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MEC shuts shop for selling counterfeit products

MEC shuts shop for selling counterfeit products

The ministry said it issued the decision to close the company, after it was found to be operating in violation of one of the articles of the Consumer Protection Law.

Qatar inflation expands 0.4% m-o-m in May 2018

Qatar inflation expands 0.4% m-o-m in May 2018

The CPI inflation was up 0.1% year-on-year in June this year as the country witnessed price increase in the seven sectors.

Apparel sales in Qatar remain strong, say retailers

Apparel sales in Qatar remain strong, say retailers

Sales of apparel at many outlets in Qatar, especially those in ‘value retail,’ have remained strong amid the diplomatic crisis in the region, it is learnt.

Viral photos add fuel to French burkini debate

Viral photos add fuel to French burkini debate

An angry debate over a ban on burkinis in France was further stoked Wednesday as images of a veiled woman surrounded by police on a beach in Nice went viral.

French beach burkini ban sparks disdain across the sea

French beach burkini ban sparks disdain across the sea

The ban on the Islamic burkini swimsuit on some French beaches has triggered disdain in English-speaking countries, where outlawing religion-oriented clothing is seen as hampering integration.

CPI rises 3.4% year-on-year in April

CPI rises 3.4% year-on-year in April

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) has shown a 3.4% increase year-on-year in April, data released by the Ministry of Development Planning & Statistics (MDPS) show.