The amendment to the Restrictive Trade Practices Law is meant to cut regulation and focus the Antitrust Authority's activity on maintaining competition.
Objections to grandiose plans on land opposite the Tel Aviv seafront site are still being considered.
This latest growth follows 4.4% growth on an annualized basis in the fourth quarter of 2017, the Central Bureau of Statistics reports.
Home prices are now down over the past 12 months while inflation is rising, the Central Bureau of Statistics reports.
The two finance ministers met in Moshe Kahlon's Jerusalem office ahead of the opening of the new US Embassy.
The workers are asking the Histadrut to call a legal strike and restore their "democratic right".
The five-year program is designed to improve education, encourage employment, and upgrade transportation for East Jerusalem's Arabs.
The National Labor Court will hand down a decision on contempt of court petitions, after port workers flouted back to work orders, on Tuesday.
Despite ministers' declarations, Israel continues to fall behind in the only global efficiency index that counts.
Despite Minister of Transport Yisrael Katz being nine years in the job, we still lack a coherent plan.
With the world hungry for new television drama, Chaim Sharir and Mosh Danon see a great opportunity for Israel's uninhibited creative talent.