#PyeongChang2018: Updates on the Lebanese Athletes at The 2018 Winter Olympics

Here are the latest updates on the three Lebanese taking part in the 2018 Winter Olympics being held in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Natacha Mohbat was able to finish her two runs in the Ladies' Slalom and placed 52nd out of 78 skiers, which is a very encouraging result given how many skiers crash out in the discipline. As for Samer Tawk, who is the first Lebanese to ever qualify to the Winter Olympics in cross…

UNDP Latest Poverty Assessment Report: 30% of Lebanese are Poor

The last "Rapid Poverty Assessment in Lebanon" report conducted by UNDP was back in 2008 back when the Syrian Crisis hadn't begun yet. That's why a more recent one was conducted over a year ago and the numbers were even more alarming than 8 years ago: - 30% of the Lebanese population live on less than 4$/day or 120$/month - About 300,000 are considered extremely poor and live on less than 2.5$/day You can find…
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Christopher Feghali is Lebanon’s Youngest Karting Champion

6 days ago
Christopher Feghali, Abdo Feghali’s son, became the youngest Karting Champion in Lebanon’s history after winning five out of eight races in the 2017 Micromax karting Championship. Christopher began racing at age 4 and clinched the ...
Advertising

Valentine Ads in Lebanon [2018]

1 week ago
Here’s a nice roundup of the Valentine ads that were shared this year in Lebanon. If I missed any, please do share and I’ll gladly add them. ...
Lebanon

Huawei Introduces Face Unlock and AR Camera to Mate 10 Lite Users

1 week ago
Over the past few years, Huawei has been proving that its devices aren’t just vastly more affordable than its main competitors, but that it can easily match and even outperform them. The watered-down version of ...
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#TrueLoveNeverGoesBlind: A Wonderful Initiative by Alfa This Valentine’s Day

1 week ago
A couple of months back, I was at Alfa’s HQ when they offered three legally blind children the gift of sight and I captured the heart-warming moment they start seeing properly again. It was a ...
Fun

When Valet Parking Companies Promote Valentine’s Day

1 week ago
“Would You Be My Valetine?” Valetine? VALETINE? Did they just come up with a random word? What does that even mean and how is being your valet in Lebanon a romantic thing or even remotely ...
Architecture

New BIEL Excavations Sneak Peek

1 week ago
After we got some early info of the plans and renders of the new, bigger BIEL set to open in the Tahwita region earlier this month on Gino’s Blog, I managed to get my hands ...
Lebanon

TMO-Lebanon Releases Traffic Management App

1 week ago
TMC Lebanon announced today the launch of its new Android & iOS* App that will help Lebanese drivers beat traffic jams and get a live feed from TMC’s cameras mainly inside Beirut and on the ...
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Tripoli Judge Gives Unusual Sentence For Three Men Accused of Insulting Christianity

1 week ago
Those found guilty of blasphemy or insulting a religion can face up to one year in prison according to Article 473 of the Lebanese Penal Code. Such acts are almost always taken very seriously and ...
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