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New security law ‘will not change Hong Kong’s capitalist system’

In an exclusive interview Chinese Ambassador to the State of Qatar Zhou Jian tells Ashraf Siddiqui China’s reasons to extend the term of Hong Kong’s Sixth Legislative Council. Doha, Qatar August 18, 2020 Could you explain why China’s National Peoples Congress decided to extend the term of Hong Kong’s Sixth Legislative Council?This decision follows the HKSAR Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s report sent to the central … Continue reading New security law ‘will not change Hong Kong’s capitalist system’

Gas exporters forum launches analytics tool to forecast market trends

By Mohammad ShoebThe Peninsula, June 21, 2020The Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) announced last Saturday it has developed a more powerful tool to analyse data and forecast gas market trends such as demand, supply and expected prices in regional markets.Using time-series data and other information, the advanced econometric-model provides member countries and customers with valuable insights to make informed decisions.The enhanced Global Gas Model will … Continue reading Gas exporters forum launches analytics tool to forecast market trends

The financial consultant

Sudeep Sonawane, April 2007 –  RIIIIIIIIIIIING, riiiiiiinnnnng. .. “Hello?”“Haallo! Is it the Editor?” said the unfamiliar voice.“Yes! It is he!”“He?? Err… em. . . hmmm. .. I would like to speak with you!”“You are already speaking!”A moment of silence followed.“Hmmm. .. I would like to meet you,” said the man.“You are welcome to my office,” I replied.“Day after tomorrow, preferably in the morning. May I … Continue reading The financial consultant

Indian restaurants add spice to living in Qatar

By Sudeep SonawaneJune 2014Around half past seven in the evening, the middle grade Indian restaurant in Najma,(1, Notes) Doha, buzzes with life. Waiters scurry around attending diners either conversing with one another, eating or waiting for their order.Amid this bustle, a fraillooking waiter stands quietly in the aisle, head bowed, as the diner scolds him in Hindi.“Mei yahan dus minute say baitha hoon, aur tumh … Continue reading Indian restaurants add spice to living in Qatar

Clearcut strategy needed: Sheikha Hanadi

Qatar News AgencyMay 31, 2010Doha: The Global Redesign Summit should brainstorm and spell out a clear cut strategy for global co-operation and sustainable economic development, one of the top businesswomen of the region said here on the first day of the two-day event under the aegis of the World Economic Forum.Leading Qatari businesswoman, Sheikha Hanadi bint Nasser bin Khalid Al Thani said in an exclusive … Continue reading Clearcut strategy needed: Sheikha Hanadi

Qatar Hockey Federation Mulls Arabian Dream League

Qatar News Agency, Doha, 11 August – Qatar Hockey Federation (QHF) is planning to organise here an international league called Arabian Dream League featuring top teams from the world, a senior official said Sunday. Speaking to Qatar News Agency (QNA) QHF Secretary General Mohamed Abdul-Nazer said, “We have plans to organise the Arabian Dream League, similar to premier leagues are that conducted by countries that … Continue reading Qatar Hockey Federation Mulls Arabian Dream League