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David Bitan  photo: Eyal Izhar Coalition, opposition agree: NIS 4,000 disabled allowance

Coalition chairman David Bitan rejected the Simhon Committee's NIS 3,200 recommendation.

Noam Bardin photo: Tamar Matsafi Waze founder Noam Bardin: Silicon Valley thinks little of Israel

Bardin and Bank of Israel Research Department head Nathan Sussman punctured Israeli self-satisfaction at an Israel Democracy Institute conference.

Benjamin Netanyahu (Photo: Reuters) 70% of Israeli gov't decisions implemented

Prime Minister's Office: Israel is one of the few OECD countries that monitors implementation of government decisions.

Lab Technician.  Photo: Reuters Women dominate Israel's life science industry

70% of employees are women says the Nisha placement company. Salaries are generous but not as high as in IT.

Karnit Flug Flug: 9% of employees carry the economy

The Bank of Israel Governor says that the 90% non high-tech employees have low wages and low productivity.

Kahlon, Netanyahu  photo: Flash 90 First quarter growth revised downwards

The Central Bureau of Statistics now says that the Israeli economy grew at just 1.2% in the first quarter of 2017.

Herzliya Herzliya mayor slams Apollonia building plan

Moshe Fadlon: Not a single housing unit should be built on the Apollonia site for 30 years.

price gun  photo: Tamar Matzafi CPI up 0.4% in May

The rate of inflation over the past twelve months was 0.8%. The rise in home prices moderated.

Hedva Ber Household debt continues to grow

Total debt owed by Israeli households rose 1.3% in the first quarter, while credit for non-housing purposes rose even faster.

Catherine Leung Photo: Eyal Yizhar Chinese fund MizMaa to invest $100m in Israeli startups

The fund, which has already invested in six startups, will invest in cyber security, auto technology, fintech, AI, cloud computing, and robotics.

Andrew Abir Photo: Lior Mizrahi BoI exec: Forex purchases are monetary policy

Andrew Abir: The Bank of Israel has already purchased $5 billion since the beginning of the year.

Gila Gamliel  photo: Tamar Matzafi Gov't approves NIS 1.3b "Digital Israel" program

The program is designed to promote equality in exploitation of social rights and economic opportunity.

Kahlon, Netanyahu  photo: Flash 90 Gov't faces NIS 21.7b fiscal gap in 2019-2020

The updated multi-year budget program being presented to the government today indicates that tax hikes or spending cuts, or both, will be necessary.

Shraga Brosh, photo: Manufacturers Association Brosh: Growth is a bubble based on bank loans

The Manufacturers Association president: We always said that this growth is not sustainable and even dangerous.

Moshe Kahlon Photo: Oriah Tadmor "Real estate market changes we made are irreversible"

In an exclusive interview with "Globes" Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon says he is enjoying the job so much, he wants it for another term.

Arabs and Jews Global businesses need workplace diversity

Instead of importing high-tech employees, we should develop human capital from marginalized groups in Israeli society, argues ITWorks CEO Ifat Baron.

Hendrik Geldenhuys Photo: Ronen Mahleb UBS exec: Israel has substantial growth potential

UBS regional wealth management head Hendrik Geldenhuys says Israel is a great market for its wealthy clients.

Peter Jarrett Photo: PR OECD exec warns on Israel real estate bubble

Israel is one of the top five countries in the world in terms of high risk real estate prices, the OECD's Peter Jarrett tells "Globes."

Campaign to reduce use of plastic bags 42% of Israelis don't buy plastic bags

52% said they used fewer plastic bags for environmental reasons, since the new "Bags Law" came into effect in January.

Zisser, Ben-Moshe, Tchenguiz, Levy Black Cube - a "Mossad-style" business intelligence co

"Globes" investigates the secretive methods of the Israeli company that has become an international leader in business intelligence.

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