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Working abroad gives OFWs an opportunity to provide a better life for themselves and their families. However, the better life you enjoy can only last as long as you handle your earnings well. If you have noticed that you never can seem to save up, then maybe a review of how you handle money is [...]

For mommies and daddies out there in Abu Hamour, Rejoice! The new campus of Philippine School Doha has just opened its doors to more than 4,000 students that it can accommodate in its newly constructed buildings. According to the administrators of the school, this project is worth more than QR123 million. Philippine Ambassador Wilfredo Santos [...]

Interesting Facts about Qatar you need to know. ©Steven Byles/Flickr Years ago, very little is known about Qatar, let alone knew what the country is like. But in just a short period, Doha has evolved into a first-class city with its remarkable vista, quintessential architecture, and boasting some of the finest gastronomic restaurants that give [...]

      Be with your family. Convert the family visit visa to residence visa in Qatar. ©Juanedc/Flickr Initially, the family visit visa is granted for one month and can be extended for another five months for first and second-degree relatives and in-laws (Father, Mother, Sister and Children). For other relatives, it can be extended only for [...]

Beginning July 23, 2017, OFWs in Qatar who need to verify their employment contracts with the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) can request an appointment online. This system aims to eliminate overcrowding and long waiting period of those concerned. Clients will no longer have to go to POLO early just to get a number. On [...]

Our earnings as OFWs will go far if we know how to make it grow. One of the ways to grow our money is to set up a business because it can provide us with another source of stable income. In this post, we shared some business ideas that you can try. Your family back [...]

People in Qatar have something big to look forward to. Five years from now, one of the biggest sporting events will take place here, the FIFA 2022 World Cup. The biggest names in the world of football/soccer will all gather here in this very amazing country. And to take a sneak peek at the state-of-the-art [...]

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Good news to all OFWs as the OEC will be scrapped and will be replaced with an OFW ID called iDOLE (ID of the Department of Labor and Employment). This OFW ID card is free and will be automatically be issued to all OFWs. The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) announced that the OFW ID will [...]

Resigning from a job can cause trouble to an employee especially if the employer refuses to accept the resignation. It can jeopardize your future employment opportunities and can reflect badly on your qualifications as a job seeker when your new employer conducts a background check on you. To avoid these kinds of situation, you have [...]

If you want to apply for a tourist visa to Qatar, you can now do it online. This service is brought to you by the Qatar Tourism Authority, Qatar Airways and VFS Global. The updated feature can be used by anyone flying into Qatar, using any airlines. In the past, you need to have a [...]

Qatar Rail has announced that the Doha Metro tracks installation is expected to be finished by the end of the year and to be fully operational by 2019. The completion of this project is considered to be a major milestone for the agency. Qatar Rail is the agency responsible for overseeing the construction of this [...]

If you’re moving to Qatar for employment, make sure you follow the proper guidelines when getting a work permit. You will need a local sponsorship before you can be allowed to work in Qatar. It’s usually the employers who will sponsor you. They are also the ones who will process the necessary documents and submit [...]