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Belgium sets up English-language business court to cash in on Brexit

Belgium sets up English-language business court to cash in on Brexit

Belgium is setting up a new English-language court to settle international business disputes in the latest move by an EU country to try to lure companies away from London after Brexit.

Qatar Airways cargo business jumps 160% since June

Qatar Airways cargo business jumps 160% since June

Qatar Airways has seen a 160% increase in its cargo business since June this year compared to the same period in 2016, said group chief executive Akbar al-Baker ...

Qatar, US trade body sign pact to boost economic ties

Qatar, US trade body sign pact to boost economic ties

Minister of Economy and Commerce holds talks with with Executive Director of the US-Qatari Business Council and President of the American Chamber of Commerce

Trump's son back in Dubai for business, speech

Trump's son back in Dubai for business, speech

Three months after the US president's son Donald Trump Jr. opened a golf course in Dubai, he was back in the Gulf emirate this week to talk business and to address university graduates.

Students to get lessons on careers in financial sector

Students to get lessons on careers in financial sector

The Qatar Financial Centre Regulatory Authority (QFCRA) has signed an agreement of co-operation with two secondary schools to educate the schools’ 80 students on a variety of careers ...

Ooredoo offers new 5x data for new business subscriptions

Ooredoo offers new 5x data for new business subscriptions

Ooredoo has launched a new data offer specifically for businesses to cater to the growing demand for connectivity and data across Qatar’s business sector.

Trump win breathes life into private detention industry

Trump win breathes life into private detention industry

Donald Trump's White House triumph this month caught the business world by surprise but also breathed life into a little-understood US industry: private prisons and migrant detention centers.

Over 1,700 new firms registered in Oct, says MEC

Over 1,700 new firms registered in Oct, says MEC

As many as 1,767 new companies were registered in Qatar during the month of October 2016, according to the Business Progress Report on the Commerce Sector, released by the Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC).

HEC Paris holds research conference in Qatar

HEC Paris holds research conference in Qatar

HEC Paris has concluded its inaugural research conference in Qatar, hosting more than 80 international researchers, academics and business leaders.

UK court rules Uber drivers deserve workers' rights

UK court rules Uber drivers deserve workers' rights

Uber should no longer treat its drivers as self-employed, a British tribunal ruled on Friday, in a decision which threatens the taxi app's business model by forcing it to pay the minimum wage and offer holiday entitlement.

EU proposes common tax rules to close avoidance loopholes

EU proposes common tax rules to close avoidance loopholes

Multinational companies would have to calculate their tax liabilities according to one set of rules across the European Union under proposals on Tuesday aimed at stopping them shifting profits to avoid taxes.

Philippines' Duterte tells worried foreign businesses to go

Philippines' Duterte tells worried foreign businesses to go

President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday urged foreign businesses in the Philippines worried about his deadly drug war to ‘pack up and leave’, as he launched another anti-American tirade ...