Burj Hammoud Garbage Mountain Swamped by Waters

A picture and a video are being circulated today showing the Burj Hammoud landfill being swamped by rising waters. The authorities have been dumping the whole garbage mountain into the sea for months now and it looks like the latest storm made their job even easier. I guess now is the perfect opportunity for our Environment Minister to blame Mother Nature for the ongoing garbage crisis! Speaking of which, Human Rights Watch is asking everyone…

Video Shows How Badly Equipped & Trained Our Firefighters Are

Fire Fighters have old fire trucks, old equipment, no substances to fight the fires and sometimes barely any water. They are not properly funded nor trained to do their work and the government has yet to invest in a decent firefighting unit and invest in fire prevention methods. A video is being circulated since last night showing firefighters trying to extinguish a burning car and failing miserably. Not only did they get there late, but…
Critiques

Everything is Wrong about the Jal el Dib Sea Side Road

3 months ago
Few days ago, a couple of speed bumps were installed in front of Aishti Sea Side causing huge traffic and leaving motorists passing-by furious. How are they allowed to place speed bumps on a main ...
Automotive

Apps with Car Plates Directories Are Still Available Online

3 months ago
A friend was showing me yesterday an app she uses to figure out who’s blocking her car at the parking lot. It’s called MinMsakar where you simply need to enter the car’s license plate number ...
Critiques

Spielberg’s Latest Movie “The Post” May be Banned in #Lebanon

3 months ago
I was asking around if there’s any avant-premiere events for Spielberg’s latest movie THE POST which features Tom Hanks & Meryl Streep but I was surprised to hear that the movie apparently didn’t pass censorship ...
Critiques

Lebanese Cabinet Wants to Expand Costa Brava Landfill

3 months ago
Few days ago, I was arguing that “we don’t need McKinsey to clear garbage from the streets and recycle, we need competent ministers who are convinced that burning garbage is bad for our health and ...
Business

Can McKinsey Help Revive Lebanon’s Economy?

3 months ago
Lebanons is hiring McKinsey & Co. to help restructure the economy and has apparently given the company half a million dollars in advance to kick off the study. The six-month agreement should kick off next ...
Critiques

Stop Spreading that Stupid #Goatman Story in Choueifat

3 months ago
I can’t believe people still fall for such stories. Someone started a rumor that a human-goat hybrid is hiding somewhere in Choueifat and has already eaten four people, and that the security forces are after ...
Business

VAT is Officially 11% Now in #Lebanon

3 months ago
The increase in VAT from 10 too 11% officials went into effect yesterday on Jan 1st 2018. The 1% increase is expected to lead to a 5 to 7% increase in the prices of goods, ...
Critiques

LRC & AUBMC On New Year’s Eve: Don’t Drink & Drive

3 months ago
Every year, it is important to remind all party goers on New Year’s Eve not to drink and drive. If you’re planning on getting wasted, take a cab or just grab a ride with your ...
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