Minister Ali Hamieh Doesn’t Believe Lebanon had a Public Transportation Crisis

If you haven't met yet our new Public Works & Transport Minister, he was on TV the other day claiming that Lebanon never had a transportation crisis before 2019, and that the government never really considered enhancing the public transportation network because everyone had a car. It appears that the minister forgot the cost of traffic and the cost of environmental degradation in Lebanon on the economy, add to that the billions of dollars wasted…

Someone Burned The Old Homeless Man’s Street Library

Remember the story I shared a week ago about the old man selling books under a bridge? It appears that someone has set fire to his small kiosk and burned all his books. I don't know what evil mind would do that, but I'm trying to figure out how we could help the old man find a proper shelter and maybe get him back a small kiosk to sell his books. I will post updated…
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What’s Happening to the Lebanese Lira Exchange Rate?

6 days ago
If you’re wondering how the Lebanese Lira rate has been improving steadily over the last few days, after dropping to an all-time low of 33,000 last week, here’s why: – Following the decision by the ...
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HEC & CMA CGM Launch “The CMA CGM Excellence Fund for Lebanon”

1 week ago
At times where seeking higher education abroad has become out of reach for many Lebanese university students, HEC & CMA CGM have decided to partner and launch The “CMA CGM Excellence Fund for Lebanon”, a ...
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Minister of Culture Helps Homeless Book Seller By Giving Him More Books

1 week ago
Pictures of a homeless man taking shelter under a bridge and selling used books went viral last week, prompting Lebanon’s Minister of Culture (wait for it) to visit the old man and throw some more ...
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No Internet in Beirut’s Third District on Sunday

1 week ago
Imad Kreidieh, chairman of state telecommunications provider Ogero, tweeted late Saturday that Beirut’s third district will be cut off on Sunday as its Mazraa Central has run out of diesel. Kreidieh has been warning for ...
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Greece Aegean Airlines Suspends All Flights to Beirut

1 week ago
Greece’s largest carrier Aegean Airlines has announced today that it will be suspending all flights to Beirut after a hole was discovered in the hull of a Greek airliner before taking off from Beirut. Minister ...
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“Illustrated History of Lebanon” Updated 25 Years Later!

1 week ago
25 years after having published the first edition of “Illustrated History of Lebanon”, Nayla de Freige & Maria Saad with Fadlallah Dagher as the illustrator have released an updated version that will include events up ...
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Lebanon Wins Award For Best Arab Video Commercial Film On Cyber Extortion

1 week ago
A Lebanese video commercial won the award for the best Arab Video commercial on Sexual Harassment/Cyber Extortion in Tunisia. Lebanon was taking part in the 45th Conference of Arab Police and Security Leaders being held ...
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Illegal Mining Rigs Seized By The Authorities

1 week ago
Crypto mining is becoming more and more popular worldwide and Lebanon is, or at least was in the last couple of years, a great place to set up mining rigs given that the cost of ...
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