Singaporean couple jailed for starving Philippine maid

Singaporean couple jailed for starving Philippine maid

A Singaporean couple who starved their Philippine maid until she weighed just 29 kilogrammes were jailed Monday, in a case described as "shocking" by prosecutors who are appealing for stiffer sentences.

Sahara boss apologises to court, is sent  to Tihar jail

Sahara boss apologises to court, is sent to Tihar jail

The Supreme Court yesterday jailed the head of Sahara business group after he apologised to the judges for failing to show up for a ...

Police officer campaigns against a social evil

Police officer campaigns against a social evil

Determined to end a social evil that still haunts rural and backward areas of Assam, a police officer’s initiative and perseverance have ...

Prestigious award for bank

Prestigious award for bank

Ahli Bank QSC has been awarded ‘Retail Bank of the Year’ at the Arabian Business Qatar Awards 2013.

MoI’s Facebook page bags regional award

MoI’s Facebook page bags regional award

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has won the Innovative Design Award for its Facebook pages in Arabic and other languages, given by the Internet Prizes Academy for the Arab Region.

Putin signs foreign bank account ban for officials

Putin signs foreign bank account ban for officials

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed into law a ban on top officials and their families holding foreign accounts in a bid to improve a government...

Usain Bolt confirmed for Anniversary Games

Usain Bolt confirmed for Anniversary Games

Six-time Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt will compete at the Anniversary Games at London’s Olympic Park in July, organisers confirmed yesterday.

Thatcher made Britain great again, says Cameron

Thatcher made Britain great again, says Cameron

Prime Minister David Cameron led tributes to Margaret Thatcher yesterday, remembering a divisive and combative leader who transformed the country and set a political course still followed today.

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LEGAL HELPLINE

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Question: What protection do the laws of Qatar provide to foreign workers in respect to wages, working hours (winter / summer).