New transit visa rules make visiting Qatar easier
New transit visa rules make visiting Qatar easier
Qatar Tourism Authority, Qatar Airways and Qatar’s Ministry of Interior announced today a revised tourism visa scheme available to passengers transiting through Doha in a move to promote Qatar as a world-class stopover destination.The new transit visa structure now allows passengers with a minimum t...
Rasheeda Interchange on Al Shamal Road shut to traffic
Rasheeda Interchange on Al Shamal Road shut to traffic
Doha: The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) will close Rasheeda Interchange on North Road to traffic, including the bridge and the whole ramps.The traffic closure starts on Tuesday (27/9/2016) and will last for two months....
Over 800 motorists booked in a day as traffic cops get cracking
Over 800 motorists booked in a day as traffic cops get cracking
How many times have you felt outraged by people cutting in through your right side, and yet were unable to do anything about it?It seems Qatar’s traffic cops have finally heard your silent screams for plea from unruly drivers....
Mall of Qatar to generate massive 8,000 new job opportunities
Mall of Qatar to generate massive 8,000 new job opportunities
If you are a job seeker and are looking out for new opportunities, this is going to be music to your ears.The QR5.4bn Mall of Qatar project will open up at least 8,000 new job positions once it becomes fully operational later this year.The Mall of Qatar, which is being touted as one of the largest s...
Qatar residents say enough is enough to taxi drivers
Qatar residents say enough is enough to taxi drivers
Our post yesterday, about illegal taxis and whether they will ever go away, seems to have touched a chord with our readers.Going by replies the post garnered on our official Facebook page, we understand that people are gravely concerned about the quality of service provided by taxis available here.Q...
Emir tells Qatari students to improve skills
Emir tells Qatari students to improve skills
Los Angeles: Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani met Qatari students in the US State of California on Friday....
Customs officials foil attempts to smuggle in 29kg of marijuana
Customs officials foil attempts to smuggle in 29kg of marijuana
Thanks to alert officials from the General Authority of Customs (GAC), five attempts to smuggle in marijuana, weighing a total of 29kg, were foiled.While four attempts were foiled at the Hamad International Airport, the fifth was in the form of a parcel sent from an Asian country.A Press release fro...
Introductory offer on Shafaf cylinders ends on Friday. Have you switched over yet?
Introductory offer on Shafaf cylinders ends on Friday. Have you switched over yet?
Shafaf gas cylinders, which are lighter than traditional steel ones, were a huge sensation when it launched a while back.Woqod, the sole distributors of LPG in the country, had been advocating its spread because they are safer to use.There had been a huge outpour of public support, with many not get...
Concerns are being raised over illegal taxis. But will it ever go away?
Concerns are being raised over illegal taxis. But will it ever go away?
If you have been to any malls or the airport in Qatar, you are likely to have seen them many times. They hang out by the exit doors, analyse whether you have a car or not, slowly walk besides you and asks softly whether you need a taxi.These are the ‘illegal’ taxi drivers....
Unlicensed expatriates in real estate business to be deported, says minister
Unlicensed expatriates in real estate business to be deported, says minister
At least 70% of you, while hunting for a new house, would have come across at least one ‘unofficial’ broker....

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