China yesterday tried to downplay concerns it is reducing market access for foreign enterprises, days after a report by an EU group accused Beijing of trying to skew its business playing field towards domestic firms.
Kraft Heinz Co made a $143bn offer for Unilever in what would be the largest-ever takeover in the food or beverage industry, opening a campaign to create a consumer-goods giant with household names from Dove soap to Heinz ketchup.
Suspected Muslim rebels staged the Philippines' biggest jailbreak on Wednesday when they stormed a dilapidated jail in the violence-plagued south of the country, freeing 158 inmates and killing a guard, authorities said.
Qatar First Bank’s corporate and institutional banking division was recognised for customer service excellence and product innovation by Business and Finance magazine.
A slew of folkloric performances and cultural activities marked the opening of this year’s Traditional Dhow Festival at the Katara beach, highlighting Qatar’s rich maritime heritage.
About 25 people were killed on Monday across Iraq, most of them in suicide attacks targeting members of militias and military forces, security officials said.