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 as the Doha fund increases its investments in the US.The Empire State Realty Trust Inc., which manages t...
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 emergence of weaker consumer confidence, according to the H1 2016 Qatar MarketView by global real estate consultancy firm CBRE.Villaggio and City Center Doha ar...
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....
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 likes of which we haven’t seen in some time — descended on Doha.It was highly unexpected and took everyone by surprise....
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....
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 consequences, the Ministry of Interior has announced.The amnesty, which will be in force from September 1 to December 1, is only the third such instance in Q...
All you need to know about Eid Al Adha celebrations in Qatar!
All you need to know about Eid Al Adha celebrations in Qatar!
Qatar Tourism offers an amazing line-up of entertainment and fun this Eid, with proud support from Qatar Living!
New Metrash2 accident reporting app finds many takers
New Metrash2 accident reporting app finds many takers
Around 10 to 15 minor accidents are reported through the Ministry of Interior (MoI)'s Metrash2 service every day, local Arabic daily Arrayah reported.Captain Saleh Rashid Al Dabaa, head of the traffic investigation section in the Madinat Khalifa Traffic Department, told the daily that more than 220 ...
Restaurant in Al Kharaitiyat shut down for 10 days
Restaurant in Al Kharaitiyat shut down for 10 days
The director of Umm Salal Municipality, Sheikh Abdullah bin Ahmed Al Thani, has issued an administrative decision to close a restaurant in the Al Kharaitiyat area for 10 days for preparing food in unhygienic conditions.In July, the health affairs section of the municipality conducted 70 inspections ...
Qatar make rapid progress in global innovation index
Qatar make rapid progress in global innovation index
Qatar achieved a marked improvement in this year's Global Innovation Report....

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