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The Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines in Doha announced the official visit of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte in the State of Qatar. The president is expected to arrive on Friday, April 14, for his three-day visit in the country. Aside from closing deals and agreements with the high officials of Qatar, the president [...]

qatar dos and donts

Qatar is a rapidly changing and developing country. Tourists who want to explore and see the uniqueness of this country, you must remember that it still IS a CONSERVATIVE country that wishes to preserve its tradition and honor. Here we list some points for you to keep in mind especially as a first-time visitor. Because [...]

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Qatar is considered to be one of the richest countries in the Middle East. After oil and gas resources were discovered, the country witnessed tremendous growth and development. The country implements well-planned economic strategies and lays special emphasis on the infrastructure. The Qatari government has been driving various initiatives to improve the overall economic development [...]

visa free countries pinoys

Philippine-passport holders can travel to as much as 27 countries in the globe without needing a visa. Here we list the countries and their respective number of days where you can travel as a tourist. This is good list for Filipinos who want to travel abroad. Most of the countries included are part of Southeast [...]

family ofw abroad

Going abroad is a big decision, mainly because it involves major changes in the family set up. Some OFWs are able to bring their spouse and children to their host countries, but there are many who end up leaving their families behind while working overseas. If you had to leave your kids back home, I’m [...]

If you are going to the Philippines anytime soon, now is your chance to pack more items. Cebu Pacific (CEB), the country’s largest carrier, has announced a special promo for Middle East passengers. Those who are traveling to Manila from Dubai, Doha, Kuwait, and Riyadh will receive an extra 25kg baggage allowance from February 13 - [...]

sss check contributions online

Filipinos who want to check the number of their SSS contributions online, here's a quick step by step guide to help you do so. Filipinos, it is good to have a Social Security System (SSS) account as a means of saving for the future. The system also offers insurance, loans, and other benefits. Hence, it is [...]

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Qatar officials are enforcing the ban of alcohol in public areas in the heart of Doha when the FIFA 2022 World Cup is held. The head of the tournament organizer is making sure that alcohol will be not be sold at the stadium and should only be used for sports events. Al-Thawadi (Secretary-General of Supreme Committee for Delivery [...]

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A big event will take place in Qatar this coming January 28, 2017. The Color Run invites people who reside in Doha to take part and make this event successful and fun... through running! This event is also known as The Happiest 5k On The Planet. People who join the event are showered with powder full of [...]

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Securing a Smart ID (E-gate) is a wise idea for expatriates who often enter and exit the country. Having this ID card may allow you to go in and out of Qatar without going through the whole steps by simply tapping your card at the gate and putting your finger on the electronic scanner at the [...]

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The Ministry of Interior announced a system to take the fingerprints of expats when they come in to Qatar. In order to strengthen the security and control the people who enter and exit the country, the MOI initiated this project. Brigadier Nasser Abullah al-Mahmoud (Criminal Evidence and Information Department Director) expresses his interest in getting [...]

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It is often believed that Qatar has one of the most attractive job markets in the Middle East. The sectors with most employment opportunities are considered to be Oil & Gas and the Construction industry. Both the fields require hiring managers to hire highly talented and professional engineers who are not just technically sound but [...]