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QA adds six more flights per week to Manila

Qatar Airways (QA) will be adding six extra flights per week between Doha and Manila from October 26 following an expanded Air Service Agreement signed between Qatar and the Philippines.

Shangri-La Hotel, Doha to offer guests 100 per cent natural Qatari honey

Shangri-La Hotel, Doha, Qatar’s first Asian luxury brand hotel and Bu Saif Apiaries, the leading national honey

New office for issuing permits to enter HIA

To ease the temporary pass issuance to Hamad International Airport, the Airport Security Department has opened an office at Departure Terminal, in front of the counters for weighing baggage.

Qatar part of $8bn bid for controlling stake in F1

RSE Ventures, which owns the Miami Dolphins NFL team, is joining forces with Qatar to buy a controlling stake in Formula One in a deal worth $7-8 billion, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday.

Qatar building materials costs to surge ahead of 2022 World Cup

The cost of construction materials in Qatar is likely to jump as the host nation intensifies infrastructure building ahead of the 2022 World Cup, and other building projects could finish late as a result, industry experts say.


Greenhouse to try strawberry, mushroom production

A greenhouse that produces vegetables round-the-year will in the next two months experiment producing strawberries and mushrooms on a commercial scale.

Food, vegetable ‘prices rising during Ramadan’

Prices of food items and vegetables have increased sharply during the initial days of Ramadan, according to consumers.

Many people told Al Raya that prices had increased in Souq Waqif and the Central Market due to high demand. 

Qatar Airways found guilty of sexual discrimination by major UN body

State-owned Qatar Airways is discriminating against its female employees, in breach of international labour laws, according to a ruling by a major UN body.


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