Qatar Investment Authority buys a piece of Empire State Building

Qatar Investment Authority buys a piece of Empire State Building

Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund has made an iconic purchase in America — a stake in the company that owns New York’s Empire State Building.The $622m purchase by the Qatar Investment Authority comes...

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A massive dust storm lashed Doha yesterday. And I’m sad I missed it!

A massive dust storm lashed Doha yesterday. And I’m sad I missed it!

For Doha residents, yesterday began like any other day. The temperature was high and the humidity, stifling. But around noon, a dust storm — the...
MoI announces three-month amnesty for illegal residents

MoI announces three-month amnesty for illegal residents

People who lack valid credentials and live in Qatar as illegal residents will be given a three-month amnesty period to leave without any legal...
Ministry cracks the whip on hiring agencies, cancels 15 licenses

Ministry cracks the whip on hiring agencies, cancels 15 licenses

Qatar, readying itself for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, is presently undergoing a construction boom. In order to complete the multitude of projects...
Ashghal spends QR13.7bn on infrastructure development in 2015

Ashghal spends QR13.7bn on infrastructure development in 2015

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) spent QR13.727bn for infrastructure development in the period between April to December 2015. This is about 86...
Despite economic slowdown, Qatar’s retail market remains stable

Despite economic slowdown, Qatar’s retail market remains stable

Qatar’s prime retail malls continue to enjoy relatively stable rentals and high occupancy rates, despite the ever-increasing supply and the...
Is a Turkish military base in Qatar really a good idea?

Is a Turkish military base in Qatar really a good idea?

After the failed Turkish coup, can the Turkish military base in Qatar really ensure security?On the night of the military coup in Turkey, I...
Society of second wives

Society of second wives

Being a born and bred Canadian there are certain topics we discuss, debate, and hear about naturally all of the time.  A big one - same sex...
Qatar Airways prepare pilgrims for Hajj with exclusive kits

Qatar Airways prepare pilgrims for Hajj with exclusive kits

Qatar Airways is embracing the spirit of Hajj by providing pilgrims with exclusive Hajj kits designed and assembled with items to assist them...
Qatar Summer Festival 2016
QSF 2016: Snap & WIN cool prizes this Qatar Summer Festival

QSF 2016: Snap & WIN cool prizes this Qatar Summer Festival

We're midway through the colorful Qatar Summer Festival 2016. The month-long event has been planned by Qatar Tourism Authority with an abundance of...
Everything you need to know about Qatar Summer Festival 2016

Everything you need to know about Qatar Summer Festival 2016

If you thought Qatar is going to be quiet this summer, you're wrong! Qatar Tourism Authority will be inaugurating the third edition of Qatar Summer...
Go shopping and win fabulous prizes this Qatar Summer Festival

Go shopping and win fabulous prizes this Qatar Summer Festival

Qatar Summer Festival 2016 is now in full swing and retail vendors at participating malls have stepped up efforts to attract more customers by...
Wow - QSF was awesomeness

Wow - QSF was awesomeness

 So, here’s my reality.  I like to sit at home and be as lazy as possible - as often as possible.  I do not like trying new things -...

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