Events that Took place Yesterday

If you scrolled through your Facebook yesterday or flipped through local TV stations, here are the events that were taking place at almost the same time: - Lebanese protesting against the government's planned new taxes in Riad el Solh. - The PSP were commemorating Kamal Jumblat's assassination and Walid Jumblatt was passing the torch to his son Taymoor. - Diamony's fashion show was taking place in Mzaar intercontinental. - Maronite Patriarch was celebrating Saint Joseph's…

#Ntebho_Online: An Awareness Campaign on Online Threats

If you ever decide to give your child a connected device, it is important to make sure that you are in total control because it's a big an dangerous virtual world out there, just as dangerous as the real one sometimes if not more. Awareness is never enough on that topic but it's a good start and the Ministry of Social Affairs/Higher Council of Childhood has just kicked off an online campaign called Ntebho_Online "highlight…
Animals & Wildlife

Three Baby Tigers Stuck in a Tiny Box for 1 Week at Beirut’s Airport

1 week ago
Even though keeping exotic pets was finally banned in Lebanon back in September 2016, there are still lions & tigers (and even bears) being smuggled illegally and showing on social media. The latest incident involved ...
Animals & Wildlife

Help Identify The Guy Who’s been Kicking Cats

1 week ago
ALERT: The videos are graphic so consider yourself warned. Few days ago, a video of a man kicking a cat went viral but he wasn’t showing his face and could not be identified. Two days ...
Critiques

Where Does Our Tax Money Go?

1 week ago
The parliament approved yesterday a 1% increase on the value-added tax (VAT) and other taxes as well in order to fund the long-awaited new wage scale. The scale has not yet been approved and some ...
Critiques

The Lebanese Nationality Program: Good Initiative, Bad Law

2 weeks ago
The Lebanese Nationality Program is a program launched by the Lebanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants and aimed at helping people of Lebanese heritage around the world to regain their Lebanese Nationality. The program ...
Critiques

A New Guinness Record set by Tyre: The Largest Fruit Cocktail

2 weeks ago
Tyre has officially set a new Guinness World Record by preparing the a 2.35 meter long fruit cocktail weighting over a ton. The aim is to boost the local economy and kick off their shopping ...
Critiques

Did Anyone Attend the so-called “World Cup” Match in #Beirut last Week?

2 weeks ago
When I first spotted the poster last week, I thought it was some really old event because it looked like it was done using a Microsoft Paint from Windows 95 but then a friend asked ...
Critiques

Grand Serail Lit up in Pink, Rayan Iaali a New Victim of Domestic Violence

2 weeks ago
I was on my way to the airport on Thursday morning when I noticed the Grand Serail was all lit up in pink to mark International Women’s Day. I couldn’t help myself but laugh quietly, ...
Critiques

National Geographic Needs to Update its Lebanon Guide

2 weeks ago
National Geographic shared recently a short 1-minute video of Lebanon featuring beautiful NatGeoMyShot pictures taken by locals. The post links to a page where you can learn more about Lebanon but there’s not much to ...
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