It’s Monday 7th September, this is the news in 60 seconds
In today’s newspapers.
10,000 riyal fine and/or one year jail sentence for failing to pay minimum wage.
Qatar has set a minimum wage of 1,000 riyals for all employees including household staff. On top of this there’s an additional 500 riyals housing allowance, and 300 riyals food allowance, if housing and meals are not provided by the employer.
Employers now face a fine of 10,000 riyals and/or one year in jail for failing to Pay their staff accordingly.
45kg of hashish found hidden inside spare tyre of refrigerated truck at Ruwais Port.
Most COVID-19 cases in recent times among members of the same family. In most cases the main source of infection is a family member who attended a gathering or family party.
Six more arrested for violating home quarantine rules
Qatar rail is setting up 300 air-conditioned bus shelters near Metro stations.
And Qatar Rail expands their metroexpress service from Legtaifya Metro station to the Pearl. The free ride on demand, ride-sharing service, means Metro users now have access to and from many locations within the Pearl.
Active cases of COVID-19 are around 2,900
And of those being tested, just 5 people in 100 are testing positive.
Now then if you think you know Qatar very well, then why not pop over to our bestest buddies ‘Hello Qatar’ and have a go at their ‘How Well Do You Know Qatar?’ quiz. See if you can beat my 88% without cheating.
That’s all for today. Have a manic Monday, and I’ll see ya tomorrow.
#Doha #Qatar #News in 60 Seconds – Monday 7th September 2020 S1E149
In today’s newspapers
Read by Brian Candy @iCandy_pw
Sponsored by: https://www.helloqatar.co/
Sources @MOPHQatar @PeninsulaQatar @GulfTimes_Qatar @Qatar_Tribune
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