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Doha, Qatar: November 17 2019:   Qatar Finance and Business Academy’s  leading professional development and qatarization program Kawader, launched its Applied Learning phase where 28  members of eth Kawader 2018-2019 Cohort, started their training at leading partners and international financial institutions and firms,... ... Read more
The Fifth Edition of Rowad Conference Drew a Large Number of Participants as well as a Host of Valuable Workshops and Interactive Talks and Discussions. Doha, Qatar – 16 November 2019:   Qatar Development Bank (QDB) wrapped up Qatar Entrepreneurship Conference 2019 (Rowad Conference 2019), which was held on November 12, 13 and ... ... Read more
Harvey Nichols at Doha Festival City  Doha, Qatar- November 14, 2019:    In an intimate workshop, Tom Daxon showcased his full collection of unique fragrances including favourites Iridium, VSOP and Resin Sacra to select VIP guests at Harvey Nichols Doha.  13 November 2019, Doha, Qatar- International fragrance creator, ... ... Read more
Four winners were honored during the launch of Qatar Entrepreneurship Conference in its fifth edition Doha, Qatar - 12 November 2019 - Qatar Development Bank (QDB) announced yesterday winners of the second edition of Qatar Entrepreneurship Award ‘Rowad Award 2019’, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hama... ... Read more
Doha, Qatar, 12 November 2019:    Qatar Post has successfully received ISO 27001:2013 certification for its implementation of Information Security Management System (ISMC), boosting customer confidence with its robust new protective measures of personal and commercial records. ISO 27001:2013 is an international recognized f... ... Read more
Qatar -  November 11, 2019:    Qatar Finance and Business Academy in collaboration with Northumbria University (QFBA-Northumbria) took part in Qatar Sustainability Week, an annual event aimed to engage the community in a wide range of sustainability related activities, in line with actualizing the sustainable development pillar of th... ... Read more
10 November 2019, Doha, Qatar:   Msheireb Museums, the four revived historic Qatari heritage houses in the heart of Msheireb Downtown Doha, launched yesterday a three-day workshop on education through Museums, in collaboration with the Committee for Education and Cultural Action (CECA). Titled “When theory meets hands-on a... ... Read more
November 07, 2019:    AIGNER’s tribute to absolute femininity, Aprilia is defined by the delicateness that inches every element of its detail. Set in graceful silhouette, the timepiece harbours one of most exquisite dials ever designed by AIGNER.White Camellias – symbolic of love and adoration— festoons the pearlised can... ... Read more
Doha, 06 November 2019:   As part of its expansion plan, Powerhouse Gym Qatar, the leading gym and fitness centers in Doha, celebrated yesterday the official opening of its new branch in Tawar Mall. The celebration welcomed the gym loyal members, business partners, and respected media representatives.Powerhouse Gym Qatar, celebrated ... ... Read more
6 November 2019, Doha, Qatar:   Award-winning Cantonese restaurant, Hakkasan Doha is launching an updated brunch menu, as well as all new Saturday dim sum lunch from 25 and 26 October 2019.Hakkasan’s updated brunch menu includes favourites such as signature Peking duck, an expansive selection of steamed and baked sim sum, authe... ... Read more
Enjoy new and revamped dishes from the A’ La Carte or Early Bird Menus 6 November 2019, Doha, Qatar:  Pearl Social, a contemporary British restaurant by international restaurateur and four-time Michelin Star Chef Jason Atherton, announced the launch of new A La Carte and Early Bird menu to be served daily under the culinary directio... ... Read more
Doha, Qatar, 06 November 2019:   al Khaliji Commercial Bank P.Q.S.C (al khaliji), Qatar’s next generation bank, sponsored the Asia Pacific Management Accounting Association Conference (APMAA) 2019 hosted by Qatar University, from November 2nd to November 5th, 2019. The conference brings together distinguished scientists, researchers... ... Read more
Doha, 4 Nov 2019:  Qatar Insurance Company, the leading insurer in the Middle East and North Africa region is once again recognized as the “Top Investment House” during a survey conducted by The Asset magazine in collaboration with Benchmark Research. The survey ranked top investment houses in Asian G3 bonds (issued by Asian issuer... ... Read more
Doha, 4 Nov 2019:  Qatar Insurance Company, the leading insurer in the Middle East and North Africa region is once again recognized as the “Top Investment House” during a survey conducted by The Asset magazine in collaboration with Benchmark Research. The survey ranked top investment houses in Asian G3 bonds (issued by Asian issuer... ... Read more
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Doha, Qatar: November 17 2019:   Qatar Finance and Business Academy’s  leading professional development and qatarization program Kawader, launched its Applied Learning phase where 28  members of eth Kawader 2018-2019 Cohort, started their training at leading partners and international financial institutions and firms, such as Qatar Financial Center Regulatory Authority (QFCRA), Qatar Financial Markets Authority, (QFCMA), Qatar National Bank (QNB), Qatar Exchange, PwC, and KPMG. In addition, some Applied learning placements were across internationally located institutions in London and Singapore.  The Kawader Applied learning module runs from October 27 ......read more

The Fifth Edition of Rowad Conference Drew a Large Number of Participants as well as a Host of Valuable Workshops and Interactive Talks and Discussions Doha, Qatar – 16 November 2019:   Qatar Development Bank (QDB) wrapped up Qatar Entrepreneurship Conference 2019 (Rowad Conference 2019), which was held on November 12, 13 and 14 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center. The Rowad Conference 2019 launched with the announcement of the four winners of the Rowad Award in its second edition, on the first day of the conference. This year’s conference drew a large number of visitors and participants from a variety of industries in Qatar as well as SME’ ......read more

Harvey Nichols at Doha Festival City    Doha, Qatar- November 14, 2019:    In an intimate workshop, Tom Daxon showcased his full collection of unique fragrances including favourites Iridium, VSOP and Resin Sacra to select VIP guests at Harvey Nichols Doha.   13 November 2019, Doha, Qatar- International fragrance creator, and founder of Tom Daxon British Fragrance House, Tom Daxon visited Harvey Nichols Doha, an international fashion retailer at Doha Festival City for an exclusive showcase of his signature collections. Tom Daxon hosted loyal VIP customers, media and beauty influencers to a unique workshop, sharing his journey and inspirations in creating ......read more

Four winners were honored during the launch of Qatar Entrepreneurship Conference in its fifth edition   Doha, Qatar - 12 November 2019 - Qatar Development Bank (QDB) announced yesterday winners of the second edition of Qatar Entrepreneurship Award ‘Rowad Award 2019’, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, the Amir of the state of Qatar. The four winners of the competition were announced at the launch of Qatar Entrepreneurship Conference in its fifth edition, which is held on November 12, 13 and 14 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center. The ceremony was attended by HE Mr Ali bin Ahmed Al Kuwari, Minister of Commerce and ......read more

Doha, Qatar, 12 November 2019:    Qatar Post has successfully received ISO 27001:2013 certification for its implementation of Information Security Management System (ISMC), boosting customer confidence with its robust new protective measures of personal and commercial records.  ISO 27001:2013 is an international recognized framework that helps organizations become more resilient and responsive to information security threats.  Faleh Al Naemi, chairman and managing director of Qatar Post, said:  “This award is more evidence that Qatar Post is meeting rigorous international standards in ensuring confidentiality, integrity, and availability of ......read more

Qatar -  November 11, 2019:    Qatar Finance and Business Academy in collaboration with Northumbria University (QFBA-Northumbria) took part in Qatar Sustainability Week, an annual event aimed to engage the community in a wide range of sustainability related activities, in line with actualizing the sustainable development pillar of the Qatar National Vision 2030.  During Qatar Sustainability Week, Qatar Finance and Business Academy in collaboration with Northumbria University successfully led an initiative titled “QFBA-NU Goes Plastic Free” aimed to reduce the usage of single use plastic cups, instead  promoting sustainable and environmentally friendly ......read more

