Generator Owners can Now Claim Insurance Fees

Negotiations between generator owners and the ministry of economy are still ongoing and the latest updates reveal that generator owners who installed meters can now charge customers insurance fees, starting with 100,000LL for 5-ampere subscription, 175,000LL for 10-ampere subscription and 75,000LL for every additional 5-ampere. Subscribers can claim back the amount if they decided to cancel the subscription, or in other terms when we will start getting 24/7 electricity or we leave the country for…

Why do We Praise Politicians who Fly in Economy Class?

I don't recall the amount of times I've seen people share stories of a local MP or minister "surprising" passengers by flying economy, and praising his modesty and comparing him to others who fly in business or on private jets. Politicians in general, and specifically our politicians, should be flying in classes lower than economy if available and they should pay for their tickets as well! Showing up in an economy seat every now and…
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Works Halted at Horsh Beirut For New General Security Bldg

1 month ago
Every now and then, we hear about new works near Horsh Beirut, whether it’s a hospital or now a new General Security building. I don’t know why they hate this green space so much, but ...
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Despicable Comments By Lebanese Minister on People with Special Needs

1 month ago
Remember Mouin Merhebi? The Lebanese Minister who sexually harassed a TV host live on air almost a year ago? Well he’s back this time with disgusting comments on people with disabilities/special needs. During a phone ...
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Three Public Employees Lost Their Jobs Due to Political Bickering

1 month ago
A week ago, a Druze minister fired a pro-Aoun employee in the education ministry, after which two Aounist Minister fired two Druze employees from their respective ministries. Twitter was on fire yesterday with both sides ...
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Still No Justice for the Missing Lebanese in Syrian Prisons

1 month ago
Yet another “International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearance” goes by and still no actions taken whatsoever by the Lebanese authorities to investigate or uncover the fate of thousands of missing Lebanese during the ...
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We Need More Outdoor Playgrounds in #Lebanon

1 month ago
I’ve been in Montreal for over a month now and the majority of my outings with Brian were to two nearby parks that have a large outdoor playground area. Needless to say, we visited the ...
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Incinerators are Coming to Beirut and There’s Nothing We Can Do About it

2 months ago
Share all the documentaries and reports you want about incinerators being bad for the environment and for Beirut residents, they’re coming to Beirut and there’s nothing we can do about it. If anything, we should ...
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#Lebanon Ranked Fourth Worst WorldWide in Electricity Supply

2 months ago
The Spectator Index tweeted a list of countries with the worst electricity supply for 2017 and Lebanon ranked fourth worst on that list, ahead of Yemen, Nigeria & Haiti. The tweet is based on the ...
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Third Turkish Power Barge to Dock in Zouk Instead of Jiyye

2 months ago
Update: The ship has arrived but I asked several friends of mine and power outages are still. I thought we’re getting 22 or even 24 hours now. What happened? When the first Turkish power ships ...
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