Al-Ahram Weekly   Al-Ahram Weekly
3 - 9 August 2000
Issue No. 493
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875 Issues navigation Current Issue Previous Issue Back Issues

Year of the bear
With the single exception of January, it's been a bearish year. Sherine Abdel-Razek reports

Planning the communications revolution
A $1 billion masterplan for the development of Egypt's telecommunications infrastructure is in the making. Niveen Wahish reports

Summer shopping
For the third year in a row, Egypt is host to a month-long tourism and shopping extravaganza. Will it be successful? Rehab Saad looks at the prospects

Lost lustre
Despite the glitter, Sherine Nasr notes that all is not golden at the Tourism and Shopping Festival

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