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Capitalists are ruling everything in this country, they just blackmail each others by announcing Strikes and at the end they know how to make the deals between each others in order to get what they want and to force their will on us.
Public transportation unions postponed for a week a nationwide strike planned for Thursday after “positive” talks with Prime Minister Najib Mikati,
A variety of Lebanese websites, mainly government-related, were hacked overnight by a group calling itself “Raise Your Voice,” demanding better living conditions.
The Consumer Price Index rose by 3.4 percent in February 2012 compared to the same period last year while inflation was up 0.8 percent since January 2012, according to figures released Wednesday by the Central Administration of Statistics.
Gasoline prices rose once more Wednesday with the price of 98-octane graded fuel increasing by LL700 and that of 95-octane graded fuel by LL600.
The political and security turmoil engulfing many countries in the region has not discouraged investors from channeling their money into vital projects in Lebanon, Nabil Itani, the head of IDAL, said Thursday.
In an exclusive interview with The Daily Star, Maucher - Former Nestlé chairman- explained that despite the world’s growing economic and financial woes, the global food industry remains stable and is poised for significant growth, both on the medium and long terms.
Middle East Airlines is showing keen interest in acquiring a stake in the troubled Cyprus Airways, an industry source confirmed to The Daily Star Friday.
Fuel prices rose by another 300 LL to a new average of LL 35,500 per 20 liters, the Lebanese Energy and Water Ministry said Wednesday.