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Fines up to QR500 await law-breaking pedestrians

Fines up to QR500 await law-breaking pedestrians

The General Directorate of Traffic has said it will start registering violations against errant pedestrians and impose fines on them from August.

EU fines Google 1.4 billion euros for anti-trust breach

EU fines Google 1.4 billion euros for anti-trust breach

The EU's powerful anti-trust regulator slapped tech giant Google with a new fine on Wednesday over unfair competition, in Europe's latest salvo against Silicon Valley.

Pakistan and Afghanistan players fined in Asia Cup: ICC

Pakistan and Afghanistan players fined in Asia Cup: ICC

Pakistan's paceman Hasan Ali and Afghanistan's Asghar Afghan and Rashid Khan have all been fined on Saturday for violating the players' code of conduct, the International Cricket Council said Saturday.

Ministry registers 91 violations in August

Ministry registers 91 violations in August

Inspectors also found violations that included charging a price higher than the advertised price and not issuing invoices.

Paris steps up fines against homeowners over illegal rentals

Paris steps up fines against homeowners over illegal rentals

A city official said 111 fines had been issued for an average of around 12,000 against people improperly renting out a secondary residence.

MEC cracks down on shops selling expired products

MEC cracks down on shops selling expired products

Article 6 prohibits the sale, display and promotion of substandard, counterfeit and fraudulent products.

Tyre shops on Salwa Road fined for violations

Tyre shops on Salwa Road fined for violations

The violations included the display and sale of expired tyres in violation of Article 6 of Law No 8 of 2008.

South African woman jailed for racist rant loses appeal bid

South African woman jailed for racist rant loses appeal bid

The first South African convicted for racist slurs will serve her full three-year prison sentence after a court on Wednesday rejected her application to appeal.

Wakrah food shops fined for violations

Wakrah food shops fined for violations

Authorities also destroyed 315kg of foodstuff that was not fit for consumption.

Singapore firm to pay $422 million in corruption fines

Singapore firm to pay $422 million in corruption fines

Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd. (KOM) has agreed to pay $422 million in fines to the US, Brazil and Singapore to settle bribery cases involving Brazilian contracts, US officials said Friday.

Australia's biggest bank slapped with class-action suit

Australia's biggest bank slapped with class-action suit

IMF Bentham Ltd said it would fund the lawsuit against Commonwealth Bank of Australia, accusing it of making false and misleading statements and failing to disclose breaches of anti-money laundering rules for years.

MEC slaps fines, cancels licences of retail outlets at malls for flouting norms

MEC slaps fines, cancels licences of retail outlets at malls for flouting norms

An inspection campaign carried out by the Ministry of Economy and Commerce (MEC) at a number of malls in Qatar has led to the imposition of fines for seven violations ...