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    Qatar to Use Saliva-Based COVID-19 Test for Children

    The health ministry announced that Qatar will use saliva when testing COVID-19 for children. Qatar is one of the first countries to use this...

    Your Guide to the 4th Phase of Easing of Restrictions in Qatar

    Now that the State of Qatar has succeeded in limiting the spread of the virus, the restrictions that were implemented in March are now...

    Health Ministry Announces FREE Flu Vaccines in Qatar

    The Ministry of Public Health announced that it has purchased a large number of flu vaccines for the residents of Qatar. These will be...

    Schools to Implement Blended Learning on First Semester

    As children prepare for the coming school year in September, the education ministry amended their previous announcement regarding the school’s set-up. The blended learning...

    READ: Mandatory Travel Requirements from Qatar Airways

    According to Qatar Airways, starting August 13, 2020, passengers coming from Bangladesh, Brazil, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, Philippines, and Sri Lanka must present an RT-PCR...

    Good News, No Visa Fines to Holders of Expired Residence Permit Outside Qatar

    According to the Ministry of Interior, expats who cannot renew their residence permit due to the pandemic will not have to pay a fine...

    Eid Al Adha Holiday Announcement

    According to The Amiri Diwan, the Eid Al Adha holiday for government agencies will begin on July 30 until August 6, 2020. Meanwhile, for...

    Citizens from Other Countries can Enter Qatar Starting August 1

    With the lifting of restrictions in Qatar, citizens from other countries can go to Qatar beginning August 1. Those coming from low-risk countries are...

    Qatar Chamber Creates Online Portal for Displaced Workers

    Qatar Chamber, in cooperation with the Ministry of Administrative Development Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA), has opened an online portal to help displaced skilled...

    Ministry Announces Decrease in Cases, Overcoming Peak Stage of Pandemic

    In a statement from the Director of the Ministry of Public Health, there have been fewer cases in Qatar as well as lesser patients...

    POLO Office Closes for 14 Days

    In an advisory released by the Philippine Embassy in Doha, the operations of the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) have temporarily stopped their operations...

    List of Filipino Bloggers in Qatar

    Nowadays, you don’t have to be a published writer, a journalist, a radio announcer, or a TV personality to be heard. As a worldwide...

    List of Filipino OB-GYNs in Doha (Obstetrician-Gynecologists)

    Having a child is one of the most significant experiences that a person could ever have. If you and your spouse are planning to...

    List of Filipino Dentists in Doha

    Part of living a healthy lifestyle is taking good care of your teeth. This includes brushing at least three times a day, flossing regularly,...


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    List of Filipino Pediatricians in Doha

    Pediatricians play an important role in the health and well-being of children from birth until 18 years old. All of us had been under...

    3 Digital Wallets that You Can Use in Qatar

    Cashless payment is gaining popularity as a method of payment. With just a tap on the phone, you can pay for your purchase, or...

    11 Things to Know When Giving Birth as an Expat in Qatar

    You don’t need to feel lost when giving birth in foreign soil. You just need to know the services available to you, as well...

    Here’s where you can Enroll for Free Language Lessons

    Good news! You can learn a new language for free, and at the comforts of your home. ALSO READ: What Foreigners Think About Filipinos in Qatar Learning...

    5 Useful Activities to Try While Waiting for Deployment

    Livelihood has been disrupted due to the pandemic. Some expats are unable to go back abroad due to travel restrictions. ALSO READ: Good News, No Visa...

    18 Best Online Shopping Websites in Qatar

    Here in Qatar, there are plenty of shopping malls where you can buy food, groceries, clothes, electronic gadgets, household, furniture, office supplies -- basically...

    News

    Deadline for National Address Registration Draws Near

    The deadline for registering for the National Address is on July 26, 2020. A call to register was announced in January. The public is...

    Guidelines on Reopening of Malls

    Beginning June 15, 2020, some restrictions implemented in Qatar will be gradually lifted. The lifting of restrictions is a four-part phase which begins this...

