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TATHMEER Preventive Health Care Introduction Gets an ENCORE

5:31 pm in General by Ryme Katkhouda

one of 82 slides developed by Dr Walid Khairallah on Preeventive Health Care

Dr. Walid Khairallah explaining how human evolution effected our bodies and the food we consume.

TATHMEER launched its first activity last week with the first of a 3 session workshop: an “Introduction to Preventive Health Care”. TATHMEER works on strengthening capacities as a preventive measure for self-sufficiency. TATHMEER, in line with its vision of strong conscious, cultured, aware, empowered, creative, self-determined local stakeholders, pro-actively engaged in sustained local development, part of a harmonious global culture grounded in Justice for all, saw fit to start its empowerment activities by focusing on the health of the social actors and other local stakeholders from a preventive health care perspective.
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Berytech Launches a Media Cluster

12:42 pm in General by salim tannous

During the second week of May, Berytech organized a series of group sessions, workshops and individual meetings revolving around the launch of a media cluster.
The sessions were animated by Mr. Alain Tubiana, Managing Director of image cluster ICONOVAL, and member of the board of the French National Clusters Association.
His work in Lebanon was divided into four parts.
The first day was dedicated to the Berytech team, Mr. Tubiana shared his knowledge around cluster models and discussed sustainability issues while Berytech shared with him the work that has been done since August of 2011 consisting of reports and presentations about the local media industries. 

June 6 is for IPv6: This Time for Real!

10:34 am in Berytech News, General, Technical, Tools by Nicolas Rouhana

As the successor to the current Internet Protocol, IPv4, IPv6 is critical to the Internet’s continued growth as a platform for innovation and economic development. Organized by the Internet Society, and building on the successful one-day World IPv6 Day event held on 8 June 2011, World IPv6 Launch represents a major milestone in the global deployment of IPv6.

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Unleash your .imagination !

10:48 am in Berytech News, Entrepreneurship, Financing, General, Technical by Nicolas Rouhana

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has decided to enhance competition and user choice via the introduction of new gTLDs (Generic Top-Level Domains). The application for these new gTLDs will be open between January and April 2012 only.

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Is the Bar Association Barring Lebanon from Doing Business?

3:51 pm in Entrepreneurship, General, Starting up by Tania Saba Mazraani

I recently attended a workshop organized by the World Bank Group at the Grand Serail, focusing on the ease – or not – of starting a business in Lebanon for limited liability companies, best known as SARL (Société anonyme à responsabilité limitée).

Inevitably, the workshop leaders had to draw comparisons and benchmark against existing practices worldwide. They looked at four indicators, being first, the number of days required to pre-register, register and post-register a company, secondly, the cost against % of income (exclusive of any hidden charges!!), thirdly, the paid-in minimum capital, which presently stands at LBP 5M, and finally, the number of procedures involved. Read the rest of this entry →