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Qatar fertilizer market grows 143% in last ten years

2015-09-04
DOHA: Qatar’s fertilizer market has nearly tripled in the last ten years, resulting in a manufacturing portfolio that places it as the GCC’s second highest producer of this commodity, according to the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA).

QU-CAS hosts reception at University of Cambridge

2015-09-04
Qatar University and University of Cambridge officials at the reception. DOHA: The College of Arts and Sciences at Qatar University (QU-CAS) recently hosted a reception at the University of Cambridge, UK on the sidelines of the 6 th Gulf Research Meeting ...

Fossati: Suarez is Uruguay's most influential player ever

2015-09-04
The passion which drives the former Uruguay and Qatar national team boss can be seen in the moment when he walks past a poster of the first ever FIFA World Cup™ in his homeland. He stops to kiss it, and when thereafter he passes the poster of the 1950 ...

15-goal Qatar lead World Cup routs in Asia

2015-09-04
Qatar smashed 15 unanswered goals past Bhutan and the United Arab Emirates knocked in 10 against Malaysia in a lopsided round of World Cup qualifiers across Asia on Thursday. Kuwait eased to a 9-0 win over Myanmar, South Korea netted eight against lowly ...

Qatar Hosts 42 Syrian Refugees, But Will Spend $200 Billion to Throw Party for Itself

2015-09-04
… According to a report released this week, from Deloitte, Qatar — population 2 million, with only 225,00 or so Qatari citizens — will spend $200 billion on the 2022 World Cup. That’s $100,000 per capita, compared $350 per capita for the Sochi ...

Qatar to open embassy in Kabul

2015-09-04
Kabul, Sep 5: The Afghan foreign ministry on Saturday announced that Qatar is going to open an embassy in Kabul. A ministry statement said that the matter was discussed between Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabani and his Qatari counterpart Khalid Bin ...

Qatar on right track for tourism growth

2015-09-04
Qatar's hospitality industry is set to grow further with more hotels and hotel apartments opening in the coming years, according to a leading hotelier Every member of the hospitality industry in Qatar gets "a fair share from the big cake" despite the huge ...

Qatar student raises QR70k for HMC by running 100 miles in 100 days

2015-09-04
A nine-year-old Qatar student who set himself the challenge of running 100 miles in 100 days to raise money for children with cancer has finished his final mile – and smashed his fundraising total. Finn Froud began his feat in Doha in May this year, and ...

Appleton artist’s ‘Library’ reaches international audience

2015-09-04
“It said something like, ‘Hello, I’m with the Art in Embassies program and I’d like to talk with you about sending one of your pieces to hang in a show in Doha, Qatar,’” Read recalled during a recent conversation at her home. “I really didn ...

Bhutan dominated by Qatar 0-15

2015-09-04
Football: Bhutan lost its third match of the second round of the World Cup qualifiers by its largest margin so far, to Qatar, yesterday. It was evident that Bhutan was clearly outmatched, both physically and technically, from the start of the match.

Qatar fertilizer market grows 143% in last ten years

2015-09-04
DOHA: Qatar’s fertilizer market has nearly tripled in the last ten years, resulting in a manufacturing portfolio that places it as the GCC’s second highest producer of this commodity, according to the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA).

15-goal Qatar lead World Cup routs in Asia

2015-09-04
Qatar smashed 15 unanswered goals past Bhutan and the United Arab Emirates knocked in 10 against Malaysia in a lopsided round of World Cup qualifiers across Asia on Thursday. Kuwait eased to a 9-0 win over Myanmar, South Korea netted eight against lowly ...

Qatar Hosts 42 Syrian Refugees, But Will Spend $200 Billion to Throw Party for Itself

2015-09-04
… According to a report released this week, from Deloitte, Qatar — population 2 million, with only 225,00 or so Qatari citizens — will spend $200 billion on the 2022 World Cup. That’s $100,000 per capita, compared $350 per capita for the Sochi ...

Qatar to open embassy in Kabul

2015-09-04
Kabul, Sep 5: The Afghan foreign ministry on Saturday announced that Qatar is going to open an embassy in Kabul. A ministry statement said that the matter was discussed between Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabani and his Qatari counterpart Khalid Bin ...

Qatar feels heat ahead of World Cup qualifier

2015-09-02
Doha (AFP) - Qatar coach Jose Daniel Carreno admitted Wednesday his team is under pressure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, the country's last chance to reach the finals before hosting the event four years later. Speaking ahead of the AFC Group C match ...

Qatar on right track for tourism growth

2015-09-04
Qatar's hospitality industry is set to grow further with more hotels and hotel apartments opening in the coming years, according to a leading hotelier Every member of the hospitality industry in Qatar gets "a fair share from the big cake" despite the huge ...

Qatar student raises QR70k for HMC by running 100 miles in 100 days

2015-09-04
A nine-year-old Qatar student who set himself the challenge of running 100 miles in 100 days to raise money for children with cancer has finished his final mile – and smashed his fundraising total. Finn Froud began his feat in Doha in May this year, and ...

First Qatar World Cup 2022 stadium to be ready by end-2016

2015-09-03
World Cup 2022 host Qatar will complete work on the first venue for tournament matches by the end of 2016, officials have announced. The 40,000-seater Khalifa International Stadium is scheduled to host group stage, round of 16 and quarter-final matches ...

