Ex-PM Najib Mikati Tops Lebanon’s Billionaires For 2017

Forbes' 2017 Billionaires list is out and this year's list was topped by Bill Gates followed by Warren Buffett and Amazon's Jeff Bezos in third spot with $72.8 Billion. As far as Lebanon is concerned, Najib & Taha Mikati continue to top Lebanon's Billionaires list with $2.6 Billion each, followed by Bahaa Hariri and Robert Mouawad . I could not find Saad Hariri on the list.

#LiveLebanon Wants to Turn your Ideas to Projects

There are plenty of problems in Lebanon that can be solved through small projects and initiatives. These projects may not offer long-term solutions but they can be a good alternative and compensate for the authorities' neglect and incompetence. One example is EnsaJoura, an initiative funded by LiveLebanon and aimed at repairing hazardous potholes across the country as well as engaging with people to report these potholes. LiveLebanon has just kicked off a campaign asking people…

Harvard Business Review: Arab Inventors Make the U.S. More Innovative

10 months ago
HBR recently published a research showing how Arab immigrants have made major contributions to American science and technology. The aim is to document the extent of Arab contributions to American innovation at times where the ...

Ma Tne2, De2! Speak up Against Corruption

11 months ago
We all had to bribe someone in Lebanon at some point. I hated the idea and always did everything I could in order not to but it’s simply not possible. Luckily enough, I just had ...

What I Learned As a Jury Member of “Product of the Year”

1 year ago
We’ve all seen the “Product of the Year” (POY) label in red on products’ ads and on supermarket shelves. I myself have been invited several times to attend the ceremonies where the different categories’ POY ...

Would Legalizing Electricity Production & Sales Solve Lebanon’s Power Crisis?

1 year ago
I saw this interesting video on the Lebanese Institute for Market Studies FB page where they are promoting the idea of legalizing electricity production and distribution to solve Lebanon’s Power Crisis. They are arguing that ...

Nissan-Renault Boss Carlos Ghosn To Become Mitsubishi Motors Chairman

1 year ago
Carlos Ghosn is getting appointed soon as the new chairman of Mitsubishi Motors and by doing so, will become the first executive to head three different automakers at the same time. The announcement was made ...

What’s So Special About These Maku Sandals?

1 year ago
A group of three Lebanese have apparently come up with the most comfortable sandals ever with an unmatched quality and versatility. They call them Maku and they are already off to a great start on ...

My Ogero DSL Internet Stopped Working Two Weeks Ago

1 year ago
Photo Credits: Executive Magazine Two weeks ago, my home internet stopped working, the internet button on the Ogero DSL modem turned red, I tried restarting the modem, turning it off and on, I checked all ...

Beirut Third Most Expensive City To Live in The Region, After Dubai & Abu Dhabi

1 year ago
The Mercer’s Cost of Living Survey 2016 is out and Dubai topped MENA Cities as the most expensive location for employees working abroad. Beirut ranked as the third most expensive city regionally and the 50th ...