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Mouhamad Wehbe
There are 180 “ghosts” working at Lebanon’s National Social Security Fund (NSSF). Ghosts because they are contract workers who possess no proof of...
Thursday, May 30, 2013
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Dana Halawi
The high cost of electricity has long represented a major challenge for Lebanon’s industrial sector. Moreover, an increase in electricity blackouts...
Friday, May 24, 2013
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Mouhamad Wehbe
Bankers who had hoped that Lebanon would be spared the repercussions of the crisis in Cyprus would soon be disappointed.
Friday, May 10, 2013
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Hassan Chakrani
Lebanese civil aviation has witnessed many important developments over the past three years. In September 2012, the government renewed Middle East...
Thursday, May 9, 2013
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Mohammad Zbeeb
The Lebanon’s Union Coordination Committee (UCC) will soon be back in the streets. It won’t fall for the government’s trick of approving the salary...
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
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Washington has made new money laundering and terrorism finance accusations against Lebanese individuals, this time in the money exchange sector. Some...
Friday, April 26, 2013
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Mohammad Zbeeb
The meeting last Wednesday between prime minister designate Tammam Salam and a delegation from the Economic Committees was not merely out of “...
Monday, April 22, 2013
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Bisan Kassab
Cairo – As the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank kick off their joint Spring meetings in Washington DC, neither institution is...
Friday, April 19, 2013
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Faten Elhajj
Last month, when union leader Hanna Gharib was dismissed from his teaching position at Beirut’s Mar Elias Battina High School, it was not viewed by...
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
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