Business

Drones set to deliver packages later this year

The Qatar Postal Services Company (Q-Post) is embarking upon an ambitious project “Plane without pilot”, where it would deploy drones to send packages to the customer’s doorsteps.

Qatar's Al Jazeera network laying off 500 employees

Qatar's Al Jazeera broadcasting network is laying off about 500 employees or more than 10 percent of its staff, it announced on Sunday reflecting financial pressures on the tiny Gulf state due to low global prices for oil and natural gas.

Qatar stocks climb on rising oil

Rising oil prices boosted Qatar's stock market sharply on Monday while a pull-back in speculators' favourite Arabtec restr

Qatar's Trade falls 60% in year

Doha (AFP) - Qatar's balance of trade fell almost 60 per cent in the year to January, official figures released on S


Are the lay-offs in Qatar making you nervous?

How have you recently been feeling about your employment in Qatar? Do you feel like your position is secured, or are you scared of being laid off? Have any of your friends or colleagues been fired in the past months?

Philippines push to attract GCC tourists

The Philippine department of tourism (DoT) will build the required facilities and launch a series of initiatives to attract Muslim visitors from Asean and GCC countries including Qatar, DoT secretary Ramon R Jimenez Jr has said.

Giant malls go head to head in Doha with Q3 launches

The developer of Doha's the Mall of Qatar has confirmed that the delayed shopping centre will launch in August.

Report the missing price tag

Knowing your right as a consumer is very important. The Ministry of Economy and Commerce thinks so too and urges the public to report when these rights are violated by someone.


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