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Qatar is holding true to its name of being one of the richest countries in the world with the Hamad International Airport and Qatar Airways working together to give all passengers a seamless travel experience. Aside from installing additional self-service check-in kiosks at HIA, the completion of e-bag tags and e-passport has just been announced. [...]

Oryx Kids Club is dubbed a flying club for children passengers of Qatar Airways.  This club will offer a more nutritious and exciting in-flight meal boxes and plush toys for its members, which can entertain them during the long flight. During the launch, the Oryx Kids Club hero mascots were also introduced. Also introduced is [...]

Good news to our kababayans in Qatar! The Philippine Embassy is conducting mobile consular services in Mesaimeer and Al Khor. Initial schedule is every third Friday from March to September 2018. The mobile consular services include overseas voting registration, passport renewal, consular services inquiries, and SSS and Pag-Ibig membership concerns. This is a perfect opportunity [...]

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Multi-tasking while driving? Texting while driving? You might want to stop that habit right now as Qatar has implemented stricter laws on the use of mobile phones while driving. Also Read: How to Apply for a Driving License in Qatar The recommendations from the General Directorate of Traffic to increase the fine for violators have [...]

Get ready for the 9th Qatar International Food Fest, happening in March 15 until March 25. For 10 days, grab the chance to taste glorious food from Qatar and from 9 participating embassies. Most of the activities will be held in Hotel Park Doha, while partner cafes, restaurants and hotels will also offer the QIFF [...]

In January of this year, HE the Speaker Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud precedes the session with the Advisory Council discussing the draft law on Permanent Residency ID for expats and workers in Qatar. Expats might soon acquire permanent residency ID in Qatar. Juanedc.com/Flickr If passed, the new law will allow some expatriates to [...]

His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has recently launched his official Instagram account during the Qatar National Sports Day. It has one post so far. There were more than 80,000 followers since the account opened. The Emir’s official Twitter account was launched in December last year. There have been 20 tweets. The account [...]

The Msheireb Station, touted as the biggest station of the Doha Metro and also one of the biggest stations in the world, is slowly taking shape. The primary structural steel components are in place. This station connects with all the other train lines, namely the red, green and gold, which will ensure that fans of [...]

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) has announced that as of February 1, 2018, municipalities in Qatar has implemented the Law No. 18 of 2017 on Public Hygiene. With this, they are encouraging locals, expats and tourists alike to be more conscious on following the law to keep the country neat and clean. Qatar [...]

The Overseas Filipino Bank (OFBank) was inaugurated in January. It aims to serve the banking needs, like savings, loans, and investment, of OFWs. The bank will initially serve the overseas workers – including immigrants and holders of resident visas but will eventually extend the service to the families as well. OFBank’s only branch is in [...]

Good news to all Overseas Filipino Workers: the DFA has just announced that they can go directly (walk-in) to DFA Aseana or to any regional consular satellite offices to renew their passports. Office of Consular Affairs Assistant Secretary Frank Cimafranca announced on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 that OFWs do not need to set an appointment [...]

Welcome the new year with some serious shopping! Shop Qatar will start in January 7 until February 7, 2018. Aside from discounts in partner malls and raffle prizes for purchases, there will be other activities as well. Here we list the many activities that you can expect in this shopping festival in Qatar. Expect some pop-up [...]