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MoPH, WHO collaborate for integrated care for older people in Qatar

MoPH, WHO collaborate for integrated care for older people in Qatar

In line with the National Health Strategy’s Healthy Ageing focus, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has collaborated with the World Health Organisation (WHO) on a joint workforce training workshop for the WHO Integrated Care for Older People (ICOPE) programme.
8/17/2022 6:58:20 PM
 American Airlines becomes the latest airline to order supersonic jets

American Airlines becomes the latest airline to order supersonic jets

Commercial aviation’s return to supersonic flying (for the first time since Concorde) received a major vote in confidence this week, as American Airlines and Boom Supersonic announced the airline’s agreement to purchase up to 20 Overture aircraft, with an option for an additional 40
8/17/2022 6:51:00 PM
QRCS, ICRC organises workshop to build capacity among GCC volunteer leaders

QRCS, ICRC organises workshop to build capacity among GCC volunteer leaders

The Ministry of Education and Higher Education opened the application for the professional license for school principals for the 2022/2023 academic year, starting from Sunday until Thursday, August 22.
8/17/2022 6:39:14 PM
FM meets Korean counterpart

FM meets Korean counterpart

HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani met Wednesday the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea Park Jin, during his visit to Korea.
8/17/2022 6:26:24 PM
Football-themed education toolkit launched for displaced children

Football-themed education toolkit launched for displaced children

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, the Education Above All Foundation (EAA) and the Generation Amazing Foundation have announced a collaboration to develop a “Football 4 Development Playbook” (F4DP), a new toolkit that aims to support some of the world’s most vulnerable, forcibly displaced children.
8/17/2022 6:13:05 PM
Dead sea cow caught in boat propeller: MoECC

Dead sea cow caught in boat propeller: MoECC

A sea cow seen dead Wednesday on Al Udeid Beach was killed by getting caught in the propeller of a boat in the sea, Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (MoECC) said in a tweet Wednesday.
8/17/2022 5:59:54 PM
Cabinet renews condemnation of continuing Israeli attacks on Palestinian people

Cabinet renews condemnation of continuing Israeli attacks on Palestinian people

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani chaired the Cabinet's regular meeting held at its seat at the Amiri Diwan on Wednesday.
8/17/2022 5:44:33 PM
Ministry of education calls for commitment to conduct rapid antigen test before first day of school

Ministry of education calls for commitment to conduct rapid antigen test before first day of school

The Ministry of Education and Higher Education called on school students to take the Rapid Antigen Test for Covid-19 before the start of the first day of school, no more than 48 hours (only once and not weekly), and to show the negative result to allow them to enter the school building or kindergart
8/17/2022 1:30:21 PM
Environment ministry implements campaign to clean Al Udeid

Environment ministry implements campaign to clean Al Udeid

The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, represented by the Monitoring Department and the Department of Nature Reserves, tweeted on Wednesday that it has implemented a campaign to clean Al Adaid beach of dead fish, in order to ensure the aesthetic and civilized appearance of the country and t
8/17/2022 1:25:09 PM
Portuguese wildfire envelops Madrid skyscrapers in smoke 400 km away

Portuguese wildfire envelops Madrid skyscrapers in smoke 400 km away

Smoke from a huge wildfire in central Portugal enveloped skyscrapers known as the "Four Towers" in Madrid 400 km (250 miles) away on Tuesday, and residents of the Spanish capital complained of a strong burning smell.
8/17/2022 1:21:27 PM
Humid, partly cloudy weather expected today

Humid, partly cloudy weather expected today

Weather inshore until 6pm on Wednesday will be hazy at first becoming humid and hot with scattered clouds with chance of scattered rain at places, the Department of Meteorology said in its daily weather report.
8/17/2022 9:10:36 AM
FIFA agrees to cancel Brazil-Argentina World Cup qualifier

