Doha, October 15 (QNA) –

Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry (QCCI) said Saturday it has completed its preparations for hosting the Second International Arbitration Conference in Doha.

The conference will take place on October 18 and 19. A statement released today from QCCI to the press said that 650 participants … Read More

Doha, October 15 (QNA)

Qatar Airways was chosen as the Middle East Airline of the Year at the 10th annual Aviation Business Awards held in Dubai .

Qatar Airways was chosen on the back of the airline’s global network, modern aircraft, and luxurious Business Class service for providing them with an … Read More

Beijing, October 15 (QNA) –

Dr Hamad bin Abdulaziz Al Kuwari, Adviser at the Emiri Diwan and Qatar’s Candidate to the Post of Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has lauded deep relationship between the Arab and Chinese cultures.

He was addressing at the Peking University … Read More

Doha, October 15 (QNA)

Ministry of Public Heath (MOPH) has affirmed that the vaccine used against measles, mumps and rubella (German measles), also known as (MMR) is safe, effective and gives long-term protection, as it has been approved and used worldwide for more than 40 years. The MOPH’s statement urged citizens … Read More

15 October 2016

Denmark’s Amalie Dideriksen outpowered all the favourites to capture the 2016 UCI World Championships Elite Women’s Road Race Gold in a fast and furious bunch sprint finale.

Dideriksen narrowly beat the Netherlands’ top contender, Kirsten Wild, by half a wheel’s breadth at the end of a drawn-out bunch sprint. … Read More

The General Secretariat of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation welcomed the adoption by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) of a resolution that acknowledges Al-Aqsa Masjid/Al-Haram Al Sharif to be an exclusively Islamic holy site.

The General Secretariat stressed that this resolution was an expression of the … Read More

Doha
15 October 2016

Doha Bank announces its insurance arm ‘Doha Bank Assurance Company’ to become first Insurance company in Qatar re-certified with ISO 9001:2015, a global symbol for compliance with the established standards for business excellence.

This certification is in compliance with the successful completion of re-certification audit of all the … Read More

UNITED NATIONS, Oct 14 (APP):

Reaffirming its commitment to women’s cause, Pakistan has drawn international community’s attention to the sufferings of the Kashmiri women in Indian Occupied Kashmir during a debate on women’s issues in a committee of the U.N. General Assembly.

“In Indian occupied Kashmir, thousands of women have falling victims … Read More

For the first time in the 89-year history of the UCI Road World Championships, the event heads to the Middle East as Doha, Qatar chosen the host. Due to the heat of Qatar, the Worlds move from the traditional September date to mid-October.

The 2016 Worlds courses, on paper, look suited … Read More

Balsamo, who finished sixth in Richmond last year, capitalised on a strong lead-out from her Italian teammates to beat the USA’s Skylar Schneider on the long drag to the finish line. Susanne Andersen made it another medal for Norway as she sprinted to third place.

The junior women had an early … Read More

BANGKOK, Oct 13 (TNA)

King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand passed away on Thursday, the Bureau of the Royal Household announced.
The statement says the king had received medical treatment at Siriraj Hospital since October 3, 2014. His condition, however, deteriorated until he passed away at 3.52 pm at Siriraj Hospital, it says.

King … Read More

Doha
11 October 2016

The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) recently participated in the G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Alliance (YEA) China Summit and Global Innovators’ Conference in Beijing, China.

The YEA supports a global network of young entrepreneurs and organisations in collaborating, deepening, and advancing entrepreneurial activities. The two-day gathering included … Read More