Call 1214 To Report Hospital ER Units Not Admitting Patients

We've been hearing a lot lately about hospitals asking patients for money before admitting them to ER and I've shared couple of videos on the blog. In order to report such violations, the Health Ministry has set up a hotline 1214 to call and inform the ministry about such a case. Throwing patients out of ER for not having money or papers is inhumane.

17 Accidents Reported, Two Kills & 20 Injured on New Year’s Eve 2019

Despite all the security measures taken by the security forces, Lebanese Army, Civil Defense and other units, two people were killed in an accident last night and several others injured. Celebratory gunfire also caused five people to get injured. We can still call it a rather peaceful New Year's Eve given how tense things are in the country right now. Many thanks to all the officers and volunteers who were on duty on that night…
Automotive

Free Taxis on New Year’s Eve [2018]

2 weeks ago
Just like every year, there’s a free taxi initiative taking place today for all those celebrating NYE outside their homes and planning to drive back home. The campaign was launched by an initiative was launched ...
Baladi

Lebanese NGO “March” President Lea Baroudi Awarded an #MBE by the Queen of England

2 weeks ago
I’ve had the chance to meet Lea few years back when MARCH had started and I cannot but admire the work they’ve pulled throughout the years. Lea has been instrumental to the NGO’s success and ...
Information

Watch the Gavin Ford Tribute Show

1 month ago
I just finished watching the Gavin Ford Tribute show and it brought back so many memories. It also taught us about Gavin’s every day life and how fun he was. All in all, it’s a ...
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#Capharnaum Official US Trailer is Out, Movie to Start Showing on December 14

2 months ago
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 ...
Economics

Lebanon Among the 20 Most Corrupt Countries in the World

2 months ago
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 ...
Business

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

3 months 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

3 months 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?

3 months 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 ...
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