Anthony Salame leaves Virgin Radio Lebanon After 6 years

Last week, Virgin Radio Lebanon's iconic morning host Anthony Salame appeared on air for the final time to bid the country and Lebanese people farewell, many of whom have been following him since 2013. Starting yesterday, March 18, Boudi and Zeina took over from 6 to 10AM. Here's Anthony's closure: Thank you to my Virgin Radio family! I don’t use the word family lightly but over the last six years that’s exactly what they’ve become.…

Corruption at Lebanese Customs Agencies Costing Almost 1 Billion Dollars Yearly

"Beirut port in a storm over corruption": That was the title of an article dated October 2012 when Al Jadeed reported on what it called rampant corruption cases at the Port’s Customs Department, saying it has deprived the treasury of hundreds of millions of U.S. dollars in revenues each year. One way that was proposed to help fight corruption at the port and customs agencies in general was introducing new scanners or at least making…
Alcohol

Make The Call: A Fantastical Visual Metaphor Bringing Macallan’s First Ever Campaign to Life

2 days ago
There’s a good reason The Macallan is the most sought-after whisky for collectors and one of the best-selling distilleries in the world. Whether it’s its history and sense of prestige, the exceptional oak casks or ...
Information

Lebanon’s Paris Tourism Office Attacked During Latest Yellow Vests Protest

2 days ago
Yellow vest protesters damaged the Lebanese Tourism Office in Paris during their latest protest. The office, which is located close to the Champs Elysee, had its main door and glass windows shattered, even though nothing ...
Lebanon

How To Help 3ammo Hamed, The Old Taxi Driver Working with an Oxygen Tank

5 days ago
A picture showing an elderly man driving his taxi while on oxygen has gone viral online, which prompted a Good Samaritan to try locate the old man and see how we can help him. Hadil ...
Lebanon

Jal el Dib Bridge Set to Open Tomorrow

5 days ago
It took them SEVEN years to build that tiny Jal el Dib bridge, knowing that the reasons behind dismantling it in the first place weren’t that convincing. Nevertheless, and after almost two years of agonizing ...
Alcohol

Secreterre Vodka: The First Locally Produced Vodka

5 days ago
Batroun-based microbrewery and distillery Colonel has launched this week its vodka, the first to be produced in Lebanon. The vodka’s name is “Secreterre“, and will be distilled in the same distillery Colonel uses for gin, ...
Fun

The 1st Maker Faire in Lebanon is on April 6th!

6 days ago
Almost 200 international Maker Faire take place around the world every year in cities including Tokyo, Rome, Shenzhen, Taipei, Seoul, Paris, Berlin, Barcelona, San Diego, Cairo, Dubai and many more. This year, the world’s largest ...
Food

Chef Antoine’s Recipe for Fake News

6 days ago
This is quite brilliant. Bayanat Box has been sharing a lot of valuable tips on how to detect fake news and their latest was a collaboration with Chef Antoine on how to create the perfect ...
Information

Boeing 737 MAX 8 Banned from Overflying Lebanese Airspace

1 week ago
Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplanes are being grounded all over the world after the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash, and Lebanon followed suit yesterday when the Lebanese Directorate General of Civil Aviation issued a statement ...
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