iloubnan.info : Lebanon's information portal http://www.iloubnan.info/en/rssactu International http://www.iloubnan.info/ iloubnan.info http://www.iloubnan.info/ http://www.iloubnan.info/images/Logo-iloubnan.info-150.jpg 144 33 iloubnan.info Harb for investigating municipal revenues from cellphones http://www.iloubnan.info/business/84252/Harb-for-investigating-municipal-revenues-from-cellphones Investigating municipal shares of cellphone revenues which went missing between the years 2002-2012, is imperative in view of the discrepancy and the manner with which sums disclosed by the former Telecommunications'' minister had http://www.iloubnan.info/business/84252/Harb-for-investigating-municipal-revenues-from-cellphones Coincident Indicator continues to reflect economic slowdown in Lebanon http://www.iloubnan.info/business/84242/Coincident-Indicator-continues-to-reflect-economic-slowdown-in-Lebanon The Central Bank's Coincident Indicator, an index of economic activity in Lebanon, reached 248.4 points in July 2014 compared to 273.4 in June 2014 and 248.7 in July 2013, Byblos Bank ‘Lebanon This Week’ reported. The http://www.iloubnan.info/business/84242/Coincident-Indicator-continues-to-reflect-economic-slowdown-in-Lebanon Number of real estate transactions in Lebanon up 4% end September 2014 http://www.iloubnan.info/business/84241/Number-of-real-estate-transactions-in-Lebanon-up-4percent-end-September-2014 Figures released by the Ministry of Finance indicate that the total number of real estate transactions reached 51,975 in the first nine months of 2014, constituting an increase of 4.2% from 49,876 deals in the same period of last year, http://www.iloubnan.info/business/84241/Number-of-real-estate-transactions-in-Lebanon-up-4percent-end-September-2014 France’s Jean Tirole wins Nobel Economics Prize http://www.iloubnan.info/business/84087/Frances-Jean-Tirole-wins-Nobel-Economics-Prize French economist Jean Tirole won the Nobel Prize for Economics on Monday for research on market power and regulation. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences cited Tirole for clarifying "how to understand and regulate industries http://www.iloubnan.info/business/84087/Frances-Jean-Tirole-wins-Nobel-Economics-Prize IFC extends $2m loan to support microfinance http://www.iloubnan.info/business/83863/IFC-extends-2m-loan-to-support-microfinance The International Finance Corporation, the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, announced that is extending a $2m loan to the Lebanese Association for Development (Al Majmoua), the country's largest microfinance institution, http://www.iloubnan.info/business/83863/IFC-extends-2m-loan-to-support-microfinance Number of real estate transactions in Lebanon up 3% http://www.iloubnan.info/business/83848/Number-of-real-estate-transactions-in-Lebanon-up-3percent Figures released by the Ministry of Finance indicate that the total number of real estate transactions reached 45,348 in the first eight months of 2014, constituting an increase of 3.3% from 43,883 deals in the same period of last http://www.iloubnan.info/business/83848/Number-of-real-estate-transactions-in-Lebanon-up-3percent Number of tourist arrivals in Lebanon up 1% in first eight months of 2014 http://www.iloubnan.info/business/83838/Number-of-tourist-arrivals-in-Lebanon-up-1percent-in-first-eight-months-of-2014 The number of incoming tourists to Lebanon totaled 897,106 in the first eight months of 2014, constituting an increase of 0.7% from 891,079 tourists in the same period last year, a decline of 9.1% from 986,649 tourists in the first http://www.iloubnan.info/business/83838/Number-of-tourist-arrivals-in-Lebanon-up-1percent-in-first-eight-months-of-2014 Pilots at Lufthansa start 15hour strike in contract dispute http://www.iloubnan.info/business/83734/Pilots-at-Lufthansa-start-15hour-strike-in-contract-dispute Pilots on Lufthansa's long-haul fleet have started a 15-hour walkout at the airline's main Frankfurt hub in a festering contract dispute. The Vereinigung Cockpit union called members out on strike from 8 a.m. (0600 GMT) Tuesday http://www.iloubnan.info/business/83734/Pilots-at-Lufthansa-start-15hour-strike-in-contract-dispute Number of real estate transactions in Lebanon up 3% in first eight months of 2014 http://www.iloubnan.info/business/83654/Number-of-real-estate-transactions-in-Lebanon-up-3percent-in-first-eight-months-of-2014 Figures released by the Ministry of Finance indicate that the total number of real estate transactions reached 45,348 in the first eight months of 2014, Byblos Bank ‘Lebanon This Week’ reported. This constitutes an increase http://www.iloubnan.info/business/83654/Number-of-real-estate-transactions-in-Lebanon-up-3percent-in-first-eight-months-of-2014 Consumer Price Index up 2.7% year-on-year in August 2014 http://www.iloubnan.info/business/83644/Consumer-Price-Index-up-27percent-year-on-year-in-August-2014 The Central Administration of Statistics' Consumer Price Index increased by 2.7% in August 2014 from August 2013, Byblos Bank ‘Lebanon This Week’ reported. Prices of clothing & footwear increased by 20%, followed http://www.iloubnan.info/business/83644/Consumer-Price-Index-up-27percent-year-on-year-in-August-2014