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Egypt - Politics
2/7/2024 10:51:06 PM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi directed on Wednesday the government to take several urgent social measures to alleviate the cost of living pressures on citizens, including raising minimum wages for all government workers and raising pensions starting in March.

Business - Economy
1/14/2024 1:54:04 PM
The Egyptian government is expected to increase the minimum wage for government employees and pensions – currently stand at EGP 4,000 and EGP 1,300, respectively – within two months, Samir Sabry, Rapporteur of the Investment Committee at the National Dialogue, said on Saturday.

Business - Economy
12/31/2023 2:07:47 PM
The Egyptian government is set to continue improving wage levels in 2024 to alleviate the financial burdens faced by citizens since the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and amid subsequent geopolitical tensions, Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait said on Sunday.

Egypt - Society
12/17/2023 3:06:54 PM
Egypt is set to increase the minimum pension by 17.64 percent as of 1 January 2024, Head of the National Organization for Social Insurance (NOSI) Gamal Awad announced in a statement on Sunday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
8/24/2023 7:30:00 PM
Despite adopting various unconventional means to attract dollar funds, these may be insufficient to cover Egypt’s needs for hard currency.

Business - Economy
7/27/2023 6:09:00 PM
The state-owned National Bank of Egypt (NBE) and Banque Misr announced issuing new three-year US-dollar certificates of deposits (CDs) with seven percent and nine percent yields to be paid quarterly or annually in US dollars or Egyptian pounds.

Business - Economy
6/28/2023 8:51:45 PM
Egypt is allocating EGP 202 billion ($6.54 billion) of its budget for the fiscal year 2023/24 to pensions, a six percent increase compared to EGP 191 billion in the current fiscal year, according to a statement by the Ministry of Finance on Wednesday.

World - International
6/6/2023 8:14:40 PM
French protests against President Emmanuel Macron's pensions overhaul began to run out of steam on Tuesday with lower numbers taking to the streets and leaders questioning the future of the movement.

World - International
4/14/2023 4:52:42 PM
France's Constitutional Council on Friday prepared to hand down its verdict on President Emmanuel Macron's unpopular pension reform, which could clear the way for the changes to be implemented.

World - International
4/13/2023 9:09:52 PM
Some 380,000 people protested across France on Thursday against President Emmanuel Macron's pension reform, a sharp fall on turnout at last week's rallies, the interior ministry said.

World - International
4/6/2023 10:59:00 AM
French demonstrators kicked off Thursday another day of protests and strikes to denounce President Emmanuel Macron's pension reform, after the latest talks between the government and unions ended in deadlock.

World - International
4/5/2023 5:50:00 PM
French unions on Wednesday said last-ditch talks with the prime minister to ease tensions over a divisive pension reform were a "failure" and called for record turnout at protest rallies the next day.

World - International
3/31/2023 1:19:41 PM
France's CGT trade union federation on Friday elected surprise candidate Sophie Binet as secretary general, making her the first woman to hold the post since the body's creation in 1895.

World - International
3/29/2023 12:31:21 PM
Sanitation workers in Paris are set to return to work Wednesday amid heaps of trash that piled up over their weekslong strike as protests against French President Emmanuel Marcon’s controversial pension bill appeared to be winding down.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
3/28/2023 9:10:52 PM
As the protests over reforms to the country’s pensions system continue, the French capital has been looking less and less like it does on television

World - International
3/26/2023 9:39:50 PM
French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne told AFP Sunday she would meet opposition leaders early next month and was open to talks with unions, after weeks of protests against pensions reforms.

Multimedia - In Pictures
3/24/2023 11:29:31 PM

World - International
3/23/2023 11:26:24 PM
Protesters clashed with French security forces Thursday in the most serious violence yet of a three-month revolt against President Emmanuel Macron's hugely controversial pension reform.

Business - Economy
3/21/2023 2:56:12 PM
Egypt's parliament – the House of Representatives – approved Monday a bill amending the current FY2022/23 budget to earmark an additional EGP 165 billion to fund President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi's new package of wage and pension hikes and social protection programmes.

World - International
3/21/2023 1:12:49 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron is set to give a televised interview on Wednesday, with the 45-year-old seeking to calm public anger over his pension reform and tamp down spiraling protests and strikes.

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