Gulf Times - Expat-workers
QRCS completes fifth 'Together for Benevolence' programme

QRCS completes fifth 'Together for Benevolence' programme

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) recently concluded the fifth edition of 'Together for Benevolence', an annual charitable giving programme for expatriate workers in Qatar.

ILO, FIFA laud Qatar's human rights, labour reforms

ILO, FIFA laud Qatar's human rights, labour reforms

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) and FIFA hailed the reforms adopted by Qatar to protect human rights and expatriate workers.

Qatar promotes rights of persons with disabilities

Qatar promotes rights of persons with disabilities

The State of Qatar affirmed that its constitution guarantees non-discrimination against persons with disabilities, acknowledges that the principle of equality is one of the fundamental pillars of the Qatari society.

Europe stocks head lower on US political uncertainty

Europe stocks head lower on US political uncertainty

World stock markets fell yesterday, pulled down by weaker prices on Wall Street as investors wait for new political developments in the US, traders said.

Kafala system abolished, new law ensures worker rights

Kafala system abolished, new law ensures worker rights

Law No. 21 of 2015, the new law that abolishes the Kafala (sponsorship) system and guarantees greater flexibility, freedom and protection to Qatar’s more than 2.1mn expatriate workforce comes into force today.

Vodafone raises QR1mn with ‘Giving Challenge’

Vodafone raises QR1mn with ‘Giving Challenge’

Vodafone has said the second edition of its fundraising initiative, #GivingChallenge, has raised a total of QR1,008,500 as a result of 100,850 votes.