Mar 20, 2023 01:24
I've never been to Wazzani but I've known for years that there are tens of unlicensed restaurants and cafes there open right on the river. Wazzani is an area right next to the blue line that separates us from Israel and a complaint was made in 2013 by the UNIFIL to the Lebanese Army that ducks raised in these resorts are crossing the blue line and somehow posing a "security" threat. The Lebanese government, and…
Feb 18, 2023 11:46
What is the lowest temperature ever recorded "officially" in Lebanon? The answer is -23 degrees Celsius on January 20th 1964 in the town of Yammoune according to Lebanon Weather Forecast. The page referenced the Directorate General of Civil Aviation Lebanon, Meteo.gov.lb as well as مرصد كسارة as sources for this piece of information. I tried looking at the above websites but didn't find any related information. I also looked at other websites that contain weather…
Feb 18, 2023 11:08
You'd expect luxury goods imports to decrease dramatically when an economic crisis hit a country followed by a dramatic currency collapse, but that doesn't appear to be the case in Lebanon where caviar imports, as highlighted by Jad Chaaban in his latest post, dropped significantly in 2019 but then increased dramatically from 0.5 in 2020 and 2021 to 3.2 tons in 2022. Cars imports also witnessed a major increase last year and even surpassed the…
Feb 18, 2023 02:34
News were circulating last week that TotalEnergies might delay its offshore gas exploration in Lebanon due to security reasons, but they turned out to be rumors yet I wish they were true. In fact, no Lebanese in his right mind would want Total or any other company to start digging for oil while we still have the same corrupt political parties ruling us. This hidden wealth should be used wisely and invested into rebuilding the…
1 month ago
BDL added a footnote to its latest bi-monthly BDL balance sheet where roughly 16 billion dollars was added to the public debt owned by the Lebanese state to the Central Bank. The reasoning behind it? ...
2 months ago
The Christmas spirit is unfortunately missing this year again in Lebanon but one has to find a reason to be cheerful and thankful, even for the little things, during this time of year. Here are ...
4 months ago
Fake news have been traveling online about a brilliant inventor from Lebanon who apparently broke three Guinness World Records, as “The Youngest Engineer in the World”, “The Youngest Inventor to Obtain a Patent for an ...
4 months ago
The main Al Arz ski lift was sabotaged last night few weeks before the opening of the ski season. The culprits climbed to the top of the hill at 2700m and cut or shot at ...