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Spanish hotels fear Brits will choose cheap breaks in Tunisia this summer

SPAIN’S holiday hot spots have been warned they need to find ways to prevent British tourists from being tempted away by cheap holidays to places such as Turkey, Egypt and Tunisia this summer. Hotel bosses say they have “no hope” of competing on price as all inclusive one-week holidays at ...

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Tunisia Seeks Buyer for Majority Stake in Carthage Cement

he Tunisian government has opened a public bid for the sale of its majority stake in Carthage Cement. Carthage Cement S.A is a public company which is specializes in the production of cement, aggregates and concrete. The Tunisian State and Bina Corp are the controlling shareholders of Carthage Cement S.A ...

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Arabsat and Rohde & Schwarz establish IP-based DTH platform at ONT Tunisia

Following the announcement earlier this year of an agreement between Arabsat and ONT to launch a Tunisian broadcast platform on Arabsat Badr-4 at 26°E, Rohde & Schwarz has been selected to design, install and commission the TV broadcast platform, which became fully operational in October. Working closely with Arabsat, Rohde ...

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EU recommends removing Tunisia and 7 others from tax haven blacklist (Financial Times)

European officials have recommended that eight countries, including Panama and Tunisia be moved from the EU’s tax haven blacklist to its grey list, after they promise to reform, Financial Times reports on Tuesday. The Europe Council’s group of tax experts – the so-called Code of Conduct group – recommended that ...

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IMF Executive Board Completes First Review under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) Arrangement with Tunisia

The government’s reform program supported by the EFF aims at reducing the fiscal deficit to stabilize public debt below 70 percent of GDP by 2020 while raising investment and social spending. Monetary tightening and greater exchange rate flexibility will help contain inflation, improve competitiveness, and preserve international reserves. To achieve ...

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“TunisiaTourism.info” launched for promotion of Tunisia destination

« TunisiaTourism.info » portal  and the first digital TV channel  specialising in Tunisian tourism were launched Monday in Tunis, at the initiative of the publishing and communication company MCM (Media, Communication, Marketing) in partnership with the Tunisair carrier and the Ministry of Tourism as well as Tunisian tourism professionals. (http://www.tunisiatourism.info/en/home) This site which is a ...

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20 thousand tonnes of Tunisia’s citrus exports expected in 2017/2018

Tunisia’s citrus exports are expected to reach 20 thousand tonnes in the 2017/2018 season compared with 18,800 tonnes last season, TAP reports. The export of Maltese oranges to the French market started on Saturday, January 13, with the shipment of 34 containers (760 tonnes) to the port of Marseille, according ...

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State mobilises 600 thousand dinars as part of framework contract

The State will guarantee for three years a framework contract nationwide to ensure sustainability of projects for young people, Prime Minister Youssef Chahed said at a meeting with unemployed university graduates held on Sunday at the Denden Sectoral Training Centre in the Manouba governorate. He said that the young promoter ...

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Tunisia: Anti-austerity protests prompt aid package for poor

A multi-million euro package was announced as the country marks the seventh anniversary of its revolution. There is something to celebrate in Tunisia – on the seventh anniversary of its revolution. The governement has responded to anti-austerity protests – some of them violent – by announcing a multi-million euro action ...

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“Coup attempt on Bourguiba” in historical documentary

The archives collected from testimonies, records and documentary images about the events of the coup attempt on late President Habib Bourguiba in 1962, also known as Lazhar Charaiti coup gave birth to the documentary work that gathered Historian and screenplay writer  Khaled Abid, Journalist Chedli Berhouma in the journalistic work  ...

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