How well do you know Qatar’s consumer protection laws? Read on!
How well do you know Qatar’s consumer protection laws? Read on!
Have you ever felt you were overcharged while shopping in Doha? That you did not get the quality of service you paid for? That the behavior of staff was downright arrogant and abusive? If the answer is yes, then this post is for you.Qatar takes consumer protection quite seriously....
Qatar and Saudi Arabia among countries with least risk of natural disasters
Qatar and Saudi Arabia among countries with least risk of natural disasters
Qatar and Saudi Arabia have been ranked among the top five countries with the lowest risk of being hit by a disaster, researchers said.Qatar, ranked 171st in the world, had the lowest disaster risk globally with a risk percentage (index) of 0.08, while Saudi Arabia claimed the 169th place with an in...
Bank official jailed for five years for fraudulently withdrawing money from account
Bank official jailed for five years for fraudulently withdrawing money from account
A bank director has been sentenced to five years in prison and sacked from work for illegally withdrawing QR132,000 from a customer’s account.The Criminal Court ordered the convict to refund the money and fined him QR132,000, reported local Arabic daily Al Sharq....
Drones to monitor violations in rural areas in Qatar?
Drones to monitor violations in rural areas in Qatar?
The municipal authorities in Qatar could soon resort to usage of drone technologies to monitor violations in the rural areas — countryside known in Arabic as Al Bar.People usually flock to rural areas to camp or enjoy the panoramic desert landscape....
Vacant residential units could mean a reduction in rents soon
Vacant residential units could mean a reduction in rents soon
After several years of skyrocketing property rents, things seem to be stabilizing a bit....
Seven pieces of important news you may have missed last week…
Seven pieces of important news you may have missed last week…
Living in a world characterised by fast changes and lightning-quick turn of events, it is sometimes understandable that you miss out on important news stories.Keeping this in mind, we, at Qatar Living, present to you seven important stories you may have missed last week. Click on each link to g...
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!
Qatari investors to back first Filipino hospital and polyclinic in the country
Qatari investors to back first Filipino hospital and polyclinic in the country
The first Filipino hospital overseas is likely to open in Qatar in 2018, said an official of Philippine Business Council-Qatar (PBC-Q).While the council and its partners are eyeing to open the hospital in 2018, a polyclinic over a 750sqm area will be opened soon.PBC-Q, along with Medical Mission Gro...
Envoy rejects rumours over closure of Sri Lankan school in Doha
Envoy rejects rumours over closure of Sri Lankan school in Doha
Sri Lankan Ambassador to Qatar, Prof (Dr) WM Karunadasa clarified that the Stafford Sri Lankan School Doha will not be closed, as suspicion has been created in the community following a letter issued by the embassy on conducting board meetings of the school.He also expressed desire for expansion of ...
Supermarket pulled up for storing food items in workers’ housing
Supermarket pulled up for storing food items in workers’ housing
Legal action has been taken against a supermarket in Al Sadd for violating regulations by storing food items in a workers' housing unit, the Ministry of Municipality and Environment said.The violation was detected by inspectors from the health inspection section in the Municipal Control Department a...

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