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November 13, 2018

Damascus, SANA – Damascus Old City restaurants located in its ancient neighborhoods of Bab Sharqi , al-Qeimariya, al-Amara, Bab Touma, al-Qashla and al-Amin have always been a glamorous tourist destination for visitors seeking"...

 


McLaren Group, Mumtalakat’s subsidiary, opens...
November 15, 2018

Manama, Nov. 14 (BNA): Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company (Mumtalakat), the sovereign wealth fund of the Kingdom of Bahrain, announced today that McLaren Automotive a subsidiary"...

Car plant shows limits to Iran's economic ambitions...
November 15, 2018

HASSIA, Syria/GENEVA (Reuters) - At an Iranian government-owned car plant near Homs, the small number of vehicles on the assembly line underscores the obstacles hobbling"...

 

 
November 15, 2018

In her year-long quest for a job, South Korean college graduate Casey Lee has faced a barrage of personal and contradictory questions. “One company asked if I had a boyfriend and when I’d get married,” she said.
“Another asked why I didn’t have a boyfriend and wondered if someone like me who had no plan to get married soon was trustworthy enough or had a personality issue.” Women often struggle to find a foothold in South Korea’s male-dominated corporate culture and a series of firms have now been caught allegedly using sexist recruitment targets to keep it that way.

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November 15, 2018

Spain may be the EU’s poster child for economic recovery, but impressive growth rates have failed to make a dent in the number of people struggling to make ends meet despite having jobs, the “working poor”. A combination of low wages and reliance on temporary contracts is keeping millions of workers stuck below the poverty line — nearly one in six, according to labour ministry figures.
The country has the European Union’s highest proportion of workers at risk of poverty, 13.1 per cent, after Greece and Romania, according to 2016 Eurostat figures.
Spain’s economy shrank during the financial crisis"...

November 15, 2018

Hundreds of fluttering red flags, buses emblazoned with ‘China Aid’ logos and even a purpose-built pagoda: driving around Port Moresby, you could be forgiven for thinking that Xi Jinping is hosting this week’s Apec summit of Asia-Pacific leaders.
US President Donald Trump’s decision to skip the summit in Papua New Guinea has allowed the Chinese leader to take centre stage, an opportunity that Beijing is seizing with relish.
Xi will embark on a state visit a day before the rest of the delegates descend on this dusty sun-baked city — and host a meeting with Pacific leaders — a schedule designed to"...

November 15, 2018

HONG KONG: The top two executives at Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific on Wednesday apologised for the firm’s handling of the world’s biggest airline hack that saw millions of customers’ data breached but denied trying to cover it up.
The CEO and chairman also said the crisis “was one of the most serious” in the embattled firm’s history and would act differently in a similar situation in future.
The pair were summoned to the city’s legislative council to explain to lawmakers why it had taken five months to admit it had been hacked and the data of 9.4 million customers compromised, including"...

November 15, 2018

Brasilia, SANA- Syrian Embassy in Brazil and a number of the Syrian community’s members participated in a charity fair for the accredited embassies in Brazil.

The Syrian participation in the event included an artistic cultural section on the Syrian folkloric songs and dances.

The Syrian pavilion at the exhibition embraced traditional products and industries and mosaic paintings, in addition to various Syrian folkloric desserts and meals.

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