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January 16, 2020

Sidra Medicine, a speciality children’s, young people's and women’s healthcare organisation and a member of Qatar Foundation, celebrates two rewarding years of delivering safe patient care.
The hospital building opened and welcomed the first inpatients to be treated in the state-of-the-art facility on January 14 2018. The first baby was born at Sidra Medicine coincided with the opening of the hospital.
Within two years, 2,300 babies were born in the hospital, Sidra Medicine said on it official social"...


HMC performed over 20 million laboratory tests last year
January 20, 2020

Hamad Medical Corporation’s Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology (DLMP) has performed over 20 million tests in 2019, providing a comprehensive range of specialised laboratory services for the people in Qatar.

The DLMP not only serves the patients of HMC, with dedicated facilities at different sites, but also provides"...

Car makers worried as buyers shun e-vehicles not named Tesla
January 20, 2020

Regulators are demanding zero-emission vehicles. And manufacturers are scrambling to provide them, spending billions on electric-car development.
Ford says a third of its vehicles will be electric by 2030.
Volkswagen plans to sell a million EVs annually just two years from now. At Volvo, half its offerings will be electric by 2025. By the end of this year, most major automakers will be offering"...

QIB voted ‘Best Islamic Bank in Qatar’ by IFN
January 20, 2020

DOHA: Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) has been recognised as the “Best Islamic Bank in Qatar” by Islamic Finance News (IFN) readers, the world’s leading Islamic finance publication. The award is a testament to QIB’s successful business strategy and strong financial performance.

QIB was recognized for its outstanding"...

January 20, 2020

Qatar’s ambitious Al Kharsaah Large-Scale Solar PV Power Plant, which is to be built at an estimated cost of QR1.7bn, will be reducing 26 million tonnes of CO2 during the project’s life time.

The upcoming project is being established in collaboration with Qatari, French and Japanese companies. Once the first phase is operational by early 2021, Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) will buy electricity from Siraj1, which"...

January 20, 2020

Commodities with the exception of metals struggled to get excited about the phase 1 US China trade deal. Questions regarding China’s ability to buy the stipulated quantities of agriculture products added some downside pressure to grains. The energy sector was weighed down by ample supply as geopolitical risks continued to fade.

19 January 2020: While global stocks, led by the US technology sector, continued their ascent, the first two weeks of"...