Diageo To Implement 26-Week Paid Parental Leave Policy

Update: Diaego is not the first apparently in Lebanon as Zomato has implanted a 6 months paternity & a 6 months maternity for its employees since May. Diageo Lebanon is set to be the first in Lebanon to implement a 6-month paid maternity AND paternity leave policy for its employees, "as part of a global roll-out of ambitious parental leave policy from the spirits company". The policy will be implemented in all countries and on…

What You Didn’t Know About 1971 Miss Universe Georgina Rizk

For as long as I can remember, I knew that Georgina Rizk was married to Walid Toufik. I don't know how I missed the part where she was married to a leading figure of the Palestine Liberation Organisation and a man linked to the kidnapping of 11 Israeli athletes as they flew in to Germany for the 1972 Munich Olympics. Georgina was Ali Hassan Salameh's second wife, not even his first. He was later on…
Lebanon

Pilot Amanda Harrison’s Challenge Brought to a Stop in #Beirut

11 months ago
Pilot Amanda Harrison was set to fly her 1942 Tiger Moth (DH82a) from the UK to Darwin in Australia, crossing over 9,260 nautical Miles and 23 countries in 30 days. The journey was aimed at ...
Baladi

Journalist Gisele Khoury Awarded the French Order of Chivalry

1 year ago
French Ambassador His Excellency Mr. Bruno Foucher has awarded renowned journalist Gisele Khoury the French order of chivalry (chevalier dans l’ordre Français de la Légion d’honneur) during a ceremony held at the Pine Residence. The ...
Lebanon

Anthony Salame leaves Virgin Radio Lebanon After 6 years

1 year 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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Lebanon’s Paris Tourism Office Attacked During Latest Yellow Vests Protest

1 year ago
Yellow vest protesters damaged the Lebanese Tourism Office in Paris during their latest protest. The office, which is located close to the Champs Elysee, had its main door and glass windows shattered, even though nothing ...
Lebanon

Jal el Dib Bridge Set to Open Tomorrow

1 year ago
It took them SEVEN years to build that tiny Jal el Dib bridge, knowing that the reasons behind dismantling it in the first place weren’t that convincing. Nevertheless, and after almost two years of agonizing ...
Business

Lebanese Candidate Ziad Hayek to Challenge U.S. President Trump’s Choice

1 year ago
World Bank elections are nearing and Lebanon has put forward a candidate that may challenge U.S. President Trump’s Choice David Malpass. In fact, the status-quo in picking the world bank president, which relied on a ...
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We Finally Have a New Government!

1 year 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 ...
Lebanon

Al-Mustaqbal newspaper to stop printing and become digital on February 1st

1 year ago
“Faced by the transformations that the press industry is witnessing in Lebanon and the world, and the continuous decline in sales and advertising revenues in the local market, the administration of al-Mustaqbal Newspaper has decided ...
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