10 November 2019, Doha, Qatar:   Msheireb Museums, the four revived historic Qatari heritage houses in the heart of Msheireb Downtown Doha, launched yesterday a three-day workshop on education through Museums, in collaboration with the Committee for Education and Cultural Action (CECA).  Titled “When theory meets hands-on activities – Museum education practical approaches”, the workshop is designed for specialists, teachers, educators at large, as well as fans and friends of the museums, in Qatar and abroad, to learn how to develop a more participative educational practice in museums. The workshop consists of discussions, case studies, lectures a ......read more

November 07, 2019:    AIGNER’s tribute to absolute femininity, Aprilia is defined by the delicateness that inches every element of its detail. Set in graceful silhouette, the timepiece harbours one of most exquisite dials ever designed by AIGNER. White Camellias – symbolic of love and adoration— festoons the pearlised canvas of the dial that is outlined by a sparkling trail of glitter and metallic indices.  Special mention has to be given to the bracelet that juxtaposes the suppleness of the dial by lending a subversive aesthetic. The band of graphic monograms, intercepting the metal bracelet, renders playfulness that stops the timepiece from being ......read more

Doha, 06 November 2019:   As part of its expansion plan, Powerhouse Gym Qatar, the leading gym and fitness centers in Doha, celebrated yesterday the official opening of its new branch in Tawar Mall. The celebration welcomed the gym loyal members, business partners, and respected media representatives. Powerhouse Gym Qatar, celebrated the occasion with a distinctive event hosted by the Gym’s General Manager Mr. Adel Al Ansari, where guest along with media members, were introduced to the gym’s state of the art facilities and equipment.  The gym is equipped with the best in class and market machines to the highest worldwide quality and standards. In addit ......read more

6 November 2019, Doha, Qatar:   Award-winning Cantonese restaurant, Hakkasan Doha is launching an updated brunch menu, as well as all new Saturday dim sum lunch from 25 and 26 October 2019. Hakkasan’s updated brunch menu includes favourites such as signature Peking duck, an expansive selection of steamed and baked sim sum, authentic wok dishes, and finishes with a chef’s selection of seasonal desserts. Hakkasan Doha is also launching a new Saturday dim sum lunch menu to provide diners with a unique dining experience, specifically highlighting the eclectic selection of our dim sum menu. Meaning “touching the heart” in Cantonese, all dim sums fro ......read more

Enjoy new and revamped dishes from the A’ La Carte or Early Bird Menus   6 November 2019, Doha, Qatar:  Pearl Social, a contemporary British restaurant by international restaurateur and four-time Michelin Star Chef Jason Atherton, announced the launch of new A La Carte and Early Bird menu to be served daily under the culinary direction of Executive Chef Steve Gibbs.    The revamped A La Carte menu builds on the innovative cuisine Atherton is renowned for, offering modern international signature dishes with a strong British flavour. The combination of new additions and enhanced favourites brings guests a rich culinary feast featuring a variety of starters ......read more

Doha, Qatar, 06 November 2019:   al Khaliji Commercial Bank P.Q.S.C (al khaliji), Qatar’s next generation bank, sponsored the Asia Pacific Management Accounting Association Conference (APMAA) 2019 hosted by Qatar University, from November 2nd to November 5th, 2019. The conference brings together distinguished scientists, researchers, and economists from 36 countries under the theme of “Management Accounting and Finance in the 21st Century: Challenges and Perspectives”.  Under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Abdullah bin Saoud Al-Thani, the Governor of Qatar Central Bank, APMAA is being held for the first time in the Middle East, with an aim to sup ......read more

Doha, 4 Nov 2019:  Qatar Insurance Company, the leading insurer in the Middle East and North Africa region is once again recognized as the “Top Investment House” during a survey conducted by The Asset magazine in collaboration with Benchmark Research. The survey ranked top investment houses in Asian G3 bonds (issued by Asian issuers in USD, EUR and JPY) based on the number of votes won by their investors.   More than 377 different institutions including asset managers, hedge funds, private banks, banks, insurance companies and sovereign wealth funds were evaluated and shortlisted during the survey. The ranking methodology used for the survey was based on the n ......read more

The 9th Graduation Ceremony of Qatar International Beauty Academy (QIBA) saw 32 Qatari females graduating among 59 students this year in an event that showcased their talents and achievements   Doha, Qatar: 3 November 2019:   Qatar International Beauty Academy (Tajmeel), a project developed by Social Development Center (Nama) , celebrated the graduation of a new batch of 59 hair and beauty specialists certified with the highest international diplomas.  The graduation ceremony was held on Tuesday 29th October at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC) on the last day of the 16th edition of Heya Arabian Fashion Exhibition.  59 female students ......read more

As part of The Love Tour, The Color Run will fill Qatar with colors and positive energy   31 October 2019, Doha, Qatar:    The Color Run presented by Sahtak Awalan: Your Health First, an initiative of Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar, is returning to Doha on Saturday 25 January 2020 at the Qatar National Convention Centre. As part of the worldwide “Love Tour”, the fun-filled day will be spreading joy and raising awareness of the health benefits of keeping an active lifestyle.    The sixth edition of the Color Run in Qatar enjoys the fun spirit that the event is known for all around the world. Participants will be soaked in bright colors ......read more

More than 200 brands participated from Qatar alone representing an 18% increase from the Autumn/Winter 2018 edition More than 25 leading international brands participated including Malo from Italy, Bocan from Turkey and Beenas from India     Doha, Qatar – 31 October 2019:   The 16th edition of Heya Arabian Fashion Exhibition attracted more than 12,000 visitors throughout the 5-day event, organisers have announced.    Bringing together aspiring designers, fashion enthusiasts and influencers, this year the exhibition showcased more than 25 international brands of Abayas and modest fashion collections with more than 250 local, regio ......read more

Doha, Qatar, 31 October 2019:   Sidra Medicine successfully conducted four live surgeries on day one of its first international workshop on reconstructive pediatric urology.  The pediatric surgeries were performed by Prof. Pippi Salle, Division Chief of Urology at Sidra Medicine and chair of the workshop organizing committee as well as world-renowned international surgeons Dr. Warren Snodgrass and Dr. Nicole Bush. Dr. Warren Snodgrass and Dr. Nicole Bush are joint founders of the Hypospadias Specialty Center in Texas, U.S.A.  The surgeries were streamed live from Sidra Medicine’s Operating Rooms to more than 150 international delegates at the hospital&r ......read more

Utah company creating onboarding training for luxury clinic in Qatar American Fork, Utah - October 31, 2019 - eLearning Brothers announced a major new contract with Alfardan Medical and Northwestern Medicine. The eLearning Brothers custom solutions team will be creating a comprehensive online training program to prepare newly hired healthcare professionals, leaders, and employees to deliver the most advanced, patient-centric care with service excellence on day-one of the Alfardan Medical with Northwestern Medicine (AMNM) facility opening and beyond. Alfardan Group and Northwestern Medicine first announced the new ambulatory care center in early 2019.  Mr. Omar Hussain Al Fardan ......read more

Qatar - 30 October 2019:   Msheireb Properties, the national real estate developer and a subsidiary of Qatar Foundation, wrapped up last Thursday a successful participation in Cityscape Qatar 2019 as thousands of visitors flocked to the modern booth to enquire and register their interest about the company’s offerings and projects. .  During the exhibition, HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Minister of Transport and Communications, HE Jassim Saif Ahmed Al Sulaiti, and the Minister of Commerce and Industry, HE Mr Ali bin Ahmed Al Kuwari, visited Msheireb Properties on the opening day. There were also visits from ......read more

