#BlogWaladi: Clashing Parenting Styles & How To Deal With Grand Parents

Even if you have the sweetest parents and in-laws, there will come a time when one of them or both will get on your nerves when they are offering unsolicited advice on how to care for your little one. Of course grandparents really do mean well and want to make sure that their grandchildren are cared for in the most proper way but their parenting styles and tips are not always the best and can…

Internet in Lebanon: Know Your Digital Rights

There are still no "internet" laws in Lebanon but that doesn't mean Lebanon’s internet is free and uncensored. On the contrary, internet censorship is on the rise due to a lack of regulation and accountability practices and a lot of online activists or regular internet users are being wrongfully arrested and interrogated. For that purpose, MARCH Lebanon, a civil movement actively fighting against censorship in all its forms, has launched a booklet where you can…

Not All Prepaid Cards Will Be Banned in Lebanon

The Central Bank has decided last week to prohibit banks and institutions from issuing or selling prepaid cards, as part of its campaign against money laundering. "BDL gave the concerned parties till Sept. 30, 2016 as the deadline to take the necessary measures to settle the problem of existing prepaid cards. These cards are not allowed to be recharged in the meantime". Bearer shares were also banned by BDL. Just to clarify one point here,…

GoPro Camera Records Amchit Motorcycle Crash

A motorist caught on his GoPro a bike running into someone crossing the Amchit highway. Luckily no one was hurt in the accident and the biker explained in a comment that he wasn't driving at a very high speed and was surprised by the person crossing the road. To be honest, they did look like they were going a bit fast but the blame is on the guy crossing the road and the authorities for…
Architecture

Beirut Souks New Department Store: A Gorgeous Design Signed Zaha Hadid

2 years ago
If you’ve been to Beirut Souks recently, you would have probably noticed that the North part of Beirut Souks that is currently under construction is starting to take shape. The department is under design by ...
Humor

Em Hortons Now Open in Lebanon

2 years ago
via Adriana Em Hortons beat Tim Hortons to Lebanon and opened its first shop in Halat, North Lebanon. We tried to reach Tim Hortons to comment on the story but did not get any feedback. ...
Lebanon

Here’s How Beirut’s F1 Grand Prix Would Have Looked Like

2 years ago
Lebanon almost won the bid to host an F1 track back in 1999. F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone was fond of the idea and F1 Race Director Charlie Whiting visited Lebanon to inspect the proposed track. ...
Critiques

Beirut Stinks So Let’s Shine The Traffic Lights First

2 years ago
Garbage smells, mosquitoes invasion, allergies, diseases and then you find this guy cleaning the traffic lights one by one in Down Town Beirut, and the concerned ministries giving us warnings on Twitter. On another note, ...
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