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Name and design for new Al Khor stadium unveiled

The name and design for a new 60,000-seat stadium in Al Khor, known as Al Bayt, Al Khor City, was announced during a recent press conference held at Al Khor Sports Club.

Parking fee system at new airport announced

Hamad International Airport (HIA) has announced changes in its short and long-term car parking fee.

French Conglomerates sign deal to build tram system for future Lusail City

Alstom and Vinci, leading French conglomerates have signed a 2 billion euro deal with Qatar yesterday to build a tram system in the future Lusail City.

Design for new World Cup 2022 stadium to be unveiled at Al Khor

The design for new Al Khor Stadium, one of the proposed venues for 2022 World Cup matches, will be unveiled on 21st June.

Mini Industrial City - Business Incubator Qatar unveiled

A mini industrial city, namely the Business Incubator – Qatar, has been unveiled by the Social Development House (SDH), aimed at transforming the vision and understanding of free vocational business.

Qatari Banks seek stringent lending rules for expatriates

Banks in Qatar are now working towards tightening lending rules for expatriates, say latest reports.

Qatar plans for a new worker-friendly job market

Qatar has emphasized on its pledge to introduce a liberal job market, with rules being changed such that expats can change jobs depending on the contract signed with their employer.

Qatar Duty Free unveils new world-class shopping centre at HIA

Qatar Duty Free has unveiled a world-class shopping centre for passengers travelling through the Hamad International Airport (HIA), starting 27th May.

New law banning illegal partitioning of flats likely to push up rents

A new law aimed at combating illegal partitioning of villas and flats was recently introduced in Qatar.

Hilton Salwa Beach Resort Villas to be largest in the region

Hilton Worldwide, together with Al-Rayyan Hospitality plan to develop the regions largest beach resort at Salwa Beach in Qatar.

New ‘Doha Outlet Mall’ to be unveiled by first quarter 2015

The upcoming Doha Outlet Mall is all set to open doors by first quarter of 2015, revealed Qatar Property Management (QPM) Company.

Cityscape Qatar 2014 officially unveiled

Cityscape Qatar 2014 has been officially unveiled at the Qatar National Convention Centre yesterday by HE Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani, the Minister of Economy and Commerce.

Qatar Airways begins operations from new airport

Qatar Airways is all set to begin flight operations from Hamad International airport at 9am today, thereby enabling passengers to experience the facilities at world’s latest international gateway.

Work begins at 2022 FIFA World Cup host venue

Excavation works in Al Wakrah Stadium for Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup has begun, with ground breaking ceremony held at the venue.

Sponsorship system, exit permit rules to be reformed

The Qatari government has announced changes to its controversial labour system, planning to remove sponsorship system for foreign workers and exit permit rules would be reformed.

Work begins on Hilton Panorama Residence of The Pearl Qatar

Construction work on the Hilton Panorama Residence at the Abraj Quarter precinct of the Pearl-Qatar development began last week.

Project Qatar 2014 officially unveiled

Project Qatar 2014 has been officially unveiled by HE Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohammed Al Thani, yesterday at the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC).

Katara Cultural Village to turn into global tourism hub

The Katara Cultural Village will be transformed into a global cultural and tourism destination all through the year, when the next stage of development projects are ready, said Dr Khalid bin Ibrahim al-Sulaiti, the General Manager.

Project Qatar 2014 to involve major international participation

The construction sector in Qatar is likely to draw in more than 2100 exhibitors from more than 47 countries, as they participate in the 11th edition of Project Qatar 2014, to be held in Qatar, from 12th to 15th May 2014.

Cityscape Qatar 2014 likely to offer major boost to Qatar retail sector

The retail market in Qatar witnessed an unparalleled growth of 14 percent in the year 2012, touching QR39.

Major overhauling for Doha Industrial Area

The Public Works Authority in Qatar (Ashghal) has announced a major QR8bn worth of overhauling works in the Industrial Area, with works likely to be done on 220km stretch of roads.

Hamad International Airport to open to passengers next week

Following construction delays for more than a year now, the new Hamad International Airport in Qatar will open to passenger traffic next week, revealed the Civil Aviation Authority here.

Qatar to unveil biggest health centre in the country for workers

The biggest health centre for labour workforce in Qatar will be unveiled on 1st November 2014, near New Al Thumama area in Doha.

Ashghal begins work on New Expressway Project

Ashghal, the Public Works Authority has begun working on the new Expressway Project, the East West Corridor in south Doha, which will link the new Orbital Highway to the Hamad International Airport and offer strategic links with southern part of the city.

Doha aims to host the 2019 World Athletic Championship Tournament

Doha has announced plans to bid for hosting rights to the 2019 World Championship in Athletics, a tournament, managed by the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF).

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