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England humbled by novice pair in final Ashes warm-up draw

England humbled by novice pair in final Ashes warm-up draw

Novices Jason Sangha and Matt Short scored their maiden first-class centuries for a Cricket Australia XI to frustrate England on the last day of their final Ashes warm-up game yesterday.

UCQ to host Open House event for prospective students, sponsors

UCQ to host Open House event for prospective students, sponsors

The University of Calgary in Qatar (UCQ) has announced that it will host its annual Open House event for prospective students and valued sponsorship partners, Hamad Medical Corporation and Sidra Medicine.

Opec sees evidence of oil market moving to balance

Opec sees evidence of oil market moving to balance

Oil prices have risen in recent months, after both Opec and non-Opec countries struck a landmark deal at the end of last year to cut back production to combat a global oil glut.

Katara is cultural partner of National Black Tree drive

Katara is cultural partner of National Black Tree drive

The Al Shabhana Environmental Association has launched a campaign titled ‘Qatar’s National Black Tree’, of which Katara – the Cultural Village Foundation is the cultural partner.

Commercial Bank unveils National Day campaign prizes

Commercial Bank unveils National Day campaign prizes

Commercial Bank has launched a one-off special promotion for new savers with 36 exclusive prizes to be won for customers to enjoy Qatar National Day in style and luxury.

Samsung introduces latest fitness wearables

Samsung introduces latest fitness wearables

Samsung Gulf Electronics has introduced three new fitness devices to its industry-leading wearable portfolio in Qatar: Gear Sport, Gear Fit2 Pro and Gear IconX.

Italian premier’s visit to focus on economic co-operation

Italian premier’s visit to focus on economic co-operation

The visit of Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni to Qatar today will focus on enhancing the economic and commercial co-operation between the two countries, Italian ambassador Pasquale Salzano has said.

Catalonia’s biggest bank warns on economy as next showdown looms

Catalonia’s biggest bank warns on economy as next showdown looms

Catalonia’s biggest bank warned a prolonged political conflict in the rebel region would inflict more wounds on the economy as separatists and the Spanish government prepared for their next showdown.

Healthcare quality improvement conference scheduled for March

Healthcare quality improvement conference scheduled for March

Hamad Medical Corp (HMC) and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) have announced the 6th Middle East Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare from March 23-25, 2018, with nearly 3,000 participants.

Emir congratulates President Macron

Emir congratulates President Macron

His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani has sent a cable of congratulations to French President Emmanuel Macron on the occasion of his country’s candidate Audrey Azoulay winning the post of the Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Un

Video Home, Jumbo Electronics earn sales achievement awards

Video Home, Jumbo Electronics earn sales achievement awards

Video Home and Jumbo Electronics have been honoured with the Outstanding Sales Achievement Award by Dometic Middle East for their “excellent sales performance” during 2016-17.

Recreating spider silk in the laboratory

Recreating spider silk in the laboratory

Until now, scientists have not been able to mass produce synthetic spider silk in the laboratory – but with new advances in research, that might be about to change By Adriane Lochner