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Philippine International School Qatar

Every parent dreams of giving their children an education. This is one of the reasons why they work hard, especially in foreign soil. If you are given the opportunity to bring your family with you to Qatar, then one of your concerns would be where your children will go to school. As the new school [...]

H.E. Ahmed bin Abdullah Al Mahmoud, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs, has issued a circular on the official working hours in Qatar during the holy month of Ramadan for the ministries, government agencies and public institutions. The circular stated that on the advent of Ramadan for the Hijri year 1437 [...]

ramadan schedule in qatar

Ramadan is observed in every Muslim country. It is a month long religious event. As expats, we should be aware how our host country celebrates this event. This year, according to the Islamic calendar, Ramadan is expected to start on May 26. Please be advised that this is still tentative as the actual date will [...]

mall of qatar

Let’s admit it. We all need to go shopping at some point. And lucky for you, Qatar is home to a number of shopping malls that caters to everyone. Here we share popular malls so you can have ideas where you can shop in Qatar. Most of the malls are located in Doha, though. One [...]

Reported by BBC as the richest country in the world 2017 for its highest GDP per capita, Qatar boasts richness with its beautiful landscapes and sights that would make you think that God truly blesses this land in more ways than one. With its assortment of exciting activities to do for holidaymakers, the country also [...]

Doha skyline

Qatar, with its rich culture and unique Arabian landscape, offers a variety of activities both to expats and tourists alike. You can go from shopping spree to camel riding to giant water sliding. Name it! Qatar has it! Considered to be one of the richest countries in the world, it will never be short of [...]


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 [...]

Doha at sunset

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 - [...]