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Citing rising inequality between the wealthy and not-so-wealthy, an Australian professor has called the Philippines a "purgatory for the poor". Prof. Gill Boehringer, a former...

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Qatar and the wealthy Southeast Asian city state of Singapore have decided to forge closer ties, and this augurs well for both nations. For...

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How many times have you sat down for dinner and thought about intellectual property (IP) rights? Never, probably. But the food you eat contains...

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Normally, Qatar's internal affairs don't attract that much attention in the world. The small country in the Arabian Gulf, with a population of just...

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Thailand's Minor Hotel Group, best known for its luxury hotel brand Anantara, has said it will be venturing into Qatar and launch its first...

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Berlin, Germany-based ad bidding platform Sociomantic has opened its first office in Southeast Asia in Singapore and will launch its regional arm on July...

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It took just seven minutes of a televised speech to explain a change that is spectacular for the entire Gulf region: In a first...

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The oil-rich Gulf state of Qatar readies for fundamental changes in government which are expected to be announced on June 25, which has been...
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Internet giant Google on June 15 launched what it calls 'Project Loon' in New Zealand, a network of Internet-beaming balloons that travel in the...

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The world largest chemical company, Germany's BASF,  has announced an investment of $13.8 billion by 2020 in order to implement its regional growth strategy...

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Big deal is in the making, says chief minister

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The Philippines has been encouraging Saudi businesses to invest in the country and attend or participate in major trade fairs and exhibitions in the...

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Austrian construction company Porr AG together with Saudi Arabia's Bin Ladin Group and a local contractor, has secured the contact for the Green Line...

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Singapore's sovereign wealth fund Government of Singapore Investment Corp is reportedly planning to open an office in Brazil's capital Sao Paulo in 2014 as...

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The GCC-Asia Trade and Investment Conference is scheduled to be held in Manama, Bahrain later this year in October, a bulletin by the Bahrain...

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After five years in a row of missed opportunities, the UAE and Qatar are under consideration for a reclassification from their current frontier market status to that of emerging market, a move deemed overdue by some.

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Ooredoo, Qatar's national telecom company - formerly Qatar Telecom - said on June 5 that it would invest $15 billion in rolling out a...

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The future of mobile location-based services lies in its rapid adoption of indoor technologies. By Christian Carle, CEO and founder of Pole Star* For more than...