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The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has called on Greece to implement crucial reforms in its effort to improve stability and recover from a profound social and economic crisis.
Although government financing needs remain large, Moody’s expects economic reform will help reduce fiscal deficits and government debt
Greece could surely use some economic growth – badly. But how? An evaluation of more than a hundred studies has revealed that public investment, even on credit, may just hold the key to long-term success. First of all, no one doubts that Greece is in need of fundamental reforms. It requires better administration, less corruption and more competition. It is…
BG invested 14bn in Egypt, says company’s Egypt President Arshad Sufi
Trade, mineral wealth, and investment guarantees, incentives, and sanctions laws are under review, says investment minister
Bahrain held parliamentary and municipal elections Saturday, opposition boycotted the vote
Upcoming state budget seeks to apply financial and economic reforms
Abdel Nour said that the investment climate has improved significantly over the past three months.
Reuters – Egypt’s index, which had lost 8% of its value in the previous three sessions, rebounded on Tuesday to close 1.5% higher. The dip was a result of profit-taking by investors who had built up positions in anticipation of former army chief Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s run for president. Sisi, who investors hope will stabilise …
Doctors held an open ended strike in 2012 which lasted more than 80 days
The law ratified by the president “is extremely different from the draft Staff Law”, striking doctors say
The Doctors’ Syndicate will hold an extraordinary session of the general assembly within days
Doctors have already held two partial strikes, may follow the union’s decision
By Dr. Paul Freedenberg and Dr. Michael R. Czinkota In the summer of 2009, President Obama announced a plan for a complete US export control reform (ECR). Then Secretary of Defence Gates argued that the system was “overly complicated, contains too many redundancies, and in trying to protect too much, diminishes our ability to focus” …
The programme up to the 2016/2017 fiscal year aims to review subsidies, charges and prices of public services, besides imposing a taxation system in a country that generates 94% of its income from selling oil and where individuals and corporates pay no taxes.
Two NGOs presented the UN Human Rights Council with a joint statement on human rights while head of the EOHR discussed reforms in the security sector
Constitutional experts to draft amendments for 10-15 articles
The government singling out the tobacco industry, says the Head of the Tobacco Division at the FEI
Germany’s Chancellor gives Greece eurozone hope, after talk with its prime minister