The 2021 iPhone Index: You Need 300 Working Days To Afford The iPhone 13 in Lebanon

How many working days do you need to afford Apple’s latest flagship phone? Picodi.com publishes every year the iPhone Index that gather net wages and compare them to the published iPhone prices in each country. In this year's index, Turkey was ranked the worst with 92.5 working days needed to buy an iPhone 13 while it only takes a working man 5.9 days to buy one in the US. As far as Lebanon is concerned,…

Hamra Street Cleanup

Volunteers from various NGOs and organizations teamed up today to give back to Hamra some of its glow by cleaning up the area between Rome & Sadat street. This activity was organized by Clean Beirut, a joint initiative by the Makassed Volunteering Unit and the AUB Neighborhood Initiative. The NGOs, civil society groups and businesses who participated are: - Makassed Volunteers - AUB Neighborhood Initiative - American University of Beirut - Ahla Fawda - Nusaned…
Critiques

Ghobeiry Municipal Council President Wants To Build Power Plant On Lebanon’s Only Golf Club

6 days ago
First, yes we have a golf club in Lebanon and it’s very well preserved surprisingly enough. The Golf Club of Lebanon (GCL) was established in 1923 and is the oldest and largest golf club in ...
Lebanon

Kuwait Just Sent 3 Tons of Baby Formula to Lebanon

1 week ago
Kuwait was among the first countries to provide a humanitarian aid to Lebanon following the Beirut port explosion in August 2020, and has most recently sent an airplane carrying three tons of baby formula as ...
Humor

Who Are the Thawra Avengers?

1 week ago
We’ve had tons of new movements popping left and right ever since the revolution started, including a group whose logo has the “Avengers” on it with the Thawra first in the background. Those “Thawra Avengers” ...
Elections2022

#Elections2022: Same Nationality, Same Rights!

1 week ago
The online registration for Lebanese expats begun a week ago, but it’s still not clear whether expats will have the right to vote in their respective electoral districts or be restricted to only 6 seats. ...
Events

Beirut Comic Art Festival: 6-10 October 2021

1 week ago
The French Embassy in Lebanon & l’Institut Français du Liban are organizing the first edition of the Beirut Comic Art festival from October 6 till October 10 2021. The festival will start with a concert ...
Baladi

Lebanese Photographer Myriam Boulos is This Year’s Magnum Photos Nominee

1 week ago
Magnum Photos is an international photographic cooperative owned by its photographer-members, with offices in New York City, Paris, London and Tokyo. This year, at the 74th Annual General Meeting (AGM), two new nominees were selected ...
BeirutBlast

Beirut Blast: 72 Foreign Victims From 12 Different Nationalities – Who Are They?

1 week ago
The Beirut port explosion killed 218 people including including nationals of Lebanon, Syria, Egypt, Ethiopia, Bangladesh, Philippines, Pakistan, Palestine, the Netherlands, Canada, Germany, France, Australia, and the United States. However, the number of non-lebanese killed ...
Economics

We Wasted 16 Billion Dollars Since 2019; Only 24% Were Used for Subsidies

2 weeks ago
When the economic crisis erupted in 2019, we still had 30 billion dollars left in the Central Bank. Two years later, we managed to waste 16 billion dollars and ONLY used 24% to back the ...
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