‘Katara keen to support all cultural, artistic initiatives that are consistent with its cultural mission’

Cultural Village Foundation (Katara) opens Qatar International Arts Festival Team 24x7Qatar Katara is keen to support all cultural and artistic initiatives that are consistent with its cultural mission based on building relations between cultures and nations, Dr. Khalid bin Ibrahim Al-Sulaiti, General Manager of the Cultural Village Foundation (Katara), has said. He said this as […]

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Social inequality and hyper violence: Why the bleak world of Netflix’s Squid Game is a streaming phenomenon

Such games are commonly metaphors for life experiences. Games structured as a struggle for possession, or with the goal of overcoming a player in a position of control, are often stories about social aspiration and limited social mobility By Sung-ae Lee Squid Game, an original Netflix drama produced in South Korea, is a streaming phenomenon. […]

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From Bruce Lee to Shang-Chi: A short history of the kung fu film in cinema

Hollywood has come a long way from declaring Lee “too authentic” to take the lead role in the original 1970s Kung Fu television series. Shang-Chi is likely to inspire a whole new generation of kung fu cinema fans By Joyleen Christensen With action sequences that are being hailed as some of the best in the […]

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What caused the unprecedented Facebook outage?

The outage had an especially massive knock-on effect on individuals and businesses around the world that rely on WhatsApp to communicate with friends, family, colleagues and customers By David Tuffley Suddenly and inexplicably, Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Messenger and Oculus services were gone. And it was no local disturbance. In a blog post, Downdetector.com, a major […]

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Now, automatic query service to ease Qatar Post customer enquiries

Qatar Post new service will enable its wide range of customers to inquire about their shipments instantly using their registered mobile numbers and to access quick and convenient information on Qatar Post’s services Team 24x7Qatar In a move to ease customer enquiries, Qatar Postal Services Company (Qatar Post) has announced the launch of its automatic […]

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Qatar’s pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai kicks off under the slogan ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’

Spanning over about 960 sqm, with a built-up area of 620 sqm, Qatar’s pavilion includes two main galleries and exhibition spaces showcasing Qatar’s history and culture, using latest virtual reality technologies QNA/Dubai The Ministry of Commerce and Industry inaugurated the State of Qatar’s pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai under the slogan ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the […]

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‘Formula 1 Ooredoo Qatar Grand Prix’: Official name of Qatar’s first-ever Formula 1 race

Ooredoo Group announces major sporting sponsorship to cement Qatar’s position as global sporting hub Team 24x7Qatar Ooredoo Group announced Thursday, September 30, that it is to be the Title Sponsor of Qatar’s first-ever Formula 1 race, which will be officially named the Formula 1 Ooredoo Qatar Grand Prix. The announcement was made at a major […]

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Qatar to join Formula 1’s 2021 calendar, signs 10-year deal from 2023

Formula 1 on Thursday confirmed that the Losail International Circuit in Qatar will be the latest addition to the 2021 FIA Formula One World Championship to be held from November 19 to 21 By Rupkatha Chaudhuri Managing Editor/24x7Qatar In an historic announcement for racing fans in Qatar, Formula 1 on Thursday confirmed that the Losail […]

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From October 3, no need to wear masks in open public places in Qatar

Cabinet reviews report of Supreme Committee for Crisis Management plan to gradually lift COVID-19 restrictions Team 24x7Qatar People in Qatar are no longer obligated to wear masks in open public places except at organised public activities in markets, exhibitions, and during events, and on the premises of mosques, schools, universities and hospitals. However, it’s still […]

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