Anthony Salame leaves Virgin Radio Lebanon After 6 years

Last week, Virgin Radio Lebanon's iconic morning host Anthony Salame appeared on air for the final time to bid the country and Lebanese people farewell, many of whom have been following him since 2013. Starting yesterday, March 18, Boudi and Zeina took over from 6 to 10AM. Here's Anthony's closure: Thank you to my Virgin Radio family! I don’t use the word family lightly but over the last six years that’s exactly what they’ve become.…

Corruption at Lebanese Customs Agencies Costing Almost 1 Billion Dollars Yearly

"Beirut port in a storm over corruption": That was the title of an article dated October 2012 when Al Jadeed reported on what it called rampant corruption cases at the Port’s Customs Department, saying it has deprived the treasury of hundreds of millions of U.S. dollars in revenues each year. One way that was proposed to help fight corruption at the port and customs agencies in general was introducing new scanners or at least making…

Make The Call: A Fantastical Visual Metaphor Bringing Macallan’s First Ever Campaign to Life

There's a good reason The Macallan is the most sought-after whisky for collectors and one of the best-selling distilleries in the world. Whether it's its history and sense of prestige, the exceptional oak casks or the curiously small stills, The Macallan produces exceptional whisky and is the reason I fell in love with single malts. This being said, their "Make The Call" campaign, the Macallan's first-ever global advertising campaign, can only be described as truly…
Lebanon

How To Help 3ammo Hamed, The Old Taxi Driver Working with an Oxygen Tank

5 days ago
A picture showing an elderly man driving his taxi while on oxygen has gone viral online, which prompted a Good Samaritan to try locate the old man and see how we can help him. Hadil ...
Lebanon

Jal el Dib Bridge Set to Open Tomorrow

5 days ago
It took them SEVEN years to build that tiny Jal el Dib bridge, knowing that the reasons behind dismantling it in the first place weren’t that convincing. Nevertheless, and after almost two years of agonizing ...
Critiques

The National Anti-Corruption Commission: Can it Work?

5 days ago
It’s no surprise that Lebanon ranks among the most corrupt countries in the world, yet all we’ve been hearing about ever since the new government was formed and even before that was the imminent need ...
Alcohol

Secreterre Vodka: The First Locally Produced Vodka

5 days ago
Batroun-based microbrewery and distillery Colonel has launched this week its vodka, the first to be produced in Lebanon. The vodka’s name is “Secreterre“, and will be distilled in the same distillery Colonel uses for gin, ...
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