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With the new Qatar Labor Law aiming to balance the rights of employers and employees, the Qatar government also ensures balanced relationships between them, the Gulf Times reported. During a workshop on Labour Law Reform, Yousuf Mohamed al-Othman Fakhro, the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour, & Social Affairs (MADLSA), delivered a speech about the measures [...]

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Qatar will eradicate its exit permit system by October 28, and international organizations for labor rights advocacies are expressing their approval, Online Qatar reported. One such organization is the International Trade Union Confederation. According to Sharan Burrow, general secretary of this organization, this shows that Qatar has made progress in terms of acknowledging the rights of [...]

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Last Wednesday, Apple unveiled three brand new iPhones and a new Watch that can detect heart issues. If you’re a fan of Apple devices, then you should watch out for September 28, as it is the official date of release in Qatar for the new products. Among other things, you can use your brand new [...]

Permanent Residency Card

Good news for our dear expats who have been waiting for the implementation of the Permanent Residency Law! After the Qatar government approved the bill on permanent residency for qualified expats, the Ministry of Interior (MOI) recently held a press conference explaining the procedure for granting the Permanent Residency (PR) Card to qualified expatriates. A sample of the [...]

Football Asian Games

In many ways, Qatar’s performance during the 2018 Asian Games, held in Indonesia, was a success. The country managed to get 6 gold medals, 4 silver medals and 3 bronze medals. Indeed, the country has showcased its prowess in sports, even as it gears up for a major sporting event in 2022. Qatar sent a [...]

Good news to all the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in Qatar! Bayanihan Qatar was formally launched last August 17, 2018, and it will be a great help to the Filipino community, especially to those who are in need. Bayanihan Qatar is an umbrella group of various Filipino organizations in Qatar aiming to provide help and support to [...]

The Emir of Qatar, His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, will be visiting the Philippines this year, the Philippine News Agency reported. Qatar is the Philippines’ 6th export market and 4th import market in the Middle East. Also, it is home to thousands of Filipinos, most of whom are overseas workers, and the Emir’s visit in [...]

Going to mall is one way for us to relieve stress. What could be more fun than shopping and buying things that will chase our stress away? However, shopping is a very costly leisure activity, as it requires money to be enjoyed. Well, you don’t have to worry right now as the Mall of Qatar [...]

Qatar is making huge leaps forward when it comes to ensuring the safety of its pedestrians and drivers. According to a recent news article from Qatar Living, the traffic department of the country has initiated several programs to teach drivers how to drive safely around the country. Some people say that the erratic traffic that [...]

Katara, a cultural village in Qatar, has recently opened three exhibitions showcasing works of local and international artists, the Gulf Times reported. Art enthusiasts in Qatar will surely love this good news, as the three exhibitions showcase works of art by various artists from local and international regions. Find out what these exhibitions are! Three Exhibitions [...]