Lebanon Among the 20 Most Corrupt Countries in the World

The 2018 Global Competitiveness Report is out and Lebanon has ranked 80th out of 140 countries, which is a major improvement from last year's 101st spot but there are still a lot of worrying indicators such as: Negative Indicators: - Terrorism incidence - Future orientation of government - Incidence of corruption - Intellectual property protection - Quality of roads - Efficiency of train services - Reliability of water supply - Debt dynamics - Cost of…

Lebanon’s Spike App Wins $100K at GITEX’s Future Stars!

Building on last year's momentum at GITEX Future Stars, Speed@BDD had another strong presence this year with 15 Lebanese-based startups and one of its alumnus were able to clinch the first prize of $100K in cash at the Supernova Challenge. Spike App was competing with more than 200 startups in that competition and its owner Ziad was able to win over the crowd and jury and walk away with the big prize. Ziad had also…

On #WorldFoodDay, Zaatar W Zeit is Donating a Percentage of its Bills to #FoodBlessed

Today is #WorldFoodDay, a day of action dedicated to tackling global hunger and for that purpose one of Lebanon's most popular food chains Zaatar Wou Zeit has decided to team up with #FoodBlessed, an amazing NGO which I love and support to alleviate hunger in Lebanon. What will happen is that every time someone eats in at ZWZ or orders a delivery, a percentage of their bill at the end of the day will be…

Check Out The New Nabu Museum in el-Hery, North #Lebanon

There's a new addition to Lebanon's rich list of museums; the Nabu Museum located on the coast of the Mediterranean North of Lebanon. The museum was named after the Mesopotamian patron god of literacy and "offers an exceptional permanent collection of Bronze and Iron Age artifacts representing Roman, Greek, Byzantine, Phoenician and Mesopotamian, and contemporary Lebanese cultures, in addition to rare manuscripts and ethnographic material". What's exceptional about this museum is its architecture which was…
Lebanon

Nadine Labaki stars on “Quotidien” ahead of Capharnaüm Release in France

3 days ago
Nadine Labaki was received by Yann Barthès on “Quotidien”, in a previously recorded episode, which aired on Friday, October 12, on TF1 and TMC, during which she promoted for her latest movie “Capharnaüm”, set to hit theaters ...
Food

Malak Al Tawouk Launch Their New Mobile app: “Djeijital”

5 days ago
Earlier this month, on September 17, Malak Al Tawouk launched their new mobile application, entitled “DJEIJITAL”, an amalgan of the words DJEIJ (Arabic for Chicken) and DIGITAL. The announcement came in a very humorous way ...
Lebanon

“Mon beau village – Dans le Chouf, au Liban” – Arte Report Online

5 days ago
Filmed in 2016, this 26-minute documentary published online on September 16 is the 7th episode of “Mon beau village”‘s first season, that follows a 13-year-old Stephanie who lives in Mazraat el-Chouf. You can watch it ...
Lebanon

Movie Review: Venom [2018]

5 days ago
After its last appearance on screen 7 years ago with Spiderman, one of Marvel’s most badass and complex characters Venom has finally got its own feature film and we finally know the story behind Venom. ...
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