Call to address challenges faced by Arab family
The Arab family has been exposed in the past few decades to a basic change in its fabric, due to economic, social and cultural factors like poverty, internal and external migration, education, and cultural openness, a seminar was told yesterday.
“The nuclear family has become the base of the Arab societies instead of the extended...
‘New policies needed’ to deal with family issues
What happens within the closed circle of the family should not be considered as private issues as long as it reflects on the society in general, a senior official of the Doha International Family Institute (DIFI) said yesterday.
“Some Arab governments could not adequately address issues such as family violence and child marriage...
Qatar-Portugal ties reviewed
HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani and HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid
al-Mahmoud holding talks with Portuguese Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Paulo Portas in Doha yesterday. Bilateral...
Emir meets Kuwaiti deputy minister
HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani has received a written message from the Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmed al-Jaber al-Sabah containing an invitation addressed to the Emir to attend the meetings of the 34th session of the GCC Supreme Council to be held in Kuwait on
December 10-11 December. Kuwaiti Deputy Minister of...
Qatar shares snap 3-day winning run despite strong local buy support
The Qatar Exchange yesterday snapped a three-day bull-run despite strong buying support from local retail investors.
Profit booking – especially in transport, telecom and banking sectors – dragged the 20-stock Qatar Index (based on price data) by 0.28% to 10,366.21 points.
The key index has been...
PSB Mideast eyes growth in Mena market research
ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller, a leading public relations consultancy, has launched the first Middle East office of Penn Schoen Berland (PSB), the global market research firm and electoral pollster famous for advising former US president Bill Clinton and the former UK prime minister Tony Blair on winning election...
‘GCC set for growth spurt from Qatar World Cup, Dubai Expo’
Dubai’s successful bid for the World Expo 2020 and Qatar hosting FIFA World Cup 2022 bode well for the GCC’s future and will provide a healthy GDP boost, QNB has said in a report. The World Expo is the third largest global event after the FIFA World Cup and the Olympics. “Considering that the World Cup is being held in Qatar...
Sports ministers’ summit highlight of Doha GOALS ’13
It’s that time of the year again. And it promises to be even bigger, and better, this time. The second edition of Doha GOALS, a one of its kind platform that focuses on sport as a driver of social and economic change, will be held at the Aspire Dome from December 9 to 11.
If the inaugural 2012...
Bale ‘Prince of Goals’ after first La Liga treble
3x3 All-Stars to boost basketball in Qatar: al-Kuwari
In a massive boost for the sport in the country, the Qatar Basketball Federation (QBF) will host the FIBA 3x3 (three on three) All-Stars event for three years in a row beginning with the inaugural event at Katara on December 12. The event offers a total purse of $120,000.
Organisers expect packed crowds to witness some...
Wood to defend Qatar Masters title
Come January, Chris Wood will return to defend his Commercial Bank Qatar Masters title in 2014, along with a number of others stars.
A world-class field of established champions and rising stars has always vied for the Mother of Pearl Trophy at the USD 2.5 million tournament,...
Chelsea and Man City win to close in on Arsenal
Both Chelsea and Manchester City capitalised on Liverpool’s shock defeat by Hull yesterday to leapfrog the Merseysiders and close the gap on Premier League leaders Arsenal.
Chelsea recovered from conceding a goal inside the first minute at...