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Doha drawing up plans to become the region’s first bicycle city

June 17, 2010
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Doha is drawing up plans to become the region’s first bicycle city, officials have said. “We have worked out the Qatar National Bicycle Master Plan to make Qatar the centre of bicycle in the Middle East,” Saad Mohammad Khodr, Senior Transportation Engineer at the Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning, said. Saad said that...
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Qatar Airways to launch flights to Barcelona, Sao Paulo and Buenos Aires next month; Doha airport to open on December 18, 2011

May 5, 2010
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Qatar Airways will next month begin services to Barcelona, Sao Paulo and Buenos Aires, the carrier’s chief executive has said. The airline this year launched flights to four other cities this year — Bengaluru (Bangalore), Copenhagen, Ankara and Tokyo. “I am delighted to say that we are well on track with our strategy, opening...
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Speeding and illegal parking top list of traffic violations in Qatar

April 14, 2010
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Speeding and illegal parking topped the list of traffic violations by drivers in Qatar, officers have said amid reports of a 30 per cent increase in contraventions. However, the hike in the increase is attributed mainly to greater vigilance by the police and a stricter application of the law. The installation of radars on...
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South Korea to hold cultural week in Qatar to contribute to the celebrations of Doha as 2010 Arab Capital of Culture

April 13, 2010
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South Korea will hold a cultural week in Qatar to contribute to the celebrations of Doha as the 2010 Arab Capital of Culture. South Korean Ambassador in Doha Chang See-jeong said that the cultural festivities would start on October 11 and would include a Korean food festival to introduce South Korean cuisine to the...
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Doha, 2010 Arab culture capital, to host Arab and non-Arab cultural weeks

April 4, 2010
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Doha, the 2010 Arab culture capital, will host Arab and non-Arab cultural weeks in the next three months, the culture, arts and heritage minister has said. “We are not alone and we live with others. The world is a mixture of cultures and we want to appreciate that,” Hamad bin Abdul Aziz Al Kuwari...
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