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April 27, 2017

Centrepoint, the Middle East’s largest fashion retailer, heralds the future of its retail stores with the opening of its re-designed concept format at Doha Festival City. The new store opened amid high anticipation from customers on April 5. It is one of the cornerstones of the shopping mall with a retail space of 58,092 sqft split on 2 levels making it the fourth-largest retail offering in Doha Festival"...


Eleventh Heya Arabian Fashion Exhibition opens
April 29, 2017

The 11th Heya Arabian Fashion Exhibition opened yesterday at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center.
The opening ceremony was led by Mashal Shahbik, Director of Tourism Events and Festivals at Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA), and Esraa Abel, Design Creationz spokesperson, in the presence of more than 300 people including ambassadors of various countries.
Heya showcases authentic Arabian fashion"...

Cuba warns of further belt tightening as Venezuelan crisis deepens
April 29, 2017

Cuba plans to reduce spending further in 2018 following two years of budget cuts, the ruling Communist Party newspaper Granma wrote on Friday, as a deepening crisis in socialist ally Venezuela puts the squeeze on its finances.

The Caribbean island began to slash imports and reduce the use of fuel and electricity last year, sending"...

Ministry backs home-based products
April 29, 2017

The Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs is keen to support “productive” families through exhibitions and by providing a permanent market to showcase their products, Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs H E Dr Issa bin Saad Al Jafali Al Nuaimi said yesterday.
The Ministry yesterday announced the winners for the 2017 incentive award"...

April 29, 2017

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment has issued a guide for construction sites to ensure safety and eliminate damages resulting from construction, maintenance and demolition works.
The construction sector, with new towers, high rise buildings, road projects and other infrastructure projects has necessitated setting up standards and regulations to reduce damages and accidents, the Ministry said in a statement yesterday.
The guide is released on the occasion of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work,"...

April 29, 2017

Majority of healthcare consumers in Qatar are willing to receive care from advanced technology such as artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics, according to a recent study.
Some 65 percent of respondents have expressed their willingness to use advanced computer technology or robots with AI that can answer health questions, perform tests, make a diagnosis and recommend treatment, says a survey conducted by PwC. The findings are part of a report by ‘What doctor? Why AI and robotics will define New Health’"...