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August 28, 2019

RAMALLAH, Tuesday, August 27, 2019 (WAFA) - The Construction Cost Index (CCI) for residential buildings remained stable in the West Bank during July 2019 compared with June 2019, said the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) in a report issued on Sunday.

At the level of major groups, rental of equipment increased by 0.32%, while the prices of raw materials slightly decreased by 0.01%. At the same time, labour wages remained stable during"...


September 15, 2019

The burgeoning number of Nigerians travelling to Canada will soon get another option when going to the North American country as Lufthansa announced a scheduled non-stop air link to the Canadian capital of Ottawa from it s Frankfurt hub.

The service which will be operated in conjunction with Air Canada, is to commence next year.

Lufthansa’s services will operate daily, except Wednesday and Friday, between its Frankfurt hub and Ottawa. A 279-seater A340-300 will be deployed with business,"...

September 15, 2019

Lebanese American University Medical Center (LAUMC) has leased St. John Medical Center in Jounieh from the Congregation of Lebanese Maronite Missionaries to manage it.

The boutique hospital, which is owned by the Congregation, will open to the public in May 2020. It will be named LAU St. John Medical Center.

The total built-up area of the hospital is 7,000 square meters. It consists of three floors and a basement with 40 beds in total, for general medical services and surgical operations.

LAUMC will introduce some amendments to the building before it starts operations, said Christian Oussi, Senior Advisor"...

September 15, 2019

Akram Al-Rajoub, the governor of the West Bank city of Jenin, called on Friday for former Palestinian Authority (PA) ministers and officials to return money they had stolen while in office, Safa Press Agency reported.

On his Facebook page, Al-Rajoub declared that there had been an order by President Mahmoud Abbas for the return of the funds, which has since been ignored.

“If you do not return the money,” he warned, “we will prosecute and uncover you… It is better for"...

September 15, 2019

Facilio, the Atlanta-based FM-Tech start-up with operations in US, Middle East and India, will be showcasing the latest innovations in its IoT and AI-based enterprise-wide O&M platform at the FM Expo 2019, being held at the Dubai World Trade Centre from September 17 to 19.

The company that has a growing line-up of satisfied customers globally has also garnered significant industry recognition and accolades over the past year, said a statement from the company.


September 15, 2019

The euro rocketed to a 17-day high against the dollar on Friday as German government bond yields surged on the back of investors thinking the European Central Bank was done stimulating the ailing euro zone economy after cutting rates on Thursday.

The central bank cut its deposit interest rate by 10 basis points to a record low of minus 0.5 per cent and said it would restart bond purchases at a rate of €20 billion (Dh81.5bn) a month from November 1 for an indefinite time.

The revived bond"...

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