FEATURED STORY Business Interview: Mohamed A K Al Emadi

The CEO of Al Emadi Enterprises speaks to Aparajita Mukherjee and Syed Ameen Kader about the business model of his company, focusing in particular on their ambitious and unique Al Hazm project. read more ›

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Panelists representing Qatar’s e-commerce start-ups discussing prospects and challenges of doing business here.

Decoding the complexity of Qatar’s e-commerce industry

by  — 5 November 2015

The growth potential of Qatar’s QAR3.71 billion e-commerce market is well documented but the sector still faces a number of challenges – something that was discussed during Qatar’s E-commerce Forum held in Doha. By Syed Ameen Kader. read more ›

DAX index rebounds in German Stock Exchange a day after losses due to China crisis

Many global commodities hit by supply glut

by  — 5 November 2015

A broad range of commodities has fallen to the lowest level in 16 years, wiping out many of the gains that were made during the Chinese boom during the first decade of this millennium. The main trigger for this weakness has not been slowing demand, but increased supply at a time when demand growth has failed to keep up, writes Ole Sloth Hansen. read more ›

Qatar’s Constellation Hotels bought a 64 percent stake in Coroin, the holding company, which owns the Maybourne Hotel Group that runs Claridge’s London (pictured here).

Qatar tops Middle East outbound property investment

by  — 5 November 2015

Capital worth USD11.5 billion (QAR42 billion) flowed out of the Middle East into direct real estate purchases globally, driven by large-scale acquisitions by Qatar Investment Authority in the first half of the year, writes Syed Ameen Kader. read more ›

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Experts urge energy subsidy reforms to avoid export revenue loss

by  — 2 November 2015

The Gulf States should tackle soaring domestic energy consumption trends or risk losing valuable export revenues that accounts for up to 90 percent of government revenues, warned a recent research report published by the Abdullah Bin Hamad Al Attiyah Foundation for Energy and Sustainable Development. read more ›

Somerset West Bay, Doha, an upscale property owned by Ascott Limited. Commenting on the property, Miccolis, area manager, Ascott Limited, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), told The Edge, “Today our partnership and owner in Somerset West Bay Doha is Katara Hospitality, the hospitality owner, manager and developer, aiming to become one of the leading hospitality organisations in the world.”

GCC tourism growth drives serviced apartment market

by  — 25 October 2015

In an exclusive interview, Vincent Miccolis, area manager, Ascott Limited, Gulf Cooperation Council, spoke about Ascott’s business model, its regional presence and their prospects in Qatar. read more ›



2-4 November Civil Defence Exhibition and Conference

Doha Exhibition Center

5th November Qatar BIM User Day

Qatar University

3-5 November World International Summit for Education (WISE)

Qatar Foundation

10-11 November 7th Middle East District Cooling Summit

Ritz Carlton Hotel

15-18 November Sport Infrastructure Expo – SIE


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