01 September 2018
GDP growth in South-East Asia remained robust in the second quarter of the year despite headwinds from slower world trade and tightening monetary policy. Inevitably, there are important differences...
18 August 2018
Which countries have seen the fastest economic growth and, in turn, the greatest improvement in living standards so far this century? In other words, which countries are making the greatest strides...
04 August 2018
Nearly 35,000 people have registered to become an organ donor since May when Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) launched its annual organ donation campaign. The kicked off during Ramadan and will run...
03 August 2018
The country's population has fallen to its lowest levels since August last year, according to figures released by the Ministry of Development Planning & Statistics (MDPS) on Wednesday. The...
24 May 2018
Minister of Public Health, H E Dr Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari has stressed that the unjust blockade imposed on the State of Qatar since June 2017 is contrary to international conventions. “Although the...
24 March 2018
HE the Minister of Culture and Sports Salah bin Ghanem bin Nasser al-Ali stressed the State of Qatar’s keen interest in poetry as part of its national heritage. Speaking on the sidelines of World...
19 March 2018
Weill Cornell Medicine – Qatar’s (WCM-Q) Institute for Population Health (IPH) is introducing a new training course – entitled Mastering Emotional Intelligence – as part of its mission to enhance the...
03 March 2018
Qatar's population has returned to an all-time high of 2.7mn, according to figures released by the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS) on Thursday. As of February 28, there were 2....
08 February 2018
Despite global efforts to stem the obesity epidemic, no country has succeeded in decreasing obesity in the last 33 years[i]. Worldwide obesity has more than doubled since 1980, with almost 30% of the...
02 February 2018
Qatar’s population has increased 2.6% year-on-year to 2.644mn in January, according to Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS). But compared to December 2017, there was only a marginal...
08 December 2017
The census of population, housing and establishments 2020 will represent a qualitative leap in the provision of data with less effort, cost, and more accurately and comprehensively, through automatic...
28 October 2017
Prominent Qatari environmentalist Dr Saif Ali al-Hajari has appealed for individual as well as collective efforts to ensure food security in the country. "People can convert the vacant places around...

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