Telecom Ministry IEME Announces New Measures To Prevent Illegally Imported Devices

Telecom Ministry Jamal Jarrah tweeted a statement issued by the Ministry announcing new measures to prevent illegally imported mobile devices. Unlike the useless and ineffective decision taken few years back forcing smartphone users to register their devices, this one requires people to check the validity of their phones by entering their IEMEs . My understanding is that only those who bring in clone devices with invalid IMEIs will be affected, and not just anyone who…

Is it ok for a Lebanese MP to have a Non-Lebanese Flag in his Office?

A picture was circulating last week of a Lebanese MP's office where a Saudi flag was showing. the MP in question was Othman Alameddine and the office was indeed his. He ended up releasing a statement claiming that the picture showed one side of his office, and shared another picture showing his main desk with the Lebanese flag behind it, but the justification he gave for placing that Saudi flag was horrible. Noting that raising…
Critiques

The Real Problem with Beirut’s Airport

1 month ago
August is the busiest month for traveling as airports are generally crowded and Beirut’s airport is no exception to that. The only problem is that no additional measures are taken during this month to ease ...
Lebanon

Divorced Lebanese Women To have Children Listed in Family Register

1 month ago
When a woman gets married in Lebanon, her name is removed from her father’s family register and added to her husband’s. However in the event of a divorce, the woman’s register is moved back to ...
Lebanon

Greenpeace’s #Plastacna Campaign Gains Momentum in Lebanon

1 month ago
It seems like the garbage crisis in Lebanon has only gotten worse over the years, with sustainable solutions to the crisis nowhere to be found and carcinogenic and environmentally deadly solutions being proposed by the ...
Critiques

Review: Huawei nova 3i

1 month ago
The nova 2 plus, which was released less than a year ago, just got a major upgrade with the newly release nova 3i, dubbed the “Selfie Superstar”. Huawei are pushing the boundaries of mid-range phones ...
Critiques

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 ...
Critiques

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 ...
Critiques

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 ...
Critiques

#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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