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Indian property slump leaves beleaguered banks exposed

Indian property slump leaves beleaguered banks exposed

India might have thought the worst of a bad loans crisis was past, but a severe cash crunch in the real estate industry could augur fresh strife for its banks.

Qatar secures 20th rank in World Bank property registration procedure index

Qatar secures 20th rank in World Bank property registration procedure index

Qatar has risen six places on its property registration procedure index, climbing to 20th rank from 26th previously in the World Bank's 'Doing Business Report 2019'.

Nod to draft law on property ownership by non-Qataris

Nod to draft law on property ownership by non-Qataris

Under the terms of the draft law, non-Qataris may own and use properties in Qatar “in accordance with conditions specified by a decision of the Cabinet."

Palestinian family evicted from Jerusalem home of 50 years

Palestinian family evicted from Jerusalem home of 50 years

The Shamasneh family has for years been fighting a court battle against Jewish claimants who said that the building was their family property.

Rare public protest in China's Shanghai over property rule change

Rare public protest in China's Shanghai over property rule change

Hundreds of demonstrators have marched through a shopping district in the Chinese city of Shanghai protesting against changes to housing regulations, in a rare show of public dissent in the financial hub.

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).

Residential rents fall as vacancy rates increase: DTZ

Residential rents fall as vacancy rates increase: DTZ

The residential market in Doha has recently seen a drop in rental levels in most areas following four years of rental growth between 2011 and 2015, DTZ said in its Q3 2016 property times report.

Pakistan court orders confiscation of Musharraf's property

Pakistan court orders confiscation of Musharraf's property

A Pakistani court trying former military ruler Pervez Musharraf over a deadly raid on Islamabad's radical Red Mosque passed an order Saturday confiscating his property ...

Qatar buys stake in Empire State Building

Qatar buys stake in Empire State Building

Qatar's sovereign wealth fund has bought an almost 10 percent stake in the company that owns New York's iconic Empire State Building, the official QNA news agency reported on Wednesday.

Australian man wins Pacific island resort in raffle

Australian man wins Pacific island resort in raffle

A lucky Australian man has won his own remote Pacific island resort in a raffle, after shelling out just US$49 for the winning ticket to claim the paradise property.

World’s worst property market confronts Taiwan’s president

World’s worst property market confronts Taiwan’s president

Taiwan’s home prices, which have fallen in the past year ending a decade-long bull run, are poised to extend declines...

Panama Papers: UAE president leads London property holdings

Panama Papers: UAE president leads London property holdings

The president of the United Arab Emirates owns London properties worth more than £1.2 billion ($1.7 billion, 1.5 billion euros) through offshore companies revealed in the so-called Panama Paper ...