Prices of several vegetables come down

A significant fall is seen in the prices of several popular varieties of vegetables that had remained high during the Eid Al Fitr holidays and summer in 2014. The market is expected to witness a further fall in prices in the coming weeks, according to retail and wholesale traders.

Southern areas may get new bus services

Areas lying to the south of Doha may get new bus services as plans are afoot to improve public transport connectivity there.

Emirates A380 touches down in Doha for first time

Emirates operated its popular A380 aircraft to Doha’s Hamad International Airport for the first time, which Dubai’s national carrier said is a one-off service.

PM unveils biggest logistics project

Qatar yesterday unveiled the biggest industrial and logistic project for southern part of the country.  About 1,853 plots of land stretching over an area of 6,330,907 square metres will be developed in Al Wakra, Birkat Al Awamir and Aba Salil. 

Contractor chosen for new Souq Haraj in Umm Bashr

Triple A Trading and Contracting Co has won the contract to develop and manage the new Souq Haraj, the logistics committee at the Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) announced.

Health centres working hours during Eid

The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has announced the working time at health centres during Eid al-Fitr holidays.

New bus service to HIA via Najma

Mowasalat will introduce a new service from the Doha Bus Station to Hamad International Airport (HIA) starting from July 21.

Summer festival to target older age people

The month-long Qatar Summer Festival 2015 will feature two new offerings this year that will engage the older age group and attract more foreign tourists to the country, the Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) has said.

$930m of Qatari real estate deals signed in one week

A total of QR3.4 billion ($930 million) of real estate sales were registered with Qatar’s Land Registry in one week at the end of June, according to official statistics.

Qatar’s news agency QNA reported that the sales contracts were registered between June 28 and July 2.