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World Cup spending presses Qatar banks as deposit deadline nears
Banking & Finance»

World Cup spending presses Qatar banks as deposit deadline nears

Tuesday, 25 April 2017 2:42 PM

Banks have kept lending to help support the $200 billion spending plan in preparation for the World Cup

South Korean builder secures $270m loan to support Qatar projects
Banking & Finance»

South Korean builder secures $270m loan to support Qatar projects

Tuesday, 18 April 2017 2:01 PM

Qatar Islamic Bank agrees financing deal with Daewoo Engineering and Construction

Contract awarded for final phase of Doha mega project
Construction»

Contract awarded for final phase of Doha mega project

Friday, 14 April 2017 10:13 AM

Msheireb Properties, developer of Msheireb Downtown Doha, awards deal for phase four of the project

World Cup 2022 stadium seating will be 'made in Qatar'
Construction»

World Cup 2022 stadium seating will be 'made in Qatar'

Friday, 14 April 2017 12:32 AM

Tournament organisers opt for local manufacturer for seating at three of the stadiums

Work starts on stadium to host Qatar World Cup 2022 final
Construction»

Work starts on stadium to host Qatar World Cup 2022 final

Wednesday, 12 April 2017 5:52 PM

Tournament organisers say they hope the 80,000-seater Lusail Stadium will be completed in 2020

VAT to hit off-plan property sales in UAE
Real Estate»

VAT to hit off-plan property sales in UAE

Tuesday, 11 April 2017 9:10 AM

5% VAT on first sale of new residential property will not stop flipping, says experts

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Progress being made on workers' rights, says Qatar 2022 chief
Construction»

Progress being made on workers' rights, says Qatar 2022 chief

Thursday, 6 April 2017 1:05 PM

Hassan Al Thawadi said the Supreme Committee would “do everything necessary to ensure the issues identified are dealt with promptly”

Construction»

Video: Qatar 2022 'Progress made on worker rights'

Thursday, 6 April 2017 12:42 PM

Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee Secretary General Hassan Al Thawadi says that progress has been made on preventing worker exploitation, but more must be done.

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Qatar World Cup labourers working 18-hour days: report
Construction»

Qatar World Cup labourers working 18-hour days: report

Thursday, 6 April 2017 8:50 AM

Half of the companies surveyed in the compliance report failed to give their employees even one day off per week

Sunil Vaswani tops Indian Rich List for third year running
Culture & Society»

Sunil Vaswani tops Indian Rich List for third year running

Monday, 27 March 2017 9:19 AM

Our exclusive ranking of the Gulf’s wealthiest Indian expatriates.

Culture & Society»

The 50 Richest Indians in the GCC in pictures

Monday, 27 March 2017 9:10 AM

Our exclusive ranking of the Gulf’s wealthiest Indian expatriates.

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Qatar criticised by ILO for workers' conditions
Construction»

Qatar criticised by ILO for workers' conditions

Thursday, 23 March 2017 8:38 AM

Doha has come under criticism in recent years, with activists and trade unions reporting abuses

Railways are huge priority for the GCC
Construction»

Railways are huge priority for the GCC

Tuesday, 21 March 2017 9:28 AM

Rail has the potential to dramatically affect Gulf economies, but budget constraints are delaying projects

FIFA sets up human rights panel in response to criticism
Politics & Economics»

FIFA sets up human rights panel in response to criticism

Sunday, 12 March 2017 2:35 PM

Qatar has faced criticism of its treatment of foreign workers from Amnesty International, the Building and Wood Workers' International organisation

Qatar's cooled helmets 'to revolutionise construction sector'
Technology»

Qatar's cooled helmets 'to revolutionise construction sector'

Saturday, 11 March 2017 2:47 AM

Qatar University professor sees worldwide interest in solar-powered helmets developed for Qatar 2022 workers


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