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Housing more than five workers in one place within family residential area is violation of law

Housing more than five workers in one place within family residential area is violation of law

Housing more than five workers in one place located within a family residential area is a violation of the law, according to a ministerial decision announced on Wednesday.

NHRC reviews precautionary measures at workers' housing, quarantine facilities

NHRC reviews precautionary measures at workers' housing, quarantine facilities

The field visits and monitoring team of the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) has visited workers in some parts of the Industrial Area that were subjected to quarantine ...

Ashghal intensifies health, safety steps at project sites, workers' housing

Ashghal intensifies health, safety steps at project sites, workers' housing

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal), as part of preventive and precautionary measures to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), has intensified its efforts to inspect the workers’ accommodation and project sites.

16 floating hotels to be set up for housing World Cup fans

16 floating hotels to be set up for housing World Cup fans

A total of 16 floating hotels are to be set up on the shores of Qetaifan Island North to provide accommodation for tourists and fans within the fan villages during the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Apple offers $2.5 bn to address California housing crisis

Apple offers $2.5 bn to address California housing crisis

Apple said Monday it would commit $2.5 billion over the next two years to help address the shortage of affordable housing in California and reduce homelessness.

Hong Kong leader aims to ease the housing crunch inflaming protests

Hong Kong leader aims to ease the housing crunch inflaming protests

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced measures aimed at easing a housing shortage on Wednesday as she battles to restore confidence in her administration and address widespread discontent ...

Hong Kong makes police housing areas off limits to protesters

Hong Kong makes police housing areas off limits to protesters

A Hong Kong court has granted an injunction to ban anyone from blocking or damaging areas used to house married police officers and other disciplined services that have been targeted ...

Barwa to add 4,067 residential units by 2019-end

Barwa to add 4,067 residential units by 2019-end

Some 4,067 residential units will be added to Barwa Real Estate Company’s operational portfolio by the end of 2019 with the completion of the Affordable Housing Project ...

Up to eight feared dead after buildings collapse in Marseille

Up to eight feared dead after buildings collapse in Marseille

As many as eight people were feared dead Tuesday after two apartment blocks collapsed in the southern French city of Marseille, where three bodies have been pulled from the wreckage.

Qatar’s inflation to average 2.6% this year: BMI forecast

Qatar’s inflation to average 2.6% this year: BMI forecast

Qatar’s inflation will average 2.6% this year, significantly above a consensus of just 1.5%, BMI Research has said in a report.

Ontario sets tax on foreign buyers to cool housing market

Ontario sets tax on foreign buyers to cool housing market

Ontario's provincial government on Thursday introduced a 15% tax on property purchases by foreign buyers as part of 16 measures designed to cool Toronto's red-hot housing market.

New world-class housing for 32,000 workers

New world-class housing for 32,000 workers

As many as 32,000 expatriate workers will be provided with better accommodations and living conditions through two phases of a government-sponsored workers community project ...