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Benjamin Netanyahu  photo: Reuters Netanyahu may scupper agreed power industry reform

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is believed to prefer tearing up the agreement reached with Israel Electric Corporation workers and pressing for a court ruling limiting their right to strike. 

Television  photo: Reuters Sintec Media plans 60 layoffs

Many of the company's employees are programmers from the haredi sector.

Power lines  photo: Eyal Izhar IEC reform plan agreed

The Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Resources hope to sign an agreement this week.

Teva workers demonstration  photo: Tal Schneider Strikes hit Israel in support of Teva workers

The half-day strike covers government ministries, the banks, the courts, and airports. Netanyahu says he'll meet Teva CEO Schultz.

Kare Schultz Photo: PR Teva CEO tells Netanyahu of hostile takeover risk

In a letter to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Kare Schultz commits to keeping Teva Israeli.

Israel Post online trade parcels center  photo: PR Israel Postal Co expanding Modi'in online trade center

Israel Postal Company will more than triple its space in Modi'in, in response to the rapid increase in goods that Israelis are ordering online.

Ashdod Port  picture: Eyal Yitzhar Ashdod Port petitions Labor Court against worker sanctions

The port's management is seeking an injunction ordering operations managers and workers back to work.

Histadrut Photo: Shlomi Yosef Histadrut calls general strike Sunday over Teva cuts

Public transport, the airport, health fund clinics, banks and more will strike Sunday morning in solidarity with Teva's employees.

Eli Gelman Over 40% of Amdocs employees are in India

Only 19% of the company's workforce is in Israel.

Kare Schultz Photo: PR Teva to fire at least 3,000 in Israel

The pharmaceutical company will close down most of its production operations in Israel, sources inform "Globes."

Mayor Nissim Malka Photo: Kobi Gidon GPO Kiryat Shmona braces for Teva plant closure

Mayor Nissim Malka: The layoffs are liable to make people leave the town.

Moshe Asher Photo: Eyal Yizhar Israel Tax Authority reintroduces voluntary disclosure

Ahead of the CRS agreement, the procedure enables Israelis to disclose unreported income without facing criminal proceedings.

Aryeh Deri photo: Shlomi Yosef Restrictive Saturday trading bill passes first reading

Under the "grocers bill", local authority bylaws on Saturday opening for stores will require the interior minister's consent. 

Ecoppia cleaning robot Photo: PR Solar panel cleaning co Ecoppia raises $13m

Investors include Harel Insurance, Swarth, GlenRock Capital, and Gandyr.

Moshe Kahlon  photo: Globes TV Kahlon cuts NIS 800m from purchase tax, customs duties

The cuts affect electrical goods, electronics, lighting, textiles, personal care, toys, and video games.

Poverty Photo: Tamar Matsafi If we're so rich, why are we so poor?

The paradox of Israel's apparently booming economy combined with poverty stems from the mechanism of so-called growth.

Prof. Michel Strawczynski BoI research chief warns against tax cuts

Bank of Israel Research Department director Michel Strawczynski says cuts will make it harder to meet deficit targets in future years.

Teva Photo: Tamar Matsafi Most Teva Israel layoffs expected at Petah Tikva HQ

As Teva workers await the axe, one tells "Globes" that he fears he will be shortchanged while outgoing CSO Michael Hayden gets $2.5 million by the end of 2018.

Bank of Israel  photo; Ariel Yeruzolimsky Israel's foreign exchange reserves hit record $112b

The foreign exchange reserves rose in November even though the Bank of Israel purchased no foreign currency.

Kare Schultz Photo: PR Teva mulls 10,000 layoffs - report

The planned cuts would save Teva $1.5-2 billion within two years, reports "Bloomberg."

New Bnei Brak housing project Photo: PR S&P Maalot: Housing market stagnation could depress prices

S&P Maalot nevertheless sees the medium-term trend as likely to be upwards.

Kahlon, Netanyahu  photo: Flash 90 3 things they're not telling you about cutting corporate taxation

The supposed benefits do not stand up to close inspection.

El Al El Al has no direction or purpose

Who really calls the shots at the Israeli carrier, and what time bomb is concealed in its balance sheet, asks Avishai Ovadia.

Shekels Photo: Shutterstock Meitav Dash: Shekel is too strong

Having gained 12% against the dollar over the past five years, 2018 might be the year in which the shekel changes direction, argues Meitav Dash chief economist Alex Zabezhinsky.  

Herzliya Marina Photo: Tamar Matsafi Israeli yacht owners appeal inclusion in "wealth tax"

The yacht owners say their boats were purchased for business purposes, not private use.

Wild boar Photo: Gil Caspi Israel's wild animals moving into the cities

Haifa Veterinary Services: People are feeding wolves, jackals and wild boar and the animals are getting used to it.

Benjamin Netanyahu  photo: Reuters The assault on clean government

The bill to neuter Israel's State Comptroller is the latest in a series of attacks on the state's watchdogs, observes Tal Schneider.

Dalton Conley Photo: PR "Genetic inequality is increasing"

Princeton University's Prof. Dalton Conley tells "Globes" that understanding the interaction between genetics and environment will start a social revolution.

Gambling Photo: Reuters Israel Tax Authority targets poker pros

The potential income of Israel's professional poker players varies from hundreds of thousands to millions of shekels a year.

Wind farm photo: Orly Ginnosar Galilee residents fear wind farms will dwarf landscape

Power plants and renewable energy farms are replacing agriculture throughout Israel.

ID Metal Works from Karmiel Photo: Courtesy ID Metal Works Cos face ruin as gov't wants investment grants repaid

ID Metal Works from Karmiel is among many Israeli companies that claim the government is dealing them a lethal blow.

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