October 30, 2019:  Compass International School Doha (Compass) students will take part in a swimming challenge to swim across Qatar on Sunday, 3 November to Thursday, 7 November. Believed to be the first swimming challenge of its kind in Qatar, students at the school’s Gharaffa campus will swim 90,000 metres or 6,429 lengths of the school pool to raise awareness of the UNICEF Global Goals, Goal 3: Good Health and Well-Being. Compass International School Doha has a unique collaboration with UNICEF and through this collaboration, students are encouraged to research, develop and debate solutions to challenges facing society.  Compass has a strong sense of community and thi ......read more

QIC Group reports net profit growth of 6% to QAR 500 million for the first nine months of 2019  Doha, 29 October 2019 -  Qatar Insurance Group, the leading insurer in Qatar and the Middle East North African (MENA) region yesterday announced its financial results for the first nine months ended September 30, 2019. Following a meeting of the Board of Directors, which was presided over by Sheikh Khalid bin Mohammed bin Ali Al-Thani, Chairman & Managing Director of the Board of Directors, the Board approved the financial results. The MENA markets continued to produce stable premiums with underwriting profitability, weathering geopolitical headwinds in the region. QIC Grou ......read more

More than 250 local, regional and international brands of abayas and modest fashion brands from 11 countries on display at 16th HeyaThe Region’s foremost Arabian fashion exhibition creates a valuable platform for Qatari entrepreneurs with the participation of key industry players    Doha, Qatar, 29 October 2019:   The 16th edition of Heya Arabian Fashion Exhibition presents visitors with more than 250 fashion brands from Qatar and around the world to explore and shop at. Complementing a wealth of quality Qatari collections, brands from the Middle East, Europe, Asia and North Africa are also participating at the exhibition, including; neighboring Kuwa ......read more

THE ALCHEMISTʼS GARDEN INTRODUCING THE LUXURY COLLECTION: THE ALCHEMISTʼS GARDEN   October 28, 2019:    “The idea that some primary scents of perfumery, like the essences of the flowers, the green scent of some plants could be joined to atmospheres, linked to memories. And also link to the idea that a perfume in an alchemical way can through a scent bring you back to a different place, through a sense so strong and so important for every human being,” Gucci Creative Director Alessandro Michele. Wrapped up in a place, a person, and a moment, scent tethers itself inextricably to emotion. Fragrance is the score to experiences that solder to ......read more

Doha, Qatar – October 09, 2019 – As Qatar’s leading Managed IT, Colocation and Cloud services provider, MEEZA demonstrates its specialist knowledge at QITCOM 2019 - the prestigious and largest digital networking event hosted at Qatar National Convention Center from 29 October until 1 November. Acting as Pearl Sponsor to this year’s fifth edition, it will reveal expertise on Smart Cities capabilities, Recovery as a Service (RECaaS), Advanced Security Services and Cloud Services. In line with the cooperation of the Ministry of Transport and Communications and supporting Qatar’s National Vision 2030, MEEZA is committed to aiding the knowledge-based society and Smar ......read more

Doha, 26 October 2019:   Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) has announced the successful completion of its series titled “Coffee with the CEO”, a part of its Kawader program for professional development. The series aimed to enage young Qatari professionals in open dialogue with leading CEOs from across the financial services sector in Qatar, within a casual and free environment.  Through this series, QFBA was able to successfully aid in shaping the future of young Qatari professionals in their respective careers, moreover providing a platform for them to learn from industry pioneers how to lead a successful career in their future endeavors.  ......read more

Held under the patronage of Her Excellency, Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani First Hijabi top-model, Halima Aden, hosts a talk during the grand opening Day 1 concludes with a fashion show from designers; Tahani Al Otaibi, Apple Wang, Al Baccarat Fashion, Bebe Collection, Sweet Dolce, Lialy Line and Kyra.   Doha, Qatar, 26 October 2019:   Heya Arabian Fashion Exhibition officially opened its doors today, by Ibtihaj Al Ahmadani, Executive Board Member at Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry, under the patronage of Her Excellency, Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani. The opening ceremony was attended by representatives f ......read more

26 October 2019, Doha, Qatar:   Harvey Nichols, Doha’s ultimate fashion, beauty and lifestyle destination, announced the launch of their mid-season sale. From the 24th October customers will be able to receive special offers in store of up to 30% off selected brands across womenswear, menswear, kidswear, fashion accessories and the beauty department.    David Cairnduff, General Manager of Harvey Nichols Doha said that “The mid-season sale includes some of the most sought-after collections in our store; this is the best way to prepare your Autumn Winter wardrobe. Our team of stylists look forward to welcoming fashion lovers to Harvey Nichols Doha ......read more

October 24, 2019:  Regional luxury fragrance distributor, Das Elite, recently announced the launch of La Closerie des Parfums in the UAE. An exceptionally refined range of luxury perfumes, La Closerie des Parfums takes its name from those Parisian gardens that combine refinement of senses with the play of the imagination.  Seven fragrances make up the La Closerie des Parfums collection. These unique creations offer an olfactory journey to both men and women. Its perfumes are crafted to clothe both the emotions and the skin, providing the best beauty experience possible in the great French tradition of personal fragrance. The pleasant textures and incredible lasting power are a w ......read more

The Flying Collection from Memo Paris makes its debut at Harvey Nichols Doha   Doha, Qatar:   On the 23rd October 2019, Memo Paris and Harvey Nichols Doha unveiled the Flying collection. Available exclusively in Harvey Nichols Doha, the collection is comprised of four fragrances each unique and with its own travel themed story behind it.  The launch of the collection was attended by co-founder of Memo International; John Molloy. John and his wife Clara created Memo Paris in 2007 and had a vision to create fragrances as a journey for the wearer, enabling them to unlock memories of past adventures. The Flying collection is an addition to the current collection ......read more

Halima Aden will Host a Talk on the First Day of Heya on her Journey to Success and the Rise of Modest Fashion on the International Fashion Scene   Doha, Qatar:  23 October 2019:   Heya Arabian Fashion Exhibition, in its 16th edition, will welcome model Halima Aden as special guest to the opening of the Arabian Fashion Exhibition on Friday, 25th October 2019.  Halima Aden will be flown in by Qatar Airways to attend the showcasing of the latest Arabian and modest fashion and will participate in a discussion on women’s empowerment in fashion and the arts on the first day of the exhibition.  Aden, a Somali-American model, made history as the fir ......read more

Doha, 23 October, 2019:   The Extraordinary General Assembly of Qatar Insurance Company was held yesterday under the chairmanship of H.E. Abdulla bin Khalifa Al Attiyah, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors. The assembly approved the proposed amendment of three Articles of the company's Articles of Association to be as follows: Article (6): “All shares of the company are nominal shares. Except the State of Qatar's government, public authorities, corporations, its affiliated entity and General Retirement & Social Insurance Authority (Civil & Military Pension Fund), no natural or judicial person shall own more than Five percent (5%) of the shares of the ......read more

Doha, Qatar, October 22, 2019:   Qatar Industrial Manufacturing Company (QIMC) has announced yesterday the launch of its new state-of-the art project: ‘Corniche Park Towers’, managed by its subsidiary Tarweej investment company (TIC) during its participation in the 8th edition of Cityscape Qatar.  Commenting on this announcement, H.E Sheikh Abdulrahman Bin Mohammad Bin Jabor Al-Thani, Chairman said: “Having launched the highly-anticipated project during the prestigious Cityscape Qatar exhibition was a pivotal moment for QIMC. We have eagerly awaited the official unveiling of the Corniche Park Towers project through which we strive to cater for the ......read more

