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Commercial Bank first company in Qatar to implement 10-for-1 stock split

Commercial Bank first company in Qatar to implement 10-for-1 stock split

Commercial Bank said it will implement the Qatar Financial Markets Authority’s (QFMA’s) stock split directive on June 9, thus becoming the first company in Qatar to implement the directive.

Facebook's co-founder joins calls to break up the company

Facebook's co-founder joins calls to break up the company

Facebook Inc co-founder and former Mark Zuckerberg roommate Chris Hughes called for the break up of the world's largest social media network in an opinion piece in the New York Times on Thursday.

EU fines Mastercard 570 mn euros in anti-trust action

EU fines Mastercard 570 mn euros in anti-trust action

The European Union has fined global credit card giant Mastercard 570 million euros ($647 million) for limiting competition between banks offering cheaper payment fees.

Google, Facebook agree EU 'fake news' code of conduct

Google, Facebook agree EU 'fake news' code of conduct

Major tech companies including Facebook and Google agreed Wednesday on a code of conduct to combat online disinformation in the European Union, although critics said the commitments were too weak.

Barzan Holdings-Milaha deal to enhance logistics co-operation

Barzan Holdings-Milaha deal to enhance logistics co-operation

MoU in line with the vision to enhance Qatar’s defence and security capabilities.

Qatar company sets up new manufacturing facility

Qatar company sets up new manufacturing facility

Qatar Technology for Aluminium & Steel is ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001: 2015 and BS OHSAS 18001: 2007 certified and is a specialist in providing “premium, world-class façade solutions”.

African jobs at risk over French wood giant bankruptcy

African jobs at risk over French wood giant bankruptcy

French forestry and wood products group Rougier filed for bankruptcy on Tuesday, causing uncertainty for its nearly 3,000 employees in central Africa, a court source told AFP.

Fujifilm says to slash 10,000 jobs at Xerox JV, after report on new deal

Fujifilm says to slash 10,000 jobs at Xerox JV, after report on new deal

Japan's Fujifilm Holdings said it is cutting 10,000 jobs globally at its joint venture with Xerox Corp to cope with a decline in the photocopying business, amid speculation of a new deal between the two companies.

Company ordered closed for two weeks for selling expired item

Company ordered closed for two weeks for selling expired item

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce has announced the two-week closure of an electrical appliances and sanitary installations company, located in Madinat Khalifa South ...

Indian tycoon tries to soothe RelComm investor fears

Indian tycoon tries to soothe RelComm investor fears

Indian billionaire Anil Ambani insisted Friday that debt-saddled Reliance Communications had a bright future as he moved to reassure investors who are worried that the telecoms company is close to defaulting on loans.

Uber must get licences as ordinary taxi firm: top EU lawyer

Uber must get licences as ordinary taxi firm: top EU lawyer

Ride-hailing app Uber may be a pioneer in its field but at heart it is an ordinary taxi company and should be regulated as such, a top EU lawyer said Thursday.

Canadian aircraft builder Bombardier cuts 7,000 jobs

Canadian aircraft builder Bombardier cuts 7,000 jobs

Canadian aviation giant Bombardier announced Wednesday it was cutting 10 percent of its global workforce as the company undergoes major restructuring through next year.