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Prudent use of natural resources central to Qatar’s strategy

Prudent use of natural resources central to Qatar’s strategy

Qatar’s recent announcement that it will develop a world-scale petrochemical complex using ethane feedstock from the North Field LNG expansion project is another testament to the country’s prudent use of its natural resources for the welfare of its people.

Is being a night owl bad for you?

Is being a night owl bad for you?

If you are a night owl, your natural circadian rhythm is primed to make you feel more alive when the sun goes down. Your eyes shine brighter, your mind feels more alert. The whole world seems to hum.

Rethinking water-resource management

Rethinking water-resource management

In many parts of the world, there are simply no more conventional freshwater resources available to meet growing demand. Beyond limiting economic development, ...

Amir calls for ending injustice inflicted upon Palestinians

Amir calls for ending injustice inflicted upon Palestinians

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani addressed the opening session of the Emergency Summit of the Organisation of Islamic Co-operation (OIC) on Palestine held in Istanbul yesterday evening with the participation of heads of delegations of Islamic countries.

New European data rules could set global norm

New European data rules could set global norm

New European standards of data protection are being eyed by privacy activists as a new global benchmark, at a time when Internet users around the world are reeling from a scandal over the misuse of Facebook data.

Eligibility conditions for maternity leave

Eligibility conditions for maternity leave

Question: What are the eligibility conditions for maternity leave benefits and how will this affect the annual leave entitlements of the women employees? When can the eligible ....

Managing the risks of a rising dollar

Managing the risks of a rising dollar

Argentinian President Mauricio Macri’s government has asked the International Monetary Fund for a loan that it hopes can stem a peso rout that has driven up interest rates, will slow the economy, and threatens the reform programme.

Air pollution during pregnancy tied to high BP in kids

Air pollution during pregnancy tied to high BP in kids

Women who breathe polluted air during pregnancy may be more likely to have children who develop high blood pressure, a US study suggests.

How universities can soften the Brexit blow

How universities can soften the Brexit blow

The United Kingdom ranks around 22nd among countries in terms of population. Its economy is somewhere between the fifth- and seventh-largest in the world in terms of nominal GDP (in US dollars), which is comparable to the economies of India and France.

Qatar takes lead in backing Palestinians’ just cause

Qatar takes lead in backing Palestinians’ just cause

The Organisation of Islamic Co-operation (OIC) will hold its second summit within five months today in Istanbul at the invitation of Turkish President Recep Tayyib Erdogan in his capacity as the president of the 13th Islamic summit.

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