One month free rent for residential registration of interest during Cityscape Qatar 2019 22 October 2019:   During Cityscape Qatar 2019, Msheireb Properties, the national real estate developer and a subsidiary of Qatar Foundation, showcased residential and commercial offerings from Msheireb Downtown Doha, Qatar’s latest destination for leisure, living and business.  Potential residents, retailers and interested parties can visit the Msheireb Properties booth to meet with the team on the ground and learn more about unique opportunities on offer in Msherieb Downtown Doha at competitive prices, located in key locations in the heart of Doha.  Following t ......read more

October 22, 2019:    Compass International School Doha (Compass) is delighted to announce that two students have been awarded ‘Top in Qatar’ by Cambridge International Education for the highest mark in Qatar for IGCSE subjects.  Noemi Pajak-Grigorean achieved the highest mark in Qatar in the Art and Design IGCSE and Ada Egilmez was the top student in Qatar in the Coordinated Science IGCSE. This is the second year in a row that Compass students at the Madinat Khalifa Campus have achieved the highest mark in Coordinated Science in Qatar. The school’s science department continues to go from strength to strength with 47% of IGCSE students achieving A* to A ......read more

Doha, 22 October2019:  Qatar Finance and Business Academy (QFBA) in collaboration with Northumbria University participated in this year’s University Expo, which took place over a two-day period from October 16-17, 2019 at Doha Exhibition and Conference Centre (DECC) to raise awareness to the public on the university’s programs and finance related degrees.  With a greater aim to raise awareness on the importance of higher education, QFBA-Northumbria united parents and students with admission officials to answer any inquiries about their university education and their respective academic and professional future.  University Expo Qatar targets students aged ......read more

Residential and commercial opportunities in key locations at the heart of Doha 22 October 2019:   During the first day of Cityscape Qatar 2019, Msheireb Properties, Qatar’s national real estate developer and a subsidiary of Qatar Foundation, announced their latest new development, Zulal Wellness Resort, the new wellness destination in Qatar, is slated to open in the second quarter of 2020, in collaboration with market-leading wellness brand, Chiva-Som International Health Resort.  Chiva-Som is known around the world for their flagship resort in Hua Hin,n Thailand.  The collaboration with Msheireb Properties is the first management and operating con ......read more

Opulence and performance   October 20, 2019:    SAINT HONORE launched the designs of the Haussman line in 2007 after noticing a great public interest in watches with powerful graphic designs. Today, the line has matured, and SAINT HONORE is now bringing it a youthful update to make it a timeless icon and even an essential fashion accessory. The watchmaker has also chosen to emphasise the power of its geometric shape, taking the finesse of its cases a notch further while introducing a ladies timepiece that is inched in diamonds and mother-of-pearl. In the gents collection, the elegant 43 mm stainless steel case, the blue dial with a “Clous de Paris” deco ......read more

Msheireb Properties Participates in Nationwide efforts to raise awareness on the fight against the disease 20 October 2019, Doha, Qatar:   Msheireb Properties, the national real estate developer and subsidiary of Qatar Foundation, announced a series of internal and external activations as the company participates in the nationwide efforts to raise awareness on Breast Cancer during the month of October. Last week, Msheireb Properties lit up the facades of Barahat Msheireb and Msheireb Museums in pink in recognition of the cause. Company employees also received an informative card on Breast Cancer. On 28 October, the company is hosting a dedicated internal session for ......read more

8 – 9 November 2019 at the Opera House, Katara Cultural Village The notable West End Musical by Dana Alfardan and Nadim Naaman based on Khalil Gibran’s Poetic Novel is coming to its second home Qatar ​ 19 October 2019, Doha, Qatar:   Broken Wings, a West End Musical composed by Dana Al Fardan, a notable Qatari female musician, composer, songwriter and artist, will be in Qatar this November.  Dana will be accompanied by West End star Nadim Naaman, also the co-writer of Broken Wings. The musical will be performed for two days from 8 – 9 November 2019 at Doha’s prestigious Opera House, located at Katara Cultural Village. Broken Wings ......read more

October 19, 2019:    The University Expo Qatar is the only event of its kind in Qatar. A two-day exhibition for students aged 16+, as well as their parents; school counsellors; principals and career advisors.   With inspirational talks, seminars, opportunities to discuss education and career choices with local and international universities and higher education institutions, this event will be an experience like no other.   Professionals who are considering furthering their executive education, will also be able to find their pick of the most prestigious postgraduate courses.   In its 9th edition, University Expo Qatar gives students and parents the ......read more

Everything you need for your home, all located under one roof   19 October 2019, Doha, Qatar:   Doha Festival City, Qatar's preferred and world-class destination for shopping and entertainment, announced a month long Gifts and Homeware Festival from 15 October to 15 November 2019 witnessing the participation of more than 25 Homeware, Furniture, and Home Accessories brands and retailers, who will also offer valuable prizes, giveaways and vouchers from the Magic Buzz Box VR game, exclusively for Festival City shoppers.  The festival was launched earlier with a fantastic social media campaign titled “Habibi, I want to change the house” invi ......read more

The 16th Edition of Heya Arabian Fashion Exhibition Showcases the Latest in Modest-Wear Fashion with More than 250 Brands Doha, Qatar:  17 October 2019:   Heya Arabian Fashion Exhibition, Qatar’s most popular showcase of abayas and traditional Arabian attire, will return for its 16th edition this month with a rich program of more than 20 fashion shows, seminars, designer workshops and 250+ brands participating in this exciting array of fashion.   Held under the patronage of Her Excellency, Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, the exhibition will be held at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC) between 25-29 October 2019. The ......read more

• Net profit of QAR 497 million, an increase of 6% year on year • Net Interest Income of QAR 739 million, improving +6% year on year • Operating expenses flat at QAR 247 million, resulting in a cost/income ratio of 27.5% • Impairments decreased by 15% year on year • Loans and Deposits increased by 3% and 7% quarter on quarter   Doha, Oct 17, 2019:  Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) P.Q.S.C., announced its financial results for the third quarter of 2019, reporting a year to date Net Profit of QAR 497 million. These results reflect an increase in operating income by growing assets, effectively managing margins, and a reduction in impair ......read more

At Carnegie Mellon Qatar’s Dean’s Lecture Series, H.E. Sheikh Abdulla Bin Saoud Al-Thani highlights role of universities in developing banking sector DOHA, QATAR - October 15, 2019:  During a lecture at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q), His Excellency Sheikh Abdulla Bin Saoud Al-Thani discussed Qatar’s strategy to promote the growth of financial technology (fintech) in the local banking sector. Al-Thani is the governor of Qatar Central Bank (QCB) and an expert in Qatar’s financial industry. Al-Thani noted the forces that are reshaping the traditional model of banking, including globalization, technology, and the shifting preferences of customers. ......read more

Doha, Qatar, October 15, 2019:   Alfardan Group has announced its appointment of Qatar Sotheby’s International Realty as the exclusive sales agency for The Residences at The St. Regis Marsa Arabia Island, its branded luxury properties at The Pearl, Qatar.    Since construction works for The Residences commenced in 2018, Alfardan Group has made steadfast progress in the completion of the master development. The group’s partnership with Qatar Sotheby’s International Realty marks another milestone toward the launch of the exclusive destination.  A leading high-end property international brokerage firm around the globe, Sotheby’s ......read more

