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Posted: 09-08-2011
INTERNATIONAL. Concerned about possible Israeli encroachment upon recently discovered offshore natural gas fields, Lebanon's Parliament has passed draft legislation demarcating its maritime borders with Israel. The 18-article law was drafted in the Parliament’s Public Works, Transport, Energy and Water Committee, headed by MP Mohammad Qabbani, The Daily Star reported. At issue are two massive offshore natural gas fields, Tamar and Leviathan, off Israel's northern city of Haifa, where initial prospecting estimates have concluded that the pair of sites between them could hold as much
Posted: January 19, 2018
LEBANON. Byblos Bank will use the Loan to support energy efficient investments in Lebanon such as industrial equipment upgrades, energy efficient buildings, commercial vehicle replacements, and energy service and supply companies.
Posted: January 19, 2018
LEBANON. 2018 annual consumer trends report from J. Walter Thompson's Innovation Group MENA, forecasts 100 trends depicting the region's fast-paced evolution; It captures key themes accelerating the pace of change for consumers.
Posted: January 5, 2018
UAE. MENA hospitality market to continue seeing softer performance; Improvements expected in a few cities due to annual exhibitions, events, and festivals.
Posted: December 19, 2017
UAE. Businesses in 2018 will continue to face profound uncertainty because of the increasingly personalised and assertive style of national leaders who pursue more aggressive and more transactional diplomacy.
Posted: December 8, 2017
UAE. Middle Eastern countries could not lag behind in this game of innovation and creativity: The UAE is still ahead in the race, but Egypt, Lebanon and Jordan are quickly catching up.
Posted: December 5, 2017
LEBANON. Byblos Bank, in cooperation with the Olayan School of Business at the American University of Beirut, issued the results of the Byblos Bank/AUB Consumer Confidence Index for Q3 2017.
Posted: November 30, 2017
LEBANON. Top 5 interns awarded with gift vouchers of 10,000 Points/Miles from Akram Program, the bank's flagship card loyalty program (USD 1=1 Point/Mile).
Posted: November 28, 2017
LEBANON. Aspiring Social Media influencers can now be a part of the biggest digital influencer competition and series in the region.
Posted: November 27, 2017
OMAN. In partnership with Community Jameel; Finals to be held on 19 April, 2018; Application deadline December 5, 2017.
Posted: November 7, 2017
LEBANON. Phoenix Energy will partner with Infinity Solar of Egypt and IB Vogt of Germany to develop a 50 MW solar PV power plant in Benban Solar Park near Aswan, Egypt.
Posted: November 1, 2017
LEBANON. Users can access their accounts with their fingerprint and an OTP (one-time password).
Posted: October 31, 2017
LEBANON. "Neither the local macroeconomic dynamics nor the environment backdrop have been supportive of housing demand. But instead of providing incentives to potential buyers, authorities increased various taxes and fees on a sluggish real estate sector."
Posted: October 27, 2017
LEBANON. 79% of Beirut residents rate the availability of educational institutes as 'good' or 'excellent' and 81% rate quality of education as 'good' or 'excellent' .
Posted: October 26, 2017
LEBANON. Prudent lending policy, lower risk appetite in some overseas markets, high liquidity levels, and the deconsolidation of investments in some markets, resulted in a slight increase in Net Profit of 0.8%.
Posted: October 21, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. Napco National will meet with food and beverage manufacturers about packaging raw materials, lightweighting, and recyclability at Gulfood Manufacturing 2017 in Dubai.

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date:Posted: January 23, 2018
DAVOS. Optimism in global economic growth reaches record level and rises in all countries; US reinforces its lead on China as a target market for growth in 2018; Terrorism, geopolitical uncertainty, cyber and climate change rise as threats to growth.
date:Posted: January 23, 2018
DAVOS. Global research explores C-suite views on readiness for the impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on society, strategy, the workforce and technology investments.
date:Posted: January 23, 2018
BOSTON. Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and Samsung top the list of the world's 50 most innovative companies, according to The Boston Consulting Group; Growing digital divide between strong and weak innovators on digital design, mobile capabilities, Big Data, and speed of adopting new technology.
DAVOS. Optimism in global economic growth reaches record level and rises in all countries; US reinforces its lead on China as a target market for growth in 2018; Terrorism, geopolitical uncertainty, cyber and climate change rise as threats to growth.
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