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Posted on April 07, 2020

Qatargas Operating Company Limited (Qatargas) has successfully initiated a programme to utilise LNG boil-off gas to power its chartered conventional LNG vessels during unloading operations at Japanese LNG terminals. The programme is being implemented with the cooperation of Qatargas’ Japanese buyers.

Posted on April 07, 2020

Once considered a farfetched possibility by skeptics, global warming and climate change are now surfacing as palpable realities of the day. From wildfires in Australia to melting glaciers in Iceland, the year 2020 bid farewell to the hottest ever decade recorded on the planet. Fortunately, though, measures are being taken across all industries to curb our modern world’s carbon footprint, and the case of building and construction sector is no different. 

Posted on April 07, 2020

The ability of a country to quickly implement early screening and detection of COVID-19 cases has proven key to effectively managing the spread of the disease. But the scale and speed of infection has posed serious challenges to many governments.

Posted on April 06, 2020

Qatar University (QU) launched an Emergency Response Grant (ERG) in response to the potential exceptional impact of the current emergency situation.

Posted on April 06, 2020

The Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ announced the completion of development works on a road and an intersection within the Road Improvement Works in Al Rayyan Area - Phase 5 Project, and that both are now fully open to traffic. This recent upgrade will help facilitate access to the Al-Sailiya Central Market, and comes as part of the Authority’s plan to improve the efficiency of the existing junctions and local road network.

Posted on April 06, 2020

Stuart V. Leeming, Executive Director of Qatar Foundation Schools, on how these schools are delivering e-learning – and how students, parents, and teachers have responded to it.

How prepared were QF schools to immediately start implementing e-learning when it was necessary to close buildings due to the COVID-19 situation?

Posted on April 06, 2020

Over the past 50 years, we have been witnessing a commodification of almost every aspect of life. The privatization of education, health care, security, water, electricity, and nearly everything else became our daily reality. Moreover, each global crisis in the past 50 years was politically used to legitimize further ascendancy of markets and depict a situation of decreasing state capacity. Yet, paradoxically, governments continue to be portrayed as saviors in such instances.

Posted on April 06, 2020

To mark its first-year anniversary, the National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ) has launched an Open Call for artists and designers, to submit creative designs for the museum’s new mascot.

NMoQ has selected the dugong, a large marine mammal that has lived in Qatari waters for over 7,500 years, as its mascot. This initiative is part of the programming around the museum’s upcoming exhibition on dugongs set to open next year in collaboration with ExxonMobil Research Qatar.

Posted on April 06, 2020

By: Ashraf Sheet (pictured), Regional Director, Middle East & Africa at Infoblox

As companies across sectors encourage—and even mandate—that their employees work from home to protect themselves and others from the spread of coronavirus, IT professionals are tasked with the increasingly complex and challenging responsibility of cyber safety for employees’ devices and companies’ networks.

Posted on April 06, 2020

As part of its enduring commitment to a safe and healthy campus, Student Affairs at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) is offering students, staff and faculty online counseling sessions as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic unfolds.

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