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Qatar’s His Highness Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani attended the final of WTA Qatar Total Open for women, held at Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex, on Sunday. The match in question had ace players and world’s No. 3 Karolina Pliskova and No. 18 Caroline Wozniacki playing against each other. Pliskova later was […
02.20 / 12:52
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A 414-seater Airbus A330 will be used by Philippine Airlines (PAL) for its non-stop flights between Manila and Doha from March 26, according to a statement made by the airline company. The President and COO of PAL, Jaime J Bautista, highlighted that the flight will offer an economy and premium economy from March 26 to…
02.20 / 11:48
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The traffic control room will soon be inaugurated by the Ministry of Interior (MoI) this year, that would link all radar and speed cameras across the country. This comes as MoI’s efforts to improve the traffic systems and as part of the National Traffic Safety Strategy. The Director of the Traffic Department, Brigadier Mohamed Saad […
02.20 / 11:34
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Qatari residents have increasingly been taking an interest in Korean food products, according to sources from Korean stores in the country. As reported by an official from the South Korean embassy in Doha, at least three Korean stores are currently operating in Qatar. The official noted that there has been a growing interest for Korean…
02.20 / 11:34
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The Gharafa Office of Al Rayyan Municipality spotted and removed 26 abandoned vehicles and cabins, while issuing 76 violations for unidentified sources and referring them to the security entities concerned. On the other hand, the Public Gardens Department at the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) has beautified a roundabout at Al Qutaifyah Street using…
02.20 / 11:20
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The Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC) is all set to host the latest edition of Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition,  knows as of the most glamorous annual expos of the region attracting dozens of affluent clients across the globe. Held under the patronage of His Excellency the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah …
02.20 / 11:20
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The Qatar Meteorological Department (QMD) has held that the rains in Qatar are likely continue today and over the next week. The weather department states that low temperatures would continue across Qatar, while warnings for strong winds and high seas in offshore areas have also been issued. As of Monday, inshore areas will be partly…
02.20 / 11:06
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According to new information revealed by an official at the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA), “Companies in Qatar can stop their employees can prevent their employees from joining a rival company upon the lapse of their work contract.” “An employer has the right under the new labour law to include such [R…
02.19 / 12:09
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Doha Bank hosted a Knowledge Sharing Session on “Changing Global Dynamics and Opportunities” on Thursday the 16th February 2017 from 6.30 pm at Lotte Hotel, Seoul, South Korea. H.E Mr. Kim Jin-Soo, Secretary General, Korea Arab Society attended the event. The event also witnessed participation from Qatar embassy, Oman embassy and Kuwait embassy in Seoul, [&#…
02.19 / 06:49
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Qatar Airways took to Twitter yesterday to settle the controversy that had erupted as some ‘inappropriate’ pictures of one of its female cabin crew member had surfaced on the social media. The airline via its Arabic Twitter account issued a statement clarifying the matter. According to the statement issued, the company has said that the [&#…
02.19 / 06:36
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Experts privy with the trends of the real-estate sector have said that due to a low demand and a simultaneous oversupply of residential units in the Qatari real-estate market, companies will be forced to reduce the rentals by up to 30% in the near future. Many companies are not directly reducing the rent; however, they…
02.19 / 06:22
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The Qatar Chamber and Square Exhibitions Management is all set to organises a first of its kind exhibition for Indian products and industries at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre from March 16th until March 22nd. The exhibition, which will be a first for Indian products will be showcasing items from a wide range of…
02.19 / 06:07
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Inclement weather in the country over the past few days has been forcing a number of retail outlets to down their shutters earlier than usual, the sudden change in weather has affected retail shop across the city. It has been nearly a week since the rainy spell began and now the country is being peppered…
02.19 / 05:25
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Qatar Meteorological Department’s satellite imagery has forced the department to issue an advisory as images show a thick band of dust moving from the Northern Gulf towards Qatar, the band is being pushed towards Qatar by the North-Westerly winds. The Met. Department took to social media to inform residents about the development. The Department via […
02.19 / 05:25
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Qatar has approved a draft law which would provide legal protection for tens of thousands of female domestic workers for the first time, according to state media. The law is expected to specify how many hours staff such as nannies, drivers and gardeners should work per week, how many days holiday they receive annually and…
02.19 / 05:25
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According to the latest forecast reported issued by the Qatar Met Department, strong winds are expected to blow in the country today, which may lead to poor visibility due to blowing of dust. The general conditions are expected to remain chilly particularly during the night.  Strong winds have been predicted in the offshore areas and …
02.19 / 05:12
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