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Joe Dyke
With eyes on the Formula One Grand Prix and the protests outside Bahrain International Circuit, trouble brews at the national airline which happens...
Friday, April 20, 2012
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Qassem Qassem
The corridors of the Lebanese Parliament recently witnessed discussions concerning a World Bank loan to the Ministry of Education that cannot be...
Monday, April 16, 2012
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Rasha Abouzaki
Since the minimum wage increase earlier this year, prices have skyrocketed, eroding the purchasing power of salaried employees. Public sector workers...
Thursday, April 12, 2012
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Hassan Chakrani
Decisions by Ogero Telecom chief Abdel-Moneim Youssef, who holds three key positions in the Lebanese telecommunications sector, are blocking the...
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
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Hassan Chakrani
Institutionalized corruption at the Port of Beirut is calling into question the supposed success story that the privatized shipping center represents...
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
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Hassan Chakrani
A World Bank team has identified five key reforms which could dramatically transform the Lebanese economy, assuming the political will to implement...
Monday, April 2, 2012
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Mouhamad Wehbe
Following the latest wage increase in Lebanon, private hospitals and practitioners want to increase the rates of medical services, but the National...
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
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Bassam Alkantar
As politicians continue to haggle over how to get more electricity from fossil fuel, a cheaper and cleaner energy source is being neglected. The...
Sunday, March 25, 2012
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The main reason US treasury official David Cohen visited Beirut this week was to warn Lebanon against any leniency in complying with punitive...
Friday, March 23, 2012
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