Agriculture

Fruit smuggling continues

Iran has become the world’s 14th largest fruit producer by annually producing 20 million tons of fruit in 2.7 million hectares of gardens. In spite of excess production, fruit is still being smuggled into the […]

Financial Sector

Social Security Organization sells its businesses

Shargh writes that most did not expect the Social Security Organization to act on its decision to limit business operation so soon. The Social Security Investment Co. (SSIC) is transferring 130 of its subsidiaries and […]

Climate

10% of carwashes use drinking water

This week, Shahrvand newspaper has published reports on the water shortage. In a report, Shahrvand writes that 10% of carwashes is Tehran use drinking water to wash cars. The daily water consumption of these carwashes […]

IT

Illegal use of visitor’s CPU to mine coins

Taadol quotes the Minister of Telecommunications, Mohammad Azar Jahromi, regarding violations by a number of websites which use the CPU of visitors to mine cryptocurrencies. Referring to this act as “Coding Theft”, Mr. Azar Jahromi […]

Banking

Week in Brief 23.02.2018

Tehran to Yasuj flight operated by Aseman Airline was lost 50 minutes after takeoff on Saturday morning. Shortly after, Iran Airports Company confirmed that the aircraft, an ATR 72, a twin engine turboprop, had crashed on […]