Peter Kovessy is a reporter with Doha News. Prior to moving to Qatar in 2013, he was the editor of the Ottawa Business Journal in Canada. He holds a Bachelor of Journalism degree from Carleton University.
However, that means that some 200,000 residents of 1.7 million eligible individuals are still not covered by the WPS, more than seven months after the law made it mandatory for employers to use to program.
A team of scientists in Qatar has spent the day taking swabs from buses, buildings and sand dunes, participating in Global Sampling Day for the first time to better understand the microbes that blow in from the region and how they affect our health.
Yesterday, the Court of Appeal upheld an eight-year prison sentence for Adnan Mustafa Eid Muhammad. He stands accused of dumping the body of an Indonesian domestic worker outside Hamad General Hospital in 2014.
Many Indian expats had complained about overcrowding at the old embassy. However, the new location has been criticized by some for not having any dedicated parking and for being located in an already high-trafficked area.
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