At the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre Two full days showcasing everything related to undergraduate and graduate, local and international education  (Doha, Qatar – 14 October 2019) University Expo (UniExpo) 2019, aimed at students aged 16+, their parents, school counsellors, principals and career advisors, as well as professionals looking to advance their academic credentials, opens tomorrow -16 October- to 17 October 2019 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre, hall 5, from 8am to 1pm, and from 5pm to 9pm.  Bringing everything on and around undergraduate and graduate all in one place, Uni Expo 2019 will to host inspirational seminars and a huge numbe ......read more

Exclusive displays, offers, prizes and the latest collections from Homeware Retailers will be on display at Doha Festival City from 15 October to 15 November  14 October 2019, Doha, Qatar:   Doha Festival City, Qatar's preferred and world-class destination for shopping and entertainment, is celebrating Homeware, Furniture, and Home Accessories starting this October during its Gift and Homeware Festival. The best and biggest brands and retailers specialised in house decorations and furnishings, will offer the widest collections, with valuable prizes, giveaways and vouchers from the Magic Buzz Box VR game, exclusively for Festival City shoppers.  From 15 Octo ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 14, 2019:    Msheireb Properties, a national real estate development company and a subsidiary of Qatar Foundation, announced yesterday its participation in Cityscape Qatar in its 8th edition, from 22 – 24 October 2019 at Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre, booth D.25. Cityscape Qatar is the only real estate event in the state of Qatar offering unparalleled investment opportunities for the local and international real estate market. The event enables investors, buyers and industry professionals to engage and discuss business opportunities in a dynamic environment.  Msheireb Properties is keen on being present at events that e ......read more

The new community partnership will contribute to the development of fintech-related cooperation between Qatar and Sweden   Doha, Qatar – 13 October 2019:  Qatar Development Bank (QDB) has officially announced a new community partnership between Qatar FinTech Hub and Findec, the Swedish hub for fintechs.  Outlining the objectives and measures of the new partnership, a memorandum of understanding was signed on 6 October 2019 between Qatar FinTech Hub, represented by Mr Abdulaziz Bin Nasser Al-Khalifa, Chairman of Qatar National FinTech Task Force and Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Development Bank, and Mr Anders Norlin, Chief Executive Officer of Findec. The ......read more

Doha, Qatar – 13 October 2019 – Barwa Bank announced the names of the most recent round of draw winners for Thara’a, its Shariah compliant savings account, at the Bank’s headquarters.  As the draw results showed, the bank clients Aisha Jolo and Najat Al-Muslemani each won a cash prize of 50,000 Qatari Riyals. Also, a cash prize worth 25,000 Qatari Riyals was awarded to Maryam Al-Saadi and Fahad Al Malki. The draw was conducted under the supervision of a representative of the qualitative license and market control department at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. On a monthly basis, there are 42 winners per draw for the cash prize of 5,000 Qatari R ......read more

Qatar's fastest-growing Sports, Fitness and Health podcast, "Sit Down with Seth" continues on its mission to inspire fitness and an active lifestyle, and with that, this month the podcast and its comedic host Seth, are fittingly promoting changing lives through fundraising its initiative for Breast Cancer Awareness. As Doha's first podcast dedicated to all things for an active lifestyle within Qatar, Sit Down with Seth is a key go-to platform that streams on the Facebook channel of market leaders Force Sport, and as such every Friday morning for the month of October, the platform will capture Seth competing in the global CrossFit Games Open. Kicking off on October 10, ......read more

  Cuisine Sleek Contemporary Restaurant Modern/Mediterranean/British Cuisine Promotion Steak Night   About Enjoy Steak Night Every Thursday :   Steak Menu: 1 Starter, 1 Steak Main, Sauce of choice, 2 Sides and 1 Dessert + 1 glass of wine Average Cost QAR 260 per person Time Every Thursday 7pm to 11:45pm How to Book   www.pearlsocialdoha.com, reservations@pearlsocialdoha.com   Tel :974 4035 5300 ......read more

Doha, Qatar, 10 October 2019:  On the occasion of “World Post Day”, celebrated annually on October 9, Qatar Post shared its multifaceted program aimed at familiarizing the general public with the various functions of the postal sector, its products and services as well as at raising awareness as to the history and the evolution of Qatar Post. Commenting on this occasion, Chairman and Managing Director of Qatar Post, Mr. Faleh Al Naemi said:  “Since its inception, Qatar Post has made a continuous effort to evolve and modernize its products, services and offerings.  Driven by an ambitious vision to expand our reach globally, our efforts have been gea ......read more

9 October 2019, Doha, Qatar:   Barahat Msheireb is the heart of Msheireb Downtown Doha, the world’s smartest and most sustainable fully built city district, developed by Msheireb Properties.   Barahat Msheireb takes its name from the word “Al Baraha”, which means in Arabic an open space for socialisation and networking. It is developed to be the centre point of the district offering 11 niche retail and al fresco casual and fine dining options, anchored by the Cultural Forum building and the luxurious Mandarin Oriental, Doha hotel.  This piazza-style square is the largest open-air covered square in the Middle East featuring the biggest ret ......read more

Ashton Eaton, Stefan Holm and Mike Powell meet and greet sports fans 08 October 2019, Doha, Qatar--- Doha Festival City, Qatar's preferred and world-class destination for entertainment, and a National Supplier of the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, welcomed famous world athletes, last weekend, during the wrap up event of the popular Mini Athletics Championship Competitions, creating a memorable experience for shoppers and visitors.  Meeting and greeting fans at Doha Festival City, two-time Olympic Champion, Ashton Eaton, as well as Gold and Silver Olympic Medal high jumper, Stefan Holm, and two-time track and field World Champion, Mike Powell, engaged with the co ......read more

Findings discussed during “Women in Cultural Leadership” forum at the Museum of Islamic Art Doha, Qatar, October 9, 2019:   UCL Qatar hosted a panel discussion titled “Women in Cultural Leadership” at the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) on 8 October 2019. The event brought together speakers from some of Qatar’s most iconic cultural institutions to discuss the significant impact women leaders have on the rapid development of the museum and cultural sector in Qatar. Participants included Sheikha Reem Al-Thani, Director of Exhibitions at Qatar Museums (QM), Shaikha Nasser Al-Nassr, Deputy Director of Curatorial Affairs at MIA, and Clemence Bergal, Hea ......read more

Doha, Qatar, October 08, 2019:   As part of its ambitious expansion plans in Qatar, Qatar Postal Services Company (Qatar Post) has announced the opening of a new branch under its network in the Khalifa area.  The launch of the Madinat Khalifa Branch was announced in a ceremony attended by Qatar Post Chairman and Managing Director Faleh al-Naemi, as well as several senior officials, departmental heads and directors. This latest Branch opening is part of a transformation drive that Qatar Post has undertaken since it launched its nationwide re-branding campaign two years ago.  When several branches were re-opened with state-of-the-art facilities and several products ......read more

Doha, Qatar, October 07, 2019:   In 2019, in light of continuous demand for growth and sustainability of businesses and their needs across Qatar’s various sectors and industries, Qatar Finance and Business Academy’s (QFBA) relationship management team ventured into new markets, providing much needed development towards it’s clientele. Through these new ventures QFBA was able to achieve 25% growth in new clients.  QFBA’s clientele growth includes leading institutions and organizations across various sectors in Qatar such as, financial services, health care, charity, telecommunications and higher education.  Equally remarkable is the ......read more

Doha, Qatar, October 06, 2019:   Celebrating over a decade of continued success and significant expansion in Qatar, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company Q.P.S.C. launched a nationwide campaign on the occasion of its 14th anniversary, rewarding its customers for their loyalty and trust. The 14-week promotional campaign fittingly reflects the number of years celebrated and will run from September 29, 2019 until January 4,2020. Spanning across Al Meera branches – with the exception of Maar and WHSmith branches – it will offer Al Meera Rewards members the chance to win big prizes in a series of raffle draws. The Meera Rewards program aims to give back to loyal customers ......read more