    Qatar Announces Gradual Lifting of Restrictions in 4 Phases Starting June 15

    The Ministry recently announced that restrictions implemented for the last two months will be gradually lifted. The first phase will start on June 15,...

    Ministry Loosens Restrictions on Some Decisions

    In light of the recent development regarding the pandemic, Qatar officials recently implemented regulations with lesser restrictions. In the last two months, several measures...

    QR 200,000 Fine or Jail Time for Violators of New Safety Measures

    Since the start of the pandemic, the government has been issuing decisions for the citizens and residents. These decisions support the goal of keeping...

    All Qatar Residents Who Leave their Houses are required to Install Ehteraz App

    Starting May 22, 2020, people in Qatar who are going outside should have installed the Ehteraz app on their smartphones. This is mandated through...

    Qatar Tighten Restrictions, All Shops to Close until End of May

    The Minister of Justice and Acting Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs recently announced in a press conference that some commercial and service activities...

    Why Qatar’s COVID-19 Mortality Rate is Among the World’s Lowest

    All across the world, you hear about countries struggling to maintain supplies in testing kits, hospital beds, and other equipment for coronavirus disease patients....

    How Social Distancing Has Helped Improve Qatar’s Air Quality

    Scientists from the Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute (QEERI) report that Qatar’s air quality has improved significantly over the last couple of weeks....
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    Places to Visit

    3 Fun Things to Do at Baladna Park

    Learn more than just zoo and farm animals at Baladna Park. Children will also enjoy sports activities and play using outdoor play equipment. Adults...

    5 Best Souvenirs You Can Buy in Qatar

    If you are a tourist visiting Qatar, you should buy souvenirs. These souvenirs will remind you of your amazing travel when you return home....

    4 Activities at the National Museum of Qatar

    The National Museum of Qatar offers educational and enjoyable activities for both children and adult. Aside from the exhibits, the museum features fauna and...

    Working in Qatar

    Working in Qatar as a Domestic Helper: Salary and Other Important Things to Know

    There are many places Filipinos go to work as domestic helpers. Many of these places are countries in the Middle East such as Saudi...

    POLO Assistance for Expats in Qatar

    Kababayans in Qatar who need help during the pandemic can get assistance from the Philippine embassy. Concerns regarding their employment, health, and travel can...

    Salary of Engineers in Qatar

    There are many job opportunities for professionals in Qatar. Engineers, in particular, can find a job in one of the many companies in the...

    Latest Articles

    11 Things to Know When Giving Birth as an Expat in Qatar

    You don’t need to feel lost when giving birth in foreign soil. You just need to know the services available to you, as well...

    Qatar to Use Saliva-Based COVID-19 Test for Children

    The health ministry announced that Qatar will use saliva when testing COVID-19 for children. Qatar is one of the first countries to use this...

    Here’s where you can Enroll for Free Language Lessons

    Good news! You can learn a new language for free, and at the comforts of your home. ALSO READ: What Foreigners Think About Filipinos in Qatar Learning...

    5 Useful Activities to Try While Waiting for Deployment

    Livelihood has been disrupted due to the pandemic. Some expats are unable to go back abroad due to travel restrictions. ALSO READ: Good News, No Visa...

    18 Best Online Shopping Websites in Qatar

    Here in Qatar, there are plenty of shopping malls where you can buy food, groceries, clothes, electronic gadgets, household, furniture, office supplies -- basically...

    Your Guide to the 4th Phase of Easing of Restrictions in Qatar

    Now that the State of Qatar has succeeded in limiting the spread of the virus, the restrictions that were implemented in March are now...

    Health Ministry Announces FREE Flu Vaccines in Qatar

    The Ministry of Public Health announced that it has purchased a large number of flu vaccines for the residents of Qatar. These will be...

    Schools to Implement Blended Learning on First Semester

    As children prepare for the coming school year in September, the education ministry amended their previous announcement regarding the school’s set-up. The blended learning...

    8 Things You Need to Do Before Leaving Qatar for Good

    Perhaps your job contract will be ending soon, you are planning to relocate to another country, or you are retiring and going back to...