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Automotive

EV-ELECTRA Rise Launched But Still No First Drive

2 hours ago
The first electric Lebanese car was launched in February in the cheesiest possible way, but we have yet to see a first drive. All they did in the launch was drive the car real slow ...
Information

2020 Corruption Index: Lebanon & Iran Tied in 149th Spot

1 day ago
The 2020 Corruption index has marked Lebanon as highly corrupt and ranked it 149th (out of 180) with a score of 25/100. Other countries with a similar ranking include Iran, Guatemala, Nigeria, Mozambique and Cameroon. ...
Critiques

Mzaar Ski Resort To Close For This Season After Today’s Fiasco

2 days ago
Kfardebian municipality issued a statement later today following the fiasco that happened at the Mzaar slopes, and decided with Mzaar Ski resort to end the ski season for safety considerations and to help reduce the ...
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Judge Carla Chawwah Orders Health Ministry To Vaccinate 80-Year Old Within 48 Hours

3 days ago
Joseph Al-Hajj registered back in January to get his vaccination slot, but never received any feedback from the authorities despite having priority as an 80-year old. In the mean time, the Health Minister was too ...
Lebanon

Azadea Set To Reopen Adidas & Reebook By April 2021

3 days ago
After having shut down all their branches in mid-2020 due to the economic crisis, Reebook & Adidas stores are set to reopen in Lebanon by April after Azadea had acquired the franchises to both brands. ...
Economics

The Big Mac Index : Lebanon Now Tops Cheapest Places To Buy A Big Mac

3 days ago
The Big Mac Index was created in 1986 by The Economist and is an “informal way of measuring the purchasing power parity (PPP) between two currencies and provides a test of the extent to which ...
Lebanon

Anghami Becomes First Arab Tech Company To Get Listed on NASDAQ NY

4 days ago
Anghami has officially completed a merger with Vistas Media Acquisition Co. Inc., a publicly traded special-purpose acquisition company and is now the first ever Arab technology company to list on NASDAQ New York. The transaction ...
Health

List of Private Companies Authorized to Import COVID-19 Vaccines

1 week ago
Lebanon’s Health Ministry stated earlier this week that it has authorized 20 private companies to import COVID-19 vaccines, but a Ministry official said the local companies “have so far faced rejection from the companies that ...
Critiques

Troubling Numbers In The First Vaccination Report By The Central Inspection

1 week ago
Joelle M. Abi-Rached published on twitter the full report by the Central Inspection following the first week of COVID-19 vaccination in Lebanon. Looking quickly at the numbers in the report below: – 28,080 doses of ...
Economics

LSE Study: Questioning The Effectiveness of Foreign Aid to Lebanon

1 week ago
Valentina Finckenstein, the author of this LSE Ideas study entitled “How International Aid Can Do More Harm Than Good: The Case of Lebanon“, questions the effectiveness of international aid to Lebanon throughout the last three ...
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