Two Explanations For the Accumulated Garbage on Keserwan Shores

The scenes from Nahr el Kalb were a national embarrassment for the whole country and the Environment Ministry specifically, yet instead of apologizing to the people , he's arguing that the source of the accumulated trash is not Bourj Hammoud but from landfills in the Keserwan or Matn areas. Even if this government is not to blame for previous governments' mistakes, that's not how you handle a crisis and we haven't seen any actions yet…

Two Lebanese Taking Part in The 2018 Race Of Champions

The Race of Champions is taking place in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in early 2018, which will mark the first time ever ROC travels to the Middle East. The two-day event will take place on February 2-3 at King Fahd International Stadium and will feature superstar drivers from across the world of motorsport including Juan Pablo Montoya, Tom Kristensen, Peter Solberg, David Coulthard and others. German F1 Champion Sebastian Vettel is not attending though.…

Apple CEO Tim Cook was in Beirut

Tim Cook and the world's youngest Nobel Peace Prizer winner Malala Yousafzai were in Beirut this Saturday to launch a partnership aimed at getting 100,000 girls into education in places including Afghanistan, Pakistan, Lebanon, Turkey and Nigeria. Malala & Cook sat for an in-depth discussion with The Independent in Beirut on Saturday but I'm not sure where he stayed exactly. Malala visited Beirut back in 2015 to open a school for Syrian refugees. Let's hope…

My First Visit to Raising Cane’s at The Spot Choueifat

A few weeks ago, Raising Cane's finally opened in Beirut's The Spot Choueifat Mall, so I went down to try it out last Saturday. To be completely honest, I wasn't too familiar with the brand until my brother who lives in the US sent me a photo of them having lunch at a Raising Cane's there. I then remember seeing an article on Business Insider where it was voted one on of the top restaurant…
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Parental Leave for Lebanese Fathers Soon Extended to Three Days?

1 month ago
Lebanese fathers are currently entitled to one paternity day while maternity leave was extended to 70 days a couple of years ago. The government has recently approved extending the paternity leave to three days but ...
Critiques

Women’s Participation in Lebanon’s Upcoming 2018 Elections

1 month ago
Lebanon has scored for years now the lowest rates in terms of women political empowerment and I’m not expecting a major change in the upcoming elections simply because there’s no willingness from most political parties ...
Critiques

Burj Hammoud Garbage Mountain Swamped by Waters

1 month ago
A picture and a video are being circulated today showing the Burj Hammoud landfill being swamped by rising waters. The authorities have been dumping the whole garbage mountain into the sea for months now and ...
Fun

Mzaar Ski Resort To Open on Saturday

1 month ago
This year seems to be a repeat of 2014 when it barely snowed and ski resorts were closed most of the time. Mzaar Ski resort has announced that it’s doing its best to open the ...
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