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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

dole ofw id card qatar

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 [...]

eid al fitr qatar

Greeting everyone an Eid Mubarak! Eid Al Fitr starts on Sunday, June 25, 2017. The Ministry of Endowments and Islamic Affairs announced the date of Eid Al Fitr to be on Sunday a meeting confirming the sighting of the moon. The moon sighting today means that it's the end of Ramadan and the start of the new [...]

Aside from Kuwait, Morocco and Turkey are helping in mediating the rift between the Saudi-led bloc and Qatar. Both representatives from Morocco and Turkey have visited Kuwait and Qatar to relay messages of support and other statements. King Mohamed VI of Morocco relayed his message to the Emir of Kuwait through Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser [...]

fifa world cup qatar

FIFA President Gianni Infantino says that the 2022 World Cup will still go on despite the current crisis that Qatar is undergoing. On December 2, 2010, FIFA announced that Qatar was chosen to host the World Cup in 2022. With that, the Qatari government started the preparations for hosting the big event which will happen [...]

Residents from nations that are hostile with Qatar can still stay, according to a statement from the Ministry of Interior.  Although the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and UAE have ordered Qatari residents to leave their countries, Qatar will not retaliate. For the Qatari government, it is important to uphold the nation’s firm beliefs and [...]

According to the Foreign Minister of Qatar, His Excellency Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, the State of Qatar will not allow anyone to interfere with the country’s foreign policy. This statement was made amidst the ongoing conflict with other Gulf nations. HE the Foreign Minister said,” The dispute between the State of Qatar and some [...]

Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah has been meeting with heads of Qatar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and UAE in an effort to resolve the conflict among the nations. In June 5, 2017, four nations in the Middle East (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt) announced that they are cutting diplomatic ties with [...]

ministry of economy commerce qatar food supply

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) released a statement to assure that there are enough food supply and consumer products in Qatar despite the ongoing crisis with other Gulf countries, which started in June 5, 2017. This is in response to news of panic buying in the supermarkets. MEC further states that importing of [...]

qatar airways statement travel ban uae qatar saudi egypt

Passengers of Qatar Airways bound for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), UAE, Egypt and the Kingdom of Bahrain are given notice that their flights will be cancelled until further notice. Flights have been cancelled since June 5, 2017 in line with a recent statement where these countries have cut their diplomatic ties with Qatar. [...]