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Systems to manage radio spectrum launched

Systems to manage radio spectrum launched

HE the Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Bin Saif al-Sulaiti launched two milestone systems initiated by the Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) to ensure effective and seamless management and monitoring of the radio spectrum usage in Qatar.

Filipino med professionals’ equivalency:  Talks next week

Filipino med professionals’ equivalency: Talks next week

The Philippines’ health secretary will visit Qatar to discuss with the Ministry of Public Health the equivalency of Qatar-based Filipino medical professionals, and to witness an MoU signing for the setting-up of the first Philippine polyclinic here, an official has said.

120 private schools seek tuition fee hike

120 private schools seek tuition fee hike

As many as 120 private schools in Qatar have sought permission to hike tuition fees for the academic year 2017-2018, sources at the Ministry of Education and Higher Education told Arabic daily Arrayah.

Bangladesh set to ink fresh deal with Qatar on LNG

Bangladesh set to ink fresh deal with Qatar on LNG

A high-level government team is set to leave for Qatar this month to initiate a deal with Qatar's RasGas to import LNG six years after inking a MoU, a senior official said in Dhaka.

QNB posts 10% jump in 2016 profit to QR12.4bn

QNB posts 10% jump in 2016 profit to QR12.4bn

QNB has reported a 10% jump year-on-year in net profit to QR12.4bn for the year ended 2016, helped by stronger core earnings.

Qatar keen to invest in Nepal projects

Qatar keen to invest in Nepal projects

Qatar is interested in investing in Nepal’s hydropower, hospitality, tourism and telecom sectors, the central Himalayan nation’s Foreign Minister Prakash Sharan Mahat has said in Doha.

Companies given more time to comply with new law

Companies given more time to comply with new law

Companies in Qatar will have another six months to comply with the new Commercial Companies Law no 11 of 2015, from February 7.

Theft worth QR5mn: Man gets seven years jail

Theft worth QR5mn: Man gets seven years jail

A Doha criminal court has sentenced a man to seven years in jail for breaking into a house and stealing jewellery and luxury watches worth around QR5mn. Investigation proved that the defendant was previously convicted.

Ministry amends conditions: Job change now easier in Qatar

Ministry amends conditions: Job change now easier in Qatar

The Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA) has amended some of the conditions for changing jobs by expatriates in Qatar, making the process simpler and widening the scope of potential beneficiaries.

Qatar’s GDP expected to recover this year: QNB

Qatar’s GDP expected to recover this year: QNB

Qatar’s gross domestic product is expected to recover in 2017/18 with headline real GDP forecast to be 3.8% in 2017 and 4.1% in 2018, QNB has said in a report.

Kenyans dominate Ooredoo Marathon

Kenyans dominate Ooredoo Marathon

Male and female Kenyan runners dominated the 2017 Ooredoo Marathon on Friday, beating mostly their compatriots, as well as other competitors of different nationalities, in the major categories.

PM briefed on energy markets, QP restructuring

PM briefed on energy markets, QP restructuring

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani visited the headquarters of Qatar Petroleum (QP) on Thursday morning.