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Faten Elhajj
There are many items on labor activists’ agendas for reforming the union movement in Lebanon, which suffers from an ineffective and corrupt...
Friday, October 25, 2013
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Hassan Chakrani
Immigrants are taking to the high seas to escape poverty and violence to reach richer shores, hoping to fulfill their dreams of a better life. This...
Friday, October 18, 2013
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Nasser Charara
The deposits of about 100,000 Lebanese holders of US citizenship in Lebanese banks will be denied protection rights under Lebanon’s bank secrecy laws...
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
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Mouhamad Wehbe, Usama al-Qadiri
Lebanese State Minister Nicolas Fattoush owes back taxes of around 20 billion Lebanese Lira ($13.25 million) on his company’s profits and his capital...
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
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Mouhamad Wehbe
Lebanon’s three top banks have made a unilateral decision to raise interest rates in the name of financial stability, but remarkably some of the...
Friday, September 27, 2013
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Mouhamad Wehbe
Lebanon’s tourism sector is undergoing major transformations as more than three years have passed without Gulf tourists. This decline in tourists by...
Thursday, September 26, 2013
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Mouhamad Wehbe
It is not a secret that Syrian refugees in Lebanon have stimulated consumer demand for basic goods and foodstuffs. As such, food-processing...
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
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Mouhamad Wehbe
Business returned to normal on Thursday, September 5, the day after Lebanon’s bosses carried out a one-day strike protesting the deterioration of...
Friday, September 6, 2013
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Mouhamad Wehbe
Even before talk of a US strike on Syria took center stage, the economy in Lebanon was going through a recession. Though the situation has not...
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
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