Lattakia (666)

12-09-2011

Traffic at the Lattakia Port declined 13 percent since the beginning of the unrest in Syria and 36 percent in the month of June alone according to statistics published by the company managing the containers terminal.

29-08-2011

Samir Hassan and Nizar Asaad, two businessmen involved in various sectors of activity, were added to the latest names of Syrian individuals put under sanctions by the European Union.

28-08-2011

Syria’s jobless population reached 468,009 in 2010, or an unemployment rate of 8.9 percent out of a total labour force of 5.11 million, according to a survey by the Syrian government.

28-08-2011

Set-up a private commercial FM radio station

22-08-2011

There are currently just under two dozen international companies operating in the Syrian oil industry from the exploration and production sectors to related services. The companies are listed below.

22-08-2011

There are currently just under two dozen international companies operating in the Syrian oil industry from the exploration and production sectors to related services. The companies are listed below.

22-08-2011

On Thursday in a significant diplomatic development, the US and its European allies called upon Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down from power. The move was met with repugnance on the part of the Syrian government.

15-08-2011

Syria has extended the deadline for the submission of bids for the design and construction of a sewage water treatment plant in Qardaha, in the Lattakia Governorate.

15-08-2011

Six new university faculties were established by Presidential decree last week, all of them located in some of the least developed areas of the country.

15-08-2011

The Syrian President has named a new head for the Aleppo Governorate, the sixth nomination of a new Governor since the beginning of the political crisis currently engulfing Syria.

15-08-2011

Over the course of the last eight days, the international community has grown markedly united in its condemnation of the Syrian government's use of force to quell the country's deepening revolutionary movement.

15-08-2011

Book of conditions to be purchased from company (EUR 150)

08-08-2011

The first week of Ramadan proved to be a violent one, as over the course of the last seven days, more than 250 civilians were reportedly killed in military crackdowns across the country.

01-08-2011

Trade and distribution of food and fodder, iron scrap, furniture, decoration accessories, electronic  and home appliances; electronic trade and internet services; own, manage and invest in commercial malls, cinemas, theaters, clubs, coffee shops, restaurants; catering services; contracting and construction services; maritime services, land and sea freight services

01-08-2011

Trade and distribution of food and fodder, iron scrap, furniture, decoration accessories, electronic and home appliances; electronic trade and internet services; own, manage and invest in commercial malls, cinemas, theaters, clubs, coffee shops, restaurants; contracting and construction services; maritime services, land and sea freight services 

01-08-2011

Trade and distribution of all kinds of iron scrap,wood industries (including furniture and decor accessories), electronic and home appliances; electronic trade and internet services; own, manage, and invest in commercial malls, cinemas, theaters, clubs, coffee shops, restaurants; catering services; contracting and construction works

01-08-2011

The momentum of the Syrian uprising continues to grow as protestors on Friday July 29 again exceeded 1 million across the country. The death toll from the day remains unclear, with most estimates suggesting some 23 were killed. The start of the week ushered in a new political parties law as well as a draft law on elections. Nevertheless, tensions are mounting as Monday August 1 brings the start of Ramadan, during which daily mass protests are expected.

31-07-2011

Trade of food products and fodder, iron scrap, furniture, decoration accessories, electronic and home appliances; electronic trade and internet services; own, manage and invest in shopping malls, cinemas, theaters, coffee shops, clubs, restaurants; catering services; contracting and construction services; maritime services; sea and land freight services

25-07-2011

An estimated 1.2 million protestors took to the streets across Syria on Friday July 22 - the largest turnout ever since the unrest began on March 15. Earlier in the week in a significant diplomatic blow, the Embassy of Qatar in Damascus closed and its Ambassador abandoned his post. Meanwhile, the heavy crackdown against the opposition in Homs continued throughout the week.

18-07-2011

Loon Lattakia, a partially-owned subsidiary of Kulczyk Oil, and Gulfsands Petroleum are drilling new wells in Blocks 9 and 26 located in the northwest and northeast parts of the country.

