The Buzz Morning briefing: 10 May 2013 Lebanon risks recession over Syria, plus other news by Executive Staff May 10, 2013 Executive Staff May 10, 2013 Economics and Policy The economic devastation of Syria’s war could drive the economies of neighboring Lebanon and Jordan into reverse, Syria’s former deputy prime minister has said. More from The Daily Star Oman’s central bank has stipulated that commercial banks’ loans to small and medium-sized firms must account for at least five per cent of their total loans, in a new rule aimed at easing unemployment. More from Reuters Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), actively involved in making opportunistic investments, has future aims of acquiring more trophy assets and diversifying its portfolio. More from Arabian Business Middle Eastern governments are being warned to beef up the protection of military and government satellite communications in the face of a rising tide of cyberattacks. More from The National Companies and Business Lebanese Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh has said that the the lender could not approve Middle East Airlines’ bid to acquire financially troubled Cyprus Airways as this could increase risk. More from The Daily Star Dubai-based Emirates Airline has posted a 52 percent increase in profits to $622m in the last financial year. More from Arabian Business Also in aviation, Etihad Airways could more than double its stake in Virgin Australia, in a move to compete against the new alliance between Emirates and Qantas. More from Arabian Business lebanonRecession 0 comment 0 FacebookTwitterPinterestEmail Executive Staff -------------------------------------- View all posts by Executive Staff previous post Morning briefing: 9 May 2013 next post Morning briefing: 13 May 2013 You may also like Lebanon’s grand plans for a new capital April 1, 2015 Executive Staff Cleisthenes, meet Ares January 28, 2015 Executive Staff Deficiency reigns August 18, 2014 Matt Nash In photos: Fashioning jewelry August 13, 2014 Nabila Rahhal A very holy month July 7, 2014 Nabila Rahhal Where to watch the World Cup June 30, 2014 Nabila Rahhal Broadcasting the World Cup June 30, 2014 Nabila Rahhal In photos: Beirut Design Week June 18, 2014 Nabila Rahhal A broadcast game June 12, 2014 Nabila Rahhal Just like a wavin’ flag June 12, 2014 Nabila Rahhal Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.