|Renewable energy, key to future needs: Wood|
|WITH abundant sunlight
available across GCC countries
for most of the day, they
must make efforts to make
maximum use of the potential
to generate power,
Siemens Renewable Energy
Division Regional Director
Adrian Wood has said.
Talking to Qatar Tribune
recently, Wood said that
global power consumption
will increase from the present
20,300 TWh to...
|Egypt´s Fledgling Democracy|
|IN Cairo last week I found myself
buying a couple of "I love Egypt"
T-shirts. When a woman came up
to me and, with much the same
solemn pushiness as a squeegee
merchant, began to paint the colours of
the Egyptian flag on my hand, I did not
resist. Speakers in one corner were
working up a thin crowd, promising
retribution for the ancien regime, justice
to the masses. Indifferent to them...
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from a high school entrepreneurship
class in the
United States. We would
like to know what inspired
you to venture into commercial
space travel. At what point do you
expect to turn a profit on Virgin
- Future entrepreneurs, East
Greenwich High School, via
Entrepreneur.com and American
Express OPEN Forum
AA: In 1988, in the aftermath of the
HEC Paris launches
new energy course
MINISTER of Energy and Industries HE Dr Mohammad Saleh al Sada launched a new major of the HEC Paris EMBA Programme on Sunday. The programme entitled, ´Management in Energy Concerned Economy´ was inaugurated by the...
|Qatar, China sign MoU to boost
cooperation on judicial matters |
|A MEMORANDUM of understanding on strengthening cooperation in judicial matters between Qatar and China was signed on Sunday. Attorney General of Qatar Dr Ali bin Fetais al Marri and the Supreme Public Prosecutor of China CAO Jianming signed the agreement. The memorandum of understanding is aimed at forging close cooperation between Qatar and China in the field of public prosecution and implementation of justice. It will also support the effectiveness of law enforcement and prosecution based on mutual respect for sovereignty and competencies of each party. At a joint press conference following the signing, Dr Ali bin Fetais al Marri said, "This...
|Kahramaa hosts GCC power regulators´ meet |
|QATAR General Electricity & Water Corporation (Kahramaa) recently hosted the 3rd meeting of GCC Electricity Regulators Forum, a release from the corporation said on Sunday. The forum comes within the GCC efforts for development of electricity sectors to ensure sustainability of services. In his opening speech, Kahramaa´s President Essa bin Hilal al Kuwari expressed his pleasure at hosting the important event that was expected to come up with recommendations for the development and upgrade of electricity regulations in GCC member states. Kuwari said, "Kahramaa is interested in studying the new patterns in electricity management...
|Qatar Academy students display
talent at Arts Month concert |
|QATAR Academy hosted an extracurricular music programme for its students recently. The students displayed their talents at the Arts Month concert held at the school´s auditorium. Performing before an audience that included school administrators and parents, the school´s junior band, primary choir, primary orchestra and advanced band played music that ranged from traditional Western and African music to a set of Michael Jackson classic. The junior concert band, made up of students of Grade 5 and 6, began the night with a lively rendition of Hard Rock Blues followed by the primary orchestra performing Sway by Pablo Ross. The primary...