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December 10, 2019

HEC Paris, ranked number 3 worldwide in Executive Education by the Financial Times, is conducting a custom-designed program for Qatargas Operating Company Limited (Qatargas) as part of the organisation’s vision in providing ‘cutting edge’ Leadership Development Programs for its high potential department heads.

The Cadre Leadership Development Program has been specifically designed by HEC Paris in conjunction with Qatargas Learning"...


Water allocation, rationing on the table following groundwater consumption study
December 10, 2019

AMMAN — Water pumping from the Kingdom’s main aquifers increased by 32 per cent between 2017 and 2018, according to a new study released on Monday, prompting a debate around the need to reconsider crop water allocation.

The study detected groundwater consumption patterns using satellite remote sensing applications, Ministry"...

Sidra Medicine offers reconstructive surgery for children born without ears
December 10, 2019

Microtia is a congenital deformity affecting approximately one out of 4,000 births globally. Children born with the condition have incompletely formed or entirely missing ears.
There is no known cause for microtia and it can affect children on either one or both ears (bilateral microtia). Children with microtia experience varying degrees of hearing loss due to the underdeveloped or missing outer and"...

Startup ecosystem is not just about investors, entrepreneurs: Expert
December 10, 2019

Qatar’s startup ecosystem has been gaining momentum, but needs all the right elements in place to complete the system, said a seasoned international investor.

Speaking to The Peninsula, on the sidelines of a recently-concluded Investment Forum, Julian Costley, who authored the highly-acclaimed book ‘How to Use Crowdfunding’"...

December 10, 2019

Optimized Holding, one of Qatar’s major emerging diversified companies, announced yesterday that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Optimized Industries for Chemicals Factory, is launching local production of Lifebuoy and Lux soap bars in partnership with Unilever International, one of the world’s largest manufacturing goods companies.

Optimized Industries for Chemicals Factory is located in the new Doha Industrial Area. This project has been"...

December 10, 2019

Vodafone Qatar now offers businesses an increased level of agility, control and efficiency with the launch of Ready Network, a new software-defined network (SDN) product portfolio to power the future of business in Qatar, the company said in a statement on Monday.
Ready Network - SDN (or software-defined networking) addresses the challenges posed by today’s complex and expensive networking environments.
Unlike traditional networks, which require each element to be configured manually to do a task, with SDN,"...