17 October 2013
Diversifying its source of manpower, Qatar is set to sign an agreement with Thailand this month which will see as many as 30,000 Thai workers moving to Qatar. According to a statement by Thai Labour...
15 October 2013
Gold bars and coins of various denominations are available in local market in sufficient quantities after the shortages witnessed during the soaring demand last April. That was the time when gold...
14 October 2013
Project spending trends in Qatar remains strong, says Standard Chartered Bank which estimates another QR40bn ($11bn) worth key infrastructure projects will be awarded in the country before the year-...
14 October 2013
The State of Qatar has underlined that it attaches great importance to the issue of empowering women to exercise their political, social and economic development , stressing that this was dedicated...
14 October 2013
With the strong surge in government spending, there are signs that Qatar inflation might pick up again and touch 3.5% in 2014, Standard Chartered has said. “Rental yields are likely to be a key...
12 October 2013
The State of Qatar and the Republic of Tunisia have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on giving the legality for the start of the Qatari-Tunisian Friendship Fund. The signing of the MoU...
12 October 2013
A delegation from an international labour federation has completed its inspection of migrant workers in Qatar, saying immediate "bolder" steps are need to protect labourers. "Bolder steps are needed...
10 October 2013
The Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics has released preliminary figures of the value of exports, re-exports and imports for August 2013. A short analysis of the data is given below: - In...
06 October 2013
The Qatar Financial Centre Authority (QFC Authority) is proposing legislative enhancements in three important areas of the QFC Legal Environment for which the QFC Authority is responsible for and has...
05 October 2013
Qatar’s population was 1.83 million by 2012-end, having surged in the past nine months by over 200,000, to 2.035 million by September 30 this year. The rate of growth has been in double digits — more...
03 October 2013
The passports of seven Arab or Muslim states are among the 10 worst in the world in terms of free access to other countries, according to a recently published Henley & Partners Visa Restrictions...
02 October 2013
It was announced here today that the “Qatar Holding”, the investment arm of Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) has signed an agreement with NYSE Euronext whereby it purchased NYSE Euronext’s 12-percent...

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