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Fatal accidents, infectious diseases rare occurrence among Qatar workers

Fatal accidents, infectious diseases rare occurrence among Qatar workers

Qatar is free from fatal accidents and infectious diseases among workers and the rare cases that happen are because of human error, HE the Minister of Administrative Development, Labour & Social Affairs Dr Issa bin Saad al-Jafali al-Nuaimi has said.

Qatar registers QR9.9bn trade surplus in March

Qatar registers QR9.9bn trade surplus in March

Qatar has registered a trade surplus of QR9.9bn in March, which represents a year-on-year growth of nearly 71%, data released by the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics show.

Plenty of family fun at ‘Porto Arabia Festival’

Plenty of family fun at ‘Porto Arabia Festival’

Warmer temperatures have signaled the onset of the summer season and for those who want to enjoy more of the outdoors, there is still time to catch the merry and fun-filled activities at the Porto Arabia Festival.

Career Village introduces students to diverse professions

Career Village introduces students to diverse professions

Around 600 high school students from across Qatar participated in Qatar Career Development Center’s (QCDC) ‘Career Village’ at the Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) Student Center

Drug dealer gets 15 years jail

Drug dealer gets 15 years jail

A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced a Pakistani man to 15 years in jail, a fine of QR200,000 and subsequent deportation for illicit drugs trade and consumption.

Temperature in Qatar expected to drop on Friday

Temperature in Qatar expected to drop on Friday

Stable weather is expected to continue over the weekend, accompanied by a drop in temperature to near the mid-30C levels due to easterly winds, the Qatar Met department said in a tweet on Thursday.

Oil prices rebalancing after Opec deal: al-Sada

Oil prices rebalancing after Opec deal: al-Sada

Global energy markets are moving in the right direction after oil prices fell to historic lows due to oversupply, Qatar's Minister of Energy and Industry HE Dr Mohamed bin Saleh al-Sada said.

85 Indian expatriates have died in Qatar this year

85 Indian expatriates have died in Qatar this year

A total of 85 Indian expatriates have died so far in Qatar this year, the Indian embassy's monthly community house was informed on Thursday.

No change in fuel price in May, says ministry

No change in fuel price in May, says ministry

Fuel price in Qatar will remain unchanged in May, the Ministry of Energy and Industry (MEI) announced on Thursday. The ministry said the 91-octane premium gasoline will remain at QR1.60, 95 super at QR1.70 and diesel at QR1.60.

Cabinet nod to draft law on competitive economic practices

Cabinet nod to draft law on competitive economic practices

The Cabinet has given its nod to a draft law, which seeks to ensure competitive economic practices in the country, and its draft executive regulation.

Airport security working to enforce smart traveller system

Airport security working to enforce smart traveller system

The Airport Security Department is working to implement the smart traveller system in co-operation with Hamad International Airport (HIA) and the Airport Passports Department, a senior official has announced.

AAB hosts Qatar's `first of its kind' treasure hunt

AAB hosts Qatar's `first of its kind' treasure hunt

Abdullah Abdulghani & Bros Co., exclusive distributor of Toyota and Lexus, is holding the 1st AAB Treasure Hunt in collaboration with the Public Parks Department of the Ministry of Municipality and Environment on May 5.