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New Doha-Hong Kong flight service launched by Cathay Pacific
1/4/2014

Hong Kongs flagship airline, Cathay Pacific, has launched new service connecting Doha and Hong Kong.

Qatar to unveil record budget this financial year
1/4/2014

Qatar, the top LNG exporter, will unveil its highest-ever budget of QR220billion within next two days as it is moving ahead with a major infrastructure drive.

Qatar assures timely completion of FIFA World Cup projects
26/3/2014

The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy in Qatar has assured that Qatars preparations for the FIFA World Cup 2022 are on track.

Demolition works to pave way for construction of New Doha Zoo
18/3/2014

Demolition of buildings and other facilities located within the boundaries of the New Doha Zoo will begin any time soon.

Qatar International Food Festival to open to public on Thursday
18/3/2014

The fifth Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF) is all set to kick-start on Thursday at the Museum of Islamic Art Park, and all preparations for the same are now complete, said organizers of the festival, the Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) and Qatar Airways.

New Village accommodation homes for workers to come up
18/3/2014

Leading real estate developer Global Building Solutions (GBS) are teaming up with Qatar-based partners to develop high quality workers accommodation villages.

Nearly $285bn worth projects underway in Qatar
18/3/2014

The outlook for project market from now until 2020 seems strong, as there are at least $285bn worth projects that are either planned or underway, according to latest data from MEED Qatar Projects 2014 Conference.

Project Qatar 2014 to kick-start tomorrow at QNCC
11/3/2014

Project Qatar will be unveiled on 12th May, and will continue until 15th May this year, further building on its 10 years of success in Qatar.

Qatar International Food Festival 2014 to kick-start on 20th March
11/3/2014

The Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF), organized by the Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) and Qatar Airways, have announced the Food Zones and Activities pertaining to the fifth edition of the annual festival to be held at the Museum of Islamic Art Park from 20th to 23rd March 2014.

Work on Ras Laffon Labour Village project under progress
4/3/2014

The Qatar Real Estate Investment Company has begun implementing work on the Ras Laffon Labour Village, capable to accommodating about 16,000 workers, revealed the Alaqaria CEO, Abdula Ali al Kuwari.

International racing season to kick-start in Doha this month
4/3/2014

The Qatar Marine Sports Federation (QMSF) international racing season will begin in the next two weeks, and the first one for the Doha-based organization is the fourth Aquabike Grand Prix of Qatar, to be held from 6th to 8th March.

Qatar works its way to be positioned as world-class tourism hub
25/2/2014

An ambitious plan aimed at positioning Qatar as world-class tourism hub with deep cultural roots, has been unveiled at Katara Cultural Village.

World-class zoo to open in Qatar by 2017
25/2/2014

Qatar will have world-class zoo by the year 2017, featuring safaris – an elephant walk-way, over Al Waab Street, apart from a seven-star tree-top hotel, which will make the country a global tourist destination, says Senior Ashghal Executive in Qatar.

First phase of Barwa Labour City to be ready this summer
18/2/2014

The first phase of Barwas upcoming Labour City in Industrial Area will be ready this summer, a senior official revealed.

Qatar to witness increased infrastructure activities in 2014
18/2/2014

Qatar will witness considerable growth in project activity this year, with contracts worth $24bn being awarded, it has been revealed.

Lusail City welcomes first tenants
18/2/2014

The infrastructure works in the new city of Lusail is now complete, and the tenants have begun moving in, and the town will be completely occupied by the year-end, the developers reported.

Qatar to see biggest National Sport Day celebrations this week
11/2/2014

Qatar is all set to celebrate its third and biggest National Sport Day (NSD) today, with a series of events aimed at promoting sport culture, health and wellness among nationals and expatriates alike.

Phase one of Workers Sports Complex unveiled at Al Khor
11/2/2014

The first phase of workers sports complex opened at Al Khor Industrial Area yesterday.

Disney Live Mickey Music Festival to thrill Doha audience next week!
4/2/2014

The Disney Live Mickey Music Festival will be held at the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) from 12th to 16th February 2014.

Pearl Qatar commercial space 60 percent leased out
4/2/2014

Commercial space at Medina Central and Porto Arabia in Pearl Qatar area has been 60% leased out, and more space will be leased out in the coming weeks, said Ehab Kamel, the General Manager of Retail Leasing.

Sheraton Park Project on way for scheduled launch
28/1/2014

Work on The Sheraton Park Project (SPP) which is due for launch on 31st December 2014, is progressing well and is on track to meet the deadline, confirmed the CEO of Qatar Diar Vinci Construction (QDVC), Yanick Garillon.

New Doha Port to be converted into Cruise Ship Terminal
28/1/2014

The Doha Port will be converted into a cruise ship terminal when the New Port at Mesaieed gets operational in 2016, a senior official said.

Education City Tram project to get operational by 2016
28/1/2014

The Education City tram project will get fully operational and complete by September 2016, a senior official in Qatar said.

Hamad International Airport to position Qatar as true global gateway
21/1/2014

The much-awaited Hamad International Airport (HIA), considered to be the Runway to the future, Gateway to the world, is likely to improve Qatar’s position as a truly global gateway, with its unique features and stunning facilities.

Qatar found to be most expensive GCC country for living
21/1/2014

Qatar is the most expensive country for living in the Gulf, owing to its tight rental market, says the latest analysis on the cost of living in the region by Arabian Business.

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