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HBKU Student Develops Winning Propaganda Detection Model

A student from Hamad Bin Khalifa University's (HBKU) College of Science and Engineering (CSE) was among the winners at the 2019 workshop on NLP4IF co-located with Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP), held in Hong Kong from Nov. 3-7.


WISE Summit 2019 to Kick Off Wednesday

The World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), an initiative of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), will reflect this year the State of Qatar's commitment to addressing a number of pressing issues, influenced by the rapid changes in the world of technology, and the dissemination of successful global experiences and practices in education that respond to and address the challenges of today's world.



HIA Takes Home Silver Award from Future Travel Experience APEX Asia Awards 2019

Hamad International Airport (HIA) has received the "Best Passenger Experience Initiative" silver award at the Future Travel Experience (FTE) Asia Awards 2019 in Singapore on the 12th of November in recognition for the second phase of its Smart Airport Program. The FTE awards celebrate airports and airlines that have displayed true industry leadership and delivered significant improvements in the travel experience at multiple touchpoints.



QA Wins Top Regional Passenger Choice Award At 2020 APEX Asia Awards Ceremony

Qatar Airways (QA) announced that it has been named as 'Best Overall in the Middle East' at the 2020 Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) Regional Passenger Choice Awards, held in Singapore. The award, which was received by Qatar Airways during the 2020 APEX Asia Awards Ceremony, was voted for by QA passengers through the APEX Official Airline Ratings system using the world's highest rated travel app, TripIt.


Qatar Post Receives ISO 27001:2013 Certification for Its IT System

Qatar Post has successfully received the ISO 27001:2013 certification for its implementation of the Information Security Management System (ISMC), boosting customer confidence with its robust new protective measures of personal and commercial records. The ISO 27001:2013 is an international recognized framework that helps organizations become more resilient and responsive to information security threats.


Global Experts to Discuss Future of Education at 2019 WISE Summit

In the context of a rapidly evolving world with exponential technological changes, more than 200 speakers and 150 sessions will drive conversations to shape the future of education at the 2019 WISE Summit. The summit, taking place from November 19-21, will see educators, experts, thought leaders, and decision makers from around the globe gather to reimagine the future of education, discussing the behaviors, skills, and traits we must unlearn and relearn to flourish in the 21st century around the theme UnLearn, ReLearn: What it means to be Human.


Qatar Airways, IndiGo Sign Codeshare Agreement

Qatar Airways announced it has signed a codeshare agreement with IndiGo, India's largest passenger airline. This agreement will enable the airline to place its code on IndiGo flights between Doha and Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad and is the first step in strengthening cooperation between the 'World's Best Airline' and the 'Best Low-Cost Airline in India'.


HH The Amir Inaugurates the 48th Ordinary Session of Shura Council

His Highness The Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani inaugurated the 48th ordinary session of the Shura Council at its premises on Tuesday morning. HH The Father Amir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani attended the inauguration ceremony. HH Personal Representative of HH The Amir Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani, HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Khalifa Al Thani, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Thani and HE Sheikh Jassim bin Khalifa Al Thani were also present. The inauguration was also attended by HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani and a number of Their Excellencies Sheikhs, Ministers, heads of diplomatic missions accredited to the State and the State's dignitaries.