June 28, 2012
The Cabinet Wednesday failed to take action on a new set of salary scales for public sector workers, as top leaders said a spate of wage and benefits demands by state employees raised “question marks” about their timing.
Jordan’s economy grew at a faster pace in the first quarter of 2012, prompting economists to forecast stronger performance for the entire year.
June 27, 2012
Dubai's non-oil foreign trade has seen a significant growth of 6.6 percent in the first quarter of 2012, reflecting the resilience and diversity of the UAE economy.
Nearly 90 percent of markets have registered advances in real estate transparency during the past two years, driven by improving market fundamentals data and performance measurement, combined with better governance of listed vehicles.
Lebanon remains ripe for industrial development despite economic slowdown in 2012, the chairman of FAP, a leading furniture and mattress manufacturer, told The Daily Star in an interview Tuesday.
June 26, 2012
At a time of record fuel demand, bountiful oil and natural gas, and expanding economies, no stocks are doing worse in the world than energy producers from BP to Hess Corporation.
A top official of the General Secretariat of Development and Planning has said that house rents may decline further in Qatar because of supply exceeding demand.
The Parliament’s Finance and Budget Committee failed Monday to endorse a draft law to legalize over LL11.5 trillion ($7.6 billion) of extra-budgetary public spending for 2012, risking a return to spending crisis.
June 25, 2012
Touching upon all areas of the gas supply chain, the 12 CoTEs streams will feature content based on the upstream, midstream and downstream sectors.
Faced with what they describe as the slowest start in years, communities in Lebanon's tourism-dependent towns of Bhamdoun and Aley fear a pitiable summer season.
The construction industry in Bahrain is shaping up after a period of unrest that also affected the real estate sector.
June 24, 2012
Libya is seeking to boost its oil production by a third to two million barrels a day by year-end, surpassing last year's pre-conflict level, Libyan ambassador to Washington Ali Aujali says.
Simply stated, GCC rulers could no longer afford to sit on the fence, and it seems that King Abdullah has mustered the courage to exercise his “will-to-power” to lead increasingly awakened societies in a new direction.
The private sector should invest more money in education and in developing knowledge and scientific research in Egypt.
Bahrain has taken recent measures to transform the country’s construction and economy to a green technology, shifting to other forms of energy and reducing resource consumption.