of Sea creator|
|FAMOUS Italian director and choreographer
Gino Landi is impressed with the quality of audience in Qatar
and would love to present his works again and again, if possible
on the occasion of the World Cup 2022 as well. Talking to newsmen
on Saturday, Landi, who is in Doha to present his captivating
ballet titled ´Secrets of the Sea´ at the ongoing
Qatar Marine Festival 2011, said, "I have noticed that
the audience here sits through the entire show, which is something
that a director...
|Why Qadhafi Has Lost|
fight is not over. Whether or not Col Moamar Qadhafi defeats
the rebels in eastern Libya, any legitimacy he once had has
been extinguished. He has weapons, tanks and planes, but he
has lost the allegiance of even those elements of Libyan society
that had once been willing to wait and hope for political reform.
His base of support is now only diehard allies and foreign mercenaries.
They might win on the...
|MORE than three years after we entered
the worst economic slump since the 1930s, a strange and disturbing
thing has happened to our political discourse: Washington has
lost interest in the unemployed. Jobs do get mentioned now and
then - and a few political figures, notably Nancy Pelosi, the
Democratic leader in the House, are still trying to get some
kind of action. But no jobs bills have been introduced in Congress,
no jobcreation plans have been advanced...
QSTP signs pact with LCR Honda
THE Qatar Science & Technology Park (QSTP) and LCR Honda signed an agreement on Saturday to make use of the Qatari technology platform called RASAD. According to the agreement, LCR Honda will use RASAD technology to enhance the performance of its motor.
children book |
Marine Festival Organising Committee
(QMFOC) released a new children´s fantasy
book, Noojoom, at Villaggio Mall on
Friday. The book, which is aimed at
children between the ages of 10 and
12, reflects the historical local pursuits
of pearling and sailing with a fantasy
twist. Available in both Arabic and
English, Noojoom is authored by Lebanese
writer Nadine Touma and illustrated
by Frenchman Eric Deniaud. The book
has been published by House of Art and
the Qatar Marine Festival Organising
Committee (QMFOC) as one of the committee´s
year-round initiatives to raise awareness
of Qatar´s marine heritage. The main
event in QMFOC.
|Students get tips on road safety |
part of the 27th Gulf Traffic Week activities,
Traffic Department organised a traffic
seminar in association with Qatar University
recently. The theme of the seminar was
´Together to reduce traffic accidents´.
Director of Traffic Department Brigadier
Mohammed Saad al Kharji, Director of
Public Relations Department of the Ministry
of Interior Lieutenant Colonel Abdullah
Khalifa al Mufatah, Secretary of National
Committee for Traffic Safety (NCTS)
Brigadier Mohammed Abdullah al Maliki,
professor of civil engineering at University
of Bahrain and member of Public Health
Research Council for Middle East at
World Health Organisation Dr Hashim...
|Qatar University wins education web award |
University´s (QU) institutional
website recently won the best visual
design solution at the Education Web
Awards 2010 Competition organised by
the Pan Arab Web Awards Academy in Beirut.
The institution received prize and certificate
of excellence at the grand final ceremony
and gala dinner. The announcement was
made by the Academy which supports a
series of awards honoring web creators
in the Gulf and Middle East region.
The website, which was designed and
managed by the communication section
of the external relations department
of the institution, was recently upgraded
to reflect its interaction with QU members,
Qatari society, and...