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Norway's Telenor Fined $96 Million by Competition Watchdog

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From 2007, Network Norway and Tele2 jointly sought to build a third nationwide mobile phone network, and bought access for its customers to Telenor's network for the areas it had not yet developed. In 2010, Telenor altered the conditions of the agreement in a way that killed any economic incentive to build a separate network, the regulator said.

Canada's Competition Watchdog Settles With HarperCollins

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The deal ends litigation against HarperCollins, owned by News Corp, after Canada's Competition Bureau charged that it and other publishers entered into distribution agreements with individual retailers that eliminated retail price competition on ebooks, most notably by pushing up prices that

Singapore's Competition Watchdog Says Uber-Grab Deal Infringes Competition

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In a rare move, the Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS) has commenced an investigation into the deal and proposed interim measures that will require Uber and Grab to maintain their pre-transaction independent pricing, the watchdog said in a statement on Friday.

Laptops Stolen From South Africa's Competition Watchdog - Statement

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Thieves have broken into the offices of South Africa's Competition Commission, making off with laptop computers, the watchdog said on Saturday. It is the latest in a series of high-profile burglaries targeting law enforcement bodies.

Uber to Appeal Singapore's Competition Watchdog Decision on Grab Deal

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Last month, Singapore slapped ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber with fines and imposed restrictions on their operations open up the market to competitors, after concluding that their merger had driven up prices. It fined Grab S$6.42 million ($4.7 million) and Uber S$6.58 million.