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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 [...]

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 [...]

how-to-apply-for-a-smart-id-e-gate

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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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 [...]

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Taking off your shoes is an important sign of respect when you enter a Qatari's house. In a recent video by iLoveQatar.net, Khalifa Saleh Al Haroon aka Mr.Q explains why it's necessary to remove your shoes when visiting a house. Video (c) YouTube | Mr. Q - iLoveQatar.net The clip exhibits how valuable it is for [...]

Qatar Visa Online

Those who are planning to visit Qatar and have already applied for a visa, you can check your visa online by visiting the Ministry of Interior website. Here's a guide to help you how you can view it on the internet. The Ministry of Interior has posted instructions on how you can view the status [...]

christian churches in qatar

Christians in Qatar, here's a list of churches where you can visit to pray, hear mass or join a worship service. Even if Qatar is a predominantly Muslim country and Islam is the main religion, there are also expats practicing different religions. Places of worship that have been set up for those who are looking for their [...]

emergency hotline philippine embassy

A "24/7 Hotline" for all Filipinos to use in case of emergency has been announced by the Philippine Embassy in Doha. This means we can expect immediate assistance for inquiries and no more waiting for regular business hours. Taking note and keeping it handy would be very convenient.. We are foreigners and in times of need, such [...]

qatar family residence visa

Many expats who work in Qatar have thoughts about bringing their family with them either for a short-term stay or long-term. Bringing parents/spouse/children to Qatar for a visit would normally just require a tourist/visit visa. But those who are planning to want their families to stay longer, the Ministry of Interior-Qatar (MOI-Qatar) has posted the conditions [...]