Municipality cracks down on expired food products
Municipality cracks down on expired food products
The Health Control Section at Umm Salal Municipality has destroyed 250kg of frozen chicken past its expiry date, after seizing it from a consumer goods complex, Gulf Times reported.The Health Control Section at Al Wakrah Municipality also destroyed around 40kg of rotten fish, after being inspected b...
The UAE Prime Minister gave some government officials a very bad at office
The UAE Prime Minister gave some government officials a very bad at office
Everyone have their own bad days at offices.But if you are working at Dubai’s Department of Economic Development office, then Sunday would have been a prime example of a catastrophic day at office.Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who also happens to be the vice president and Prime Minister of ...
Hamad International Airport to start charging QR35 user fee from December 1
Hamad International Airport to start charging QR35 user fee from December 1
Passengers leaving Qatar through Hamad International Airport (HIA) from December 1 will be levied a fee of QR35 for using airport facilities....
Petrol prices in Qatar to go down by 5 dirhams in September
Petrol prices in Qatar to go down by 5 dirhams in September
So finally, there is some good news for people living in Qatar....
Kerala chief minister invites investment from Qatari government, businessmen
Kerala chief minister invites investment from Qatari government, businessmen
Inviting investments from Qatari government and the businessmen, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan assured them all support and assistance in providing an investment friendly atmosphere.He was speaking at Kerala-Qatar Business Meeting organised as part of the opening of a state-of-the-art branc...
Qatar’s schools try out methods to reduce weight of books children carry
Qatar’s schools try out methods to reduce weight of books children carry
A number of schools in Doha are trying to come up with measures to ease students’ burden of carrying heavy bags, a practice that many doctors say can cause long-term health problems.One of the options is to use the services of “cadets”, or senior pupils, to carry the bags of younger students.“We req...
Qatar’s airport customs foil 1,606 smuggling attempts since January
Qatar’s airport customs foil 1,606 smuggling attempts since January
The Airport Customs department foiled 1,606 attempts to smuggle goods into Qatar and evade customs duty payment so far this year, a marked increase from 1,250 such cases recorded for the whole of last year, according to a statement issued by the General Authority of Customs (GAC).Ajab Mansur Al Qaht...
Virgin boss Richard Branson injured in bike accident in the Caribbean
Virgin boss Richard Branson injured in bike accident in the Caribbean
British billionaire Richard Branson said he thought he was going to die in a biking accident in the British Virgin Islands earlier this week, in which he injured his cheek and tore some ligaments.Virgin boss Branson, who is famous for his larger-than-life personality and penchant for dangerous stunt...
Expatriate groups in Qatar step in to help amnesty seekers
Expatriate groups in Qatar step in to help amnesty seekers
There are thousands upon thousands of expatriates in Qatar who have no means of leaving the country due to various reasons.In some cases, it may be that they lost their identification papers. In others, it could be because they escaped from hellish jobs and continued their existence in secret....
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....

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