#Capharnaum Official US Trailer is Out, Movie to Start Showing on December 14

Nadine Labaki's latest film "Capernaum", which is sitting on top of the Lebanese Box office for 2018, will be released on December 14 across US theaters. The trailer is already out, you can check it below: If you haven't seen the movie yet, here's my . CapharnaĆ¼m is one of two Lebanese movies that qualified to be nominated by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for the Foreign Language Film category at the 76th Golden Globe…

Lebanon Among the 20 Most Corrupt Countries in the World

The 2018 Global Competitiveness Report is out and Lebanon has ranked 80th out of 140 countries, which is a major improvement from last year's 101st spot but there are still a lot of worrying indicators such as: Negative Indicators: - Terrorism incidence - Future orientation of government - Incidence of corruption - Intellectual property protection - Quality of roads - Efficiency of train services - Reliability of water supply - Debt dynamics - Cost of…
Business

Around 50% of Gas Stations in #Lebanon Don’t Have a License

1 month ago
The Syndicate of Gas Station Owners estimated the number of unlicensed gas stations in #Lebanon to be around 1,500, out of 3,000 gas stations across the country. “Less than half of the gas stations are ...
Baladi

AUB Ranked First in MENA Region & 45th Worldwide in Graduates Employability

1 month ago
The American University of Beirut has been ranked the best in the MENA region and is ranked #45 among all universities worldwide for the employability of its graduates. This criterion measures the proportion of graduates ...
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Should You Consider an MBA?

1 month ago
Working in the financial sector for the better part of a decade means I share my floor with many MBA graduates. In these uncertain times for Lebanon, with skyrocketing unemployment and bleak economic outlook, many ...
Automotive

Car Accident Statistics in August: 473 Accidents, 40 Kills & 600+ Injured

2 months ago
A friend of mine compiled the TMC stats for car accidents during the month of August and shared them in a graph. The numbers are alarming to say the least and nothing much (as usual) ...
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New 5000LL Banknote Being Circulated is Fake

2 months ago
I’ve received images of a supposedly new 5000LL banknote being released soon, but BDL did not make any official statements in that regards and it’s just fake news. It does look nice though. To check ...
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Sioufi & St Nicolas Gardens to Undergo Renovation

2 months ago
According to the Beirut municipality FB page, Sioufi and St Nicolas gardens in Achrafieh will be renovated soon with the works at Saint Nicolas already underway. I was going through the blog’s archives and Saint ...
Animals & Wildlife

A First in #Lebanon: Man Jailed for Killing Dog

3 months ago
We keep seeing viral videos documenting animal abuse in Lebanon but we’ve never heard of anyone getting arrested for these crimes. BETA took it upon themselves to investigate one of these cases and managed after ...
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Lebanese General Security To Start Issuing 10-Year Passports

3 months ago
About time! The Lebanese General Security will start issuing 10-year passports staring August 10th. The passport will cost 500,000LL which is considerably more expensive than most passports around the world. Nevertheless, I’d rather pay 500,000LL ...
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