18. August 2015 | Allgemein

New salary system strengthens workers rights

Qatar is keeping its promise to improve foreign workers’ rights: The country will launch a new electronic salary system called WPS (Wage Protection System). WPS will guarantee employees’ punctual and safe payments directly to their bank accounts. Qatar’s Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs (MOLSA) stated that WPS was part of “significant changes”. Employers who do not […]

11. August 2015 | World Cup

New cooling tech for Qatar

Even though the games have now been rescheduled to the winter, officials said they will continue to develop cooling technology that would enable athletes to compete even at very high temperatures. Announcing Qatar’s World Cup master plan in February, Local Organizing Committee CEO Hassan Al Thawadi declared this technology as one of the legacies of […]