Around 50% of Gas Stations in #Lebanon Don’t Have a License

The Syndicate of Gas Station Owners estimated the number of unlicensed gas stations in #Lebanon to be around 1,500, out of 3,000 gas stations across the country. "Less than half of the gas stations are operated by the importers. The others have independent management, but most still carry a certain brand because they buy the majority of their gasoline from this company. About three-quarters of unbranded, so-called ‘white’ stations, are unlicensed, and operate illegally". The…

AUB Ranked First in MENA Region & 45th Worldwide in Graduates Employability

The American University of Beirut has been ranked the best in the MENA region and is ranked #45 among all universities worldwide for the employability of its graduates. This criterion measures the proportion of graduates in full- or part-time employment within 12 months of graduation. AUB dropped four spots from 2018 but is still the best ranked regionally. Here's a breakdown of the ranking criteria: Overall Score: 71.4 Alumni Outcomes: 84.1 Employer-Student Connections: 69 Employer…

Miss Lebanon Back on MTV with New Anthem on Sept 30

3 days ago
Miss Lebanon 2018 is returning this year on MTV Lebanon for the first time since 1995, snatching the beauty pageant from LBCI with a new format, anthem and direction. It is yet unclear whether the ...

Jerry Ghazal’s First Single is Out

4 days ago
My first encounter with Jerry was during one of his “Connected” episodes on MTV when I tweeted asking him to include some local trends instead of focusing on the global ones. I didn’t think he’d ...

In Pictures: Tom Young’s Grand Sofar Exhibition

5 days ago
Tom Young’s new exhibit debuted on September 16 at the Sofar Grand Hotel and will continue till October 14th.The exhibition will comprise forty artworks on canvas spread across the ground floor in a curatorial attempt ...

#Lebanon is too Diverse for a Single Trip – Video by Tolt is Out

6 days ago
So the famous French travel vlogger Tolt did end up releasing a “Don’t go to #Lebanon” and it looks pretty cool! However, it did feel like watching the “Rise Above Lebanon” tourism video with all ...

Basketball – Limping #Lebanon edges past China in unnecessary extra time

1 week ago
It was messy, it was stressful, it was exhausting.  But it was a win, regardless. Our team might be lacking key players including Jean Abdel Nour, Wael Arakji, Nadim Souaid and Bassel Bawji to name a ...

If There’s a Water Shortage, Here’s What To Do

1 week ago
I was having lunch with a friend yesterday and he was telling about the water shortage they’ve been facing at his building for weeks now. Obviously this is a problem we’re all facing nowadays and ...

Replacing Plastic Bags by Reusable Bags

1 week ago
Waste Less Lebanon has recently launched its BYOB (Bring Your Own Bag) initiative in an attempt to reduce plastic bags use and replace them with reusable bags. The NGO is selling LAL tote reusable bags ...

Red Bull CPD Regional Finals Coming back to #Beirut on September 23!

1 week ago
After seven years, Red Bull Car Park Drift regional finals are coming back to Beirut and will take place on Sunday the 23rd of September, starting 12:00, in the Parking lot adjacent to Beirut’s Martyrs’ ...