Private sectors look to reinforce Qatarisation

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

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

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

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 against taxi drivers resurface

Complaints from passengers against taxi drivers are once again in the spotlight. 

Changes to kafala system to take time

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

ALS Ice bucket challenges in Qatar

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge trend has finally reached Qatar.

Sponsorship: Good news for expats in offing

The enactment of Qatar’s much-awaited new sponsorship law will take time, but will not be delayed for long. 

Increase of 39% for ultra-luxury Rolls-Royce sales

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

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 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 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

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

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

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 cease support for charity project

Vodafone Qatar has announced that it will

Qatari families concerned over maids running away

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

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

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

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

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

Fire at Industrial Area

A fire has broken out at Street 10 of Industrial Area. Firefighters have reached the scene now and are trying to put it out.
Ashghal to begin phase-4 of C-Ring Road project

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

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

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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