Morocco

September 26, 2000

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Spain on last Tuesday pledged $50 million in development projects for Morocco and to swap $40 million in Moroccan debt to help lift its southern neighbor out of poverty and stem the flow of illegal im

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The Moroccan Hassan II Development Fund has earmarked $1.2 billion to develop industrial zones and build low-cost housing for the poor. The housing project, which costs $227 million, will receive $110

September 25, 2000

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The USA will be undertaking a series of activities to alleviate effects of a second drought season on populations of the Moroccan southwestern region,

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Moroccan airport authority "ONDA" and the Miami international airport signed on Friday a partnership agreement, Morocco's official news agency (MAP) r

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An envoy from Morocco's King Mohammed VI meets with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to discuss the regional situation and bilateral relations between

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Morocco will soon issue tenders for oil drilling in offshore areas between the capital of Rabat and the city of Safi 350 kilometers to the south.

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France will launch a tender today, September 25, to swap FF63 million of Moroccan debt in private investments, it was officially announced.

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The state-owned national telecom company of Morocco, Maroc-Telecom, came on top as the country's best performing and firm for the year, recording a 32 percent growth in the first half of 2000.

September 24, 2000

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France-based Moroccan engineers, mathematicians, biologists, economists and chemists have set up an association meant to serve as a bridge with their

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The celebration last week of World Elderly Day was an opportunity for many voices to be raised in Morocco against a law that set up a new pay scale for state pensioners. Opponents decried the text as

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The findings of a recently published on-line survey reveal that most Moroccan Internet users are young male university graduates. Moroccan Internet surfers are generally between the ages of 21 and 25,

September 22, 2000

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Morocco is waging a campaign against corruption, with courts reviewing several cases involving senior officials of state-owned enterprises suspected of embezzling millions of dollars.

September 21, 2000

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Al-akhawayn University the first private university, based in the Atlas mountain resort in Morocco has opened two tourism management and marketing bra

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The Moroccan and Spanish power companies, ONE and REE, have agreed to increase the power connection between the two countries.

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The Internet boom has raised questions regarding the viability of a familiar figure in traditional society - the postman. Postal officials in Rabat think the postman's job is not doomed to vanish und