Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Rumors of Pork being available in Qatar are running wild again. People have been claiming that it would available at QDC (Qatar Disribution Centre) come December. There have been several rumors of Pork being made available in Qatar for the past years but none has yet come true. Would this new rumor have some grain […]

Vice President Jejomar Binay today announced that a female overseas Filipino worker (OFW), who was wrongfully detained at the Qatar Deportation Center, has been released. Binay said that the OFW, whose name has been withheld by embassy officials in Qatar, was detained last September 4 when a glitch in the police database showed that the […]

I’m sure bloggers in the Middle East have been aware of a Kuwaiti Blogger being sued by Benihana, A Japanese Family Restaurant, for giving it a bad review (read it here). The General Manager, Mike Servo, deemed that Benihana’s name and reputation have been “abused and destroyed” by the review as the blogger wrote “Would […]

I got this email from Qatar Airways about their 2-day Seat Sale. The Seat Sale is actually nice if you really do intend to go to Dubai, Bahrain or to the other GCC countries mentioned as the base fare does come out lower than what you typically pay for. However, these rates don’t include any […]

Anyone can agree that the prices of petrol/gas in Qatar might be one of the cheapest in the world that it is cheaper than your bottle of water. The last time Qatar increased prices was in 2005 whereas in the Philippines, the prices fluctuate every week, if not every day. A 20 Dirham increase might […]


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