Lebanon’s Debt Increases $21,000 Every Minute

In 2018, Lebanon's national debt increased by $6.6 Billion Dollars, which amounts to almost $12,500 every minute. This year, the debt is expected to increase by $11 Billion Dollars, which means that that it will increase roughly by $21,000 every minute. If we look at January only, the national debt reached $85.32 billion — nearly 150% of the gross domestic product — an increase of $4.93 billion compared to January 2018. The reasons behind this…

#Tripoli Volunteers Take The #TrashChallenge but What’s Next?

Unlike other useless challenges, the internet's newest trend the "Trash Tag Challenge" is encouraging people to protest the environment by cleaning up a place where trash has accumulated, then taking another picture of the spot to immortalize it with a before/after post. That's what a group of volunteers in Tripoli along with a couple of municipal members have done by cleaning up an area that was recently acquired by the Municipality. After a long day…
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World Happiness Report 2019: Lebanon Ranked #91 WorldWide, #6 in Arab World

2 weeks ago
The World Happiness Report is a landmark survey of the state of global happiness that ranks 156 countries by how happy their citizens perceive themselves to be. The report is produced by the United Nations ...
Critiques

Facade Collapse: Burj Hammoud – Nabaa

3 weeks ago
Last Thursday, pictures and videos emerged of an old building’s facade collapsing in Burj Hammoud. Fortunately, the cracks were spotted ahead of time, leaving the municipal police time to evacuate the residents and set up ...
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Almaza’s Brilliant Mother’s Day Ads 2014-2019

3 weeks ago
Almaza’s ads have almost always been brilliant for all occasions. This year’s Mother’s Day ad was quite awesome but I tracked down their ads since 2014 and I still prefer the 2017 one more. Which ...
Health

Slighter: The Learning Lighter

3 weeks ago
There are roughly one billion smokers in the World of which 70% think of quitting, 40% actually try to quit but ultimately only 5% succeed. This is mainly because of two reasons: will power is ...
Health

Mongolian-Lebanese: It’s Time to Tell the Difference

3 weeks ago
March 21 is celebrated as Mother’s Day in Lebanon but it’s also World Down Syndrome day. For this sake, the Lebanese Down Syndrome Association released a powerful awareness video to shed light on this cause ...
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Mother’s Day: A Painful Day For Mothers of the Disappeared

3 weeks ago
Georges was 22 when he was kidnapped as he was on his way to a business meeting in west Beirut on December 30, 1983. Marie looked for him everywhere but never found him. IMM AZIZ ...
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Beirut Ranks #184 Worldwide, 9th out of 11 Regionally in 2019 Quality of Living Report

4 weeks ago
The Mercer 2019 Quality of living report is out and Beirut ranked (184) right after Khartoum (227) and Damascus (225) regionally while Dubai (74) continues to rank highest for quality of living across the Middle ...
Lebanon

Anthony Salame leaves Virgin Radio Lebanon After 6 years

4 weeks ago
Last week, Virgin Radio Lebanon’s iconic morning host Anthony Salame appeared on air for the final time to bid the country and Lebanese people farewell, many of whom have been following him since 2013. Starting ...
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