Information Minister Manal Abdel Samad is Joining The World’s Longest Zoom Meeting

The Lebanese Ministry of Information tweeted yesterday that minister Abdel Samad has received an invitation to host the longest Zoom meeting in the world that is expected to last more than 28 hours. The event is organized by Lebanon news online and is expected to achieve a Guinness World Record for the longest virtual talk through Zoom. They will be discussing the COVID-19 pandemic and the meeting will include over 100 guests from the Arab…

The Lebanon Outsourcing Initiative by B.O.T

A new and exciting initiative was launched this week aimed at linking global companies to Lebanese professionals in the digital, technology, creative, finance and other fields. The , launched by Bridge. Outsource. Transform , will offer "optimized directory that connects expert Lebanese skillsets powered by freelancers, agencies and companies, to global organizations and professionals seeking specialized services". BOT is the first socially responsible outsourcing platform in the MENA Region that provides Data services executed by…
Health

Beirut’s Crisis Observatory Study: No Herd Immunity Before 2025

1 week ago
A study conducted by the Crisis Observatory at the American University of Beirut warned that Lebanon will not reach herd immunity before the summer of 2025 at this slow pace. In fact, Lebanon has only ...
Lebanon

Lebanon To Experience Internet Issues Due To IMEWE Cable Maintenance

2 weeks ago
Ogero announced today that we might be facing internet connectivity issues in Lebanon due to maintenance works planned on the (IMEWE) submarine communications cable system. Lebanon relies solely on this cable and our only backup ...
Health

Only 450,000 Lebanese Have Signed Up For The COVID-19 Vaccine So Far

2 weeks ago
As Lebanon has officially kicked off its vaccination campaign against COVID-19, the number of people who registered on the [website] is still relatively small. In fact, ex-PM Diab mentioned that only 450,000 have signed up ...
Health

Vaccine Rollout Announced, 6 Million Doses For All Residents – Not Just Lebanese

1 month ago
Lebanon has moved in recent weeks to COVID alert level 4, which means we’re in an uncontrolled epidemic with limited additional health system capacity available. The test positivity rate is still very high and hospitals ...
Lebanon

Le Grand Prix De La Francophonie: Alexandre Najjar

1 month ago
Alexandre Najjar, Lebanese writer and novelist, was awarded “Le Grand Prix de la Francophonie” by the Academie Francaise. This award acknowledges his thirty-five contribution in his country and around the world to the preservation and ...
Critiques

World Bank US$246 Million Aid To Be Distributed in LBP At New Rate

1 month ago
I am still trying to wrap my heard around this news. Basically, the World Bank announced that it will provide a $246 million loan assistance to the Lebanese government, that will be paid to families ...
Automotive

EV-ELECTRA RISE: First 100% Lebanese Car To Launch in February

1 month ago
In the midst of all the issues and obstacles Lebanon has faced, EV-ELECTRA, a Lebanese manufacturing company has announced the launching of the first 100% Lebanese made electric vehicle. Company owner, Jihad Mohamad, announced its ...
Lebanon

MEA Might Start Accepting “Fresh” Dollars Only

2 months ago
MEA Chairman told Reuters yesterday that “if MEA wants to ensure its stability, we will reach a time when we will need to have sales in ‘fresh dollars’, which means that very few people will ...
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