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Why the Egyptian government and activists are just not seeing eye-to-eye on labour reforms

is inadequate and needs reform. But the reforms included by government officials in a draft version of a new law ... Labour Law’ believe that both the current labour law and the reforms attempted by the government do ... Both the current law governing relations between employers and employees, law number 12 of year 2003, ...

02/09/2014 - 12:02 - comment 0

Egyptian government restricts Ramadan sermons

The Egyptian government has ordered Ramadan sermons ... to the time of the previous government, headed by ousted President Mohamed Morsi. “Now we’re in a race ... to prayer, charity and good deeds. The Egyptian authorities had already restricted preaching in mosques ...

30/06/2014 - 17:02 - comment 0

It's never over: Egyptian government preparing new stimulus package

Egypt’s government is currently working on the launch of a new economic stimulus package to boost ... government announced two economic stimulus packages. The first package, with a value of EGP 29.6bn, was announced in August 2013 and focuses on infrastructure-related projects. In December, the government had ...

03/08/2014 - 05:00 - comment 0

Delusions of grandeur? Why economists are questioning the Egyptian government's ability to meet its self-imposed goals

the government’s ability to meet the finance ministry’s revised GDP target for the 2014/2015 fiscal year (FY). Economic experts have voiced scepticism over the government’s ability to meet the finance ministry’s ... that the government aimed to increase the rate of growth to 3% during FY 2014/2015, with the expectation ...

09/07/2014 - 00:59 - comment 0

Egyptian government tightens grip on mosques

The Egyptian government is adopting measures to expand control over mosques. The Egyptian government is ramping up efforts ... News, Egypt) The Egyptian government is ramping up efforts to decrease Muslim Brotherhood ...

10/04/2014 - 13:56 - comment 0

New OECD report exposes true weaknesses in Egyptian economic governance

instruments were some of the recommendations made by OECD. The Egyptian government ... Articles, Egypt) The Egyptian government needs to enhance its ability to communicate with the public, ... report. “It is clear that there is a disconnection in perceptions between the government officials ...

14/05/2014 - 00:07 - comment 0

Beblawi speaks out on Egyptian government's resignation

of the Egyptian government in televised statement. Hazem el-Beblawi offered his insights on the Egyptian government’s resignation in a televised statement Monday, Al Jazeera reports. ... Egyptian official told Reuters that “this (government resignation) was done as a step that was needed ...

25/02/2014 - 07:31 - comment 0

Egyptian government to use military courts for police attackers

The Egyptian government promised increased security ... Egyptian soldiers. The government said on Sunday that it has decided to confront whoever attacks ... in the attacks. In December 2013, the Egyptian government officially designated the Muslim Brotherhood ...

16/03/2014 - 19:00 - comment 0

The Egyptian government is not amused: Bassem Youssef's show put on hold

of Egyptian presidential elections. Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef’s show, hosted on MBC Misr satellite channel, will not be broadcast until 30 May so that “Egyptian voters’ orientation and public opinion won’t be influenced.” A statement on the Saudi-owned Egyptian ...

Editor's Choice - 20/04/2014 - 09:19 - comment 0

Emir of Qatar criticizes Iraqi and Egyptian governments

at Kuwait summit. The emir of Qatar has criticized both Egyptian and Iraqi governments in his speech to an Arab summit in Kuwait on Tuesday. Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani condemned Iraq’s Shiite-majority government, though without naming Nouri al-Maliki directly, over ...

25/03/2014 - 13:16 - comment 0