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Functional art’s future bright in Qatar: Indian designer

Functional art’s future bright in Qatar: Indian designer

Functional art is generally applied art – art created for use with an aesthetic in mind. Occupying that tenuous space between fine art and the everyday life, functional art refers to aesthetic objects that serve utilitarian purposes. The genre is remarkably inclusive. It encompasses everything from

Furniture giant IKEA making masks to help fight coronavirus

Furniture giant IKEA making masks to help fight coronavirus

Furniture giant IKEA is producing face masks and other protective gear for hospitals, joining a growing list of companies branching out of their normal business areas to help meet equipment shortages ...

Second UAE military jet violates Qatar’s airspace

Second UAE military jet violates Qatar’s airspace

The State of Qatar has sent two messages to the UN Secretary-General and to the President of the Security Council on a UAE military airliner flying from the airspace of the United Arab Emirates to the Kingdom of Bahrain, violating Qatar’s airspace at 10:10am on Wednesday, January 3, 2018.

Deutsche Telekom, Tele2 join forces to challenge Dutch duopoly

Deutsche Telekom, Tele2 join forces to challenge Dutch duopoly

Deutsche Telekom will buy the Dutch business of Sweden’s Tele2 and combine it with its T-Mobile Nederland to give it more muscle to challenge rivals KPN and Ziggo.

Deadline for highway protesters extended

Deadline for highway protesters extended

Pakistani authorities have extended for another 24 hours a deadline given to protesters blocking a major highway into the capital to disperse, officials said yesterday.

Cambodia’s political prince submits to its strongman

Cambodia’s political prince submits to its strongman

With Cambodia’s opposition warning of the imminent death of its democracy, the historic rival who once beat Prime Minister Hun Sen in an election said there was no option but to work with the strongman.

Turkish furniture manufacturers’ trade delegation to visit Doha

Turkish furniture manufacturers’ trade delegation to visit Doha

A trade delegation of 11 Turkish furniture manufacturers under the Kayseri Furniture Industrialists’ Association (Kaymos) umbrella will visit Doha from Saturday until October 3 ...

'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' unseats 'It' as 'Lego Ninjago' disappoints

'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' unseats 'It' as 'Lego Ninjago' disappoints

The sequel from Fox is expected to earn $39 million this weekend from 4,003 locations. That's slightly below where tracking had pegged it (somewhere in the $40 millions)...

Eid holidays bring brisk business for home furnishing shops

Eid holidays bring brisk business for home furnishing shops

Furniture, kitchen appliances and home accessories shops in Doha are expecting good business throughout and beyond the Eid al-Adha holidays, it is learnt.

Quintessential French actress Moreau dies at 89

Quintessential French actress Moreau dies at 89

Jeanne Moreau, the quintessential French actress whose mother was an English cabaret club dancer, has died at 89. Moreau, a petite chain-smoker who worked with most of the world’s top directors of the first few decades after World War Two, Orson Welles, Jean-Luc Godard and Wim Wenders among them.

Australia blows the whistle on moving house by rail

Australia blows the whistle on moving house by rail

Moving house? Don't let the train take the strain -- that's the message from Australian rail chiefs after publishing footage of passengers lugging furniture and fridges on busy commuter services.

Health stocks fare well on Wall St despite policy uncertainty

Health stocks fare well on Wall St despite policy uncertainty

There’s plenty of uncertainty about health policy in Washington, but on Wall Street, investors have a clear hunger for health stocks.