#EnsaJoura: MTV & LiveLebanon’s Attempt at Repairing Potholes

MTV Lebanon and LiveLebanon kicked off this week the #EnsaJoura national campaign for better roads in Lebanon. The aim is to quickly repair hazardous potholes across the country and engage with people to report these potholes. How will they close down potholes? They got a Velocity road repair machine that is capable of shutting down a pothole in about two minutes, the same pothole that could take years for the Lebanese authorities to consider closing…

Nissan-Renault Boss Carlos Ghosn To Become Mitsubishi Motors Chairman

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 few days ago after the struggling Japanese company sought a bailout from Nissan earlier this year in an attempt to regain consumer trust and get back on track. Ghosn is currently the Chairman of Nissan Motro Co. and Renault Sa,…

Meet Rola Hteit: The only Lebanese Female Airline Pilot

2 days ago
During my last trip to Montreal few weeks ago, it came to my attention that I’ve never been on a commercial plane flown by a woman. Given that only 3% of the airline pilots around ...

Maya Zankoul’s New Book Explores Similarities Between Beirut & New York

2 days ago
Lebanese blogger and visual artist Maya Zankoul launched her latest book yesterday entitled “Beirut-New York” where she explores unlikely similarities between these two highly incompatible cities. The illustrations are funny, witty and spot-on, just like ...

Sabaa Wants to Achieve the Unachievable

3 days ago
A new political movement called Sabaa (Seven) launched yesterday in Lebanon and it was a rather disappointing start. To begin with, the press conference they held was not properly organized, the speakers were not well ...

You Don’t Need a Driver License or a Plate to Drive Electric Scooters in Beirut

3 days ago
I shared a picture of a scooter parked illegally and having a Chinese license plate a couple of days ago and I asked how does one fine this driver? As it turns out, it was ...
Source: Sami Halabi

Three Important Draft Bills Approved By the Lebanese Parliament

4 days ago
The Lebanese Parliament was able to convene for the first time since 2014 and approved over 20 pending bills, including three crucial bills: – An anti-gunfire law proposed by MP Ghassan Moukheiber that heavily penalizes ...

Jbeil’s Mystery Piano Man’s Identity Revealed

5 days ago
A beautiful music coming out of a dark spot next to Saint Jean-Marc Cathedral’s in Jbeil caught Ralph Aoun’s attention and he decided to share a video on Facebook of this mystery piano man who ...
Source: AFP

A Lebanese Heart Surgeon Treats Refugees For Free Once Per Week

6 days ago
Issam al-Rassi is a Lebanese surgeon and is currently dedicating one day every week to treat Syrian and Palestinian refugees for free. Dr El-Rassi is the Chief of Pediatrics Cardiac Surgery at the Children’s Heart ...

Ton Amie Liliane is Ton Amie Lara Now

6 days ago
We all grew up in Lebanon listening to “Ton Amie Liliane” songs and watching her plays. I was more of a “Captain Majed” fan myself but we barely had a couple of TV stations with ...