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Contract dispute in #Egypt underscores perils for investors

Contract dispute in #Egypt underscores perils for investors

| May 13, 2020

Over the past few weeks, Egypt’s economy has been plunged into disarray, erasing some of the nation’s recent economic success. Now, Egypt and other countries throughout North Africa are looking hard at foreign investment, as they struggle to find a path forward amidst an unprecedented oil crisis and a collapse in tourism. In Egypt’s case, its pitch to foreign […]

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#Coronavirus – Pakistan sets virus-idled to work planting trees

#Coronavirus – Pakistan sets virus-idled to work planting trees

| April 22, 2020

As a ‘green stimulus’, Pakistan has set the virus-idled to work planting trees.  The programme has created more than 63,600 jobs, according to government officials. The 10 Billion Trees campaign initially was halted as part of social distancing orders, writes Tori Macdonald. When construction worker Abdul Rahman lost his job to Pakistan’s coronavirus lockdown, his […]

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Can EU nationals still buy property in UK after #Brexit?

Can EU nationals still buy property in UK after #Brexit?

| March 19, 2020

With Britain now having officially left the European Union and the countdown for the UK and EU to hash out a trade deal having begun, millions of people on both sides of the Channel are uncertain about how their rights will change in the months ahead. Right now, the rights of UK nationals in the […]

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#GDPR compliance: Manetu to the rescue?

#GDPR compliance: Manetu to the rescue?

| March 18, 2020

On 11 March, Swedish regulators slapped Google with a $7.6 million fine for failing to adequately respond to customers’ requests to have their personal information removed from the search engine’s listings. The penalty was the ninth-highest since the EU’s watershed General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) kicked into force in May 2018–yet it paled in comparison to […]

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#Canada’s tech industry goes up thanks to #Brexit and #US-China trade war

#Canada’s tech industry goes up thanks to #Brexit and #US-China trade war

| March 4, 2020

As the Brexit and the trade war between the US and China continue to heat up, it seems that Canada got many benefits from it. Canada’s technology stocks are going up since the US-China Trade war. As Silicon Valley takes off steam as the North American technology capital, Canadian tech companies begin to soar high […]

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Chinese New Year celebration in Brussels – #Huawei ‘more committed to Europe than ever’

Chinese New Year celebration in Brussels – #Huawei ‘more committed to Europe than ever’

| February 5, 2020

More than 450 policymakers and representatives of business and industry gathered at the Concert Noble in Brussels on 4 February to celebrate the Chinese New Year and to join in Huawei’s #20in2020 celebrations. This is the 20th year that Huawei has been operating in Europe and the festivities at its Chinese New Year Celebration fully embraced the #20in2020 anniversary, featuring the […]

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#LibertyHouse plans new #Aluminium business In Paris

#LibertyHouse plans new #Aluminium business In Paris

| January 31, 2020

One of Europe’s largest aluminium producers has announced plans to locate its headquarters in Paris as part of moves to integrate its operations. Liberty House, which is owned by metals tycoon Sanjeev Gupta, said that it would combine its various aluminium businesses into a new enterprise called the Alvance Aluminium Group. The new company’s assets […]

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