Beirut Ranks #184 Worldwide, 9th out of 11 Regionally in 2019 Quality of Living Report

The Mercer 2019 Quality of living report is out and Beirut ranked right after Khartoum and Damascus regionally while Dubai continues to rank highest for quality of living across the Middle East, closely followed by Abu Dhabi . The Mercer report is based on several factors including recreation, housing, economic environment, consumer goods availbility, public services and transport, school and education, medical and health considerations and others. Globally, Vienna topped the ranking for the 10th…
Food

Chef Antoine’s Recipe for Fake News

2 months 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

2 months 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 ...
Baladi

MEA Now Has Six Female Pilots, Lebanese Air Force Recruits Two Female Pilots & a Mechanic

2 months ago
What better way to celebrate International Women’s Day than seeing further Lebanese women breaking barriers and moving into historically male-dominated jobs. Last week, news spread about four new female pilots joining the MEA. First Officer ...
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We Finally Have a New Government!

3 months ago
The new government was just announced today after NINE months of ongoing negotiations. Instead of reducing the number of ministers, they kept it at 30 to satisfy all the political parties. I shared the full ...
Health

Call 1214 To Report Hospital ER Units Not Admitting Patients

4 months ago
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 ...
Automotive

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

4 months ago
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 ...
Automotive

Free Taxis on New Year’s Eve [2018]

4 months 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

4 months 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 ...
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