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Good news to all Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs), application for OFW ID is now available online. Labeled as the ‘best gift’ of President Rodrigo Duterte to millions of overseas Filipino workers, it is now on its first phase of issuance to returning OFWs or Balik-Manggagawa according to the Philippine Information Agency. https://youtu.be/uloU7ZHcfOs And according to [...]

You may think that the visa extension process in Qatar will be complicated and will require much of your time and money, but it’s actually the opposite. In order to attract more tourists to visit and explore this Gulf wonder, Qatar is making visa extension procedures a lot easier. So if you want your relatives [...]

As December rolls around, the whole country prepares to celebrate Qatar National Day in December 18. Qatar commemorates its 138th year. Everywhere, the Qatar flag is displayed, even on cars and other vehicles. The parade and fireworks display will take place in Al Corniche Street, while most of the activities and shows will be in [...]


A big event will take place in Qatar this coming January 27, 2018. The Color Run Doha invites people who reside in Doha to take part and make this event successful and fun… through running! This event is also known as The Happiest 5k On The Planet. People who join the event are showered with powder full [...]

Buying groceries need not be expensive. There are several supermarkets in Qatar that are known to carry affordable products that do not cost much. Some of these supermarkets regularly have promos and discounts. They even have various branches in the country. But keep in mind that one particular product will differ in prices across different [...]

qatar immigration

Good news to all expats bound for Qatar! The Ministry of Interior has introduced a new system when expats can complete the requirements while still in their home country. This saves time and effort to the worker. Workers from India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Philippines and Tunisia can avail of this service. The [...]

diabetes check

A person has prediabetes if his sugar level is higher than normal but not high enough to be classified as Type 2 Diabetes. There are no clearly identifying signs or symptoms, but there are risk factors that one should be aware of. Both children and adult can have prediabetes. But it’s good to know that [...]

Qatar National Library

Book lovers rejoice! The Qatar National Library (QNL) has opened this November. Qatar citizens and residents are eligible to borrow provided they have a library card. There are available books from children to adults. There are also online resources for streaming music and videos for members. The library also offers creative activities from time to [...]

With the Qatar Labour Law amending some of the provisions on the 2004 and 2009 labour laws, expats and workers in Qatar can now pursue complaints and protests against their employers who don’t abide the law with less complications and conditions than before. With the Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani signing the law, [...]

LBC Hiring Area Heads Qatar

Filipinos in Qatar, LBC Express Inc., the Leading cargo and courier service provider in the Philippines is now hiring for its Qatar team for the position of Area Head. Please see the requirements and qualifications below to understand how to apply for the said post. Area Head Must have Bachelor’s degree from a reputable university in the [...]

The Pre-Employment Orientation Seminar Online (PEOS) is a service that POEA provides for those who want to work abroad. It gives useful information regarding overseas employment. Most importantly, it protects the worker from illegal recruiters. Applicants need to create an account at the POEA website (peos.poea.gov.ph). Once the account has been created, they need to [...]

The approaching winter season makes it conducive to go out of the house and enjoy the cool temperature. And what better way to spend it in one of the many parks in Qatar? Take for example, the MIA Park which is located beside the Museum of Islamic Art. MIA Park has some attractions that the [...]