Doha, Qatar – 6 October 2019:   Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) P.Q.S.C., Qatar’s next generation bank, has extended its support to EHSAN Center, a Qatar Foundation for Social Work (QFSW) affiliate, under its ongoing CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) program and community outreach efforts that are focused on helping underserved segments and contributing to shared humanitarian missions.  Since its establishment, EHSAN’s charitable and voluntary work have focused on the provision of initiatives and programs to empower Qatar’s elderly community, rally younger generations in their support, and drive opportunities to strengthen social ......read more

Experts and Advocates Discuss Achievements, Ongoing and Future Challenges Surrounding the Right to Education Dubai, United Arab Emirates - October 06, 2019:     Following Education Above and Human Rights Council gathered some of the world’s most leading experts and advocates to discuss the current state of affairs regarding the right to education.  Focused on ways to elevate the issue as fundamental human right and with an emphasis on celebrating achievements but also looking at some of the seemingly intractable challenges the roundtable discussion featured a variety of perspectives and dynamic ideas. EAA co-hosted the roundtable in cooperation with ......read more

Doha, Qatar, October 03 2019:   Qatar Postal Service Company (Qatar Post) has been recognized as the best postal services company in 2018 in the conservation and sustainable development sector. The award was allotted to Qatar Post in recognition of its continuous efforts, programs and initiatives towards energy conservation and dedication to reducing its own carbon footprint. The ceremony was held as a part of Expo 2019, in Amsterdam the Netherlands.  Chairman and Managing Director of Qatar Post, Mr. Faleh Al Naemi proudly accepted the award on behalf of Qatar Post, during a ceremony attended by over 200 postal services companies world-wide.  On this occasion, ......read more

First Ever Deep Facial Cleansing and Firming Massage in One Smart Device   October 03, 2019:    Swedish beauty and wellbeing brand FOREO has announced a landmark addition to its LUNA family of cleansing devices - the highly anticipated LUNA 3.    The new LUNA 3 is the first ever skincare device on the market that combines an ultra-soft, hygienic cleanse with a variety of targeted firming massage routines all controlled via the FOREO app.   Demand for this latest beauty upgrade is high with more than 20 million customers globally currently using a FOREO LUNA as the foundation to their cleansing routine. The Swedish brand has come a long way sinc ......read more

The “Sport for Peace Awards” project is expected to have extensive global impact. October 02, 2019:    Reaching to more countries and international destinations than any other airline in line with its goal to fly every corner of the world, Turkish Airlines carries its active stance in the development of its flight network to collaborating with prominent global brands, organizations and NGOs to reach different societies and communities around the world. On Wednesday, September 25th, the national flag carrier took another step in this direction as it put its signature to an important collaboration with United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), the leading Un ......read more

#GenerationAmazing October 02, 2019:    Generation Amazing's football for development programme is being rolled out in 70 primary schools across Qatar and Oman following the completion of 'train the trainer' sessions in both countries. Thousands of children aged 8-12 will now benefit from the programme, which aims to teach life skills through football. They will learn about teamwork, communication, respect and leadership. Generation Amazing, launched during Qatar's bid for the FIFA World Cup™ in 2010, aims to empower and educate young people as part of the legacy of the first tournament in the Middle East. Nasser Al Khori, Generation Amazing Progra ......read more

Maison de Sushi makes Asian-food fans happy with a New Set Menu, a Spicy Noodles Challenge and a Grand Raffle Draw 1 October 2019, Doha, Qatar:  Doha Festival City, Qatar's preferred and world-class destination for entertainment and dining, announced another exclusive offer for its visitors from Maison de Sushi, a Sushi and Thai Restaurant located on the first floor at Doha Festival City.  To celebrate the launch of its new menu, Maison de Sushi will be hosting an amazing buffet promo with a Grand Raffle Draw, and a Spicy Noodle challenge. Known for its fun family activities and unique experiences, Maison de Sushi brought customers the Spicy Noodles Challenge, las ......read more

October 01, 2019:    Most of us are affected by different skin concerns at some time in our life. This can be because of the change of season, hormones or it can even be a random bad skin week. And just like everything in our make-up bag, one size does not always fit all and a single type of mask will not address all your skin concerns.    So, if you are looking to amp up your skincare routine, multi-masking is the perfect solution!  The best part? The combinations are endless!   With Sukin’s range of masques, it is possible to target all your combination skincare concerns at once. A multi-masque can be done once a week, so it’s the perfe ......read more

Pioneering format creates guide in a week-long Book Sprint    Qatar - October 01, 2019:    UCL Qatar, Qatar University Library and the British Library produced the first international guide on setting up Cultural Heritage Innovation Labs following an intense Book Sprint workshop. The week-long race to create the guide brought together authors, academics and experts from around the world to share their experiences in setting up, using and running Cultural Heritage Innovation Labs.  An innovation lab is a semi-autonomous organisation that engages diverse participants in open collaboration for the purpose of creating and sampling radical solutions to pre-identi ......read more

The destination marks a milestone development for the Sultanate’s thriving hospitality market, and the first for the iconic St. Regis brand in Oman The launch of the prestigious destination was held under the patronage of Oman’s Deputy Prime Minister for International Relations and Cooperation Affairs and Personal Representative of His Majesty the Sultan, His Highness Sayyid Asaad bin Tariq al Said   October 01, 2019:    Ahead of Oman’s 49th National Day, and in light of the significant strides the Sultanate is making under the wise vision and leadership of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, Alfardan Group announced today the debut of The St. Re ......read more

Doha, 30 September 2019:   Qatar Insurance Company (QIC), the leading insurer in the Middle East and North Africa region recently participated in the Doha Women Forum. Themed “Balance for Better”, the event took place at The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa. The forum discussed topics related to inclusiveness of women in every sector, right from politics to sports. The forum also touched upon promoting gender equality, empowering young girls and women through sports and strategies that can facilitate gender balance in organisations. Through its participation, Qatar Insurance has renewed its commitment as a responsible and fair recruiter that complies with global b ......read more

• Gender parity issues takes centre stage at Doha Women Forum 2019 • Doha Women Forum 2019 featured talks by distinguished members of the society    Doha, Qatar, September 29 2019:  Gender Parity was the focus area for the third edition of the Doha Women Forum held today at The Westin Doha Hotel and Spa. The forum saw attendance from diplomats, dignitaries, government representatives as well as prominent members of society.   Qatari Businesswomen Association Vice Chairwoman and Alfardan Group Holding Personal Advisor to the Chairman, Aisha Hussein Alfardan was the key-note speaker at the Forum. She was handed an award by Dr Khaled Al Hajri, who al ......read more

Exclusive menu items offering guests a taste of luxurious Cantonese cuisine 29 September 2019, Doha, Qatar:   Award-winning restaurant Hakkasan Doha, is celebrating -once again Golden Week from 1 to 14 October with a special menu, featuring a variety of timeless traditional Cantonese fine dishes. Golden Week is one of China’s biggest annual seven-day national holiday taking place in October.  It is a popular period of the year when the Chinese people travel significantly around the world to experience luxurious offerings.  Combined with opulent design and intimate ambience, Hakkasan offers a specially created and innovative Golden Week menu. Each dish ......read more

• QICDRC participates as Gold Sponsor at the Annual Conference of the International Bar Association 2019 in Seoul, South Korea for the third consecutive year • A seminar on ‘The Rise of Commercial Courts in the Middle East and Asia’ was hosted by QICDRC on the side-lines of the event and featured panellists from various jurisdictions, including Qatar, Singapore and Kazakhstan • This sponsorship supports QICDRC’s continuous efforts to position Qatar as a hub for dispute resolution in the region and advance the nation’s judicial and commercial development strategy through international collaborations   Sunday 29 September – Doha, Qa ......read more

