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Jan 23

 Bassil from Davos: Achieving stability in Syria is in Lebanon's interest

Bassil from Davos: Achieving stability in Syria is in Lebanon's interest

NNA - Caretaker Foreign Minister, Gebran Bassil, said on Tuesday that achieving stability in Syria and non-sectarianism were in Lebanon's interest.


Speaking at a panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Minister Bassil pointed out that if, during the war, 'lebanonization'"...

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Jan 23

Global stocks turn lower as trade worries seep back

Global stocks turn lower as trade worries seep back

London
Stock markets fell on Tuesday as profit-takers stepped in following a recent run higher, while a report fuelled worries about the progress of China-US trade talks.
While there were few major catalysts to drive business, investors were keeping tabs on developments in various"...

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Jan 23

India seeks $11 bn from state asset sales in 2019-20 fiscal year

India seeks $11 bn from state asset sales in 2019-20 fiscal year

Reuters
NEW DELHI
The Indian government is likely to seek to raise about 800 billion rupees ($11.21 billion) through the sale of state-owned assets in the next fiscal year, beginning April 1, two government sources with direct knowledge of budget discussions told Reuters on Tuesday....

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Jan 23

North Lebanon Merchants Association honors participants in Second Turkish Arab Economic Forum

North Lebanon Merchants Association honors participants in Second Turkish Arab Economic Forum

NNA - North Lebanon Merchants Association, headed by Assad Hariri, held a dinner banquet in honor of the Turkish delegation participating in the Second Turkish-Arab Economic Forum held in Tripoli.


The dinner banquet, held at the Hoz Mall in Tripoli, was attended by the"...

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Jan 23

Lebanese default risk prompts Moody's downgrade deeper into junk

Lebanese default risk prompts Moody's downgrade deeper into junk

Lebanon wasn’t spared a debt rating downgrade that pushed it deeper into junk, hours after Qatar unveiled a plan to plow $500 million into its government bonds.

Moody’s Investors Service lowered the country’s"...

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Jan 23

Lebanon gets Oscar nod for Nadine Labaki's Capernaum

Lebanon gets Oscar nod for Nadine Labaki's Capernaum

Lebanon has received its second Oscar nomination in as many years in the best foreign language film category, as Nadine Labaki's Capernaum was chosen as one of five finalists for the Academy Award.

The other nominations"...

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Jan 23

 Lebanese designers amp up the drama on the couture runways

Lebanese designers amp up the drama on the couture runways

The catwalks in the French capital came alive yesterday in a flutter of feathers and shimmer of sequins, as Haute Couture Week kicked off in Paris. The four-day biannual event brings together renowned maisons from around the world to present their latest couture collections, each a study"...

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Jan 23

PMI Among Elite Group of Companies to Score A for Climate Change

PMI Among Elite Group of Companies to Score A for Climate Change

Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE: PM) has been highlighted as a global leader on corporate climate action by environmental impact nonprofit CDP, achieving a place on the CDP Climate Change A List for the fifth consecutive year. As the only tobacco company to have scored an A,"...

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Jan 23

OSN Selects SnapLogic for Cloud Transformation 

OSN Selects SnapLogic for Cloud Transformation 

SnapLogic, provider of the #1 intelligent integration platform, today announced that OSN, the leading entertainment network across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), has selected SnapLogic’s Intelligent Integration Platform to modernise its IT environment and support its use of cloud services across the organisation. With television broadcast rights across the MENA region, OSN has a history of providing exceptional value for customers with its focus on exclusive and on-demand content, and innovative digital platforms for anywhere, anytime access. OSN’s strength is its unmatched range of exclusive programming led by its long-term......

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Jan 23

CNIM Is to Equip the French Navy with 14 New Standard Amphibious Landing Craft (EDA-S) 

CNIM Is to Equip the French Navy with 14 New Standard Amphibious Landing Craft (EDA-S) 

CNIM - in partnership with Socarenam, Mauric and CNN MCO - has been awarded the contract to replace the French Navy's landing crafts. Fourteen new Standard Amphibious Landing Crafts (EDA-S) are to be built over a ten-year period. This contract reasserts CNIM's status as a key partner to the French Navy and a European leader in the area of amphibious operations, supplying the complementary innovative vessels: EDA-S and EDA-R (already in service in the French Navy, designed by CNIM). Next-generation of vessels designed by CNIM Winning this European tender reasserts CNIM's status as experts in amphibious craft design. CNIM is to replace......

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