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Hassan Chakrani
Lebanon’s economy relies heavily on the tourism sector. Amid the regional situation, the tourism industry has been affected in various ways, as less...
Sunday, July 8, 2012
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A 1992 Lebanese law regulating the lease of the country’s publicly owned coastline severely underestimates the value of such properties when setting...
Monday, July 2, 2012
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Rasha Abouzaki
Minister of Labor Salim Jreissati says that Palestinian refugees in Lebanon are better off without the amendments to the labor code ordered by his...
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
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Rasha Abouzaki
The myth of superiority clearly has a grip on the Lebanese. They presume that they are the masters of science, civilization, and progress. But...
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
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Wissam Kanaan
It was rumored months ago that the Central Bank of Syria printed currency that does not abide by certain specifications and is only fit for trading...
Monday, June 25, 2012
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Anas Zarzar
Amid the worsening security situation, everyday life is getting increasingly difficult for the Syrian people as prices soar and commodities become...
Saturday, June 23, 2012
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Afif Diab
Harvest time brings calm to a troubled section of the Lebanese-Syrian border, as traders from the strife-filled neighboring country pay well for the...
Friday, June 22, 2012
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Rasha Abouzaki
Summer has arrived, and with it a rise in the entry fees to beach clubs. Lebanon’s coastline, which is publicly owned, is now the reserve of a...
Friday, June 15, 2012
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Mouhamad Wehbe
The events in Syria are showing a significant impact on commercial exchange with Lebanon. The disruption of agricultural and industrial production,...
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
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