The Huawei Experience in Milano

Prior to the launch of the Huawei P20 Pro in Lebanon, I had the privilege to visit the Huawei Experience Store in Milano and was among the first to try out the Huawei P20 pro as well. Huawei's Milano store has Italian written all over it, from the design to the features to the feel and stands out from your average mobile experience stores. Sustainability and green design are highlighted in every corner of the…

Ali Wehbe Sets New Guinness World Record for Fastest Crossing of Lebanon on Foot

The first time I wrote about Ali Wehbe back in 2014, he was running Lebanon for 12 days in 12 different marathons to raise and support the Lebanese Austism Society . This year, Ali Wehbe was able to set a new Guinness world record for the fastest crossing of Lebanon on foot in just 1 day 15 hr 49 min. Wehbe attempted this record on the second of April, which is known as "World Autism…

LAU’s Dr. Lina Abirafeh Among The World’s 100 Most Influential People in Gender Policy

Lebanese-Palestinian Lina Rafeh, director of the Institute for Women’s Studies in the Arab World at the Lebanese American University, was included on the world’s 100 Most Influential People in Gender Policy in 2018, a report published by Apolitical, an international platform for governments that gathers and produces research on topics relevant to civil servants. The list "honors and celebrates women and men making the world more equitable, whether they exert their influence through policymaking, research,…

Don’t Blame Rising Gas Prices on the Government

It's easy to blame the authorities here for everything and we're usually right most of the time, but believe it or not, the rise in local oil prices is not something the government can control. Gas prices are going up globally due to several factors, such as the threat of new sanctions on Iran, unrest in Venezuelan oil fields and a diminishing oil supply. The 20liters price is nearing the 30,000LL, which marks a 7000…
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Major Floods in Ras Baalbeck

3 weeks ago
The strongest cyclone to ever hit southern Oman and neighbouring Yemen has left its mark on Lebanon in the last few days and some of the most affected areas by the recent rainstorms are Ras ...
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Check out The Latest Ramadan Drama Courtesy of Sayfco

3 weeks ago
Four years ago, it was hard to imagine that Sayfco, a company that had projects worth 2 billion dollars and was running its business solely on Facebook with almost 4 million likes and spending millions ...
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One Million Fewer Smokers in France Since Last Year

3 weeks ago
I was reading yesterday on how the anti-smoking measures introduced in France have caused a sharp fall in the number of people smoking daily, with ONE MILLION fewer lighting up from 2016-2017! The measures taken ...
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Sorting Waste at Source Kicked off in Beirut?

4 weeks ago
PM Hariri and the Municipality of Beirut announced back in April a recycling project entitled “Warak Beirut” or “Paper Beirut” that will supposedly promote source sorting of paper and cardboard at public institutions and the ...
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