Doha, Qatar, September 29, 2019:   In its continuous efforts to instil a culture of environmental responsibility and sustainability, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (Q.P.S.C) launched a nationwide recycling initiative in Doha. Across 8 of Al Meera’s branches in Doha, branded recycling machines for plastic and can products are distributed as initial trial, and availed for customers.  This initiative comes under a wider and ambitious environmental drive Al Meera has been spearheading the country, guided by the Qatar National Vision 2030’s four pillars of economic, human, social and environment development, as it expands its footprint across Qatari territory.& ......read more

Doha, Qatar, September 29, 2019:   Three years into the successful launch of its international e-commerce parcel forwarding service, Qatar Postal Services Company (Qatar Post) is adding another market to its CONNECTED network for online shoppers in Qatar. Following the UK and the US, Singapore marks the latest virtual address for CONNECTED’s global expansion. With this addition of one of the world’s fastest-growing economies and e-commerce markets to its network, Qatar Post will offer its customers and Qatar’s e-shoppers access to the largest and most established Singaporean online stores and retailers. Through CONNECTED, customers can place their orders t ......read more

Partners focus on how to leverage innovative funding models to support inclusive and equitable access to quality education Qatar, 29 September 2019 - Demonstrating the importance of ensuring that high-level financial commitments are translated into measurable changes, the Education Above All Foundation (EAA) in partnership with Qatar Fund for Development, Islamic Development Bank and other partners gathered a panel of experts and education advocacy leaders for a side event entitled, “Innovative Financing to Address ‘Intractable’ SDG4 Problems,” as part of the United Nations General Assembly, on Thursday, 26 September. One year after announcing its groundbreaki ......read more

Doha, Qatar, 29 September 2019 – UCL Qatar celebrated its last student induction week this week, welcoming 51 accepted students from around the world for the university’s final academic year.  UCL Qatar’s rigorous MA Programmes, first launched in Qatar in 2010, have allowed students to pursue higher levels of expertise within the field of culture and heritage, and apply skills accumulated during their studies in practical environments. Since its inauguration, UCL Qatar has been a core contributor to the country’s cultural heritage and knowledge management sector and graduated over 200 students, of which 21% are Qatari.  The class of 2020 is one of the ......read more

Doha, Qatar, 26 September 2019 – In its ongoing commitment to nationwide, industry-level knowledge exchange platforms for the financial industry, Al Khaliji Commercial Bank P.Q.S.C. (al khaliji) , Qatar’s next generation bank, recently sponsored the “10th annual Investor Relations Conference” as an Executive Partner – the highest level of sponsorship for the prestigious conference.   Hosted by the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), the conference was held at Doha’s Rotana City Centre. Gathering all QSE listed companies and senior management cadres, the day-long event featured a series of insightful discussions and debates around the evolution, r ......read more

A unique platform for parents and high school students to explore a wide range of academic and career opportunities Doha, Qatar – 26 September 2019:  University Expo (UniExpo) 2019, aimed at students aged 16+, their parents, school counsellors, principals and career advisors, as well as professionals looking to further advance their academic credentials, takes place on 16 and 17 October 2019 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre.  UniExpo offers inspirational seminars, by local and international speakers, on academic paths and career selection for students, providing them with pertinent information that could help them make wise decisions for their future.&n ......read more

Doha, Qatar, 26 September 2019:  Doha Festival City, Qatar's preferred and world-class destination for entertainment, has partnered with the Local Organising Committee of the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 to host a World Athletic Championship competition for children.  The event is currently taking place until 3 October 2019, at a Mini Khalifa Stadium in the Centre Court on the First Floor at Doha Festival City The venue is open daily, from 2pm to 10pm on weekdays, and until 11pm from Thursdays to Saturdays, welcoming children to play and enjoy a variety of athletics activities including jumping, throwing, relay races, sprints and hurdles. On Monday ......read more

Leaders, Teachers, and Students Become Ambassadors for Qatar’s Culture and Heritage 26 September 2019, Doha, Qatar:  Msheireb Museums, the four heritage houses and the cultural destination in Msheireb Downtown Doha, celebrated the graduation of a new class of the Msheireb Museums Friends Programme in a graduation ceremony that took place at Bin Jelmood House.  Teachers, leaders, and students, from a wide range of educational organisations and youth associations, were enrolled for one week in a training programme that familiarises them with the contents on display across the four heritage houses to become ambassadors and partners in preserving Qatar’s cultural a ......read more

• Al Ahmadani: Enhancing the role of businesswomen in development • Doha Women Forum 2019 will be held on September 29th at The Westin Doha Hotel and Spa • Prominent community members to speak at the event   Doha, Qatar, September 26 2019:  Gender disparity is one of the biggest societal issues of our times. Women and girls represent half of the world’s population and therefore half of its potential. Gender discrimination in our homes, offices and government stagnates social progress.   The third edition of the Doha Women Forum, modelled on the International Women’s Day theme ‘Balance for Better’, will put the spotlight ......read more

September 26, 2019:  What makes you, you? Reinventing symbols in an entirely new way, Pandora Me explores self-identity through a brand-new collection of sterling silver micro dangle charms and single stud earrings, bracelets and a safety pin brooch that enables a new generation to create empowering jewellery looks based on the stories that make them who they are. Reimagining the notion of miniature inkings through jewellery, looking at the way we use symbols and messages to express who we are as individuals, the small, hand-finished sterling silver symbols are powerful markers of personality and open to interpretation. From blue moons to bumble bees and music notes to magical u ......read more

September 25, 2019:   The Art of Shaving recently announced the launch of the new Bergamot & Neroli collection in the UAE. Available in Pre-Shave Oil, Shaving Cream, and After-Shave Balm, this newest collection is inspired by Mediterranean beaches and joins the existing collections of Oud, Lavender, Unscented, and Sandalwood.   “Our Bergamot Neroli collection is no exception. Inspired by the warmth and energy of Mediterranean beaches, you can almost hear the waves crashing against the shore while you envelope yourself in this intoxicating scent. This premium blended aroma contains uplifting, refreshing Bergamot rounded out with the sweet, floral and fragrant b ......read more

September 24, 2019: This Ramadan, The Body Shop collaborated with Dubai Cares to raise funds via its outlets, which will be used by Dubai Cares to support children and youth’s education through the refurbishment and construction  of education facilities in developing countries. Dubai Cares is playing a key role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4 goal which aims to ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning by 2030. The Body Shop has always believed that business can be used as a “Force for good” and thanks to Dubai Cares and every individual who supported this cause with their big-hearted contribution, the company ......read more

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -  September 23, 2019:   Coinciding with the new academic year 2019-2020, Compass International School Doha welcomed parents and students on Saturday to attend its very first Open Day event held at the recently opened, state-of-the-art campus in Al Themaid.  Parents and their children had a comprehensive tour of the campus and the facilities and were encouraged to explore the many activities at their leisure. Across the campus, families took part in a broad range of educational, creative and athletic activities and demonstrations aimed at Early Years, Primary, and Secondary aged children.  Compass International School Doha, a Nord An ......read more

Doha, Qatar, 21 September 2019 - With the commencement of a new academic year, Qatar Finance & Business Academy in collaboration with Northumbria University Newcastle successfully concluded its orientation week over a 4-day period  to facilitate a positive transition for its new incoming  students.  Orientation week signifies the first step towards a successful academic year for new students where they are exposed to the university’s various departments, facilities and faculty. Additionally students learned about the various student support services provided by the university, creating a healthy relationship between the administration and students throughout ......read more

