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Kahramaa signs QR8.3bn power expansion deal to meet growing demand

To meet the growing demand for electricity in the country, Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) yesterday signed contracts worth a total QR8.3 bn with local and international companies for expansion of electricity network. The projects — Phase 13 of Qatar Power Transmission System Expansion Plan — include construction …

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Smooth ride: Mowasalat services getting better

In a country heavily dominated by private cars, the public transport is slowly gaining ground. The widening network of public transportation system and support services have won much appreciation from users. More and more people have started using the bus service to reach their accommodation and workplace on a daily …

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Alert for mobile radars on Qatar roads (Tuesday, April 4)

A recent MOI survey shows that as many as 64% participants believe mobile radars have helped reduce instances of speeding and road accidents. It is best to drive carefully and under speed limit if you are driving on these Qatar roads today (Tuesday, April 4) – Shamal Highway, Wholesale Market, …

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Strong winds expected to churn up dust on Tuesday

Strong winds are expected again in most parts of Qatar on Tuesday along with low visibility in some places due to dust, the Met department has said. The weather office also forecast strong winds and high seas in offshore areas. In a tweet on Monday evening, the Met department said marine …

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Qatar Airways to offer passengers replacement laptops on flights during electronics ban

The ban was ordered by Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday in the latest of a series of meetings on aviation security. A laptop ban affecting airline passengers travelling to the UK from six countries in the Middle East and north Africa is to be introduced “in the coming days”, …

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Qatar Petroleum lifts gas moratorium from North Field: CEO

DOHA: Qatar has lifted a self-imposed moratorium on development of the world’s biggest natural gas field after more than a decade, the chief executive of state energy company Qatar Petroleum said on Monday. The giant gas field accounts for nearly all of Qatar’s gas production and around 60 percent of …

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Qatar to be food manufacturing hub in GCC

With the completion of the ongoing development of warehousing and logistics parks, and other related infrastructure projects, Qatar is set to emerge as a major food manufacturing hub in the GCC region, said a top official of the Doha-based Gulf Organization for Industrial Consulting (GOIC). Given the rapidly growing population …

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Watch: Men jump off Dubai skyscraper

In the latest series of stunts, three daredevils recorded themselves jumping off the 413-metre Princess Tower in Dubai. The video, which was posted on Instagram March 31, 2017, shows how parachutists Noah Bahnson, Vince Reffet and Fred Fugen base jump off the skyscraper.   The video was posted online by …

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Recognition for Filipino doctors

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), through the Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners (QCHP), has released an updated “Approved Specialty Qualifications List for Physicians” in Qatar, which now includes doctors from the Philippines who are diplomates of the Philippine Board. Diplomates of the Philippine Board can get the “specialist” title …

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