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May 19, 2019

Policy makers face a difficult challenge: how to satisfy the world’s increasing demand for energy, while at the same time attempting to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
To succeed this challenge requires a transition to a low-carbon energy system, which makes much greater use of renewable energy and is less dependent on burning fossil fuels.
However, renewables, particularly solar, produce more energy in the summer than the winter. So, fossil fuels are still required to balance energy demand as a compliment"...


Dubai’s Holiday Home Market Is Ahead of the Curve
May 20, 2019

The holiday home market is heating up in Dubai, with significant growth driven by the increasing influx of foreign and Arab tourists opting for the high level of service that the emirate provides in this sector.

Despite the fact that it was launched by the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) only recently, the"...

New Exploratory Data from VARSITY, First Head-to-Head Ulcerative Colitis Biologic Study Which Demonstrated Superiority of Vedolizumab to Adalimumab in Clinical Remission at Week 52, Presented at 2019 Digestive Disease Week®
May 20, 2019
(AETOS Wire)-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) today announced further results from the Phase 3b head-to-head VARSITY study, which demonstrated that the gut-selective biologic vedolizumab (Entyvio®) was superior to the anti-tumor necrosis factor-alpha (anti-TNFα) biologic adalimumab (Humira®) in achieving clinical remission* at week 52 in patients with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis (UC).1 New exploratory data showed that a greater proportion of patients receiving vedolizumab intravenous (IV) achieved clinical response** at week 14 compared to those treated with adalimumab subcutaneous (SC), 67.1% vs. 45.9% respectively. A separation between the treatment groups was seen as early as week 6, favoring vedolizumab. These results were announced in a Distinguished Abstract Plenary......
Qatar marks GIS Technology Day 2019
May 19, 2019

Qatar has marked the GIS Technology Day 2019 celebrations at The Intercontinental City recently. The Center for Geographic Information Systems (CGIS) Qatar under the Ministry of Municipality & Environment in collaboration with Mannai Trading Co and Esri Inc, hosted the annual get together of all GIS professionals in Qatar.


May 19, 2019

The Ramadan Market at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC), which opened on May 10, has become a shopping destination for many people in the past few days with the presence of a Metro station at the venue serving as a boon to the business as many people find the venue even more accessible.
A number of visitors, especially children, are expected to throng the venue on Sunday and Monday for the Garangao celebrations when they will receive goodies.
The exhibition features over 200 retail shops"...

May 19, 2019

An impressive range of 37 projects by first-and-second-time filmmakers from around the world and established names from the Arab world, have been selected by the Doha Film Institute (DFI) for its Spring 2019 Grants cycle, which aims to nurture a new generation of creative talents and support the development of original and compelling content.

Underlining the important role of Arab women in filmmaking, 18 of the chosen projects are by talented female"...