Ask Yourself Why You’re Not Going Down To Protest Tomorrow

Going down to the streets is the only option that has proven to be efficient since October 17, 2019. Just looking back at how the authorities, from the president to the current parliament and new government, have handled every single problematic issue shows that all should go down, and that #KellounYa3neKelloun was and is still a spot-on slogan! If you memory has failed you, here are few reminders: - They brought a new government that…

Byblos Bank Manager Killed in Parking Lot

Antoine Dagher, the Head of Group Ethics & Fraud Risk Management Department at Byblos Bank, was killed in the parking lot of his building in Hazmieh. Early reports are saying he was hit in the head by a sharp object, but the motives behind the murder are still not clear. Dagher was getting ready to go to work when he was assaulted and killed. Theft and crimes have been on the rise for the past…

900g of Bread Will Now Cost 1,500LL

Back in April, Economy Minister was threatening and fining bakeries that reduced the pack of bread from 1000g to 900g. Yesterday, he issued an official statement stating that the pack of bread will be reduced by 100g and be priced at 1,500LL. What changed? Not much in the last few weeks, and the minister's calculations don't really add up, but the decision is taken and will definitely impact thousands of families across Lebanon. Many Lebanese…

Ethiopian Domestic Workers Left Stranded in Front of Ethiopia Consulate

Over 100 Ethiopian domestic workers are sleeping outside the Ethiopian Embassy in Hazmieh after their employers became unable to pay their wages in dollars. In addition to that, the Ethiopian authorities did not take any actions to manage this mess and cited a lack of mandatory quarantine space in Addis Ababa. As a result, they're sleeping out on the street with no money and no idea on what to do next. Neither their employers nor…
Lebanon

Beirut Airport Could Open by June 21

6 days ago
Beirut’s Airport was expected to open by June 8 as part of the government’s de-confinement plan but it looks like the decision will be pushed towards the end of June instead. Public Works Minister hinted ...
Critiques

Riad Kobeissi Exposes Scandal Linked to Education Ministry’s PMU Program

6 days ago
Remember when Lebanon was complaining to the world about refugees being a burden to the country? Remember all the racist and discriminatory chants and slogans by politicians and ministers against refugees? Well our politicians did ...
Baladi

Dr. Fady Gemayel Elected President of The European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers

1 week ago
Fady Gemayel, co-owner and honorary chairman of Gemayel Freres S.A.L., a leading corrugated cardboard company in Lebanon, has been elected as the new FEFCO president for a two-year term. The Brussels-based corrugated packaging industry association ...
Critiques

Bank Secrecy Removal is a Joke

1 week ago
The law that Lebanon’s parliament passed last week to remove banking secrecy rules is yet another joke and a waste of time and efforts. No one’s fighting corruption or recovering stolen funds with that law, ...
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