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A traditional Pearl Fishing town, Al Zubarah Archeological Site, located along the north-western coast of Qatar, has joined the UNESCO World Heritage List.
The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani today handed over power to his son, the Heir Apparent Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani.
A Finnish architecture firm is all set to develop a space-saving, energy-efficient floating hotel concept to accommodate the participants of Qatar 2022 World Cup.
The Aspire Zone Foundation (ASF) annual Ramadan Festival, titled Hayyakum b Aspire is all set to return for the third year, incorporating cultural and family activities.
The Health Insurance System will get fully operational by 2015 and expatriates will be covered in the last phase of implementation of the system, revealed a senior public health official.
The forthcoming Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference (DIMDEX 2014) would be the biggest ever event, with an increasing number of participant companies and countries, say organisers.
With the traffic authorities in Qatar planning to impose restrictions to help ease traffic chaos on Doha roads, it may no-longer be easy for newly-arriving expatriate workers to acquire a Qatari driverís license.
Tourist numbers in Qatar are swelling 20percent annually, revealed Saeed al-Hajri, Chairman of Tourism Committee of Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
The Qatar Railways Company has awarded QR20bn worth construction contracts to build 216km Doha Metro line linking Doha City Centre with several of the World Cup stadiums.
Plans for Oryx Island were unveiled by the Qatari developer Barwa Real
Estate, featuring luxury villas, water parks, five floating hotels, and cruise
The Supreme Education Council (SEC) has said that Qataris can now take up teaching jobs in independent schools, even if they do not have previous experience in the profession.
The 46-storey Doha Tower has been bestowed with another award, this time for its outstanding looks and unique features.
Cityscape Qatar 2013 real estate exhibition due to be held from 27th to 29th May at the Doha Exhibition Centre, will feature about 100 exhibitors and more than 7000 professionals and investors from around the world.
According to the Geneva-based Building and Wood Workers International, Qatar has to work towards removing the sponsorship and exit permit system.
Traffic jams are very common and a reality in Doha.
Doha recently unveiled the first commercial complex of its kind in Al Dhakhira, that caters to basic necessities of a residential locality such as a provision store, laundry, tailor and barber shops, beauty salon, restaurant, cafeteria, butchery, among other things.
The 10th International Trade, Construction, Building Materials, Equipment and Environmental Technology for Qatar (Project Qatar 2013), kicked off to a good start at the Doha Exhibition Centre yesterday.
The Qatar-based hospitality giant, Katara Hospitality will develop an island, as an international tourist spot near the Ritz-Carlton Doha, and will open hotels in Paris and Milan over the coming months.
The Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning (MMUP) has announced allocation of 900 plots, each measuring 1000 sqm, as workers housing.
About 2100 exhibitors from about 50 countries will participate in the 10th edition of the regional building trade exhibition, Project Qatar, to be held in Doha from 6th to 9th May, under the auspices of HE the Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabor Al-Thani.
A project is underway to link the West Bay area with Hamad International Airport (HIA) through an undersea tunnel.
Upgrading the domestic transport system is one of the top investment priorities of Qatar in this decade, with at least $70bn worth projects already being planned.
The opening of the grand new Hamad International Airport in Doha, which was scheduled for 1st April 2013, was postponed indefinitely, following a directive from the Civil Defence Department.
The third Qatar International Carpet Exhibition (QCarpet 2013) was unveiled yesterday at the Doha Exhibition Centre, wherein several hundreds of carpets made by leading manufacturers across the world, are showcased.
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