New “Lebanon High School” In Texas Causing Controversy

There's a new high school set to open next year in a town called Frisco in Texas and some parents are upset with the name and want it changed. The school is expected to be named Lebanon High School because the building currently under construction sits in the middle of what was once an old farming town called Lebanon, but some parents are not convinced and believe that the name doesn't fit the community and…

Beirut River Solar Snake Project To Start Generating Electricity Soon!

Phase 1 of The Beirut River Solar Snake is almost complete and the photovoltaic farm currently set will generate 1.08 MWp and help light up around 1000 houses by Q1 2015. The BRSS is expected to generate up to 10 MW to support the EDL once done and will feature high-level security, with a 3-meter fencing around the plant and CCTV cameras, in addition to around the clock security personnel. Even though the 1 MW…

What’s With The Chinese Billboards?

I noticed a couple of Fransabank billboards in Dbayyeh written in Chinese for some reason. I'm assuming that's a teaser campaign for some new product but I wanna know what they're saying and I don't know anyone who speaks or reads Chinese. I asked on Twitter and got nothing so I googled a bit and found an app that actually translates pictures in Chinese which is pretty cool but not that practical. I got something…

Why I Am Against Destroying 51,000 Trees To Build The Janna Dam

There are 15 domestic and inter-country rivers in Lebanon, yet we have an annual water deficit of 425 million cubic meters and Lebanese pay hundreds of millions of dollars yearly to cover their water needs. Ending this water-scarcity problem requires building dams and having a better water management policy, but this should not be done by wiping out green areas and destroying tens of thousands of trees unless there's no other alternative. What's happening now?…
Critiques

Is Tripoli’s Huge Allah Sign A Political Or Religious Sign?

2 years ago
The Tripoli Nour Square with a sign saying “Allah, Tripoli the Muslims fortress” and a Merry Christmas banner underneath it I woke up today and noticed that some of my friends had replaced their Facebook ...
Beirut

Old Lebanese Law Requires Women To Be Single To Enroll In The Diplomatic Service

2 years ago
via Annahar Apparently there’s an old Lebanese law (1971) that is still applicable and that requires women applying for certain job openings at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Lebanon to be single. I tried ...
Lebanon

Week14: LiveLoveBeirut’s Best Pictures Of The Week

2 years ago
Barouk Cedars by RogerGaspar You can follow LiveLoveBeirut on Instagram [Here]. I’m also on Instagram and you can follow me [Here] if you like. On top of Harissa – by AntoineMenassa I miss the Oval! ...
Humor

Who Is Lebanon’s Sexiest Doctor?

2 years ago
Update: The girl is called Maguy Farhat and is studying medicine at the LAU Gilbert and Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine. I don’t know how I landed on this Annahar article on Lebanon’s sexiest doctor ...
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