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Family-only time weighed for malls

By Agence France-Presse in Doha, Qatar | China Daily | Updated: 2015-11-26 07:48

So-called bachelor ban would keep out many foreign laborers on their days off

Qatar's only directly elected body is to vote on introducing family-only days at major shopping malls in a move dubbed a "bachelor ban" that is likely to restrict access for foreign laborers.

What sounds like an innocuous idea is proving highly contentious and threatens once more to expose the 2022 World Cup host's fraught relationship with its vast foreign workforce.

Family-only time weighed for malls

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