The Buzz Morning briefing: 29 May 2013 France bans Lebanon aid, plus other news by Executive Staff May 29, 2013 written by Executive Staff May 29, 2013 Economics and Policy France has drawn up a blacklist of 17 countries including Lebanon that do not help investigate foreign aid fraud, banning the use of their banks to help distribute development funds. More from The Daily Star Qatar may abandon its peg to the US dollar when the economy grows less dependent on hydrocarbons and local financial markets deepen, its central bank chief has said. More from Reuters Tens of thousands of foreign workers are trying to leave Saudi Arabia after the government said they would be forgiven any fees or fines for visa violations such as overstaying or switching jobs. More from Reuters Led by the UAE, the issuance of debt securities in the GCC recorded a strong pick-up in the first quarter to hit $16.7 billion, underscoring a sustained recovery. More from Khaleej Times Companies and Business Kuwait's state-run oil group signed a 147 million dinar ($514 million) contract with South Korea's Daelim Industrial Co. to build and upgrade facilities at an oil refinery in the Gulf Arab state. More from Reuters SITA, a global air transport IT firm, has been selected by the Directorate General of Civial Aviation Authority and Middle East Airlines-Air Liban to provide airport services at Beirut’s Rafik Hariri International Airport for the next five years. More from Reuters foreign aidFrancelebanon 0 comment 0 FacebookTwitterPinterestEmail Executive Staff previous post Sucked in next post Business briefing: 30 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.