Rappler's latest stories on Qatar
The International Monetary Fund urges Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates to expand reforms
The American superstar makes history after winning another gold in the individual vault competition of the 2018 World Gymnastics Championships
Despite taking a year off, gymnastics superstar Simone Biles makes history yet again in the 2018 World Championships
The 18-year-old Filipino finishes 23rd out of the 24 competitors in the men's individual all-around final
A senior official says envoy Nickolay Mladenov has 'gone beyond his role' in seeking agreements between Israel and rival Palestinian faction Hamas, which controls Gaza
Aguilar admits he wishes he could have handled his exit from Burger King, which was then mentored by Guiao, a little bit better
The Philippine men's basketball team unleashes a third-quarter storm to rally past Qatar in the FIBA World Cup qualifier
Known for his outside sniping and scoring, Wright will be a welcome addition for Team Pilipinas against Qatar in the 2019 FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers
The Filipinos will not have their usual 'sixth man' at their disposal
Gilas Pilipinas looks to capitalize on the return of Japeth Aguilar and Matthew Wright and the debut of Stanley Pringle in the qualifiers
The two Team Pilipinas mainstays finish serving their respective one-game suspensions from FIBA
'Registration of pilgrims from the State of Qatar remains closed and residents of Qatar cannot be granted visas as there are no diplomatic missions,' says a Qatari official
'One year on and Qatar and its people are stronger,' says Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, one of the most prominent voices in the region's worst diplomatic crisis for years,
A year ago, Saudi Arabia and its allies cut ties with Qatar, sparking the biggest diplomatic crisis to hit the Gulf in years. What's happened since?
Qatar's Government Communications Office says it is trying to 'protect the safety of consumers,' amid the Gulf diplomatic crisis
(UPDATED) Critics slam the exit visa system as a prime example of the Gulf state's exploitation of its vast migrant workforce
The Cebu and Davao flights are part of the new destinations detailed, apart from other Southeast Asian destinations: Langkawi in Malaysia and Da Nang in Vietnam. More frequent flights to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh in Vietnam will also be mounted.
A team led by Labor Undersecretary Ciriaco Lagunzad III will also visit Saudi Arabia and Qatar to ensure that Filipino workers 'have sufficient protection'
(UPDATED) A spokeswoman for Qatar's foreign ministry denied the accusations. 'The state of Qatar announces that the claims of Qatari fighter planes intercepting a UAE civil aircraft (are) completely false,' Lulwa al-Khater says on Twitter.
France's Gael Monfils brushes aside Russia's Andrey Rublev in a one-sided final
'We are clearly dealing here with two skilled professionals who managed to pull off their feat despite all the display rooms being fitted with technologically highly sophisticated (alarm) systems,' said the police commissioner
The other Gulf states – Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, and Qatar – are also committed to introducing VAT but have delayed the move until early 2019
The Qatar Open will be without their usual A-list headline acts
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Rappler journalists Camille Elemia, Ana Santos, and Sofia Tomacruz win the International Labour Organization 2017 Global Media Competition on Labor Migration for coverage on fair recruitment of migrant workers
The 6-nation regional alliance affirms in a joint declaration the importance of preserving the GCC's existence which is threatened by a bitter dispute between its members
Di tengah blokade negara-negara Arab, Qatar meyakini pentingnya pendidikan untuk bertahan di atas kaki sendiri
The World Trade Organization agrees to hear Qatar's complaint against the United Arab Emirates over a 5-month old blockade that has triggered a diplomatic crisis in the Gulf
Qatar diblokir, wajah Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani ada di mana-mana
Qatar's government communication office says an unnamed global financial institution had been instructed to stop trading Qatari riyals across Europe and Asia
As her husband slept, she used his hand to unlock his fingerprint-protected phone, revealing the alleged affair in all its sordid detail
Culture, media and sports have turned into battlegrounds for branding and global recognition
The IMF advises energy-rich Gulf economies to speed up their diversification away from oil after projecting the worst growth for the region since the global financial crisis
GCC members are supposed to meet before the end of the year, but the crisis could see the bloc's annual meeting postponed or cancelled
Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani: 'They want a regime change. It's... so obvious.'
Far from home, Filipino workers share stories of delayed wages, maltreatment, and challenges they face under the kafala system in Qatar. Yet they persist – seeking opportunities for a better future and a better life.
The announcements of the reforms come on the eve of an International Labor Organization meeting that could open an investigation by the UN agency into Qatar's treatment of migrant workers
Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmed Al-Sabah, in an address to parliament, also says that Kuwait's goal is to save the Gulf Cooperation Council union from 'cracking and collapsing'
Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmed Al-Sabah says Kuwait's goal is to save the Gulf Cooperation Council union from 'cracking and collapsing'
In much of the Gulf countries like Qatar, pregnancy out of wedlock is a crime punishable by imprisonment
Tillerson's visit to the Gulf, his third as secretary of state, also aims at persuading Qatar and a rival Saudi-led alliance to open the door to dialogue – a goal he said had come to a deadlock
(UPDATED) The question of Iranian influence in the region is at the center of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to Saudi Arabia and Qatar
The burden of reporting illegal recruitment falls on workers. But with little to no legal recourse, what comes next?
Workers whose jobs abroad are secured through murky loans and payment schemes leave hopes for a better life buried deep in debt
OFWs in Qatar learn new skills so they could have a fall back when they come home
Jokowi juga menawarkan agar Emir Qatar bersedia menanamkan investasinya di Indonesia
Entrepreneur Dahlia Agbanlog opens her first restaurant knowing that for Filipinos working abroad, there’s nothing like a cooked meal reminiscent of home
Here's how OFWs can spot and avoid illegal recruitment activity