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Distressed Filipino Workers In Doha Repatriated

More than 50 Filipino workers under the care of the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) has been repatriated after the state visit of Philippine President Rodrigo Duerte, a month back. Philippine Labour and Employment Secretary Silvestre Bell III, who was a part of the delegation, visited 86 distressed OFWs temporary …

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Qatar announces working hours during Ramadan

The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs H E Ahmed bin Abdullah Al Mahmoud has issued a circular on working hours during the holy month of Ramadan for the ministries, government bodies and public institutions. The circular said that on the occasion of the advent of …

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Mercury Will Be At Its ‘Greatest Elongation Point’ On May 18

Mercury will be at the ‘greatest elongation point’ with the sun over the eastern horizon on Thursday (May 18) at 2 am local time in Doha. People in Arab countries should be away from environmental and light pollution in order to observe Mercury with an astronomical telescope. It will rise …

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First rooftop air-conditioned jogging track in Qatar soon

Le Mirage Real Estate will build Qatar’s first residential project having a roof top air-conditioned jogging track, giving its residents a chance to take a bird’s-eye view of the city while jogging. The project ‘Le Mirage – Citywalk’, expected to be completed by the end of 2018, is coming up …

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An expat killed in Qatar road accident

A YOUNG Indian expatriate died in a road accident in Al Khor on Saturday. The deceased, who was an employee of Hamad Hospital at Al Wakra, has been identified as Shifad Sulaiman. According to sources, Shifad, aged 25, lost control while riding a bike on the Al Khor road. His …

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Alert for mobile radars on Qatar roads (Sunday, May 14)

It is best to drive carefully and under speed limit if you are driving on these Qatar roads today (Sunday, May 14) – Shamal Highway, Salwa Road, Um Suneim and Dukhan-Shahaniya and Dukhan-Al Shahaniya – as there are mobile cameras installed on these roads. These cameras will not only catch …

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Eid Charity to launch biggest ‘Iftar meal’ project for Ramadan

The Sheikh Eid Bin Mohammed Al-Thani Charitable Association (Eid Charity) has announced the launch of what it says is this year’s biggest ‘Iftar meal’ project ” in Qatar. The initiative, it said, features the largest Ramadan tents in Qatar to facilitate breaking of the fast. The tents will be spread …

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‘Panel to fast-track labour cases soon’

A law is currently being developed for the formation of a legal committee to fast-track resolution of labour disputes in the country, said Qatar Lawyers’ Association Vice-President Jaznan Mohammed al Hajri. Speaking on ˜Workers Injuries and Diseases in Law and Practice’ at a conference recently, Hajri said most of the …

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Workers’ hospitals in Industrial Area, Shamal and Mesaieed

A hospital will be opened shortly in the Industrial Area to cater to the growing health requirements of the country’s migrant workers, Dr Sheikh Mohamed bin Hamad al-Thani, director of Public Health at the Ministry of Public Health, has said. Speaking at the International Labour Day celebrations organised by the …

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Change in traffic as flyover set to open in Industrial Area

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has announced it will implement minor traffic changes in the Umm Al Seneem area ahead of the opening of a 150m flyover on Industrial Area Road on Monday. The flyover, which is being delivered as part of Ashghal’s Rawdat Al Khail Street extension project, is …

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