Shipments of visual equipment decreased 8.7% to 82.3 billion yen, down for the first time in 14 months, the Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA
BEIRUT: For nearly two centuries cavers have explored, photographed and documented the vast caverns of Lebanon's Jeita
Grotto, yet still to this day new limestone chambers are being discovered.
But shipments continued to drop for CD players, down 26.6%, videocassette recorders, down 28.3%, and conventional color TV sets, down 8.9%, JEITA
said it was the fourth straight year-on-year growth on a quarterly basis.
said many Japanese electronics makers have plants in China and need to get involved in the issue of the country's environmental protection.
BEIRUT: Tourism Minister Michel Pharaon said Wednesday he would wait until a full investigation is complete before assigning any blame for a new accident at the Jeita
We think there will be many people looking to buy from the end of May to June and pay with their (summer) bonuses,'' an official at JEITA
NNA - In an issued statement in wake of the sad incident at Jeita
Grotto earlier Saturday, the Egyptian Embassy in Beirut expressed its "deep regret and sorrow at the death of the Egyptian citizen who was killed in circumstances which raise several questions over the procedures followed in the Grotto," while urging all media "not to rush in publishing any information that could be harmful to the integrity of the investigation and justice implementation." "In all cases, the Embassy trusts in the fairness of the Lebanese judiciary and emphasizes its keen concern for the lives and interests of both the Egyptian and Lebanese brethrens," the statement added.
The newly established Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA
) has 580 member companies and organizations, including such industry heavyweights as Sony Corp., NEC Corp.
There have already been a number of major fires this summer, with a large blaze ripping through a forested area near the famous Jeita
Grotto in mid-June.
NNA - As part of a global campaign to commemorate UN Day and the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, different sites in Lebanon turned blue on Saturday 24 October, namely: UN House, Baalbek temples, Byblos fortress and ruins, Tyre ruins, Anjar ruins, Qadisha valley, Jeita
Grotto, Beirut National Museum, An-Nahar newspaper building, Tele Lumiere building, Le Royal Hotels and Resorts, Phoenicia Intercontinental Hotel and President Michel Sleiman Sports Complex in Amchit.
The proposed new name for the integrated industry body -- again contingent on the minister's approval -- is the Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA
), they said.