Cabinet Wants To Postpone The Garbage Crisis For Four Years

Picture via Ramez Dagher The cabinet convened today at the Grand Serail to discuss the garbage crisis and came up with a temporary solution for the next four years. Here's what they announced so far: - The Cabinet approved to establish two landfills in Bourj Hammoud and Nahr Ghadir area. - Naameh landfill to reopen for 2 months only. - Beirut's trash will be distributed to Costa Brava, Bourj Hammoud and the Sidon incinerator. -…

How to Detect Fake 1000 Lebanese Lira Bills

I am not really sure if it's profitable to produce and use 1000 LL counterfeit bills but there are plenty in circulation apparently. I don't think I'll ever bother to check if a 1000 LL is counterfeit or not and I doubt that merchants/shops will do. Nevertheless, here's how you can verify that your 1000 bills are not counterfeit: via MTV
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Fayha Choir Shutting Down After Winning “Choir of The Year”

9 months ago
Fayha Choir’s “Choir of The Year” award will be the last apparently as those in charge of the choir have decided to shut it down. The reason is mainly a financial one as they are ...
Critiques

A Horribly Titled Article

9 months ago
Update: Middle East Airlines issued the below clarification تداولت بعض المواقع الالكترونية خبر مضخم حول الرحلة المتوجهة من إسطنبول إلى بيروت لذا يهم شركة طيران الشرق الاوسط ان توضح ما يلي: “ان طائرة الشركة قد ...
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A Garbage Love Story

9 months ago
This is not your everyday love story. Ziad Abi Chaker is a multi-disciplinary engineer who specializes in building Municipal Recycling Facilities. If the authorities had listened to his Tedx talk back in 2011 or supported ...
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72% of Lebanese Think Torture is Justified

9 months ago
Picture Showing Roumieh Prison Inmates Being Tortured 72% of Lebanese think that torture is justified according to a spring 2015 Pew Research Center survey of 38 nations. The question asked was as follows: “In the ...
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20 Liters of Gasoline Cost Less Than 20,000LL Now!

10 months ago
Gas prices are still dropping worldwide and 1 liter of fuel costs less than 1,000LL now in Lebanon, which is less than the average price of gasoline around the world (0.97 U.S. Dollar per liter). ...
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Is The Lebanese Passport The Most Expensive In The World?

10 months ago
via Speaktheblues I was watching Hayda 7aki yesterday and they were comparing the price of a Lebanese passport vs other passports from around the world, so I looked up the world’s most expensive passports and ...
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Airboards Finally Banned At Beirut Souks!

11 months ago
Finally! Thank you Beirut Souks and I hope it gets banned in all Lebanese malls. ...
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Watch Out! You May Need A New Lebanese Passport

11 months ago
The General Security released an important memo a couple of weeks ago but apparently very few people have read it or heard about it (including myself) because we were all too busy with the holidays. ...
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