FIFA agrees to cancel Brazil-Argentina World Cup qualifier

FIFA agreed to cancel the suspended World Cup qualifying game between Brazil and Argentina, the two countries governing soccer bodies said Tuesday after reaching a deal with FIFA to cancel the match.
8/17/2022 9:08:21 AM
Qatar TV turns 52, wise in message, young at tech

Qatar TV turns 52, wise in message, young at tech

Qatar TV celebrated on Monday the 52nd anniversary of the launch of its official broadcast on August 15, 1970, around two years after the launch of Qatar Radio broadcasting in 1968.
8/17/2022 12:24:32 AM
ESG label scepticism rising, but underpinnings are seen enduring

ESG label scepticism rising, but underpinnings are seen enduring

A record $649bn poured into ESG-focused funds worldwide through November 30 last year, up from the $542bn and $285bn that flowed into these funds in 2020 and 2019, respectively, according to Refinitiv Lipper data.
8/17/2022 12:22:51 AM
EU, US studying Iran response to ‘final’ nuclear text

EU, US studying Iran response to ‘final’ nuclear text

The European Union and United States said yesterday they were studying Iran’s response to a “final” draft agreement on reviving a 2015 nuclear accord with major powers the EU presented at talks in Vienna.
8/17/2022 12:11:42 AM
Odinga says presidential election result a ‘travesty’

Odinga says presidential election result a ‘travesty’

Kenyan politician Raila Odinga rejected as a “travesty” the result of an Aug 9 presidential election he was declared to have lost to Deputy President William Ruto, adding that Kenya’s democracy faces a long legal crisis.
8/17/2022 12:10:13 AM
South Africa skipper Elgar sick of ‘Bazball’ talk

South Africa skipper Elgar sick of ‘Bazball’ talk

South Africa captain Dean Elgar said yesterday he was fed up with discussing England’s new swashbuckling ‘Bazball’ approach to Test cricket on the eve of their series opener at Lord’s.
8/17/2022 12:03:36 AM
Zaman ton helps Pakistan beat the Netherlands by 16 runs

Zaman ton helps Pakistan beat the Netherlands by 16 runs

Opener Fakhar Zaman hit his seventh one-day international century to steer Pakistan to a 16-run victory in the first of a three-match series yesterday against the Netherlands in Rotterdam.
8/16/2022 11:56:40 PM
Romanchuk beats Paltrinieri to grab 1500m gold

Romanchuk beats Paltrinieri to grab 1500m gold

On an evening when a string of world champions added European titles, Ukrainian Mykhailo Romanchuk provided an upset in Rome yesterday by toppling Gregorio Paltrinieri in the men’s 1500m.
8/16/2022 11:49:22 PM
Chinese ship docks in Lanka despite India, US concerns

Chinese ship docks in Lanka despite India, US concerns

A Chinese research vessel bristling with antennas and communication gear docked at Sri Lanka’s Chinese-run port of Hambantota yesterday despite concerns from India and the US about its alleged spying activities.
8/16/2022 11:41:41 PM
Al Shaqab Racing’s Al Hakeem bounces back with a Group 2 victory at Deauville

Al Shaqab Racing’s Al Hakeem bounces back with a Group 2 victory at Deauville

Unlucky not to have finished closer in the Group 1 Qatar Prix du Jockey Club at Chantilly in June, the Al Shaqab Racing-owned colt Al Hakeem (Siyouni x Jadhaba) returned to winning ways in the Group 2 Prix Guillaume d’Ornano at Deauville.
8/16/2022 11:37:08 PM
Qatar win fencing bronze at Islamic Solidarity Games in Konya

Qatar win fencing bronze at Islamic Solidarity Games in Konya

Qatar’s Khaled Aref and Abdullah Khalifa pose after winning the bronze medal in the men’s foil fencing team competition at the Islamic Solidarity Games in Konya, Turkiye, on Tuesday.
8/16/2022 11:34:16 PM
Ambitious Qatar planning new league for boxers, target Asiad 2030

