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  1. Anelik Bank faces no problems with liquidity amid national dram...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ARMINFO news agency

    ... liquidity amid the national dram hyper-devaluation due to the financial support of its owner, Credit Bank S.A.L. (Lebanon), Nerses Karamanukyan, Chairman of Anelik Bank Board, told ArmInfo. "The latest uneasy situation in the financial market of ...

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  2. Analysts play down Moody's downgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT: Moody's downgrading of the long-term deposits of Lebanon's top three banks will have little impact on their performance, but may diminish foreign investment in Lebanese government bonds, bankers and economists said. Moody's Wednesday downgraded the long-term deposit ratings of Bank Audi, BLOM Bank and Byblos Bank to B2 from B1, one day after the ratings agency also downgraded Lebanon's government bond ratings to B2 from B1.

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  3. Christmas Tree Farms Thinning in MissouriRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Joplin

    Christmas Tree Farms Thinning in Missouri. Linda Ong. Eric Redus. 12/16/2014 06:53 PM. 12/16/2014 07:00 PM. Christmas tree farm. LEBANON, Mo. -- The number of Christmas tree farms in the Ozarks has thinned. It's a trend both in Missouri and across the ... (Read full article)

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  4. Fast start carries Lebanon past Joplin boysRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Joplin

    LEBANON, Mo. -- Connor Hicks scored 19 points and led Lebanon to a 68-52 victory against Joplin in an Ozark Conference game Monday night.

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  5. Bank of Beirut hedges on overseas growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT: The Bank of Beirut, as in the case of most leading banks in Lebanon, is keen to strengthen its presence abroad, most notably in Australia, in a bid to diversify its sources of income. In February 2011, it acquired 85 percent of Laiki Bank Ltd. for $420 million in a bid to tap into the large market, which also has a big Lebanese community.

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  6. BLOM sees reasons for consolidationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT: A difficult operating environment and the cost of compliance with FATCA will offer incentives for banks to merge, according to a report by BLOM Bank on mergers and acquisitions. "The difficult operating environment in local and regional markets, combined with the lack of investment opportunities in Lebanon and the cost of maintaining high levels of liquidity, makes it harder for banks to create profits and gives them an incentive to engage in consolidation activities," the report said.

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  7. Lebanese corporations urged to contribute to social programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT: Corporations should adopt a more holistic approach when it comes to the implementation of socially responsible business practices, said experts at the fourth annual CSR Lebanon Forum. The two-day forum, which kicked off Monday at the Phoenicia Hotel in Beirut, under the patronage of Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh, attracted more than 700 participants, including CSR consultants, bankers, businessmen, academics and university students.

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  8. The Middle East's Switzerland? Lebanon's banking secrecy is here to stayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Al Bawaba

    Lebanon is one of the countries in the world with banking secrecy laws, which were created to further strengthen the financial systems in the country. There is no threat to Lebanon's banking secrecy, despite the mounting pressure from the international community to disclose the accounts of Lebanese with dual passports, bankers said.

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  9. Forum to focus on corporate responsibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT: International, regional and local experts will gather Monday at the fourth annual Corporate Social Responsibility Lebanon Forum to highlight the importance of corporate social responsibility in addressing the challenges businesses face today. Entitled "CSR: The Business of Making a Difference," the two-day networking event will be held at the Phoenicia hotel in Beirut under the sponsorship of Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh and in collaboration with the European Union.

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  10. Banking secrecy to remain despite FATCARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | The Daily Star

    File - People walk in front of the Bank Association building in Beirut, Monday, June 27, 2011. BEIRUT: There is no threat to Lebanon's banking secrecy, despite the mounting pressure from the international community to disclose the accounts of Lebanese with dual passports, bankers said.

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  11. Springfield man sentenced in 2009 triple murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | KOMU-TV Columbia

    ... 48-year-old wife, Glenda Smith, at their Phillipsburg home. Twenty-five-year-old Zachary Bryan Porter was killed in Lebanon. The Smiths were the father and stepmother of an ex-girlfriend of one of the other suspects. Porter was dating the woman.

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  12. Jays roll past Lebanon at wrestling dualRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | News Tribune

    The Jefferson City Jays figured bonus points would be the key to Tuesday night's wrestling dual against the Lebanon Yellowjackets. "The kids wrestled well," Jays coach Phil Cagle said.

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  13. Salameh: Oil decline may curb remittancesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2014 | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT: The biggest obstacle facing Lebanon's economy lies in the oil price decline, which could reduce the remittances the country receives from Gulf states, Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh said at an award ceremony Monday. "The most notable of economic challenges that Lebanon and the Lebanese pound will face in 2015 is the decrease in oil prices, which affects the economies of the Gulf," Salameh said in a videotaped recording during the launch of the 4th First Protocol Social Economic Awards held at Casino du Liban.

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  14. Salameh: Oil price drop hurts Lebanese economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | The Daily Star

    File - Salameh is in Washington for an annual meeting of World Bank and IMF officials. BEIRUT: The biggest obstacle facing Lebanon's economy lies in the fall of oil prices, which reduces the remittances it receives from Gulf countries, Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh said.

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  15. Lebanon's sovereign ratings affirmed at 'B'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | AME Info

    Capital Intelligence , the international credit rating agency, today announced that is has affirmed Lebanon's Long-Term Foreign and Local Currency Sovereign Ratings of 'B' and its Short-Term Foreign and Local Currency Sovereign Ratings of 'B'. The Outlook for Lebanon's Ratings remains 'Stable'.

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  16. 11-year-old dies in crash on icy Missouri highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | KRCG-TV Jefferson City

    The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the crash happened Wednesday morning when a driver lost control of her sport utility vehicle nine miles east of Lebanon. The patrol says the SUV traveled into the path of another SUV.

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  17. 11 Year Old Boy Dead Following AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | KRMS-AM Osage Beach

    ... eastbound lane and struck a 1998 Ford Escape driven by 36 year old Adele Berry. Berry was taken to Mercy hospital in Lebanon while Sarah Green was taken to Mercy hospital in Springfield. All individuals were wearing seat belts.

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  18. Khalil: We will seek new avenues to pass draft budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | The Daily Star

    File - Lebanon's Finance Minister Ali Hassan Khalil says he will not pay public sector employees wages before the Parliament legally approves the spending. BEIRUT: Finance Minister Ali Hassan Khalil said Wednesday it was imperative to remove all obstacles before the endorsement of the draft budget, and that he had a constitutional formula to do so.

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  19. Jean Nehme: from surgeon to entrepreneurRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | The Daily Star

    ... in the tech startup industry and coincided with a new wave of investment money being pumped into the sector in Lebanon. Despite the fact that most of the innovation that is currently happening is copycat products, Lebanon is heading in the right ...

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  20. 14 Events For JEGS/CRA All-Stars TourRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2014 | National Speed Sport News

    ... Memorial Day Weekend event on May 23. The series will then make the longest distance road trip of the season to Lebanon I-44 Speedway, in Lebanon, Mo., with the third annual Mercy Masters of the Pros 144 on May 30. The series will then visit Salem ...

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