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First Release of ‘AKOYA Oxygen’ Sold Out

August 2014 in Local News by Publisher

DAMAC Announces Unprecedented Success at sales launch of ‘AKOYA Oxygen’ the “Green” Master Development

DAMAC Properties announced that the first release of houses at its green master devlopment ‘AKOYA Oxygen’ were sold out yesterday in record time. All sales centres in Dubai dedicated to the sales introduction witnessed huge numbers of clients and investors interested in various types of houses within the project Read the rest of this entry »

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Ellucian Banner® upgrade provides superlative student services to Qatar University

August 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Ellucian has collaborated with Qatar University (QU), the State of Qatar’s national university, to deploy the new Banner technology to support its growing student services portfolio, and its commitment to becoming a world class institution. Read the rest of this entry »

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IBQ awards latest lucky draw winner of thanq loyalty programme

August 2014 in Local News by Publisher

. International Bank of Qatar (IBQ) announced the latest winner of the monthly lucky draw of its highly popular ‘thanq’ rewards programme. Read the rest of this entry »

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Flexible Relay Solution From Rockwell Automation Simplifies Safety Implementation

August 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Machine builders can now easily implement required safety functions while improving productivity with the Allen-Bradley Guardmaster 440C CR30 safety relay from Rockwell Automation.

Users can program the safety relay through the free Connected Components Workbench software from Rockwell Automation. Connected Components Workbench software reduces programming time and helps increase productivity by allowing users to create, control and monitor a safety system in the same software environment as their standard control. Read the rest of this entry »

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Al Shamal Sports Club Appoints Network Advertising & Events for Fans Engagement and Community Outreach Programs for QSL 2014-15 Season.

August 2014 in Local News by Publisher

In the presence of vice president of the Al Shamal Club and CEO of Network Advertising and Events:

Al Shamal Sports Club has signed an agreement with Network Advertising and Events to implement fan engagement activities and build up excitement for the new season. The new management agreement has been signed to create various sporting events for fans and a wider community outreach programs in and around Al Shamal Club and Al Shamal City. Read the rest of this entry »

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BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) markets bring bigger capital inflow into UAE than MENA markets, with India topping the list: Fortress Investments

August 2014 in Local News by Publisher

MSCI upgrade of the UAE to emerging market status places it within the BRIC grouping

Fortress Investments, a leading investment firm operating in the Middle East, says that there is a significant increase in capital inflows into UAE from emerging markets, particularly the BRIC countries (Brazil, China, India and Russia), surpassing inflows from MENA (Middle East & North Africa) region. Read the rest of this entry »

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The pearl-Qatar celebrates family this Eid with fun-filled activity program

August 2014 in Local News by Publisher

The Pearl-Qatar, one of the most distinguished destinations in Qatar, has completed all preparations for the launch of the Eid Al-Fitr Festival activities, which will give residents and visitors the opportunity to enjoy unique shows and activities with their families.

Over the three days of Eid from 6:00 p.m. till 10:00 p.m., The Pearl-Qatar will host a number of cultural, artistic, and entertainment programs that serve to fulfill one aspect of United Development Company’s mission – to promote The Pearl-Qatar as a destination for families. Read the rest of this entry »

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United Development Company Announces 2014 Semi-Annual Financial Results

August 2014 in Local News by Publisher

United Development Company (UDC), a leading Qatari shareholding companies and master developer of The Pearl-Qatar, today announced another strong performance in the first half of 2014.

Net profit for the first half of 2014 stood at QR 521 million, compared to net profit of QR 389 million in the same period of 2013, an increase of 34%. The net profit attributable to owners of the Company stood at QR 499 million compared to QR 325 million for the same period last year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Qatar Rail and Qatar Solar Technologies to target solar energy opportunities

August 2014 in Local News by Publisher

An MOU was signed today that could see solar technologies installed in Qatar’s upcoming rail network.

Qatar Solar Technologies (QSTec), who are currently building a 150 Megawatt solar module manufacturing facility and a 8,000 metric ton polysilicon manufacturing plant in Qatar, Read the rest of this entry »

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Qatar Rail praises Dhreima efforts during Ramadan visit

August 2014 in Local News by Publisher

During the blessed holy month of Ramadan, and in fulfillment of its Corporate Social Responsibility Program, a delegation from Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail) paid a visit to Dhreima (Qatar Orphan Foundation), voicing appreciation for its humanitarian efforts in supporting orphans in Qatar and satisfying the needs of disadvantaged children. Read the rest of this entry »

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Al Meera revives Ramadan traditions

August 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Within the framework of its social initiatives aimed at enhancing communication with the various segments of the society, Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (QSC) has launched a new initiative seeking to revive Qatari traditions between neighbors during the holy month of Ramadan, through motivating the spirit of compassion and solidarity and the custom of exchanging food prior to the Iftar time. Read the rest of this entry »

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Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels celebrates Garangao Night

August 2014 in Local News by Publisher

SOUQ Waqif Boutique Hotels (SWBH), the exclusive hotel collection owned and managed by Al Rayyan Hospitality, celebrated the Garangao night, the age-old annual Qatari tradition on the night of mid-Ramadan. Read the rest of this entry »

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Barwa Bank Ramadan Football Tournament Raises Funds for Charity

August 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Barwa Bank, Qatar’s fastest growing Shari’ah compliant banking service provider, handed over earlier this week QAR 96,000 in donations to charities in Qatar as part of the Bank’s Fourth Ramadan Football Tournament.

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Qatar Rail holds Ramadan Staff Iftar & celebrates Garangao with their children

August 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail) hosted a Ramadan Iftar for its staff and their families at the “Four Seasons” Hotel, as part of a series of initiatives launched by the company during the holy month of Ramadan. Read the rest of this entry »