Three-year jail and fine for man who killed five people in car crash
Three-year jail and fine for man who killed five people in car crash
It was on October 6, 2014, when five Filipino expatriates were burned to death near the Hamad International Airport after another car pummeled into theirs at high speed.The deceased had been identified as Marilou Cal, Joyce Lozada Gelli, Bencris Rivera, his wife Joycelyn Rivera and their child Arcli...
Report says that World Cup investments are helping diversify economy
Report says that World Cup investments are helping diversify economy
Qatar is expected to buck the region’s downward growth trend, due to lower oil prices, and is likely to show an upward movement thanks to World Cup-related investments by the government.BMI Research has published a report which says Qatar’s real gross domestic product (GDP) will grow from 2.7% in 20...
Temperatures to dip below 10°C today, sale of winter items shoot up
Temperatures to dip below 10°C today, sale of winter items shoot up
It’s December and winter has officially started.The temperature in some of Qatar’s southern-most areas is expected to dip below 10°C today and tomorrow, The Peninsula quoted the Qatar Meteorology Department (QMD) as saying.It has also warned people of reduced visibility, strong winds and exceptional...
E-gate services at HIA to be made free for expatriates soon
E-gate services at HIA to be made free for expatriates soon
The E-gate services at the Hamad International Airport (HIA) will soon be made free of charge for expatriates, reported Qatar Tribune.“The E-gate service is free to use for Qatari nationals....
By 2020, expect around 912,000 cars to ply on Qatar’s roads
By 2020, expect around 912,000 cars to ply on Qatar’s roads
Do you think Qatar’s roads are congested now?...
Fraudster impersonating as Qatar Airways pilot arrested in Nairobi
Fraudster impersonating as Qatar Airways pilot arrested in Nairobi
A man, who breached the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Kenya, multiple times by posing as a Qatar Airways pilot was arrested on Wednesday.Nairobinews, a Kenyan web portal, reported that the man, identified as Geoffrey Mwangi, accessed most areas of the airport including lounges and ...
‘Modern slavery offences’ in UK uncovered by Al Jazeera documentary
‘Modern slavery offences’ in UK uncovered by Al Jazeera documentary
A documentary made by an Al Jazeera news channel team has led to the arrest of a car wash owner in the UK as part of an investigation into an organised crime network suspected of modern slavery offences.KentOnline, a UK-based news network, quoted police superintendent Eddie Fox as confirming that th...
MSC Fantasia becomes first-ever mega cruise-liner to dock in Doha
MSC Fantasia becomes first-ever mega cruise-liner to dock in Doha
If in the next few days, you see a lot of tourists posing for photographs in front of Qatar’s landmarks, then it is quite possible they arrived on the first-ever mega cruise-liner to dock in Doha.MSC Fantasia, which has more than 3,000 passengers and 1,300 crewmembers to help them, docked at the Doh...
Qatar's longest-ever road tunnel set to open on Friday
Qatar's longest-ever road tunnel set to open on Friday
Qatar’s longest tunnel, which connects the Mall of Qatar with the Dukhan Highway, will become accessible to commuters starting tomorrow.The 1.5km-long tunnel, a part of the Al Jahhaniya Interchange on Dukhan Highway, is expected to facilitate a free-flowing, one-way traffic and will make things simp...
Eminent preacher Junaid Jamshed, 47 others die in plane crash
Eminent preacher Junaid Jamshed, 47 others die in plane crash
Tragedy struck Pakistan late yesterday when a Pakistan International Airlines plane, carrying 48 passengers, crashed in the country’s mountainous northern region, killing everyone on board.PIA’s PK 661, which was flying from Chitral to Pakistani capital Islamabad, crashed on Wednesday night.“There’r...

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