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Critiques

Five Reasons Why Lockdowns are Failing in Lebanon

1 hour ago
Let me start but saying that lockdowns in most countries around the world have turned into failed experiments, but quite often helped these same countries in planning the re-opening phase or implementing a second lockdown, ...
Critiques

Special K Cereals Among List of Subsidized Products by the Ministry of Economy

22 hours ago
A friend shared a picture of a Special K cereals box he bought last week that had a label stating that it was subsidized by the Ministry of Economy. I also was listening to an ...
BeirutBlast

After Almost Four Months, Judge Leading Beirut Blast Probe is Backing Down

2 days ago
It’s been almost four months now since the Beirut port blast took place, and despite the overwhelming evidence proving the negligence and incompetence of several parties, from the customs to the port officials, security agencies ...
Baladi

Yolande Labaki is Making Dolls For Children Impacted by the Beirut Port Blast

4 days ago
The 4th of August explosion resulted in over 200 deaths, 6,500 injuries and left an estimated 300,000 people homeless. Almost four months later, a lot of people are still unable to get back home and ...
Critiques

Why BDL’s Forensic Audit Was Doomed To Fail

1 week ago
The forensic audit was a key demand by the IMF and international donors prior to giving Lebanon any money, and Diab’s government announced back in July that they’re hiring Alvarez & Marsal to conduct the ...
Critiques

Ogero Contract Ends on Jan 2021

1 week ago
The government hasn’t renewed yet Ogero’s contract and hasn’t paid Ogero a penny in 2020. This means that Ogero can no longer operate legally next year, and is already missing cables, spare parts and essential ...
Critiques

Lebanon Only Member Country Not To Sign The Media Freedom Pledge

1 week ago
Maharat reported earlier today the below: “It was drawn to the attention of “Maharat Foundation” that Lebanon did not sign the final statement of the ministerial meeting of the 2020 Global Conference for Media Freedom, ...
Baladi

Meet the Lebanese-Armenian Entrepreneur Leading The Fight Against COVID-19

1 week ago
The race to find a COVID-19 vaccine started months ago, and while Pfizer was the first to announce a vaccine candidate, it is Moderna that has the upper hand with a 94.5% effective vaccine against ...
Critiques

Interior Minister on Sunday Food Delivery Ban: “Let Women Cook on Sundays”

2 weeks ago
The Interior Ministry wants to enforce a lockdown starting tomorrow, which he doesn’t believe in, and has decided to ban, among other things, delivery services after 5PM and all delivery services on Sundays. When asked ...
Critiques

Latest Lalaland News: BDL Set to Introduce Digital Currency in 2021

2 weeks ago
BDL has been considering a digital currency since 2017 following the rise of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, and is apparently set to launch it in 2021, according to Governor Riad Salameh. The digital currency is ...
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