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Obesity, diabetes levels high in Qatar

Obesity, diabetes levels high in Qatar

Qatar has some of the highest levels of metabolic disorders such as obesity and diabetes mellitus in the region” Dr Abdulla al-Hamaq, executive director of Qatar Diabetes Association (QDA) said.

QGBC to launch Green Key initiative for hotels

QGBC to launch Green Key initiative for hotels

Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC) will launch the Green Key certification for hotels during the Qatar Green Building Conference next week, disclosed an official.

Government incentives help industries thrive

Government incentives help industries thrive

Government incentives have helped increase the number of Qatar’s industrial institutions to 728 in July 2017 with investments amounting to QR262bn, a Qatar Chamber senior official said.

Siege violates all charters of human rights'

Siege violates all charters of human rights'

The National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) opened the ninth edition of the Arabic calligraphy exhibition about "Human Rights in Islamic Culture" in Madrid yesterday.

New law to boost local production

New law to boost local production

The draft law that seeks to protect national products and combat practices that may harm them in international trade would boost national industry and encourage investors to start various manufacturing projects in the country.

Robot Olympiad attracts Qatar talent

Robot Olympiad attracts Qatar talent

The Qatar National Robot Olympiad (NRO) 2017, which yesterday involved over 500 students from elementary, junior high and senior high schools from across Qatar, marked the inaugural event for Maharat Qatar, sponsored by Qatar Shell and hosted by College of the North Atlantic — Qatar (CNA-Q).

QR2.2bn projects implemented in Shamal, Ruwais

QR2.2bn projects implemented in Shamal, Ruwais

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) is implementing more than 20 projects to serve the cities of Al Shamal and Al Ruwais, to be completed in 2022 with a total budget of over QR2.2bn.

Tamuq students recognised for academic achievements

Tamuq students recognised for academic achievements

More than 80 students have been honoured by Texas A&M University at Qatar (Tamuq) for academic distinction in the fall 2016 and spring 2017 semesters.

Abraj Al Tahwiliya set to be new addition to Corniche skyline

Abraj Al Tahwiliya set to be new addition to Corniche skyline

Qatar Industrial Manufacturing Company’s (QIMC) mixed-use development, Abraj Al Tahwiliya, is set to be a vibrant new addition to Doha’s iconic Corniche skyline in late 2020, it was announced in a statement.

Nama Centre signs pact with UNFPA

Nama Centre signs pact with UNFPA

Nama Centre, one of Qatar Foundation for Social Work’s (QFSW) affiliated centres, has signed in Doha a co-operation agreement with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to develop the youth programmes provided by the centre.

Surveys find support for QGP initiative

Surveys find support for QGP initiative

Two surveys on Qatar Genome Programme (QGP) have found widespread willingness among the local population to participate in the initiative, which seeks to map the Qatari genome.

Tillerson hails Kuwait's role for resolving Gulf crisis

Tillerson hails Kuwait's role for resolving Gulf crisis

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has praised the role being played by Kuwait "to diplomatically seek a resolution" to the ongoing Gulf crisis, the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) yesterday said.

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