- Lebanon S&P Keeps Lebanon Credit Rating at B-, Fitch Downgrades It to CCC The Standard & Poor's credit rating agency on Friday kept Lebanon's rating at B- while the Fitch agency downgraded it from B- to CCC. In a stateme...
- Business Trump Says U.S. Companies 'Ordered' to Find Alternative to Production in China U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday pledged a quick response to China's decision to slap a new round of tariffs on U.S. goods, and told Ameri... 1
The financial crisis in the Palestinian territories is causing hard times for residents but may lead to an unexpected reprieve for many sheep.Full Story
Britain's economy unexpectedly shrank in the second quarter, official data showed Friday, with output faltering on Brexit turmoil.Full Story
Beijing on Thursday said U.S. rules banning technology giant Huawei and other Chinese firms from government contracts amounted to "abuse of state power" amid an escalating China-U.S. trade war.Full Story
President Donald Trump said Thursday he is not happy with the strong U.S. dollar, which is hurting American manufacturing, and blamed the Federal Reserve for keeping interest rates too high.Full Story
Applications for Chevening Scholarships to study in the UK are open between 5 August and 5 November 2019, with applications to be submitted via www.chevening.org/apply, the British embassy in Lebanon said in a statement on Wednesday.
Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals with demonstrable leadership potential who also have strong academic backgrounds. The scholarship offers full financial support for future leaders to study for any eligible master’s degree at any UK university whilst also gaining access to a wide range of exclusive academic, professional, and cultural experiences.Full Story
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday kept up pressure on the Federal Reserve, demanding more stimulus as Wall Street looked set to tumble on economic fears.Full Story
Italian bank UniCredit cut its 2019 revenue target Wednesday, citing "a tough macroeconomic environment" marked in particular by low interest rates that undermine lending operations.Full Story
India's central bank on Wednesday cut interest rates for the fourth time this year, as New Delhi battles sluggish economic growth and high unemployment.Full Story
Saudi Arabia is building a futuristic megacity with promises of talking robots and flying taxis, but for hundreds of thousands like academic Abdullah a simple dream remains elusive -- owning a home.Full Story
Myanmar hit back Tuesday at a report by U.N. investigators calling for tougher sanctions against the country's powerful military to squeeze its business empire, accusing the probe of trying to harm the country.Full Story