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May 23, 2015

Qatar Airways has won the Middle East Smart Government & Smart Services Excellence Award for its ‘Smart Tourism E-Services, at a ceremony held bythe Middle East Excellence Awards Institute on May 20, 2015, at the Ritz-Carlton, Dubai International Financial Center.



Fukushima operator wins Qatar utility contract
May 25, 2015

The operator of the tsunami-crippled Fukushima nuclear plant has jointly won a large power and water infrastructure contract in the desert state of Qatar, it said Monday.

Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) and Japanese trading house Mitsubishi Corp have"...

Qatar medical congress finds big sponsor backing
May 25, 2015
The Qatar International Medical Congress (QIMC) 2015, a major exhibition and conference opening in Doha tomorrow (May 26) has announced its list of sponsors for the event.

The three-day event is taking place under the patronage of the Prime Minister of Qatar and Minister of Interior, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani at the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) to support the regional medical sector’s needs.

Supreme Council of Health,...
Qatar National Library organises early literacy workshop
May 25, 2015

Qatar National Library (QNL), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), recently organised a workshop entitled ‘Early Literacy 101’. The session was designed to provide educators and care-givers with a platform to discuss and exchange ideas about the importance of early literacy in childhood, from birth to age 4.

May 25, 2015
Qatar National Bank (QNB) weekly report shows that the Eurozones economic recovery is underway, albeit it remains fragile, Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported.

The report said that gross domestic product (GDP) data released last week showed that growth in Germany and Spain was on an upward curve while France and Italy continued to lag behind.

The two-speed growth performance is mainly driven by the extent to which each Eurozone country has managed to gain competitiveness in the last few years by reducing its unit labour costs relative to Germany.

The report warned that...

May 25, 2015
Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail), joining hands with Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC)’s Blood Donor Centre, organised an internal blood drive recently.

The initiative saw a good turnout of company employees, contractors and senior executives, according to a statement from Qatar Rail.

The blood donation drive falls under the framework of Qatar Rail’s community engagement programme, which extends support at all levels to the health, environment and sports sectors, among others.