18-07-2011

The Syrian government is seeking a consultancy to prepare the contracting documents for the building of a new passenger terminal at Damascus International Airport.

17-07-2011

Korea’s LS Industrial Systems has begun supplying ten substations across six locations in Syria on an EPC basis.

03-07-2011

The Syrian President has issued a decree scrapping many penalties on companies established in the country’s free zones.

27-06-2011

On June 20, President Bashar al-Assad made an address to the nation that highlighted the severity of the country's economic crisis and blamed recent unrest on conspirators.

26-06-2011

The Syrian President issued last week a decree establishing two new faculties of science to be located in the southern Governorates of Daraa and Quneitra.

25-06-2011

Book of conditions to be purchased from company (EUR 1000) 

20-06-2011

After-prayers protests on Friday June 17 resulted in the deaths of an estimated 24 as pressure on the Syrian government from the US and the European Union continues to increase.

14-06-2011

The Syrian Civil Aviation Authority is seeking bids for a baggage handling system in Damascus International Airport.

12-06-2011

Over 30 people died in unrest across the country on Friday June 10, with an estimated 25 of those fatalities occurring in the northern city of Jisr al-Shughour.

06-06-2011

Book of conditions to be purchased from company (EUR 100)

05-06-2011

Set-up agricultural projects; import and export agricultural machines and tools    

01-06-2011

The Public Establishment of Electricity for Generation and Transmission has issued a tender for the design and construction of an outdoor substation in Lattakia.

30-05-2011

Souria Holding, one of the country’s largest holding companies, has elected a new Board of Directors that includes six new members.

25-05-2011

Syria Duty Free, the company operating duty free shops on Syrian border ports, has been sold to unnamed Kuwaiti investors, the company said in a statement.

23-05-2011

After two weeks of comparative calm amid weeks of acute turmoil, Friday saw a resurgence of extreme violence with the death-toll from the day's after-prayers protests reportedly reaching as high as 44.

09-05-2011

There has been a marked decline in unrest across Syria over the course of the last week. The precise reason for this remains unclear - as does the outlook for the protest movement itself. 

04-05-2011

The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs has asked its citizens whose presence in Syria is not indispensable, to leave the country.

04-05-2011

The Ministry of Housing and Construction said that it planned to invest more than SYP 90 billion, or USD 1.9 billion, in the construction of sewage treatment plants in the coming five years.

02-05-2011

For the first time in five weeks, President Bashar al-Assad offered no concessions the day before Friday's planned mass after-prayers protests.

25-04-2011

The British Foreign Office updated twice last week its travel advice for Syria and asked its nationals with "no pressing need to remain" to leave the country.

25-04-2011

On Friday, violence in Syria reached shocking levels as more than 100 were killed in crackdowns against protestors who rallied after morning prayers in cities, towns and villages across the country.

24-04-2011

Cultivation, import and export  of different kinds of fruit trees, crops, agricultural plants; import of seeds and agricultural raw materials

24-04-2011

Provide communication services via GPS; design and produce different kinds of digital navigation and information technology programs

24-04-2011

The Syrian President has named two new officials to head the Homs and Lattakia Governorates.

20-04-2011

Nasser al-Kharafi, the Chairman of the Kuwaiti Kharafi Group that has large interests in Syria, died in Egypt on April 17 of a heart attack.

20-04-2011
18-04-2011

Container volume handled by the TICT, the company managing the Tartous terminal remained stable last year at 62,722 TEUs last year, according to data published by TICT’s mother company.

18-04-2011

Trade, import, export of furniture, electrical and electronic appliances; own, manage, invest commercial malls, cinemas, theaters, clubs, coffee shops, restaurants; catering services

12-04-2011

Today, the UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office updated its Travel Summary for Syria and recommended the delay of non-essential travel to Syria.

11-04-2011

Protests in Syria are approaching their fifth week and are showing no signs of slowing. The death toll from ongoing unrest continues to rise as the government states there is "no more room for leniency or tolerance" in response to recent turmoil in the country.