RasGas Qatari staff take training in Japan

A team of Qatari employees of RasGas Company Limited (RasGas) gained a deeper insight into practical aspects of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) business during a two-month engineering and project management training programme in Yokohama, Japan, recently.

WCMC-Q hosts Global Education in Medicine Exchange meeting

Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar (WCMC-Q) has hosted a meeting of the Global Education in Medicine Exchange (GEMx), a program that promotes international student exchanges among elite medical universities.

New policy to regulate ads on mobile phones soon

A new policy to regulate advertising and marketing of products and services or promoting trade marks by companies through telecom service providers like Ooredoo and Vodafone Qatar and Qatar National Broadband Company (Qnbn) is on the anvil.

Three-year jail term, QR100,000 fine if engineering firms work without licence

A law to regulate the engineering profession and practice and work of engineering consultancies passed yesterday stipulates severe punishment for violations of its provisions.

Australia activists seek ban on sheep exports

Reports of over 4,000 Australian sheep dying while being transported to the UAE and Qatar by sea last year has led the country’s animal rights campaigners to renew their call for a ban on live exports.

Qatar, the UAE and other GCC states are big importers of Australian sheep.

New law regulates practice of engineering

A committee for the approval and classification of engineers and engineering consultancy offices shall be established at the Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning (MMUP), a new law has stipulated.

Qatar Airways launches New Year promotion

Qatar Airways is offering customers up to 30% off on Economy Class and Premium cabin fares to a wide variety of destinations during the “New Year. New Journeys” three-day global sale.

Why do cabbies go crazy?

The meagre salary taxi drivers receive is among the major reasons that force them to dupe passengers in order to earn extra bucks.

Firms urged to pay wages through bank transfer

Qatar should make electronic payment of wages to migrant construction workers mandatory, a UK-based NGO, Engineers Against Poverty (EAP), has suggested.