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Growing support for fintech industry in Lebanon

In a development that underscores a continued interest in the fintech industry among regional investors, Berytech, a Lebanese business development organization, made an equity investment of $5 million into financial software developer Capital Banking...
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French, Lebanese companies in dairy products deal

Dairy products in Lebanon will see a new chapter in a collaboration between France and Lebanon’s dairy giants, whereby Lactalis has acquired majority stake of Hanilor, the latter being the “Lebanese distribution company”. Recently, the...
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Tatiana Weber on Egypt: “Education is the top priority”

ByTheEast: According to a report published by the World Economic Forum, Egypt’s economy ranks 11th in the Middle East. How can you explain this bad ranking? Weber: In the 2017-2018 Global Competitiveness Index published by...

Environmental technology gains focus

Environmental technology has received shot in the arm following the signing of a $100 million financing deal between the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) with Lebanon's Bank Audi. The development marks the second such investment...
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Economic crisis looms over Lebanon: Economic experts

Economic crisis looming over Lebanon – such are the news reports coming out from the Western Press. Living in Beirut we already knew it. They are not a alone in this opinion – many...
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Lebanese cultural heritage is revived through archaeological museums

Lebanon represented the Arab world’s cultural hub, through its various “annual arts festivals and vibrant gallery scene”. However, in recent times, due to the country’s economic instability, coupled with political upheaval and a lack...
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Are heavy rains the sole problem in Lebanon?

Heavy rains and flooded highways are definitely not the sole problems in our beloved Lebanon. In order to deal with its economic problems, the country needs first to address corruption and the...
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The UAE ecotourism to highlight the region’s natural wonders

The UAE ecotourism drive attempts to underscore the region’s “tourism potential” in its ‘natural wonders’. The “Ministry of Climate Change and Environment”, in short MOCCAE, initiated the “National Ecotourism Project”. The aim of the initiation...
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Plastic pollution chocking water bodies in Lebanon

Plastic pollution as well as garbage pollution has become an enormous source of problem not only in Lebanon but worldwide. The crisis has gained such proportions that it is chocking Lebanon as well as...
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Sustainable agriculture shapes Africa, Middle East industry future

In a round of sustainable agriculture, ABB & Heliospectra AB partnership in the Middle East and Africa to bring innovative boost in the industry, whereby exploring solutions for greenhouse sustainability as well as “controlled...