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Baladi

Soha Ghandour’s Tyre Photo Among iPhone Photography Awards 2018 Winners

10 hours ago
The iPhone Photography Awards (IPPAWARDS), a world wide competition aimed at recognizing photographers for their iPhone skills since 2008, revealed the 2018 list of winning photographers and photographs which included Lebanese Soha Ghandour. Soha is ...
Baladi

Labor Ministry To Enforce Employment of People with Disabilities By October 2018

2 days ago
The law stating that private sector companies must employ at least one person with special needs was enacted 18 years ago, but it hasn’t been enforced until now or at least that’s what the Minister ...
Animals & Wildlife

Hunting Season To be Extended – No Official Statement From Environment Minister Denying it

4 days ago
Despite efforts to enforce a new hunting law and force hunters to get new licenses, hunting crimes are still numerous in Lebanon and overhunting is undermining efforts of local NGOs. To make things worse, the ...
Critiques

Beirut The Movie [2018] is Now Showing in #Lebanon

4 days ago
When the trailer for “Beirut” came out, almost everyone wanted that movie banned and I remember a certain ministry wanting to file a lawsuit against it. There was even a hashtag to boycott it and ...
Baladi

Ozzy Ehden: An Amazing Restaurant’s Message

5 days ago
Jacqueline Makari lost her son to illness and decided to open a restaurant and recruit only employees with mental health problems, to make Ozzy the first of its kind in Lebanon and send out an ...
Economics

Lebanon’s Inflation Rate at 6.5 Percent, Highest in Five Years

5 days ago
A deteriorating economy, alarming unemployment rates, a crumbling infrastructure, an ever increasing corruption rate and on top of all that increasing consumer prices. In this recent BLOM report, all components of the Consumer price index ...
Hotels

No Buyers For Beirut’s Iconic Holiday Inn?

6 days ago
Four years ago, I read that Beirut’s bullet-scarred Holiday Inn hotel was set to be auctioned in the coming months yet the hotel hasn’t found any buyers yet according to this recent article by LeCommerceduLevant. ...
Automotive

Turkey To Renovate Tripoli’s Train Station, China Wants to Revive it

6 days ago
It appears that Chinese investors are interested in reviving the long forgotten railway between Tripoli and Syria while The Turkish General Directorate of Monuments and Museums has signed a collaboration protocol with the General Directorate ...
Baladi

Jbeil To Ban use of Plastic Bags by End of 2018

1 week ago
A memo issued by Jbeil’s municipality has urged all supermarkets and retail outlets to replace plastic bags by eco-friendly bags by end of year. This is a great move from the municipality. I don’t have ...
Critiques

Ambulance Blocked by PM Convoy

1 week ago
This is not the first and definitely won’t be the last time an ambulance is blocked by an armored convoy in Lebanon, however it was PM Hariri’s convoy that blocked the ambulance in the below ...
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