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UCL Qatar students complete placements at global institutions

UCL Qatar students complete placements at global institutions

UCL Qatar master’s degree students have returned from a set of high-profile work placements to bring international best practice to libraries, galleries, museums and private firms in Qatar.

QIB wins ‘Product Innovator of the Year’ award from Global Finance

QIB wins ‘Product Innovator of the Year’ award from Global Finance

Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) has received the ‘Product Innovation Award’ under the Islamic Finance category from Global Finance for the bank’s efforts in introducing innovative Shariah-compliant products, including long-term deposits with flexible profit payment options.

Films offer a slice of Korean life and culture: envoy

Films offer a slice of Korean life and culture: envoy

Movie fans will have the opportunity to watch four popular Korean films at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) Student Centre today, the concluding day of the Korean Film Festival in Doha. The screenings are from 1pm to 4pm. Entry is free.

New Commercial Companies Law in Qatar

New Commercial Companies Law in Qatar

The Law No 11 of 2015 (new Companies Law) which entered into force in August 2015 has fully repealed the old Commercial Companies Law No 5 of 2002.

Four drug suspects killed in Philippines

Four drug suspects killed in Philippines

Philippine police killed four suspected drug dealers in three separate incidents on Tuesday, a provincial police commander said, just hours after a relaunch of anti-drugs operations that the national police chief said he hoped would be ‘less bloody’.

Tastes from 80 nationalities come together

Tastes from 80 nationalities come together

From an eclectic range of spirited traditional dance and music performances from students, teachers, parents, and artistes, to a scrumptious variety of cuisines and cultures that pleased both the stomach and the heart, the International School of London-Qatar’s (ISL-Q) multi-hued annual Internationa

How will we know driverless cars are safe?

How will we know driverless cars are safe?

Anyone looking for a book about driverless cars – smart, wide-ranging, nontechnical, easy to understand – was pretty much out of luck until Driverless: Intelligent Cars and the Road Ahead was published in September.

Qatar takes steps to negate cyber threats

Qatar takes steps to negate cyber threats

Risk management can significantly reduce the increasing cyber threats in the country, according to engineer Khalid al-Hashmi, Assistant Undersecretary of the Cyber Security Sector at Ministry of Transport and Communications.

The Brexit vote brings out the worst in Britain’s leaders

The Brexit vote brings out the worst in Britain’s leaders

Our elected leaders, often among the first to demand sound strategy, succession planning, and accountability in the private sector, have spectacularly failed to practice what they preach

Saudi oil exports hit lowest level in 6 months as refineries buy less

Saudi oil exports hit lowest level in 6 months as refineries buy less

Saudi Arabia, the world’s biggest crude exporter, cut shipments in April to the lowest level in six months as overseas refineries bought less due to seasonal maintenance and the kingdom burned more oil at home to power air conditioners.

Flood-hit Sri Lanka pulls more bodies from landslides

Flood-hit Sri Lanka pulls more bodies from landslides

Sri Lankan soldiers pulled more bodies from landslides and distributed food and water on Sunday to hundreds of thousands forced into shelters after major floods hit the island.

Emirates to launch daily circular service to Cebu, Clark from Dubai

Emirates to launch daily circular service to Cebu, Clark from Dubai

Emirates will launch a daily circular service from Dubai to Cebu and Clark in the Philippines starting March 30, the airline said in a statement issued in Doha.