14 February 2014
In one of the biggest deals in the Indian hospitality industry, sovereign wealth funds of Abu Dhabi, Qatar and Malaysia are vying with each other to acquire two of India's marquee properties for...
12 February 2014
The GCC stock and bond markets remain a safe haven to investors, underpinned by solid fundamentals. The Expo 2020, MSCI inclusion of the UAE and Qatari markets in the emerging market (EM) category,...
10 February 2014
On the occasion of the third National Sport Day taking place on February 11, the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS) conducted on its website a survey on the population physical...
09 February 2014
Amendments maintain commitment to operate first class legal environment for firms in the QFC. The Qatar Financial Centre Authority (QFC Authority) has issued amendments in three important areas of...
02 February 2014
US-based Marriott International has sold its leasehold interests in the Renaissance Barcelona Hotel to an affiliate of the Qatar Armed Forces Investment Portfolio (QAFIP). The €78 million ($105...
31 January 2014
Qatar has been given two weeks to provide a report to FIFA on how it has improved working conditions for labourers in the 2022 World Cup host nation. "FIFA expects to receive information on the...
31 January 2014
Mr. Ali Abdulla Al kuwari, Director of Contributors Department at the General Retirement and Social Insurance Authority (GRSIA), revealed that the total number of contributors at the beginning of...
29 January 2014
As worker welfare standards continue to cause debate within the Middle East construction sector, Qatari officials and key industry stakeholders are looking to take the lead in driving new standards...
17 January 2014
A key mergers and acquisitions executive at Qatar Holding, instrumental in some of the fund's most high-profile deals in recent years, has left the firm for a government-related role, banking and...
15 January 2014
Ministry of Development Planning & Statistics (MDPS) have released the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for December 2013. The CPI of December, 2013, remains unchanged at the previous month’s level (...
11 January 2014
A number of citizens have called for strict monitoring against beggars in malls, mosques and markets in order to curtail the phenomenon which is on the rise, local daily Arrayah has reported. Some...
09 January 2014
The Ministry of Economy and Trade renewed its commitment to activate direct communication with consumers through screens and electronic system in a number of commercial complexes in the country so as...

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