UNFCCC Releases Report, Addenda of the Doha COP Proceedings

The UNFCCC Secretariat has released the report of the 18th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 18), which was held in Doha, Qatar, from 27 November-7 December 2012. The report (FCCC/CP/2012/8) contains details on the COP proceedings. The Secretariat also released addenda (FCCC/CP/2012/8/Add.1 and 2) with the decisions Read More

Friendship fest draws hundreds to school

The 15th edition of the American School of Doha’s Friendship Festival, which was expected to raise up to QR400,000, was held at the school premises yesterday. The money raised at the event will be spent on “programme enhancement in support of the school”, PTA president Laura Ford told reporters. The Read More

Experts to attend ICT in Education meet

DOHA: International and local experts will gather in Doha between tomorrow and Monday to explore how technology can be adopted and applied in classrooms to enhance teaching practices and learning. The occasion is the 6th annual Exploring Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in Education Conference at College of the North Read More

Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee concludes US trip

The Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee and the US Embassy in Qatar concluded a joint trade mission to Los Angeles, Portland and Seattle this week, reports The Peninsula. The delegation, led by the Secretary-General of the Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee, Hassan Al Thawadi and Susan Ziadeh, US Ambassador to Qatar, toured Read More

ictQatar marks Safer Internet Day

DOHA: The Supreme Council of Information and Communication Technology (ictQATAR) marked the 10th annual Safer Internet Day through a public event about online rights and responsibilities organised in partnership with Qatar University and Qatar Debate yesterday, at Qatar University. Titled ‘Connect With Respect’, the event featured two panel discussions and Read More

ICT major eyes $15bn Qatar spending

DOHA: Allied Telesis (ATI), a leading provider of networking infrastructure yesterday said it intends to leverage the growing information and communication technology (ICT) spending in Qatar. According to the latest report from Markaz, Qatar’s spending on ICT is expected to reach some $15bn by 2012. ATI, a global leader and Read More

Vodafone launches QWERTY keypad phone for QR299

DOHA: Vodafone has launched the most affordable phone with a complete QWERTY keypad. The VF 546 (pictured left), Vodafone’s latest handset offering, is priced at QR299 and is now available in all Vodafone retail stores and online store at www.vodafone.com.qa. With an appealing design, the Phone provides the user with Read More

Apple CEO Steve Jobs announces the new iPhone 4

Calling it the “biggest leap since the original iPhone,” Apple chief exec Steve Jobs proudly unveiled the widely expected iPhone 4, which indeed looks pretty much like the lost iPhone prototype that Gizmodo got its hands on a couple of months ago. “I don’t know if you’ve ever seen this,” Read More