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November 11, 2019

For the fourth year in a row, Commercial Bank has won two awards at The Asian Banker’s Banking Awards 2019, Middle East and Africa, the bank said in a statement on Sunday.
The bank won the “Best Cash Management Bank in Qatar” and “Best Transaction Banking service in Qatar” in 2019 award.
Despite increasing competition in the market, Commercial Bank keeps on pioneering innovation and financial solutions in the country, and has maintained its edge.
The double-award win rounds off"...


QRCS Warm Winter drive targets 250,000 people for 2019-2020
November 12, 2019

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has launched the Warm Winter Campaign for the year 2019-2020. It targets QR18 million worth of winterisation aid for over 250,000 vulnerable beneficiaries.
In a press briefing, Muhsen Abdullah al Maliki, Director of Communication, Dr Mohamed Salah Ibrahim, Executive Director of Relief and International Development, and Yousef Mohamed al Awadi, Director of Financial Resources"...

Health Minister honours organ donors
November 12, 2019

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Qatar Center for Organ Transplantation has honoured sixty organ and tissue donors for their selfless act of organ donation – which saved the lives of 70 recipients in the last year.

During the annual honouring ceremony, which was attended by H E Dr. Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari, Minister of"...

New H&M tagline sparks outcry over gender violence association
November 12, 2019

KUALA LUMPUR: A new collection from fashion giant H&M has unleashed protests from women's rights campaigners because it includes the slogan 'I love GBV', the initials of the designer but also a widely used acronym for gender-based violence.

H&M said the slogan, emblazoned on hats, a necklace and boxer shorts with"...

November 12, 2019

Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) has announced the roll-out and first training sessions for listed firms on using XBRL-based reporting system within QSE’s Q-Disclosure Platform, the QSE said in statement on Monday.
XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language) is the result of a move towards a single global electronic financial reporting standard allowing more efficient retrieval and analysis of financial information.
The standard was developed by an international non-profit consortium of over 650 major companies,"...

November 12, 2019

DOHA: Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Global (TAG.Global) and the Arab Society for Intellectual Property (ASIP), chaired by Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, participated in the training course and workshop held in Germany entitled ‘Building Innovation Infrastructure via Technology Transfer Offices (TTO)’ conducted by BITTCOIN-JO, a project funded by the European Union’s Erasmus+ Program.

The aim of holding the event was to create a Jordanian Technology"...