01 January 2019
Many migrant workers who recently travelled outside Qatar to celebrate New Year with family or friends in their home countries or other tourist destinations hailed the new experience of travelling...
03 November 2018
Qatar is working on overhauling its labour system so that all employees in the country are protected by the best possible employment laws and regulations, stressing that the State of Qatar was not...
06 September 2018
People representing different expatriate communities have expressed their delight over lifting of exit permit system for most of migrant workers. “This is the reason why Qatar is great and different...
19 September 2017
Education Above All (EAA) foundation, through its programme Reach Out To Asia (ROTA) has launched its Adult English Literacy (RAEL) Programme again this year. Launched in 2009, the RAEL programme is...
01 September 2017
Over 50,000 Filipino household service workers are expected to benefit from Qatar’s newly enacted employment law, said Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano as thanked Qatar for passing this...
31 March 2017
Qatar on Thursday denied it was violating a new labour law by blocking migrants from leaving the country, saying it was committed to enforcing reforms to improve the rights of millions of foreign...
22 February 2017
A grant to research migrant workers’ health and sports activities has been awarded to Northwestern University in Qatar faculty and students. Susan Dun, assistant professor; Amy Sanders, associate...
30 January 2017
Reach Out To Asia (ROTA) recently hosted a ‘Training for Trainers’ workshop, part of its Adult English Literacy (RAEL) program, at Hamad bin Khalifa University (HBKU). Aimed at volunteer tutors, the...
28 January 2017
A new documentary film is offering a rare glimpse into the lives of poor African and Asian migrant workers building facilities for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar - and it does so using soccer itself....
30 December 2016
Migrant workers building soccer stadiums in Qatar's desert heat are to be given 'cooling' hard hats to reduce their body temperature and risk of suffering heat stroke, tournament organisers said. ...
30 October 2016
Reach Out to Asia (ROTA) has kicked off the sixth batch of the ‘Better Connections’ programme, which aims to improve the social wellbeing of migrant workers in Qatar by providing them with...
19 December 2015
A total of $15 billion profit will be made by companies working in Qatar on infrastructure for the 2022 FIFA World Cup using up to 1.8 million migrant workers, according to a new report from the...

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