Private sectors look to reinforce Qatarisation
To reinforce the ambitious Qatarisation process in the private sector, the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs has set up a special committee.
Lusail City - 2022 World Cup city rises in the desert
If you're trying to create the perfect 21st-century city, it helps to start with a blank slate.
SEC warn students against false scholarships
The Supreme Education Council (SEC) has warned Qatari students not to get misled by institutions claiming to be authorised to provide scholarships
Ban on food products from Ebola-hit countries
Qatar has banned import of all sorts of food and meat products from Ebola-hit West African countries, according to a senior health expert.
Complaints against taxi drivers resurface
Complaints from passengers against taxi drivers are once again in the spotlight.
Changes to kafala system to take time
The enactment of Qatar’s much-awaited new sponsorship law will take time, but will not be delayed for long.
ALS Ice bucket challenges in Qatar
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge trend has finally reached Qatar.
Sponsorship: Good news for expats in offing
Increase of 39% for ultra-luxury Rolls-Royce sales
Rolls-Royce has announced a 39% increase in sales of its ultra-luxury vehicles, with strong customer demand for Wraith, Ghost Series II and the Pha
Ministry punish 51 companies for illegal visa trade
Several companies and individuals have been fined for illegal visa trading as part of the Ministry of Interior’s ongoing crackdown, a senior offici
Halcrow to help Ashghal upgrade Qatar's roads
Halcrow, a company under CH2M HILL, has been awarded a call-off consultancy services contract to provide professional road safety engineering, road
Ooredoo to stop paper billing
Ooredoo yesterday announced its extended deadline of August 31 to transition all residential customers and small businesses in Qatar to the e-billi
Man jailed for a year for stealing QR200
A Criminal Court has sentenced a man to jail for one year after he was found guilty of breaking into a neighb
Ministry of Environment punish violators
The law enforcement team at the Ministry of Environment has detected more than 16 violations threatening the environment of the country.
Expect scattered rains in some parts of Qatar today
Scattered rains are expected in the south-western parts of the country today, according to a forecast by the Meteorology Department.
Vodafone Qatar cease support for charity project
Vodafone Qatar has announced that it will
Qatari families concerned over maids running away
Some citizens have expressed concern over the “growing trend” of housemaids running away while travelling abroad with Qatari families during the su
Qatar continues its fight against narcotics
The Qatar General Authority of Customs detected 851 offences and foiled attempts to smuggle in huge quantities of alcohol and narcotics into the co
Summer vacation means bad bank customer services
With most employees of local companies having gone on annual vacation, services of many sectors, especially banking services, are negatively affect
Police College receive first batch of 130 students
The Police College will receive the first batch of 130 candidates today who will commence training.
Expat jailed and fined for selling marijuana
A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced a Sri Lankan expatriate to three years in jail and fined him QR 200,000 for dealing in drugs, local Arabic dail
Fire at Industrial Area
Ashghal to begin phase-4 of C-Ring Road project
The Public Works Authority, ‘Ashghal’, will start the fourth phase of road development works on C-Ring Road tomorrow.
Qatar-owned Harrods London Opens World’s Largest Luxury Shoe Collection
Shoes are big business and visitors from Qatar and across the Gulf who flock to London in the summer are keen to snap up the most exclusive design
Indian govt. sets up online tracking system for transportation of bodies of workers
The Government of India has set up an online system for tracking the transportation of bodies of Indian workers who die in 17 emigration check requ
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