Qatar is all set to launch today a Gulf Marine Centre to provide meteorology services for the sea around its territory and the rest of the Gulf.
Qatar Airways will operate a new non-stop five-times-weekly service between Doha and Cape Town from November 3.
Cape Town, which is currently served by QA three-times-a-week via Johannesburg, is one of the airline’s most popular African destinations.
Qatar Red Crescent (QRC) Office in Gaza has issued a report on the status of projects it has implemented over the past few years, under supervision of and with funding from Islamic Development Bank (IDB).
A major drop in the prices of more than 280 medicines including several most sought-after items like aspirin and panadol is expected to come into force in Qatar from September 22.
A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced an expatriate woman in absentia to three years imprisonment and subsequent deportation for forging official documents.
Mauritius, a dream destination for world travellers, has reported a significant rise in the number of Qatari tourists visiting the island nation in the past seven months.
The Beaches and Islands Section of the Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning (MMUP) removed a dead Dolphin found in Wakra beach.
The Section’s personnel also cleaned up the beach of Ras Abu Fantas of diverse waste such as empty cans, plastic bags and timber.
The Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning has issued a fresh warning to eating outlets on the use of packaging material for hot and cold food items and beverages.
The Ministry of Economy and Commerce has taken action against four popular restaurants that raised their prices without approval from the ministry.
The eateries were forced to revoke their decision and go back to their previous prices, the ministry said in a statement yesterday.
A lady manager of a private company has been sentenced to one-year imprisonment followed by deportation for trying to bribe a public employee.
The Syrian woman was caught red-handed while trying to pay QR10,000 as bribe to an employee of Civil Defence.
Pilgrims going for Haj this year are being asked to take all the necessary vaccinations about two weeks before they embark on the journey to allow the vaccination to become effective.
Several sociologists and educationists have urged the authorities to take firm action against those who bring and sell chewing tobacco to schoolchildren.
Use of chewing or smokeless tobacco, commonly known as ‘sweka,' by schoolchildren has been identified as a major problem in Qatar.