Latest News for: Foreign ownership


Philippine Catholic church slams plan to rewrite constitution

Sun Star 25 May 2024
In March this year, the House of Representatives passed a bill that will amend some restrictions in the constitution involving foreign ownership of the nation’s educational institutions, advertising sector, and public utilities.

Legislative turnover and Charter change

Manila Bulletin 24 May 2024
On factors that hinder foreign investment, a majority identified complicated rules and regulations, restrictive rules on foreign ownership, corruption, inadequate transport infrastructure, and high cost of electricity.

No need for economic cha-cha – CCPI chief

The Manila Times 24 May 2024
The House of Representatives in March approved on third and final reading the proposed charter amendments to lift foreign ownership limits on education, public utilities, and advertising ... foreigners.

Royal Mail �350m in red but 'back on track', according to owner

This is Money 24 May 2024
The results came days before a crunch deadline that could see the 508-year-old firm fall into foreign ownership for the first time ... But it urged regulators to accelerate reforms so it can cut costs by �300m a year ... ....

ALEX BRUMMER: Weak enforcers betray UK

The Daily Mail 24 May 2024
Government foot-dragging on a settlement for postal services is among factors which exposed the Royal Mail to overseas ownership ... In contrast to its American equivalent, the Committee on Foreign Investment (CFIUS), Britain's watchdog rarely barks.

Royal Mail £350m in red but

The Daily Mail 24 May 2024
The results came days before a crunch deadline that could see the 508-year-old firm fall into foreign ownership for the first time ... Uncertain future. Royal Mail may fall into foreign hands ... RELATED ARTICLES. Previous 1 Next ... RUTH SUNDERLAND ... Share ... No fees.

UAE's Minister of Economy Bin Touq meets NYC mayor to boost cooperation

Beijing News 24 May 2024
The comprehensive development of economic legislation, which includes the granting of 100 per cent foreign ownership of companies, flexible tax policies, and simplified processes for establishing ...

Republican candidates for state seats attend forum

Creston News Advertiser 24 May 2024
Senate District 12 includes eastern and northern portions of Union County ... Sinclair touched on legislation to tighten restrictions on foreign ownership of Iowa ag land, and spoke on the work that Fry had done on the timber reserve program ... Creston ....

White House officials who think the Hatch Act doesn’t apply to them may need to ...

Federal News Radio 24 May 2024
The Pentagon is now requiring each service or defense agency with a SBIR or STTR program to have a due diligence program to assess security risks such as foreign ownership of small businesses applying for awards worth less than $5 million.

UAE an attractive destination for Indian firms, says Dubai FDI CEO

Gulf Today 24 May 2024
GCC countries led by UAE and Saudi Arabia are investing in giga projects, allowing 100 per cent foreign ownership, adopting structural reforms to liberalise residencies, offering funding to attract ...


The Manila Times 23 May 2024
and lawmakers assured the public that the Charter amendments will only be limited to economic provisions, which includes lifting all limits to foreign ownership in business ... ownership in business.

Royal Mail delays results as it heads towards £3.5bn takeover

This is Money 23 May 2024
‘What a shambles,’ was the verdict of one investor ... That shocked the City and Westminster as a deal would see the postal service, established by Henry VIII in 1516, taken into foreign ownership for the first time ....

Qatar Post partners with Free Zone Authority to offer postal & logistics services

GCC Business News 23 May 2024
... by several benefits including, an attractive infrastructure for companies to establish and operate their businesses, a skilled workforce, 100 percent foreign ownership, tax exemptions, among others.

Sunak’s smoking ban at risk owing to election

AOL 23 May 2024
... a legislative package to boost victims’ rights, the Post Office Bill paving the way for compensation for postmaster victims of the Horizon scandal and a ban on foreign state ownership of newspapers.