"...

 
 
September 30, 2016

A renowned Swedish professor has met with officials from Qatar’s financial and education sectors in a bid to create strategic partnerships between the two countries.

"The visit of innovation and entrepreneurship professor Niclas Adler specifically aims to discuss plans of establishing the Qatar - Sweden Growth Tech Fund and Health Fund," Swedish ambassador Ewa Polano said.
“This is part of our continued efforts to unlock the"...