Dr. Mary Ellen Weber draws on lessons from space to highlight the importance of planning, preparation in high-stakes decision-making DOHA, QATAR - September 21, 2019:   During a lecture at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q), Mary Ellen Weber, a veteran NASA astronaut and U.S. national skydiving champion, discussed the dynamics of decision-making when risks are high and time is short. Drawing on her long experience as a consultant in innovation and high-risk operations, Weber explained that the need for urgent action can be a major risk factor in any decision-making process. “The reason why there are lessons from space on decision-making is because it ap ......read more

21 September 2019 Doha, Qatar:  To mark the new academic year and to celebrate the recently opened, state-of-the-art campus in Al Themaid, Compass International School – Doha is hosting Open Day activities on 21 September from 9am to 12pm at its newest campus in the Al Themaid area of Doha. The event which is open to the public, invites families to enjoy a variety of activities and to learn more about the programmes offered across the four Compass International School campuses in Doha.   From STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and maths) activities, to sport, and from Lego to Origami and mask making – attendees of all ages will enjoy a wide variety of e ......read more

2019 Fall/Winter Collection     September 21, 2019:  Versus Saint Germain is a jewelry watch characterized by strong contrasts and a forceful personality. Harmonious shapes and lines enhance its unique creativity, making this one of the brand’s most refined timepieces.   Embellished with Lion Heads in relief, the bracelet introduces a thin, round case and a black or white dial, featuring a V-shaped decoration with small metal studs that extend along the lower lug.   Versus Saint Germain is available with a stainless steel, IP yellow gold, or IP pink gold case.   Available in stores from September.   Technical info ......read more

Doha Festival City announces the opening of new exciting stores, giving shoppers a world-class international retail experience Doha, Qatar, September 19, 2019:   Doha Festival City, Qatar’s preferred and world -class destination for shopping and entertainment, has announced a number of fantastic new brands that have joined its chain of stores including HEMA, JOVOY Perfumes, Lamsat Harayer, Oro Jewelry, G2000, R&B Fashion store and,  Qatar’s very first indoor snow park, Snow Dunes. Doha Festival City is always diversifying its shopping and entertainment offerings bringing more exciting experiences and creating special moments to the people of Qatar. C ......read more

Doha, Qatar, 19 September 2019:  Sidra Medicine will host the third iteration of its symposium CUDOS - Current Understanding on Diabetes, Obesity, and Related Syndromes. The theme for CUDOS 2019 is Innovative Concepts in Modern Diabetes Management – and will highlight the latest and exciting innovations in the treatment and management of diabetes.  A major focus at CUDOS 2019 is how Sidra Medicine is embarking on its journey towards precision medicine in the care and treatment of children and young people with diabetes. It will highlight major findings and success stories of its precision medicine program and the individualized and preventative strategies for improvin ......read more

At the Kempinski Hotels New Lunches and Dinners and a Street Food Night at Doha’s favorite restaurants Doha, Qatar, September 19, 2019:   Richard Sandoval, founder and owner of RS Hospitality, a leading international restaurant group was in Doha from 13-16 September 2019 to launch new menus for his award-winning restaurants, Toro Toro, Zengo and Maya.  The three restaurants, under the Richard Sandoval Hospitality Group by Chef Sandoval, combine authentic Latin ingredients with international flavors and inventive techniques to create new and unexpected concepts and cuisines, such as modern and coastal Mexican, Latin-Asian, Peruvian, and Pan-Latin Duri ......read more

Doha, Qatar – 18 September 2019:   Barwa Bank has announced the names of the winners for its 2019 Summer Spend Campaign’s fourth monthly raffle draw, rewarding the bank’s loyal customers for their credit card spend since the campaign was launched in May 2019.  The campaign offers Barwa Bank credit card holders the chance to enter monthly draws and win 20,000 loyalty points each. By the end of the campaign period one winner will take home the grand prize of 1,000,000 loyalty points. For the campaign’s fourth monthly draw, 25 loyal Barwa Bank customers each won 20,000 loyalty points.  The winners of the fourth draw were Maryam Mohammed ......read more

17 September 2019, Doha, Qatar:  Msheireb Properties, the national real estate developer and subsidiary of Qatar Foundation, won a prestigious award during the efficiencies of the fifth meeting of the GCC Labor and Social Affairs Ministers, in Muscat, Oman last week.  The award comes in recognition of Msheireb Properties’ efforts and commitment to nationalise jobs, scoring the highest percentage of national hires during 2019.  Mr Hamad Al Naemi, Senior Manager - HR and Corporate Services, who received the award on behalf of Msheireb Properties, said: “It is such an honor to receive this acknowledgment of our policies and hard work to create job opportuni ......read more

DOHA, QATAR, September 17, 2019:  Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC extended their presence in the Middle East earlier this year with the official launch of Qatar Sotheby’s International Realty in June. Qatar Sotheby’s International Realty is owned by Alfardan Group, a leading luxury lifestyle conglomerate in Qatar. “We’re delighted to partner with the world-known Sotheby’s International Realty brand as we approach a turning point in our premium property market”, said Omar Hussain Alfardan, President and CEO, Alfardan Group. “We’re proud to unveil a fine collection of the latest in high-end real estate across the count ......read more

The West End Musical, by Dana Alfardan and Nadim Naaman, is a tribute to the poetic writer, Khalil Gibran 17 September 2019, Doha, Qatar:   Dana Al Fardan, critically acclaimed Qatari musician, composer, songwriter and symphonic artist, and Katara Cultural Village announced today in a press conference the Qatar debut of the West End musical, Broken Wings, co-written and composed by Dana and West End’s very own star Nadim Naaman.  Based on Khalil Gibran’s masterpiece, Broken Wings will be played for three days from 7 – 9 November 2019 at the Opera House at Katara Cultural Village, with Matinees and Soiree performances. Broken Wings was first ......read more

Doha, Qatar, 16 September 2019 – Al Khaliji Commercial Bank P.Q.S.C. (al khaliji) , Qatar’s next generation bank, has announced another milestone development for its operations in Qatar. The group headquarters is now at Lusail, Qatar’s city of the future. The move comes under al khaliji’s ambitious plans, its central operations now at the heart of Qatar’s vision for a sustainable, interconnected and smart future.  Commenting on the move, HE Sheikh Hamad Bin Faisal Bin Thani Al Thani, Chairman at al khaliji, said:  “Our customers and our nation’s prosperous future form the driving force behind our evolution and investments. Today, this f ......read more

September 16, 2019:  Compass International School Doha has welcomed students to its new, state-of-the-art Themaid Campus for the academic year 2019/20. Compass International School Doha’s world class teaching team, led by Ann Djedid, Head of Campus Themaid, are delighted to welcome students to their new campus and learning areas.  Students were in awe at the outstanding facilities at Themaid Campus, from the science laboratories and theatre to the 25-metre swimming pool and specialist areas for design technology, dance and music.  At Themaid Campus, students from Early Years through to Secondary can discover a world beyond a traditional classroom, with state-of-a ......read more

QIC Insured affirms shift towards digitalization with one-third of business transacted online QIC Insured garners success in end-to-end digitalization of products & services Doha, 16 September 2019:  Generating one-third of its business through its online portal, QIC Insured-the retail arm of Qatar Insurance Group has garnered success in digitalization of its suite of insurance products and services. QIC Insured deployed end-to-end digitalization and enhanced operational efficiency, which in turn resulted in a significant reduction of time lag. It also improved customer interaction and engagement.  Witnessing the shift in customer’s mindset towards pur ......read more

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