Gulf Times - summer
France's summer heatwaves claimed 1,500 lives

France's summer heatwaves claimed 1,500 lives

Two heatwaves that hit France this summer claimed more than 1,500 more lives, Health Minister Agnes Buzyn said Sunday.

More than 100 Australian bushfires 'omen' of severe summer fire season

More than 100 Australian bushfires 'omen' of severe summer fire season

Australian firefighters battled more than 100 bushfires across two eastern states on Sunday as authorities warned that parts of the country could expected a severe bushfire season this summer.

Education ministry summer activities for students concludes

Education ministry summer activities for students concludes

The summer centres at the Ministry of Education and Higher Education concluded their activities on Wednesday.

Outbound travellers push shop sales this summer

Outbound travellers push shop sales this summer

The seasonal exodus of residents and expatriates going on summer vacation in their respective countries or in other tourist destinations worldwide ...

Fun-filled activities lined up for youth during summer

Fun-filled activities lined up for youth during summer

Season-long summer camps, science classes, and art workshops, as well as other fun-filled activities for different age groups are under way aimed at encouraging more people, especially the youth ...

Thousands expected to visit Summer Entertainment City

Thousands expected to visit Summer Entertainment City

Summer Entertainment City (SEC), which will run until July 13 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC), is expected to draw around 12,000 to 14,000 visitors during Eid al-Fitr season ...

E-notification system for visitors during summer

E-notification system for visitors during summer

The Ministry of Interior, in co-operation with the National Tourism Council (NCC), has launched an e-notification system through the portal ...

Qatar Airways submits request to add more seats on key India routes during summer

Qatar Airways submits request to add more seats on key India routes during summer

Indian expatriates and travellers to the Asian country will greatly benefit if a Qatar Airways’ formal request to provide additional seats to certain “high volume” routes during the peak summer season ...

Visa-free entry during Summer in Qatar

Visa-free entry during Summer in Qatar

Families, relatives and friends of Qatar residents will have the opportunity to visit the country visa-free during the ‘Summer in Qatar’ festival, Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) ...

Quality, quantity of Qatar's fresh produce have 'substantially improved' this summer

Quality, quantity of Qatar's fresh produce have 'substantially improved' this summer

Both the quality and quantity of fresh produce in Qatar have significantly improved this summer compared to the same period in previous years, prominent Qatari agriculturist Nasser Ahmed al-Khalaf has told Gulf Times.

Food poisoning cases high during summer: HMC

Food poisoning cases high during summer: HMC

With more than 680 patients treated at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC)'s Al Wakra Hospital Emergency Department in May and June for symptoms related to foodborne illnesses, Dr Farouq al-Rawi ...

Labour ministry announces summer working hours

Labour ministry announces summer working hours

Work done in open workplaces should not be longer than five hours in the morning and must stop from 11:30 am to 3pm.