Finance & economy

August 21, 2014

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Alstom to supply inter-city trains to Algeria

ALSTOM confirmed on August 20 that it has been selected as preferred bidder for a Dinars 21bn ($US 260m) contract to supply 17 bi-mode (diesel and electric) multiple units to Algerian National Railways (SNTF) for long-distance services.


A report on Algerian news website Tout l'Algérie on August 19 quoted SNTF director general Mr Yacine Benbjaballah"...

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August 21, 2014

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Leading Global Industrial Auctioneers Troostwijk and Heritage Global Partners Launch World-class Industry Collaboration with Exclusive European Energy Alliance

Heritage Global Partners (“HGP”), a global leader in asset advisory and auction services today announced that they have entered into an exclusive strategic alliance with Troostwijk Auctions (“Troostwijk”) to monetize global energy industry assets on behalf of regional and multinational European corporate clients. Founded in 1930, Troostwijk is one of the largest and most highly respected European industrial auctioneers, with locations in 15 countries. The alliance combines the core"......

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August 20, 2014

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Thousands of teachers plan to resign in Algeria

Thousands of teachers are planning to resign due to pressures in classrooms and administration. Some of them want to be in « early retirement », saying they can’t give the best to their pupils anymore.


« A study conducted by the CNAPSET showed that thousands of teachers who had worked for more than 15 years plan to be in retirement due to"...

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August 20, 2014

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Security services started counting Christians in Algeria since last May, French website says

Security services launched on last May the process of counting number of Christians and registering their personal and other general information in Algeria.


French website "Christianisme Aujourd'hui" which is specialized in the affairs of Christians across the world published that services of the National Gendarmerie in Algeria launched a process of comprehensive and detailed statistics for Christians in Algeria. According to the same"...

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August 20, 2014

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China launches first Algerian corvette

The Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding company has launched the first of three new C28A corvettes for Algeria, which will be delivered in mid-2015.

The vessel was launched near Shanghai on August 16, according to Naval Recognition, and will be delivered in May next year.

Algeria in March 2012 signed a contract with China Shipbuilding Trading Company (CSSC) for the three corvettes, after ordering two Meko A-200N frigates from Germany’s ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems. They are being built by Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding, a wholly owned subsidiary CSSC, the largest shipbuilding group...

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August 20, 2014

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Self-immolation in Algeria highlights housing crisis

An Algerian man was badly injured on Tuesday when he set himself on fire because he was unable to pay rent for his family home.


The 35-year old father of two sustained severe burns to his chest and hands, and was taken to the burns unit of a nearby hospital in the Sidi Bel Abbas district of eastern"...

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August 19, 2014

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Solidarity with Palestine: CRA, UGCAA sign partnership agreement

A partnership agreement was signed Monday between the National Union of Algerian Traders and Artisans (UGCAA) and the Algerian Red Crescent (CRA) as part of the national solidarity programme with the Palestinian people.


This agreement defines the conditions and terms of contribution and intervention of the UGCAA as a partner of the CRA in the national solidarity policy"...

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August 19, 2014

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La Soummam training ship docks at Algiers port

The training ship "La Soumam 937" has docked Monday at Algiers port after the Summer 2014 Instruction Campaign, launched on July 12.


On this occasion, the Commander of Algerian Naval Forces, Major General Malek Necib has inspected the cadets, the crew and the training ship.


The Summer 2014 Instruction Campaign, which lasted 64 days, included 41 days of sailing and 23 days of stops-over at six foreign ports and two national ports.


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August 19, 2014

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Education: SNTE calls for changing holidays' calendar

National Union of Education Workers sent a detailed report to the National Education Ministry, asking it to delay the School Year's start 2014/2015, until the end of next September, instead of the 7th of the same month, across 16 cities in the south.


"Students annually join the school in degree temperatures that exceed 50 degrees, without the movement of authorities. Syndicate identified in its report a series of imbalances that are"...

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August 19, 2014

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C.J. Driscoll & Associates Releases New In-Depth Report on the Chinese Commercial Telematics Market

C.J. Driscoll & Associates, a leading supplier of market research and consulting services for the GPS and wireless communication industries, has released the China Commercial Telematics Market Study, which is the first in a new series of C.J. Driscoll reports on global telematics markets. China has the fastest growing fleet market in the world, and also one of the fastest growing commercial telematics markets.

Today, over five million GPS fleet tracking and Beidou"......

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