Current Doha Airport to be expanded

While we wait for New Doha Airport to be finished, the government has decided to spend around 500million USD to expand the current airport and upgrade facilities. It was announced in Al Raya that the new extention will be modelled on the Premium Terminal. That means that there will be added Luxury to the airport for economy passengers as well.

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Promoting Museum of Islamic Art in Paris

Chairperson of Board of Trustees of the Qatar Museums Authority H E Sheikha Mayassa bint Hamad Al Thani is to lead a delegation to Paris along with the Vice-Chairman Sheikh Hassan bin Mohammed Al Thani, Chief Executive Officer and President of the Museum of Islamic Art Abdulla Al Najjar, to brief the French media and cultural influencers on the opening of the Museum of Islamic Art planned for November 22.

Chinese Community in Qatar help earthquake victims

FOLLOWING the terrible earthquake in the Sichuan province of China, members of the Chinese community in Qatar are attempting to drum up support and offer help to their compatriots suffering at home.

Qatar's Ezdan Gets OK To Raise Non-Qatari Ownership To 49%

Qatar's Ezdan Gets OK To Raise Non-Qatari Ownership To 49%

May Queen announced

A KERALITE girl who grew up in Doha was crowned May Queen at a glittering function at the Diplomatic Club.

Good Time to work in a hotel

FIERCE competition for hotel workers is forcing leading brands to be more proactive in their approach to attracting and retaining staff, Kathy Smith, the human resources vice-president of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, told Gulf Times.

Sheikha Mozah Visits the US

Doha • H H Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser Al Missned, Chairperson of Board of Directors of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF) will pay a visit to the US on an invitation from Georgetown University.

Qatar to get 10-20 new radio stations

DOHA • The routine offerings of Qatar's FM channels may soon be facing competition as new players enter the FM broadcasting market.

Qtel launches wi-tribe joint venture firm

QTEL joint venture company wi-tribe, which will exclusively provide WiMAX services outside Qatar, was launched yesterday.

Job opportunities aplenty in Qatar

DOHA • As Qatar's economy continues to grow at breakneck speed, more job opportunities in brand new sectors are opening up. The events industry is a case in point.