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    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...

    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...

    How to Save Money as an Expat in Qatar

    While we want to enjoy the money we earned from working, it is also important to save a portion of it for the rainy...

    Here’s How You Can Get an Exceptional Entry Permit to Qatar

    If you are a Qatar resident but are currently out of the country, you can apply for an exceptional entry permit. Just go to...

    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...


    Tips

    Can you still fly with Qatar Airways while Pregnant?

    Being pregnant does not mean that you can no longer travel. As long as you have asked for your doctor’s advice, and you have...

    Survive the Summer in Qatar with these Tips

    If you have been working in the Middle East for a long time, you’ll know how hot it can get in the summer.  So...

    Moving Abroad? Four Tips to Remember

    Getting a chance to live and work abroad is a life-changing experience. For one, there is a promise of a better life for you...

    7 Tricks to Ensure You Drink Enough Water

    We all know the importance of being hydrated. We are nourished, we get clear skin, and we have a natural detoxifying agent. Drinking enough...

    How to Join a Pre-Employment Orientation Seminar (PEOS) Online

    The Pre-Employment Orientation Seminar (PEOS) is an initiative of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA). It is an information drive through an online seminar...

    How to Use Metrash to Register Your National Address

    A relatively recent law in Qatar has ordered all its expats and Qataris 18 years old and above to register their national address. The...

    News

    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....

    Qatar Hospital Advances Novel Testing Method for the Pandemic

    Sidra Medicine, a hospital in Qatar that offers start-of-the-art facilities and a competent healthcare work force, has developed a new testing method for detecting...

    How Qatar Hospitals Safeguard Their Patients From the Outbreak

    All around the world, there are hospitals dedicated to receiving moderate to severe cases of patients suffering from the pandemic. These hospitals must ensure...

    What Qatar Airways is Doing in Light of the Pandemic

    With travel bans, social distancing and community quarantine measures, airline companies and airport are among businesses that are hit the hardest during this global...

    Ministry Announces Closure of Mosques During Ramadan

    During the observance of the Holy Month of Ramadan, all mosques will still remain closed to ensure the safety of the faithful. Congregational prayers...

    Restaurants and Cafe to Operate via Delivery Service, Takeaway Orders Suspended

    A recent decision from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry states that restaurants and cafes (or coffee shops) are only allowed to provide delivery...
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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

    How You Can Take a Virtual Tour of Fort Santiago

    Did you know that you can tour Fort Santiago in Intramuros without leaving your house? By using a virtual tour, you’ll be able to...

    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...

    5 Reasons to Visit Al Bayt Stadium

    The World Cup Fever is alive in Qatar as it hosts the tournament in 2022. Preparations are ongoing as stadiums are being completed before...

    4 Sights to See in Lusail City

    If you want to know how a Smart City works, then you might want to visit Lusail City. It also boasts of a sustainable...

    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...

    Can you still fly with Qatar Airways while Pregnant?

    Being pregnant does not mean that you can no longer travel. As long as you have asked for your doctor’s advice, and you have...

    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...

    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...