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Qatar betters 'clean' rank despite many challenges
Qatar climbed two places to rank 29th out of 180 countries in the 2017 Corruption Perception Index (CPI), which is issued annually by Transparency International
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Qatar and Chad resume diplomatic relations -- GCC Crisis Updates Week 38
Qatar and Chad sign an MoU to resume diplomatic relations after months of severed ties, while HH The Emir speaks at the Munich Security Conference. Click to read more.
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Startup of the Week: Never skip breakfast again with Greenola Qatar!
On-the-go and constantly skipping breakfast? Qatar's very own Greenola's nutritious oat-based power snacks will have you covered! Click to read more.
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Qumra 2018 to host over 150 international film experts
Industry professionals from over 32 nations gather in Doha to support the development of 34 projects through mentoring sessions, workshops and tutorials
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Qatar Airways’ A350-1000 touches down in Doha, marking another World First for the Airline
The airline marked another global first yesterday with the touchdown of the world’s first commercial passenger A350-1000 at Hamad International Airport
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Qatar Airways launches global brand campaign
Qatar Airways has unveiled its new global television, print and online campaign focusing on its key attributes as a premium brand and adopting the new tagline, ‘The World's Five-Star Airline’.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
3 July 2008 12:41 pm
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Two clinics offer tests to detect breast cancer
The Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has set up two clinics offering tests for women to detect breast cancer and other abnormalities.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
3 July 2008 12:19 pm
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No plastic bags for fresh bread
The Emir H H Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani attended part of the weekly Cabinet meeting yesterday. The meeting approved the Cabinet’s draft decision banning use of plastic bags for fresh bread packing. I love Qatar's World Leading Green initiative.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
3 July 2008 12:17 pm
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Gulf territorial waters to become pollution-free
Ships entering the territorial waters of GCC states will have to strictly comply with international pollution standards from next month. The new rule comes in the wake of the International Maritime Organisation's (IMO) decision to list Qatar, Bahrain, Iran, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the "special area" of IMO.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
3 July 2008 12:14 pm
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GCC to combat food inflation
The GCC Secretary General Abdulrahman bin Hamad al-Attiyah yesterday called upon the member-states to join hands in “outsourcing suitable land for cultivation in the neighbouring Arab countries”.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
2 July 2008 09:39 am
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Waste Water? Pay 10,000 QR Please
Qatar's drive to keep pace with the global initiative on conservation and sustainable development received a fillip on Monday when the authorities resolved to crack down on people who indiscriminately consume water and electricity.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
2 July 2008 09:23 am
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Mowasalat Buses are an embarassment
Many Mowasalat bus drivers issue tickets selectively and speak rudely to passengers who insist on purchasing tickets, some passengers have alleged.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
2 July 2008 09:14 am
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Local shops are overcharging.
Neighbourhood groceries in Doha are charging up to three times more for vegetables and fruits than the wholesale price at the Central Market, Gulf Times has found.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
1 July 2008 08:30 am
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Two stretch limos to add to Doha
As one negotiates Hamza bin Amro street near The Mall, one is sure to notice gorgeous white and black Hummer Stretch H2 limos conspicuously parked on both sides of the road — every car owner's envy, probably because such vehicles are the first in Qatar.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
1 July 2008 08:26 am
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Gordon Ramsay to open restaurant in Qatar?
Expletive laden celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is set to open up a restaurant in Qatar, The Peninsula has learned.
Khalifa Al haroon
Khalifa Al haroon
30 June 2008 08:50 am