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Qatar Expansion Plans 2008

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Qatar Airways announced on Wednesday 5 March 2008 it has plans to add Houston, Texas, to its current US destinations of Washington and New York, starting November 10.


Qatar's Emir believes 'Dialogue brings coexistence'

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The Emir of the State of Qatar His Highness the Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani attended on Wednesday 5 March 2008 the dinner banquet hosted in his honour and the accompanying delegation at the Presidential Palace by Romanian President Traian Basescu.


Qatar promotes empowering the girl child

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The State of Qatar deals with the girl child-related issues from a holistic perspective that considers her as a member of a family that could not be empowered without advancing the conditions of all her family members from the health, educational, economic and cultural aspects. In this respect Qatar believes the empowerment of the girl child requires the active support and participation of parents and family members alike.


Doha hosts Arab Women Forum

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The 6th Arab Forum on the role of the Arab Woman in sustainable development and civilian community organizations, opened on Sunday 2 March 2008. Organized by the Institute of Administrative Development in cooperation with the Arab Administrative Development Organization, and sponsored by H E Dr. Sultan bin Hassan Al-Dhabit Al-Dossari Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, the meeting gathers 125 participants from Qatar and other Arab states and will continue until March 6.


Japanese delegation takes part in Doha Festival

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A delegation representing the Japanese city of Chita is taking part in the Doha 7th Cultural Festival. Their contribution consists of showcasing the Japanese traditional lifestyle through offering Japanese green tea, displaying traditional dolls in addition to other activities related to the rich Japanese cultural heritage. The show is being organized at Doha's symbolic tradition market, Souq Wakif.


Media in Qatar: Boosting freedom of speech

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The mass media in Qatar has been witnessing an unprecedented shift which resulted in reinforcing its role in building the society. The year 2007 particularly witnessed a boost in the promoting of professionalism in this sector, especially with the creation of the Doha Free Information Centre, and merge of several information services under the umbrella of a newly transformed Qatar News Agency.



International Furniture & Design Exhib

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Intl Wedding Exhib & Fashion Show

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Turtle Preservation in Qatar

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Ras Laffan Industrial City in Qatar is a significant nesting area for the Hawksbill turtles, yet it's also the country's most important gas producer. Ras Laffan has reconciled these two seemingly incompatible functions by teaming up with the Environmental Studies Center (ES Center) of Qatar University in a bid to preserve the marine creature's future.


Tasmeem (Design Exhibition)

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