Shop Local These Holidays

Holidays are around the corner, our economy is hanging by a thread, the majority of businesses are struggling big time and need our support to survive. For that sake, consider shopping local this month and supporting small businesses. If you're wondering where to buy from, Lana Chukri has compiled an awesome list of local businesses and craftsmen. I'm sharing the lists here for the blog's readers: PS: It goes without saying that the list is…

Get Ready for The COVID-19 Vaccine Fiasco

If you thought the way this government handled the pandemic was a mess, wait till they get their hands on the first batch of COVID-19 vaccines. According to this LBCI report, we're only getting the doses from Pfizer but the committee in charge of managing the pandemic is looking into other options as well. However, the real problem resides on storing and distributing the vaccines, and more importantly, how will the authorities decide who will…
Lebanon

Lebanon recovers against Iraq after dismal start to qualify for the FIBA Asia Cup 2021

6 days ago
After starting in a very chaotic, selfish way, with a game lacking any strategy whatsoever during almost the first 2 quarters of the match, it was a different Lebanese team that showed up in the ...
Lebanon

Lebanon demolishes India in the second window of the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 qualifications

1 week ago
After comfortably topping Group D in Window 1 of the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 qualifications, with 2 wins over Iraq and Bahrain last February, Lebanon’s national team is back on track for Window 2. In ...
Lebanon

Dima Sadek joins MTV Lebanon, a year after quitting LBCI

1 week ago
After being a news anchor on OTV for 4 years, between 2007 and 2011, then on the LBCI for 8 years, until 2019, including hosting the Miss Lebanon Pageant in 2014, 15, 17 and 2018, ...
Critiques

Ogero Contract Ends on Jan 2021

2 weeks ago
The government hasn’t renewed yet Ogero’s contract and hasn’t paid Ogero a penny in 2020. This means that Ogero can no longer operate legally next year, and is already missing cables, spare parts and essential ...
Baladi

Meet the Lebanese-Armenian Entrepreneur Leading The Fight Against COVID-19

2 weeks ago
The race to find a COVID-19 vaccine started months ago, and while Pfizer was the first to announce a vaccine candidate, it is Moderna that has the upper hand with a 94.5% effective vaccine against ...
Lebanon

Low-cost German Airline Eurowings to Launch Direct flights to Beirut from Berlin, Stuttgart and Düsseldorf

3 weeks ago
Under the label “families and homeland visits”, cheap German airline and Lufthansa subsidiary Eurowings has decided to expand its flights and connect 3 new German cities to Beirut. They will be served as follows: 1- ...
BeirutBlast

Recent France2 Report 12 Uncovers New Details on Beirut Port Explosion

3 weeks ago
“Beyrouth: une bombe au coeur de la ville” which translates into “Beirut: a bomb at the heart of the capital” is the title of the Envoyé Spécial report which aired on France 2 on November ...
BeirutBlast

France to offer Lebanese students joining its territory this year 500 euros of aid

3 weeks ago
In a not very surprising – given the French President Macron’s latest promises to help Lebanese students in France – yet very welcome initiative given the current economic crisis that is plaguing the country, Campus ...
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