New world-class recruitment system in Qatar

The Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour & Social Affairs announced it is cancelling its permanent committee charged with labour recruitment and replacing it with...

Awareness on diabetes in a fun way

The Qatar Diabetes Association (QDA) organised an outreach programme at the Hyatt Plaza Shopping Mall aimed at raising public awareness on diabetes in a...

New free transit visa on arrival scheme soon at HIA

The new transit visa scheme 'is in the process of being put into effect,' Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) told Gulf Times. Once in place, transit...

Qatar: Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani passes away

Qatar to observe three days of mourning after the former Emir, who ruled for more than 20 years, passes away at 84. Former Qatari Emir...

What is the internet speed in Qatar?

The Qatar telecommunications sector is currently served by two companies. Ooredoo is a leading international communications company with a customer base of more than 100...

Fresh vegetables, fish and poultry are cheaper at Qatar farmer’s market

Locally grown fresh and delicious vegetables are now available at very reasonable price. The fifth season of the local farm produce markets began on Thursday...

New rule: Non-Qataris may invest up to 100% of the project capital in all...

New law to permit non-Qataris’ total investment in projects The Cabinet gave its nod to the draft law on non-Qatari capital investment in economic activity...

New ban in Qatar: Carrying, Touching or Watching mobile while driving Prohibited

As per the new law the driver of a motor vehicle will be prohibited from using any device - whether by carrying it, touching...

MMR vaccine is safe, effective and gives long-term protection: Qatar Ministry

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has affirmed that the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine “is safe, effective and gives long-term protection”, and...

Dubai begins building ‘world’s tallest’ tower

Dubai began construction work on Monday on a tower that will stand higher than its Burj Khalifa, which is currently the world's tallest skyscraper. The...

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