Qatar wants 80% of leadership to be Qataris

Qatar wants 80% of leadership to be Qataris

Oxford Strategic Consulting (OSC), conducted a study, “Maximizing Qatari Talent,” to analyze the country's potential to transform the labour landsc

IATA to deal with unruly passengers

IATA to deal with unruly passengers

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has demanded stronger laws to deal with “unruly passengers” and called upon governments to ratif

Eateries urged to abide by food packaging rules

Eateries urged to abide by food packaging rules

The Qatar General Organisation for Standards and Metrology has urged all food producers, distributors and vendors to adhere strictly to the conditi

Whether Qatar is quashing 2 year ban

I recently heard Qatar is giving away with the policy of 2 year ban on employees, which is applicable only to less fortunate country's expats.

Agents dupe Msheireb residents

Agents dupe Msheireb residents

Agents have been found to be collecting rents from tenants in Msheireb, where electricity was disconnected, including families, even though the pro

Petrol station behind Landmark Mall opens partially after blast

Petrol station behind Landmark Mall opens partially after blast

The petrol station in Gharafa, behind Landmark Mall, has partially opened to serve customers after remaining closed for nearly six weeks, Al Sharq

Sharq Crossing project to be complete before WC 2022

Sharq Crossing project to be complete before WC 2022

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) yesterday hosted an Industry Engagement Day to inform engineering and contracting firms of opportunities to pa

Part of Al Rumailah St. to close for expansion

Part of Al Rumailah St. to close for expansion

A section of Al Rumailah St. will be closed in both directions starting on Saturday to widen the road, Ashghal has announced.

Cabinet approves urban master plan for Qatar

Cabinet approves urban master plan for Qatar

The State Cabinet yesterday approved its draft decision on the urban master plan for Qatar.  

Hamad International Airport to launch on April 30

Hamad International Airport to launch on April 30

Qatar’s new state-of-the-art Hamad International Airport is expected to begin passenger operations at the end of this month, according to a report

Three youths sentenced to prison for street racing

Three youths sentenced to prison for street racing

A criminal court has sentenced three youth to one year in jail and ordered to cancel their driver’s licence for six months for racing on a highway

Qatar 2022 WC chiefs vow to improve worker conditions

Qatar 2022 WC chiefs vow to improve worker conditions

The fact the Qatari government allowed ITV News to join one of their health and safety inspectors as he went on a random check at a Doha building s

Civil Defence controls fire at Industrial Area

Civil Defence controls fire at Industrial Area

Civil Defence has brought under control fire at Industrial Area Street No.45.

Lifestyle diseases on the rise among low-income workers

Lifestyle diseases on the rise among low-income workers

Lifestyle diseases among young low-income workers in Qatar has become prevalent based on observations from an annual medical camp. 

Retailers unhappy with lack of distribution of Shafaf gas cylinders

Retailers unhappy with lack of distribution of Shafaf gas cylinders

Many retailers of the Shafaf cooking gas cylinders complain that the distributors are not receptive to their requests for quick delivery of fresh s

Low-income expats in Msheireb lose electricity at home

Low-income expats in Msheireb lose electricity at home

The Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) has started disconnecting electricity in some accommodations in the Msheireb area.

Emirati women attacked with hammer in London

Emirati women attacked with hammer in London

An attacker has bludgeoned three Emirati women with a hammer in a central London hotel during a possible theft attempt.

Human Rights Watch push for changes in sponsorship system

Human Rights Watch push for changes in sponsorship system

The New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) has appreciated the steps being taken by Qatar to amend its sponsorship law but urged the Qatari leader

Ministry plan to release workers after contract runs out

Ministry plan to release workers after contract runs out

In a new initiative that could have a major impact on the job sector in Qatar, the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs is reportedly studying a p

QF to enforce workers' welfare laws on contractors

QF to enforce workers' welfare laws on contractors

Qatar Foundation (QF) is planning to launch a hotline to receive complaints and suggestions from workers employed on its projects about their livin

Insurance cover for flood-hit cars

Insurance cover for flood-hit cars

All the vehicles that got trapped and damaged in the recent flood at Salwa road are eligible for claiming their insurance coverage, a top executive

Marsa Malaz Kempinski will open by end of this year

Marsa Malaz Kempinski will open by end of this year

Alfardan Hospitality and Kempinski Hotels are to launch Marsa Malaz Kempinski - The Pearl, Doha in the last quarter of this year.

Overcrowded schools asked to expand or stop enrolment

Overcrowded schools asked to expand or stop enrolment

Several private schools are on the lookout for new premises to shift extra students, with the Supreme Education Council (SEC) strictly enforcing a

500 recruits begin military training

500 recruits begin military training

Qatar Armed Forces yesterday started the first course of the National Service Programme for university graduates, in the presence of the Minister o

Sweika dealers get busted

Sweika dealers get busted

The Criminal Investigation Department has arrested six individuals involved in the production, packaging and sale of ‘sweika', an illegal product m

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