UAE

March 2, 2000

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 Qatar is a signatory to a number of international environmental conventions, including: The Convention of the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological

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The Palestinian Authority is not presently a signatory to any international or regional environmental treaties. In addition, there is no specific legislation regarding the environment in the PA. The P

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Investment IncentivesThe Palestinian Authority's Ministry of Economy and Trade and Ministry of Industry promulgated the Law on the Encouragement of Investment of 1995, enacted on April 29, 1995 (herei

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The 1990s has been a decade of changes in Qatar’s politics. In June 1995, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, the eldest son of Emir Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad al-Thani, toppled his father in a bloodless

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Saudi Arabia is a signatory to several international treaties concerning the environment. These treaties include:  - The 1967 Outer Space Treaty;  - The Kuwait Regional Convention for the Protection

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Most of the provisions dealing with labor law and employee’s rights are included in the Labor and Workmen’s Regulations of 1969. The establishment of labor unions is prohibited and basically there is

March 1, 2000

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Morocco may have just scored big in its hopes to host the 2006 World Cup Finals.   Tied to these hopes is the chance to bring the planetary competitio

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Coca Cola and Burger King prepared free meals and other entertainment for children with special needs.   The 50 children, who were between the ages of

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Saudi King Fahd has donated SR300,000 for Qalwah hospital to buy two new dialysis units.   Al Jazirah daily reports that King Fahd donated the money t

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Bahraini children and youth now have an exciting new option for television programs.   Akhbar al Khaleej daily reports that as of today the educationa

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Morocco's bid for an Olympic spot in Australia 2000 took another step forward after they defeated their Tunisian neighbor.   Al Anbaa daily reports th

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Saudi law protects the rights of nationals and foreigners in the field of intellectual property. Every natural or legal person that suffers injury resulting from trademark law infringement may claim d

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Foreign Currency Control There are virtually no currency exchange restrictions in Saudi Arabia. Exchange for payments abroad may be obtained freely, and there are no taxes or subsidies on purchases or

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 Business associations are governed by the Regulations for Companies (issued in 1982, and amended in 1992). The Regulations list Business Structures and Forms, of which joint stock companies and limi