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Workers honoured by MME, beach cleaned up

Workers honoured by MME, beach cleaned up

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) on Thursday honoured cleaning workers and organised a beach cleanup drive as part of the observance of World Cleanup Day.

Ooredoo to hold third beach clean-up event

Ooredoo to hold third beach clean-up event

Ooredoo, Qatar’s leading telecommunications operator, will be holding its third beach clean-up event on September 19 to mark World Clean-up Day aimed at raising awareness on the importance of protecting the environment.

Ooredoo holds second beach clean-up event

Ooredoo holds second beach clean-up event

Ooredoo, Qatar’s leading telecommunications operator, has completed the second Beach Clean-up event in its new campaign aimed at promoting protection of the environment ...

Ras Bu Abboud beach to be developed as a tourist destination

Ras Bu Abboud beach to be developed as a tourist destination

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has started implementing the first package of Ras Bu Abboud Beach Development project as part of the works of the Supervisory Committee of Beautification of Roads ...

Thai bay made famous in 'The Beach' shut indefinitely

Thai bay made famous in 'The Beach' shut indefinitely

The glittering Thai bay immortalised in the movie ‘The Beach’ will be closed indefinitely to allow it to recover from the impact of hordes of tourists, an official said Wednesday, as a temporary ban on visitors expired.

Ritz-Carlton, Doha unveils luxury private beach

Ritz-Carlton, Doha unveils luxury private beach

Resort guests can explore the beauty of the area with an afternoon of fishing or a diving trip on the coast.

Wildfire kills 60 near Athens, flames trap families

Wildfire kills 60 near Athens, flames trap families

Emergency crews found one group of 26 victims, some of them youngsters, lying close together in a field just 30 metres from the sea near Mati in eastern Greece.

Ministry in cleanup campaign at Al Thakhira beach

Ministry in cleanup campaign at Al Thakhira beach

The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) has conducted a comprehensive cleanup campaign at Al Thakhira beach.

38 pilot whales die after New Zealand rescue bid abandoned

38 pilot whales die after New Zealand rescue bid abandoned

All 38 pilot whales of a pod that became stranded on a remote beach on New Zealand's West Coast are dead after the surviving 12 had to be euthanised on Thursday.

New Zealanders race to rescue stranded whales

New Zealanders race to rescue stranded whales

Rescuers were trying to save scores of pilot whales on Friday in a remote bay in New Zealand, where some 300 carcasses littered the beach after one of the country's largest recorded mass whale strandings.

Concrete beach lures Chinese to world's largest building

Concrete beach lures Chinese to world's largest building

Claiming to be the world's largest building by floor space, the 1,760,000 square metres of the New Century Global Center are a monument to growing Chinese consumer power, packed with shoppers -- and beach bathers.

Australian woman finds napping seal in cemetery toilet

Australian woman finds napping seal in cemetery toilet

A woman using the toilets at a local cemetery in Australia had the fright of her life after finding a large fur seal napping in the cubicle.