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World - International
3/20/2023 10:23:06 PM
The French government under President Emmanuel Macron on Monday survived two no-confidence motions in parliament, but still faces intense pressure over its handling of a controversial pensions reform.

Egypt - Politics
3/19/2023 6:06:39 PM
Egypt's parliament – the House of Representatives – approved Sunday a government-drafted bill granting new wage hikes to government employees and a rise by 15 percent to pensions.

World - International
3/17/2023 6:21:41 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron's government on Friday faced no-confidence motions in parliament and intensified protests after imposing a contentious pension reform without a vote in the lower house.

World - International
3/17/2023 3:31:59 PM
Protests against French President Emmanuel Macron's decision to force a bill raising the retirement age from 62 to 64 through parliament without a vote disrupted traffic, garbage collection, and university campuses in Paris as opponents of the change maintained their resolve to get the government to back down.

World - International
3/17/2023 1:34:42 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday faced intensified protests and a no-confidence motion in parliament after pushing through a contentious pension reform without a vote in the lower house.

World - International
3/16/2023 4:58:02 PM
France’s government on Thursday invoked a special constitutional power to enact a contentious pension bill without a vote in parliament, in a risky move by President Emmanuel Macron.

Egypt - Politics
3/15/2023 8:22:54 PM
Egypt's House of Representatives' Labour Force Committee approved Wednesday a raft of bills granting new wage hikes to government employees and a rise by 15 percent to pensions.

World - International
3/15/2023 7:10:01 PM
A joint committee of Senate and National Assembly lawmakers has validated French President Emmanuel Macron's pension plan, meaning it could be submitted to votes by both houses of Parliament on Thursday, unless his government chooses to impose the changes in the meantime.

World - International
3/11/2023 5:27:57 PM
Demonstrators in France took to the streets Saturday for a seventh day of protest against President Emmanuel Macron's pension reform plans, with police expecting up to a million people at rallies nationwide.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
3/7/2023 9:58:33 PM
State employees and pensioners will receive their annual raises earlier this year as part of a special package of economic relief measures, reports Nahla Abul-Ezz

Business - Economy
3/5/2023 10:53:00 PM
Egypt's Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait said an annual package of EGP 150 billion to increase salaries and pensions decided by President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi will cost the state's treasury an estimated amount of EGP 150 billion.

Egypt - Politics
3/2/2023 10:10:00 PM
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has announced on Thursday the raising of the minimum wage for government employees to EGP 3,500 and pensions by 15 percent - as part of a wide-ranging social package to alleviate ramifications of global economic situation on the public - starting 1 April.

World - International
2/21/2023 11:58:44 AM
French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday defended his government's hotly contested pensions overhaul in rare comments about the topic.

World - International
2/11/2023 1:20:49 PM
France is bracing itself for a fourth round of nationwide protests against President Emmanuel Macron's plans to reform pensions Saturday, but strikes will not hit transport services this time, allowing trains and the Paris Metro to run.

World - International
1/31/2023 12:55:50 PM
France woke up to a day of paralysis Tuesday with transport blockages, mass strikes and demonstrations hitting the country for the second time in a month to protest a planned reform to raise the retirement age.

Business - Economy
1/30/2023 12:25:50 PM
France's national rail operator is recommending that passengers stay home Tuesday to avoid strikes over pensions that are expected to cause major transport woes but largely spare high-speed links to Britain, Belgium and the Netherlands.

World - International
1/23/2023 4:22:33 PM
France's government on Monday moved forward with a fiercely contested pensions reform plan that would raise the retirement age to 64, saying balancing the system's books must be top priority.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
10/5/2022 12:13:00 PM
A closer look into the proceedings at last week’s Arab Pensions and Social Insurance Conference

World - International
9/29/2022 7:50:47 PM
The French government vowed on Thursday to push through pension reform by the end of the winter despite opposition from unions which launched a first major day of strikes.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
9/28/2022 11:04:24 PM
The Arab Pensions and Social Insurance Conference kicked off on Wednesday under the title ‘Arab Pensions Outlook 2050 – Change and Opportunity’ to discuss challenges facing the pension systems in the Arab world and how to overcome them.

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