Qatar Airways tops global quality ranking of international airlines
Qatar Airways tops global quality ranking of international airlines
Qatar Airways has topped a global ranking of international airlines by independent airline consumer rights organisation, AirHelp.The airline achieved No.1 spot in the survey for providing travellers worldwide with the highest quality and service, on-time performance, and customer claim processing.Qa...
Doha home to highest density of millionaires in the Middle East
Doha home to highest density of millionaires in the Middle East
More than two out of every 100 people in Doha are millionaires, making the city home to the highest density of millionaires in the Middle East, a new survey has found.The report was produced by wealth consultancy company Wealth Insight and Spear’s magazine WMS.According to its index, Doha’s milliona...
Qatar handball team dominates Croatia in first ever Olympics appearance
Qatar handball team dominates Croatia in first ever Olympics appearance
Team Qatar's handball athletes dominated their first ever Olympic match, defeating Croatia 30 – 23 in the Future Arena in Rio de Janeiro on 7th August.The 2015 Handball World Championship silver-medallists maintained control throughout the match against their Croatian counterparts, proving that they...
Qatar supports international movement to boycott Israel
Qatar supports international movement to boycott Israel
The Gulf state of Qatar has emerged as the main financial backer of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign conference in Tunisia last week.The Telegraph reported that the Israeli government reacted angrily to plans by the Gulf state of Qatar to support the group that is backed by UK La...
60 worksites shut down for midday work ban violation
60 worksites shut down for midday work ban violation
Around 60 worksites in Qatar were shut down in July for violating the summer midday work ban for labourers, Department of Labour Inspection revealed.The ban regulation stipulates that from June to August, work hours should be no longer than five hours in the morning until 11:30 am, while evening shi...
Operators installing AC in workers' buses to avoid penalties
Operators installing AC in workers' buses to avoid penalties
After working the whole day outside in hot and humid conditions, you would expect the workers to be transported back to their accommodation in air-conditioned buses....
New public art installed at the Hamad International Airport
New public art installed at the Hamad International Airport
Under the patronage of Qatar Museums Chairperson HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, QM and Hamad International Airport have added renowned pieces of public art to the outstanding collection on display and enjoyed by passengers travelling through HIA.
Increase in passenger footfalls at Hamad International Airport
Increase in passenger footfalls at Hamad International Airport
The movement of passengers, arrivals and departures, at Hamad International Airport (HIA) increased in June this year, compared with the same month last year, according to latest figures from the MDPS.Arrivals at the Hamad International Airport increased 13.3% to 1,334,911, whereas departures witnes...
Concern over ‘high charges’ levied by auto repair workshops
Concern over ‘high charges’ levied by auto repair workshops
A number of citizens have expressed concern over the ‘high charges’ levied by some automobile workshops for repair and maintenance works, arguing that customers are often made to pay hefty sums for low-quality jobs, Gulf Times reported.Speaking to local Arabic daily Arrayah, they stressed the need f...
Australian embassy to be shifted to 'permanent location’ soon
Australian embassy to be shifted to 'permanent location’ soon
The Embassy of Australia in Qatar, which is operating out of a temporary office at present, is preparing to move to a permanent location inside the Tornado Tower 'within months', Qatar Tribune reported.A spokesperson from the Embassy said the mission's office space is under preparation, and the Amba...

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