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2019 budget reflects Qatar’s commitment to sustainable development

2019 budget reflects Qatar’s commitment to sustainable development

Qatar’s commitment to sustainable development continues to be reflected on the 2019 budget, which focuses on healthcare, education and transport sectors besides projects relating to FIFA World Cup 2022 that the country is hosting.

Questions about fibre

Questions about fibre

QUESTION: I (and maybe many others) have usually pulled off many of the strings that are on the segments of tangerines and clementines and discarded them. I do this because they occasionally get stuck between my teeth, but probably more so because of aesthetics.

National Day an occasion to celebrate values and achievements of Qatar

National Day an occasion to celebrate values and achievements of Qatar

HE the Minister of Public Health Dr Hanan Mohamed al-Kuwari has affirmed that Qatar National Day is a glorious occasion, during which the people of Qatar celebrate their original values and the great achievements in all fields.

Qatari diplomacy ‘achieves significant successes for UN’

Qatari diplomacy ‘achieves significant successes for UN’

HE Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr Ahmed bin Hassan al-Hammadi stressed the role of Qatari diplomacy in the success of the objectives and principles of the United Nations in maintaining international peace and security.

China regions caught between economic woes, pollution war

China regions caught between economic woes, pollution war

Amid a slowing economy and a slew of mixed signals from the environment ministry, China’s embattled local governments are facing a dilemma: do they go all out to curb smog this winter, or do their best to keep factories humming?

Qatar celebrates United Nations Day

Qatar celebrates United Nations Day

Qatar on Thursday marked the United Nations Day as part of its efforts to raise public awareness about the UN Plan for Sustainable Development 2030 and the Plan of Action for Humanity, which are critical to the success of national development plans.

Employer should return passport to worker

Employer should return passport to worker

Question: My company has taken my passport for verification and is not returning the same. What are my legal rights to have the passport with me? As per the new exit permit system, if the passport is with me, I could travel. Please advise.

Plans to create flexibility in use of Qatari airspace

Plans to create flexibility in use of Qatari airspace

General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has developed an operational plan aimed at creating flexibility in the use of Qatari airspace and opening new air traffic corridors that accommodate the current and future increase in air traffic to meet the country’s steady growth in air transport and to c

The revolution Europe needs

The revolution Europe needs

The spontaneous street protests in Paris over the past month come almost exactly 50 years after the mass revolt of May 1968. But that is not to say the two events are comparable.

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