Houses in the Old Abu Hamour area facing demolition
Houses in the Old Abu Hamour area facing demolition
It is common sense that as time moves on, the old have to make way for the new....
Rents of upscale apartments fall due to large supply and low demand
Rents of upscale apartments fall due to large supply and low demand
Burgeoning house rents in Qatar have been a constant gripe for people living in the country....
Rents of upscale apartments fall due to large supply and low demand
Al Meera records QR 102.4 mn net profit and 10.6% increase in sales for H1 2016
Al Meera Consumer Goods Company (QSC) recently disclosed its semi-annual financial statements for the period ended June 30, 2016, with net profit attributable to the owners of the company amounting to QR 102.4 million.Commenting on the company’s achievement, Al Meera stated that for the first half o...
The first half of 2016 sees 3,114 road accidents, 80 casualties
The first half of 2016 sees 3,114 road accidents, 80 casualties
A total of 3,114 traffic accidents, involving 80 casualties, were reported in the first half of 2016, according to local Arabic daily Al Sharq.The daily cited data from the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS), which showed that the highest number of accidents - 473 - were recorded...
Fisheries department imposes two-month ban on catching kingfish
Fisheries department imposes two-month ban on catching kingfish
If you’re a diehard fan of king fish meat, then feast on it all you can until August 15....
Government intensifies checks on violations of consumer protection laws
Government intensifies checks on violations of consumer protection laws
The Ministry of Economy and Commerce registered 82 violations of the consumer protection law last month.As part of ongoing inspection campaigns, inspectors conducted surprise raids on retail shops across the country and violators of the law faced administrative closure of the outlets and fines rangi...
Indians in Qatar filing most labor complaints in the Gulf
Indians in Qatar filing most labor complaints in the Gulf
Qatar’s Indian expats have filed more complaints with their government in the last three years than peers living in nearly a dozen other nations, according to recently tallied data.In a presentation to the lower parliament last month, India’s Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said that it received ...
Almost 90% of residential units at Pearl-Qatar have been occupied
Almost 90% of residential units at Pearl-Qatar have been occupied
The financial slowdown does not seem to have affected occupancy rates at the upscale Pearl-Qatar, if recent figures are to be believed.The occupancy level in various residential towers at The Pearl-Qatar is healthy at around 90 percent, Qatar Tribune quoted DTZ Qatar Senior Surveyor Richard Rayner a...
Government cracks the whip on 60 firms for violating pollution rules
Government cracks the whip on 60 firms for violating pollution rules
Protect the environment or suffer the consequences....
Oil climbs in volatile trading, propped up by weaker dollar
Oil climbs in volatile trading, propped up by weaker dollar
Oil prices rose about 1% in choppy trading on Friday, a day after its biggest gains in a month, as a weaker denominating currency, the US dollar, helped support crude.The dollar weakened after US retail data showed sales were flat for July, against expectations of a modest rise....

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