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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

TAX REFORMS ON THE AVIL

By V.L. Srinivasan The days of tax-free regimes in the GCC region is set to end with Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS) confirming...

Setting the Standard

By Udayan Nag With special focus on hot and humid regions, the sixth edition of Qatar Construction Specifications (QCS), set to be released within the...

“THERE CAN BE NO DEVELOPMENT WITHOUT CLIMATE ACTION”

By Ayswarya Murthy Qatar Today sat down with the World Bank's senior executives who explained how climate change is deeply linked with the bank's goals...

Attack of the Drones: Drone wars

By Stasa Salacanin Unchecked proliferation of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and their use by state and Non-State Armed Groups (NSAG) alike opens an entire new security...

GULF COMPANIES NOT READY TO IMPLEMENT VAT

By Stasa Salacanin VAT implementation could be as soon as early 2018 in a region with little history of taxation of any sort. The new...

FUELLING MARINE SUPPLY ROUTES

By VL Srinivasan When the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) announced that all commercial ships should reduce the Sulphur content in its fuel from January 1,...

MORE THAN JUST CRISIS MANAGEMENT

By Udayan Nag Al Able Trading and Contracting’s Division Manager, Mohammad Mansoor, talks about how the embargo imposed on Qatar by its GCC neighbours has...

Time to Think Differently about Obesity

Worldwide obesity has more than doubled since 1980, with almost 30% of the population overweight or obese. In the Middle East, obesity rates among adults...

TARSHEED…FIVE YEARS ON

By Ayswarya Murthy On the eve of The National Programme for Conservation & Energy Efficiency "Tarsheed"'s five-year anniversary, Qatar Today caught up with Eng Abdulaziz...

STAYING CONNECTED IN THE SKY

By Udayan Nag Ben Griffin, Regional Director Middle East and Africa, Inmarsat Aviation, talks about the company's tie-up with Qatar Airways, and discusses in-flight connectivity. Earlier...

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Calling for greater climate action

By Neeshad Shafi Two years after the historic Paris Agreement, it's time for concrete action in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, but...

Power shift triggers new LNG rulebook

By Marc Howson A new rule book characterised by the suppleness of supply and autonomy for buyers of LNG is emerging. An oversupply of LNG...

Qatar targets cruise tourism, new markets

The cruise season was officially launched on October 26, with the arrival of the Seabourn Encore at Doha Port. A total of 21 liners...