Believe It Or Not: There’s a Shortage Of Syrian Skilled Workers In Lebanon

via Al-Akhbar The number of registered Syrian refugees in Lebanon has surpassed the 1 million mark this year, and our country has the highest per capita concentration of refugees in the world with 257 refugees per per 1,000 inhabitants yet we've been having a major shortage of Syrian skilled workers ever since the Lebanese authorities decided to impose visa restrictions. Lebanon's agricultural sector is among the most severely hit as the number of laborers dropped…

My Favorite Ice-cream Shop Helado Is Finally Relocating To A Bigger Branch!

Helado has been my all-time favorite ice-cream place for quite some time in Lebanon but its only inconvenient is that the shop is tiny, there's no parking space around it and it gets really crowded during summer specially in the afternoon. I never really minded the wait but I always thought he should move into a bigger location given how popular the place is and it's finally happening. Helado is currently a small pink kiosk…

Who’s Coming With Me?

Unlike the Solet horrible teaser, this is actually a smart campaign and for a good cause that concerns us all. Can you guess what it is for? Update: It's a Donner Sang Compter campaign which we should all join!

Mabrouk To Ely Dagher: Winner Of The Palme D’or For His Short Movie Waves’98 At The Cannes Film Festival

I was watching Yasmine Hamdan, another highly talented Lebanese artist, when I read about Ely Dagher winning the Palme D'or at the 69th Cannes Film Festival for his short movie Waves '98. Ely is the first Lebanese to make it to the official selection since Maroun Baghdadi’s film in 1982 and the 29-year old has become the first Lebanese to receive the Palme d'Or since Baghdadi. Ely's 14-minute long film is "about Omar, a high-school…

12 Vintage Posters And Pictures To Commemorate 70 Years Of Middle East Airlines

2 years ago
via MEA Since Middle East Airlines is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, I thought I dig out old posters and pictures to reflect on these 70 years and how things have changed. Enjoy! PS: ...

Summer Season Is Looking Good So Far For Lebanon

2 years ago
The number of passengers during the first four months of 2015 reached a record high of 1,969,222 passengers and showed an increase of almost 10% when compared to the same period last year. Similarly, Lebanon’s ...

Families, Neighbors And Friends Should Protect Lebanese Women From Abusive Husbands

2 years ago
Every time I hear about a husband beating or abusing his wife in Lebanon, I keep asking myself why don’t the victim’s parents and friends do anything about it. I understand that some women are ...

Six Lebanese Cities (Including Jbeil??) Among 64 Cities At “Extreme Risk” Of A Terror Attack

2 years ago
I am going to label this post under “Humor” because this is an absolutely ridiculous list that makes no sense whatsoever and I’m quite surprised that the Telegraph and Time decided to share it without ...