April 4, 2001
Lebanon, for the first time, is to issue $300 million, 15-year treasury bonds, announced Finance Minister Fuad Siniora, on Tuesday, April 3. The issue will be managed by Credit Swiss First Boston.
April 3, 2001
Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri called for an end to the debate over Syria's presence, but said the neighbor's influence in domestic politics
A political tug-of-war over a prayer room disrupted classes at the Lebanese University in the Bekaa on Monday.
Slovakia and Lebanon have discussed ways of improving economic cooperation at a meeting in Beirut between the Slovak president, Rudolf Schuster, and h
Citizens of the Gulf Cooperation Countries seeking to visit Lebanon do not have to obtain entry and residence visas.
Marcel Khalifeh performed his latest song “Mohammed” at the opening ceremony of the Damascus Cultural Week.
The level of TB purchase subscriptions jumped almost 51 percent to LP355.78 billion ($236.01 million) on March 22nd as the amount of maturing TBs rose sharply by 57.4 percent to LP299.37 billion ($198
First National Bank (FNB) announced this week that Rami Nimer has been elected as Chairman after former Khaled Abdullah Sager completed his term in office. Nimer’s father was chairman of Banque Beyrou
According to its managers, Lebanon Invest Asset Management in Beirut and Blakeney Management in London, locally listed fund Lebanon Holdings made no changes to the composition of its portfolio during
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector body of the World Bank, extended this week a credit line worth $10 million to the Lebanese Leasing Company (LLC)aimed at assisting small
Market turnover on the Beirut Stock Exchange decreased 24.65 percent in March from February 2001 to 681,988 shares. The only stocks, that saw any real pick-up in trade on their shares, were Byblos “C”
April 2, 2001
Slovak President Rudolph Schuster will arrive on Monday in Beirut for talks with President Emile Lahoud.
A high-ranking Lebanese official expressed on Monday concern that the situation in Lebanon will quickly deteriorate if the Israeli-Palestinian violenc
A Saudi caravan of vehicles arrived in Beirut Sunday carrying dates that are “destined for the poor in Lebanon.”
Lebanon has exempted young Lebanese men from compulsory military service if they have lived abroad for more than five years.