Tunisia

September 27, 2000

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The powerful station of El Haouaria, at Cape Bon, might be compared to a father who gives an energetic but carefully controlled push to the child sitting on a swing. It is a marvel of technology; No

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In Tunisia the Transmed has a highly sensitive observation post, the dispatch room at the Cape Bon plant. All the data collected along the gas pipeline come to this room via cable or radio. Note: or

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The discovery of the giant El Borma oilfield by Agip technicians in 1964 was an event full of promise for the future and opened the era of cooperation between Eni and Tunisia. Note: originally publi

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INTRODUCTION: From the Tunisian coast the Transmed runs across the seabed to the Sicilian coast and then up to Minerbio, in the middle of the Po Valley. The huge pipeline linking Africa and Europe, b

September 21, 2000

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Although Tunisia's stock market started the week on the right foot, by the middle of the week it was quick to lose its vigor due to weak trading volumes.

September 19, 2000

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The French Alcatel Group has recently begun to expand the cellular telephone network along the coastal districts of Tunisia, while the Swedish Ericsson company has done the same in the country’s inter

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Investors may be fleeing Africa as political and economic crises tear countries apart, but Tunisia is stealing a commanding lead among the emerging markets of the continent.

September 18, 2000

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The trade deficit in Tunisia rose 12.4 percent in the seven months to July 31st compared with the same period last year, reaching Tunisian dinar 2,096.2 million ($1=TD1.2455).

September 15, 2000

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Racism, intolerance and immigration were recurrent themes at this year's Venice Film Festival. But perhaps nowhere were they more poignantly explored

September 13, 2000

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Turkish consumer advocates are criticizing the latest regulations on cellular base stations as insufficient, saying they remain a public health threat

September 9, 2000

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Tunis will host the Afro-Arab parliamentary conference next Tuesday with the participation of more than 50 legislators.

September 8, 2000

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Tunisian journalist Taoufik Ben Brick, who staged a six-week hunger strike in protest at the human rights record of his country's government, has arri

September 7, 2000

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The board of directors of the Tunisian company for telecommunication enterprises, Sotetel, has recently decided to double the company’s capital from 4.2 million Tunisian dinars (TD) to TD 8.4 million.

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Buoyant banking activity in the second half of the week propelled the trend, which appeared quite bearish until Wednesday amid continuous concerns over the leading blue chips.

September 6, 2000

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Internet use in Tunisia has certainly been on the rise in the past few years, beginning in 1996 with only 111 subscribers and growing to 100,000 this year. However these figures are considered relativ