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Al Ruwais Port Market to open on Sunday
Opening the northern gateway to commercial trade in Qatar, Al Ruwais Port Market is being inaugurated on Sunday
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Al Ruwais Port Market to open on Sunday
Andrey Zvyagintsev, Apichatpong Weerasethakul and Gianfranco Rosi for Qumra 2018
Venice Golden Lion winning Russian director and writer Andrey Zvyagintsev (Leviathan, Loveless), Cannes Palme d’Or winning Thai filmmaker and visual artist Apichatpong Weerasethakul, and the only documentary director to win the Berlinale Golden Bear Italian director Gianfranco Rosi are confirmed as the first three Masters of the DFI’s dedicated industry event Qumra 2018
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Andrey Zvyagintsev, Apichatpong Weerasethakul and  Gianfranco Rosi for Qumra 2018
Aspire Zone Foundation kicks off its Qatar National Day activities
QND’s public activities will be held at Aspire Park featuring thrilling performances by the Internal Security Force
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Aspire Zone Foundation kicks off its Qatar National Day activities
Qatar sporting heroes unite to relay flag across nation
Over 400 participants carry flag across Qatar for inspirational Team Qatar National Day celebration
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Qatar sporting heroes unite to relay flag across nation
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Barwa finishes Advanced Water Distribution Network
THE Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) has completed the expansion of the water network to Barwa Real Estate’s newly-built housing complex in the Mesaimeer area.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
25 June 2008 08:32 am
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Qatar only gulf country to have National Human Rights Authority
Qatar is the only country in the Gulf and among the four states in the Middle East to have a national human rights committee with legal powers, says a senior official of the Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions (APF).
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
25 June 2008 08:06 am
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QR100m company to promote education
A Qatari shareholding company with a capital of QR100m is to be set up for investing in and promoting educational schemes, Abdul Basit A Al Shaibei, Qatar International Islamic bank (QIIB) CEO, said yesterday.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
25 June 2008 08:04 am
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Doha Stock Market becoming a huge world player
Qatar and NYSE Euronext yesterday announced a blockbuster deal which will see the latter pick up a 25 percent stake in the Doha Securities Market (DSM) for $250m in cash. The government will retain a 75 percent holding in the DSM through its investment arm, the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA).
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
25 June 2008 08:02 am
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More places to rent, but nobody renting
The real estate market in the country is witnessing a lull with several new apartments lying vacant as there are no takers due to the high rents.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
25 June 2008 08:00 am
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Qatar plans QR2.1bn desalination project and 7.28bn power company
Qatar Electricity and Water Corporation (QEWC) is all set to launch a number of multi-billion dollar projects, including joint ventures, to meet the country’s burgeoning power and water demands.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
25 June 2008 07:54 am
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Just like bath water
Qatar’s open seawater temperature touched a high 37 degrees Celsius yesterday as mercury shot up to a record high of the season. The country recorded the maximum temperature of the season yesterday – 48 degrees Celsius.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
25 June 2008 07:52 am
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Crowne Plaza hotel to be built near Doha airport
THE Crowne Plaza hotel in Doha by the Intercontinental Group (IHG) will be located close to the airport.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
24 June 2008 11:41 am
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Balou the Bear ditched by Russian Circus
Balou the bear, a recent arrival to Doha Zoo, is still awaiting a final decision regarding his long-term future, according to the director of wildlife protection and development at the Supreme Council for the Environment and Natural Reserves.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
24 June 2008 11:40 am
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Construction of flats allowed in Kulaib, Bin Omran
THE Urban Planning and Development Authority (UPDA) yesterday announced “zoning changes” in two areas - Kulaib and Bin Omran - allowing construction of apartments in “villa only” areas.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
24 June 2008 11:36 am