Ambitious Qatar planning new league for boxers, target Asiad 2030

Sheikh Fahad bin Khalid al-Thani, the new Qatar Boxing Federation (QBF) president, yesterday said he is keen to develop the game in Qatar and create a strong bench strength of young pugilists in the coming years.
8/16/2022 11:32:03 PM
Boli misses stoppage-time penalty as Duhail win thriller

Boli misses stoppage-time penalty as Duhail win thriller

Al Duhail rallied to score a 2-1 win over Al Rayyan in a thrilling QNB Stars League match at the Ahmed Bin Ali Stadium on Tuesday. Goalless at half-time, the match turned in a humdinger in the second half with Rayyan ruing an 89th-minute missed penalty strike by Yohan Boli which hit the crossbar and
8/16/2022 11:30:59 PM
Qatari Diar is platinum sponsor of ‘Qatar Economic & Commercial Activity Guide’

Qatari Diar is platinum sponsor of ‘Qatar Economic & Commercial Activity Guide’

Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company will be the platinum sponsor of the ‘Qatar Economic & Commercial Activity Guide’, Qatar Chamber announced on Tuesday.
8/16/2022 11:25:07 PM
Qatar is playing ‘key role’ in India’s domestic growth and energy security, says top LuLu executive

Qatar is playing ‘key role’ in India’s domestic growth and energy security, says top LuLu executive

On the back of robust bilateral relations, Qatar-India ties continue to strengthen across all sectors, a top official of LuLu Group has said, citing India as a “soon-to-become” $5tn economy and global powerhouse by 2024-2025.
8/16/2022 11:24:27 PM
Nunez must ‘control himself’ after red card, says Van Dijk

Nunez must ‘control himself’ after red card, says Van Dijk

Virgil van Dijk said new Liverpool forward Darwin Nunez must learn to “control himself” after being sent off for a reckless headbutt during Monday night’s 1-1 draw against Crystal Palace.
8/16/2022 11:24:12 PM
Vlahovic double earns Juventus win over Sassuolo

Vlahovic double earns Juventus win over Sassuolo

Dusan Vlahovic fired Juventus to a comfortable 3-0 win over Sassuolo with a brace in Monday’s Serie A opener. Serbia forward Vlahovic put Juve two ahead just before the break from the penalty spot after being fouled by Gian Marco Ferrari, and ended the match as a contest following a smart Angel Di M
8/16/2022 11:21:37 PM
CRA launches a public consultation about ‘National Blockchain Blueprint for Qatar’

CRA launches a public consultation about ‘National Blockchain Blueprint for Qatar’

The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) has launched a public consultation about the ‘National Blockchain Blueprint for Qatar’, which was collaboratively developed by CRA, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, and Qatar University, with the aim of receiving the views and comments of stakeholders and p
8/16/2022 11:20:12 PM
Mannai Corporation reports H1 gross profit of QR489mn on consolidated revenue of QR2.6bn

Mannai Corporation reports H1 gross profit of QR489mn on consolidated revenue of QR2.6bn

Mannai Corporation has reported group gross profit for the first half of 2022 increased by 12% to QR489mn and group EBITDA stands at QR293mn.
8/16/2022 11:19:36 PM
Environment ministry probes fish deaths in Khor Al Udeid

Environment ministry probes fish deaths in Khor Al Udeid

The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, represented by the Monitoring Department and the Department of Nature Reserves, said yesterday that it had immediately intervened to follow up on the phenomenon of fish deaths in the Khor Al Adaid area, and is investigating the incident.
8/16/2022 11:18:32 PM
Lusail Stadium 100% ready for World Cup

Lusail Stadium 100% ready for World Cup

The Lusail Stadium is 100% ready to host the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 finals after obtaining all the approvals confirming the completion of its facilities for the global event, Project Manager Tamim El Abed has said.
8/16/2022 11:09:07 PM