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Piastre

1. The name of the subdivision equal to 1/100 of several currencies. Examples include the Egyptian pound and the Lebanese pound.

2. See: Ottoman piastre.
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She feigns forgetfulness by asking Lavrenti if they had agreed on seven hundred piasters. She says if Jussup doesn't die on that day then she will be forced to bake more funeral cakes the following day.
Fouad revealed that his company will increase the prices of cigarettes again this year by EGP 0.5-1 for the pack, after the approval of the new tax, and the increase will be divided into 50 piasters in the company's revenues and 50 piasters for the tax.
Gabriel Dhal Yak, one of the citizen and a regular customer of these networks, said the increase was seven times higher than the previous call charge per a minute, saying the companies would have increased the rate from the 47 piasters to 1 SSP maximum per a minute.
This increase is the second, as NREA used to sell the production of Zafarana and Kuraymat energy projects for 34 piasters which was increased in August 2018 by 41% to 48 piasters and was further increased this month to 55 piasters.
"The introduced coins range from denominations of 50, 20 and 10 piasters," he said.
Under the decision taken by the government's pricing committee, effective as of tomorrow, the new tariff will be as follows: One litre of unleaded 90-octane gasoline will be sold at 69.0 piasters, down from 73.5 piasters, while one litre of 95-octane will cost 83.5 piasters down from 89.5 piasters.
By Hanan Al-Jaberi Star staff writer It started when the bus comptroller asked Abu Ra'ed to pay extra eight piasters. Abu Ra'ed didn't understand why he should do so.
Sources familiar with the matter told Daily News Egypt that the fees for using the national grid on ultra-high voltage reach 3.26 piasters per kw/h, including 1.99 piasters for transmission and 1.27 piasters for the coverage of electrical losses arising from electricity transport.
dollar banknotes, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico November 10, 2017 - REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez CAIRO - 24 June 2019: The exchange rate of the US dollar was relatively stable during transactions on Monday at major banks, after a wave to declines witnessed over the past period that have caused the price of the dollar to drop by 120 piasters since the beginning of 2019.
The minister did not reveal the price but two weeks ago, the consortium said after a meeting with Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour that it offered the government a price of 9.47 cents or 7 piasters for a kilowatt.
People will be able to receive messages for free, while sending SMS will cost 3 piasters per message and MMS will cost 9 piasters per message, no matter how many recipients.
The natural gas price for household, in the first category of 0-30 cubic metres consumption, was estimated to be 235 piasters per metre, the second category of more than 30 to 60 cubic metres was estimated to be 310 piasters, and the third of more than 60 cubic metres was estimated to be about 360 piasters.