#TrueLoveNeverGoesBlind: A Wonderful Initiative by Alfa This Valentine’s Day

A couple of months back, I was at Alfa's HQ when they offered three legally blind children the gift of sight and I captured the heart-warming moment they start seeing properly again. It was a very emotional moment for the children, the parents and everyone around them. For Valentine's Day, Alfa decided to help Sariya; a married woman and mother who suffers from Glaucoma disease. It is every parent's dream to see their children and…

When Valet Parking Companies Promote Valentine’s Day

"Would You Be My Valetine?" Valetine? VALETINE? Did they just come up with a random word? What does that even mean and how is being your valet in Lebanon a romantic thing or even remotely linked to Valentine's? That's taking Valentine ads to a whole new level that's for sure 😂 I can imagine the slogans for some Valet companies here: I will break your gear box, change your radio channels and adjust your seat:…

New BIEL Excavations Sneak Peek

After we got some early info of the plans and renders of the new, bigger BIEL set to open in the Tahwita region earlier this month on Gino’s Blog, I managed to get my hands on photos of the current excavations to date, and it looks like it’s coming together in time for their first phase launch in April 2018. This is the render from earlier this month, and as you can see, the green…

TMO-Lebanon Releases Traffic Management App

TMC Lebanon announced today the launch of its new Android & iOS* App that will help Lebanese drivers beat traffic jams and get a live feed from TMC's cameras mainly inside Beirut and on the Dora - Nahr el Kalb highway. Traffic Map will show Google Traffic map with tiny red cameras. Once you click on any of the cameras you will get the most recent shot from that specific location. There are other options…
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Tripoli Judge Gives Unusual Sentence For Three Men Accused of Insulting Christianity

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Those found guilty of blasphemy or insulting a religion can face up to one year in prison according to Article 473 of the Lebanese Penal Code. Such acts are almost always taken very seriously and ...
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Lebanese Alain Geaam From a Homeless Dishwasher to a Michelin-starred chef

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This is one of those stories that you often hear about in movies. Two decades ago, a Lebanese called Alan Geaam found himself sleeping on the streets on the Champs de Mars and began his ...
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I’m Joining Lebanon’s White Trail this Year!

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According to the UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees), in average, 21.5 million people have been forcibly displaced since 2008 due to climate change-related weather hazards. Whether it’s global warming, melting arctic sea ice ...
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Lebanese Taking Part in the 2018 Winter Olympics

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Three Lebanese are taking part in the 2018 Winter Olympics that is being held in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Allen Behlok and Natacha MOHBAT are competing in the Alpine Skiing category and Samer Tawk in the ...
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