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Kuwait government passes anti-corruption draft law

Kuwait's cabinet passed an anti-corruption draft law on Sunday, which includes articles on financial disclosure and money laundering, with penalties of up to seven years in prison, the state news agency KUNA reported.

September 26, 2011 2:19
 
Faking it

Faking it

As a new mystery shopper drive targets Dubai shops selling counterfeit goods, Kipp points out that some fake products are more dangerous than others.

October 24, 2010 11:50
 
Special report: Ferreting out fakes

Special report: Ferreting out fakes

Counterfeit wristwatches and handbags used to be restricted to back alleys. But these products are now swamping the Internet on a massive scale.

June 20, 2010 11:38
 
To be served and protected

To be served and protected

In emerging economies, the consumer is surrounded by hazards: shoddy goods, counterfeit products, inflated prices. Governments are slowly beginning to address the lack of protection afforded to the average shopper.

June 15, 2010 5:06
 
One person’s junk can be another’s treasure

One person’s junk can be another’s treasure

The Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development is rightly cracking down on fake goods, but Kipp thinks confiscated goods should be put to use.

May 25, 2010 10:15
 

Abu Dhabi destroys more than 11,000 counterfeit goods

The UAE capital is planning a much campaign against counterfeit goods in the second half of the year.

May 24, 2010 3:49