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More than 1 million expats benefitted from Wage Protection System
10/5/2016

More than one million expatriate workers have been benefitted from the Wage Protection System (WPS) in Qatar, wherein, it is mandatory for employers to transfer workers’ salaries on time to their bank accounts, revealed HE Dr.

Project Qatar 2016 unveiled with more than 37 participating nations
10/5/2016

The 13th International Construction Technology and Building Materials Exhibition, Project Qatar 2016, has been unveiled yesterday, which involves huge participation of entrepreneurs and companies from more than 37 nations.

First skydiving centre is the latest get-away for thrill-seekers
3/5/2016

Latest get-away is the skydiving centre based at the Al Khor airfield in the north of Doha, which has been opened to the public today.

Cityscape Qatar 2016 concludes; Huge visitor turnout
3/5/2016

Cityscape Qatar 2016, which concluded in Qatar on 28th April 2016, drew large visitor numbers, including lead figures and real estate developers and huge visitor numbers.

Cityscape Qatar 2016 unveiled in Qatar today
26/4/2016

The Fifth edition of Cityscape Qatar Exhibition, one of the largest real estate development and investment exhibitions in the region will open today at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC).

Tram design unveiled for new Qatar City
19/4/2016

Alstom, a world pioneer in integrated railway systems, together with Qatar Rail has unveiled the design of the Citadis tram for its four-line network project at Lusail, the latest planned city in Qatar spanning 35 sq km area north of the city centre, Doha.

More than 35,000 visitors expected at Project Qatar 2016
19/4/2016

Hundreds of companies from 37 countries will participate in the 13th edition of Project Qatar to be held from 9th to 12th May 2016 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC).

Q-Post launches new online shopping & shipping services
12/4/2016

Qatar Postal Service Company (Q-Post) has launched a new e-commerce service to its portfolio, namely Connected.

Souq Waqif Festival celebrations brings joy to children & families alike
12/4/2016

Souq Waqif, the two-week festival which kick-started on 4th April with children’s rides, games and preparations for art workshops at Al-Ahmed Square with numerous special attractions for families, would conclude on 18th April 2016.

Ministry regulates parking fee in Qatar malls and shopping centres
6/4/2016

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce in Qatar has issued a decision regulating car parking and valet service charges in malls and shopping centres in Qatar.

Cityscape Qatar 2016 to be unveiled on 26th April
6/4/2016

Cityscape Qatar 2016, the major real estate development and investment event in Qatar will be unveiled on 26th April 2016 at Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre, under the patronage of Prime Minister and Interior Minister HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani.

QIFF 2016 concludes with record 200,000 visitors
30/3/2016

A record 200,000 people have visited the recently concluded seventh Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF) 2016.

Six new shopping centres coming up
30/3/2016

Al Meera Consumer Goods Company has signed deals worth QR239million to build six new shopping centres across the country, as part of its expansion strategy.

New Rules for expats seeking Qatari Driving License
30/3/2016

Expatriates holding drivers’ license from other GCC states can now go for a road test directly, to be eligible for a Qatari Driver’s License.

New laws to regulate entry and exit of Expat workers
30/3/2016

The executive regulations to help implement new law regulating entry, exit and residency of expat workers will be released soon.

All major government services in Qatar to go online by 2020
22/3/2016

Qatar is working towards achieving its target of bringing all major government services online by the year 2020, the Ministry of Transport and Communications said.

Mall of Qatar to launch major live entertainment arena
22/3/2016

One of the largest shopping and lifestyle destinations in the country, the Mall of Qatar, has announced plans to establish a major live entertainment arena in Doha at an investment of more than QR100million.

Bedouin-style tents in Qatar may house World Cup 2022 fans
22/3/2016

Qatar may house thousands of football fans in Bedouin-style tents in desert areas located in proximity to stadiums during the 2022 World Cup, as falling oil prices have compelled Qatar to delay projects, including building hotels, say recent reports.

Qatar Cost of Living at its peak in February 2016
15/3/2016

The cost of living in Qatar reached its peak in February 2016, with residents having to shell out more for recreation and housing expenses, the latest government figures revealed.

Government may curtail infrastructure spending due to dip in oil prices
15/3/2016

The property market in Qatar may be in for a correction if low oil prices continue to hinder the country’s economy, a report said.

Residential rentals record 7 percent growth in 2015
15/3/2016

Residential rental market in Qatar underwent huge expansion last year, marking a 7 percent growth year-on-year, said the latest report by CBRE, the global real estate consultancy firm.

Magical Festival Village launched in Katara
9/3/2016

A multi-million riyal Magical Festival Village, which is a stellar shopping and entertainment destination, has been launched on Thursday.

New Edutainment Animal Park opens to visitors this week
9/3/2016

An Animal Park featuring 15 animals, including animatronic dinosaurs, King Kong and mammoth would open to visitors this week, besides the Qatar Sport Club in West Bay.

Al Bayt Stadium to host true acoustic features for 2022 FIFA World Cup
9/3/2016

The Al Bayt Stadium at Al Khor City will host a truly unique acoustic experience for all the 60,000 fans walking up to the stadium for the semifinals of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar.

Over 40,000 visitors throng the new Al Khor Park
2/3/2016

About 40,000 or more people have visited the new Al Khor Park last week, which also includes a mini zoo, comprising animals and birds shifted from Doha Zoo, which is currently under renovation.

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