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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...

Today’s IT challenge: Delivering simplicity

By Yasir Afifi It was with a mixture of amazement, delight and pride that I watched as my 18-month-old child unlocked my phone, selected the...

IS THE UNIFYING POWER OF SPORT NOW MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER?

Each year, the Qatar National Day provides a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the achievements and inspirational spirit of our people and our country. Over recent...

WHY IT MATTERS: ONE YOUNG WORLD YOUTH SUMMIT

A diverse consortium of representatives from 194 countries was in Bogota, Colombia, recently to discuss, among other issues, the role of young people in...

QATAR TO BENEFIT FROM NEW SHIPPING SERVICES

Various options are being explored by Qatar because of the ongoing conflict with its Arab neighbours. On September 17, the Swiss-based Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC)...

HEALTHY LIVING VIA HEALTHY BUILDINGS

Claire Maxfield, Director, Atelier Ten, talks about the importance of leaving behind a legacy of sustainable buildings. Atelier Ten, an international building services and environmental...

CONFLICTING PROVISIONS: DESIGN OR INDUSTRY STANDARD?

Pamela McDonald, Associate at Pinsent Masons, talks how a recent judgement in the UK will affect the construction industry in Qatar. On August 3, 2017...

PUSHING THE FOOD SUSTAINABILITY AGENDA

Against a backdrop of uncertainty in its food security environment, Qatar is working to boost the agricultural and livestock sectors, primarily through building capacity....

FOR A BETTER TOMORROW

Neeshad Shafi, Co-Founder and National Coordinator for Arab Youth Climate Movement Qatar (AYCMQ), talks about the 20th Session of the Youth Assembly at the...

STAYING THE COURSE

Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies vow to adhere to Paris Agreement pledges, irrespective of how the Trump administration will move on climate action. Representatives...

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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...