A goal glut as Qatar crush Bhutan 15-0 in Doha clash

2015-09-04
Qatar squad poses for photographs before the start of the Group C clash last night. No fewer than eight players scored for the home side. DOHA: Hosts Qatar registered their biggest ever win yesterday when they crushed lowly-ranked Bhutan 15-0 in a 2018 ...

Fewer tests, more play: Qatar asked Finland to open a progressive school in Doha — and it’s a huge success

2015-09-04
DOHA, Qatar – My daughter Annie is probably worse at spelling than her Canadian friends. She also spends less time in class. At school, she is encouraged to daydream. In fact, in her first year of classes in our new country, she was utterly unconvinced ...

Fewer tests, more play: Qatar asked Finland to open a progressive school in ... - National Post

2015-09-04
National PostFewer tests, more play: Qatar asked Finland to open a progressive school in ...National PostDOHA, Qatar – My daughter Annie is probably worse at spelling than her Canadian friends. She also spends less time in class. At school, she is encouraged to daydream. In fact, in her first year of classes in our new country, she was utterly unconvinced ...and more »

World 9-ball kicks off Sept. 7 in Doha, Qatar - BusinessWorld Online Edition

2015-09-03
World 9-ball kicks off Sept. 7 in Doha, QatarBusinessWorld Online EditionFifteen months after Holland's Niels Feijen sank the final 9-ball and stood on top of the pool world, the finest pool players from each and every corner of the globe will once again descend upon the desert capital of Doha, Qatar to contest the sport's ...

North Korean workers in Qatar fired for moonlighting - Doha News

2015-08-31
Doha NewsNorth Korean workers in Qatar fired for moonlightingDoha NewsVoice of America (VOA) cited an unnamed Doha-based diplomatic source as saying Qatar's Construction Development Co. (CDC) suspected the workers' North Korean supervisors were forcing the migrants to work at the second project after their regular day ...

Qatar companies get more time to meet labor requirement - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

2015-09-02
Yahoo SportsQatar companies get more time to meet labor requirementThe San Luis Obispo TribuneDOHA, Qatar — Companies in energy-rich Qatar will have a few more months to comply with a system designed to ensure workers get paid on time. The official Qatar News Agency on Wednesday quoted Labor and Social Affairs Ministry official Khalid ...Qatar to enforce key labor reform from NovemberThe Daily StarQatar to enforce key labour reform from NovemberYahoo Sportsall 70 news articles »

PSL in Doha will boost Pakistan cricket: Wasim - Peninsula On-line

2015-09-04
Peninsula On-linePSL in Doha will boost Pakistan cricket: WasimPeninsula On-linePakistan last month announced it would host a Twenty20 league in Doha, Qatar, after previous attempts in 2014 and 2015 were postponed after a lack of response from sponsors and logistical problems. The league was proposed to give Pakistani players an ...Pakistan legend Wasim Akram excited by inaugural T20 leagueSport360°all 47 news articles »

Five things to do this weekend in Qatar (Sept. 3-5) - Doha News

2015-09-02
Doha NewsFive things to do this weekend in Qatar (Sept. 3-5)Doha NewsJoin animal lovers, supports and the cutest members of Doha's canine and feline community at the Parkview Veterinary Center's Mad Catter's Tea Party this Friday, Sept. 4. The event, which will be held at the vet center, is scheduled to run from 2pm to ...

Doha: Qatar to launch major labour reform for migrant workers - Gulf Digital News

2015-08-17
Gulf Digital NewsDoha: Qatar to launch major labour reform for migrant workersGulf Digital NewsDoha: Qatar on Tuesday officially launches one of its most 'significant' labour reforms to guarantee migrant workers' wages, but rights groups are concerned over the implementation of new regulations. The Wage Protection System (WPS) aims to ensure ...Major labour reform in Qatar for migrant workersMalay Mail Onlineall 81 news articles »

Qatar's $100m gift to Hurricane Katrina victims, 10 years on - Doha News

2015-08-26
Doha NewsQatar's $100m gift to Hurricane Katrina victims, 10 years onDoha NewsMarking the 10th anniversary of the devastating Hurricane Katrina in the US, singer Marlon Jackson, civil rights activist Rev. Jesse Jackson and the mayor of New Orleans will take part in commemorations organized by Qatar this week. On Aug. 29, 2005 ...Qatar second largest foreign donor to Hurricane Katrina reliefPeninsula On-lineall 6,446 news articles »

Working in Qatar: opportunities for women - Telegraph.co.uk

2015-08-26
Telegraph.co.ukWorking in Qatar: opportunities for womenTelegraph.co.ukWhile Doha's job market has expanded significantly in recent years, personal recommendation is still one of the most common ways of hiring people, especially women, according to Elsbeth Blekkenhorst-Tammes, who runs the employment agency Global ...

Doha, Qatar: Shopping the Best Souq in the Middle East - Yahoo Travel

2015-08-21
Yahoo TravelDoha, Qatar: Shopping the Best Souq in the Middle EastYahoo TravelThe Arabian Gulf may be filled with souqs, but only Souq Waqif in Doha can claim to be historic, authentic, and totally entertaining. Qatar-based historian Chandi Wyant takes us on a tour. Doha, Qatar, is in the process of transforming itself from a ...