What's happening around Local, GCC, World

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...

Fine for drivers who smoke in vehicle carrying people under 18

A person who smokes while driving a vehicle which has an occupant under the age of 18 is punishable with a maximum fine of...

First Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi ready by end 2017

The first Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi will be ready to welcome worshipers by the end of 2017, a businessman overseeing the project said...

HMC observes World Heart Day

Staff, patients and visitors to the Heart Hospital at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) were joined by Ali Janahi, HMC chief of business services; Mahmoud...

Commercial Bank launches membership club for minors

Commercial Bank has introduced a “first in Qatar” concept that provides advantages to parents and their children. The Young Elite Savers Club, open to both...

Qatar: Reduction in the rents

Close on the heels of a government-backed real estate development announcing reduction in the rents of some of their commercial properties, requests for such...

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