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About The New Iskan Housing Loans …

3 weeks ago
I was looking for information regarding the new subsidized housing loans that were announced a week ago and I found this great informative video by Jad Ghosn. To sum things up quickly, we got $165 ...
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BDL’s Christmas Gift: 2 Additional Billion Dollars For The Authorities To Waste

4 weeks ago
A couple of months ago, Lebanon’s central bank had around 800 million dollars in reserves remaining for basic subsidies, but this changed a week ago when BDL governor announced they now have 2 billion dollars ...
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Lebanese Parliament Lifts Banking Secrecy For 1 Year

1 month ago
One month after the forensic audit was suspended, the Lebanese parliament has finally decided to lift the banking secrecy for 1 year to facilitate the audit of the Central Bank and other public institutions. The ...
Lebanon

MEA Might Start Accepting “Fresh” Dollars Only

1 month ago
MEA Chairman told Reuters yesterday that “if MEA wants to ensure its stability, we will reach a time when we will need to have sales in ‘fresh dollars’, which means that very few people will ...
Critiques

Telecom Ministry & Ogero To Drop the ‘0’ From Landline Numbers Area Code

1 month ago
A memo by the Telecom Ministry & Ogero was issued yesterday informing all landline owners that the ‘0’ for all area codes will be dropped and replaced by ‘2’. In other words, when you’re dialing ...
Critiques

Lebanon To Allow Parties, Apply Social Dis-Dancing

1 month ago
The country’s COVID-19 measures were revised today ahead of the holidays, whereas the nighttime curfew is now set at 11:30PM instead of 11PM and businesses will be allowed to open until 10:30 pm instead of ...
Critiques

Who Should be Interrogated Over The Beirut Blast?

1 month ago
The answer is quite simple: Everyone in charge since 2013 from Presidents, PMs, Ministers, Heads of Parliament, Army Generals, officers,, Heads of Customs, Port officials, etc. Up until today, Judge Sawwan’s work as lead investigator ...
Baladi

Buy Local: 15 Alternatives to Nutella in Lebanon

1 month ago
Nutella is no longer affordable or even available in Lebanon due to the dollar crisis. As a result, people are looking into Lebanese-based alternatives and surprisingly, there are many. In fact, our friend Bassam Karam ...
Critiques

Government or Not, Hariri & Aoun Are Not Part of the Solution

1 month ago
It’s been over a month now that Saad Hariri was re-assigned to form a government and still nothing. Today, after a three-week pause, Hariri met Aoun and instead of agreeing on a final line-up, each ...
Critiques

Sonatrach Deal Expires By End of Year, Turkish Power ships Threatening to Leave

1 month ago
Up to 85% of the fuel provided to Lebanon is by Sonatrach and its contract expires by end of year, which means we will lose our key fuel supplier in 3 weeks time. Added to ...
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