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The Philippine Embassy of Doha has issued a statement informing everyone to keep calm and exercise prudence in line with the recent severance of diplomatic ties by Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain with Qatar. Due to the cutting of ties, several airline companies in the region including Etihad Airways and Emirates airlines have suspended flights [...]

qatar ministry of foreign affairs ban

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Qatar has expressed regret over the decision by Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Bahrain concerning the closing of borders and airspace, as well as cutting off diplomatic relations. In a post from the MOFA website, a full statement is posted on June 4, 2017  stating that the country has [...]

summer heat qatar

By now, you might have noticed that the heat of Qatar is upon us. The summer season has just started, and we have about a few more months to go. We've gathered a few tips to help you survive the scorching temperature. Since we live in the Middle East, the heat is part of our [...]

cebu pacific doha flights

Cebu Pacific, the Philippines budget carrier, has announced that it will cease its Manila-Doha-Manila route. The last flight will be on July 1, 2017. So to those who are planning to fly via Cebu Pac, be advised of these updates so you can be guided in your The Cebu Pacific management will stop the operations [...]


Good news to Filipinos in Qatar who want to apply for red ribbon authentication of your Philippine documents or need to get copies of their NSO-Birth, CENOMAR, PRC, etc. as LBC Express powered by Kabayan Express offers a document processing service wherein we can get these important documents while we're in Qatar. Usually it would [...]

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 [...]