SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

BELGIUM

Apple's "sweet" tax deal with Ireland being scrutinised

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: The prospect of the European Union accusing Apple of getting illegal tax breaks in Ireland has reopened a debate on how European countries attract multinational businesses. It has also put Dublin back in the spotlight.

1 Oct 2014

BELGIUM

Samsung, Philips and Infineon fined for cartel

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: The European Commission has fined Infineon, Philips and Samsung a total of €138m for forming a smartcard chip cartel in Europe in its latest anti-trust case against technology firms.

4 Sep 2014

BELGIUM

EU clears Apple's $3bn Beats deal despite Bose legal claims

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: The European Commission has cleared Apple's $3bn purchase of US headphone manufacturer and music streaming business Beats despite Bose lodging court papers claiming patent infringements.

29 Jul 2014

BELGIUM

EU says international companies got 'illegal state aid'

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: The European Union launched a probe to determine whether the special tax deals offered to Apple and Starbucks by authorities in Ireland, Luxembourg and the Netherlands amount to illegal state aid.

12 Jun 2014

BELGIUM

Europe's manufacturing sector posts highest growth in 31 months

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - Business activity in the eurozone posted its strongest growth in 31 months in a fresh sign of recovery although France remained subdued, a key survey showed.

3 Jan 2014

BELGIUM

EU launches anti-trust probe into container shipping lines

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: The European Commission said it had opened an anti-trust probe into several unnamed container shipping companies to see if they have acted in concert to rig the market.

26 Nov 2013

BELGIUM

AB InBev reports better than expected third quarter

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: The world's largest brewer AB InBev reported better-than-expected third-quarter results despite unfavourable macroeconomic conditions that undermined sales, notably in Brazil and the United States.

4 Nov 2013

BELGIUM

E-cigarette makers go to war with EU

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: Makers and users of electronic cigarettes on Tuesday (3 September) went to war against the European Union's plans to class the devices as medicinal products, saying any such move would end up harming public health.

4 Sep 2013

BELGIUM

Beer taps open on AB InBev's profits

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: The world's largest brewer AB InBev reported on Wednesday (31 July) better-than-expected second-quarter results, sending its shares price sharply as it benefited from its acquisition of the Corona beer brand in Mexico.

1 Aug 2013

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