Politicians Vs Outspoken Activists: Choose Your Battles Wisely

Is it ok to swear at politicians? Is profanity allowed when addressing ruling parties that have made our lives miserable for the past 30 years and more? Why is it ok for them to swear but ordinary Lebanese with real problems can't? If we were to resort to the Lebanese penal code, it clearly "criminalizes defamation against public officials and authorizes imprisonment for up to one year in such cases. It also authorizes imprisonment for…

#McDonaldsCares: A Golden Card To Honor Health Care Heroes

Solidarity is the only way forward to overcome COVID-19 and we've seen tons of awesome initiatives in Lebanon by various businesses, NGOs and even on an individual level. Health front-liners, from nursing, doctors, administrative teams, Red Cross volunteers and more, were the ones facing the highest risk of exposure to COVID-19, and deserved every bit of support. For that sake McDonald's Lebanon went above and beyond by awarding the McDonald's Golden Card, a first of…
Music

Old Footage Shows The Beatles Arriving in Beirut

1 month ago
The Beatles never performed in Beirut but they did make a refueling stop at Beirut’s airport back in 1964 on their way to Hong Kong. The trip included several refueling stops and lasted over 24 ...
Lebanon

Byblos Bank Manager Killed in Parking Lot

1 month ago
Antoine Dagher, the Head of Group Ethics & Fraud Risk Management Department at Byblos Bank, was killed in the parking lot of his building in Hazmieh. Early reports are saying he was hit in the ...
Lebanon

Beirut Airport Could Open by June 21

1 month ago
Beirut’s Airport was expected to open by June 8 as part of the government’s de-confinement plan but it looks like the decision will be pushed towards the end of June instead. Public Works Minister hinted ...
Baladi

Dr. Fady Gemayel Elected President of The European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers

1 month ago
Fady Gemayel, co-owner and honorary chairman of Gemayel Freres S.A.L., a leading corrugated cardboard company in Lebanon, has been elected as the new FEFCO president for a two-year term. The Brussels-based corrugated packaging industry association ...
Advertising

EDZ Hilarious Post-Corona Ad

1 month ago
How to promote wearing masks in the funniest and wittiest way? Watch EDZ latest ad 😁. Let’s hope they won’t get robbed of thee 24/7 electricity, especially after the planned takeover by EDL next year.
Critiques

Bakeries That Make a Better Ka’ake than Abou Arab

1 month ago
Update: Abou Arab is not shutting down. I love Kaak and I loved Abou Arab, I think almost everyone did for its quick service and convenience despite knowing hygiene wasn’t its strongest point. Yesterday, Abou ...
Critiques

Despite The Ongoing Scandals, The Lebanese Government is Keeping The Sonatrach Contract

1 month ago
The Lebanese government has decided last Tuesday to honor its contract with Algerian state energy firm Sonatrach until the end of the year, despite the latest scandals rocking this file. Just to give you a ...
Information

There’s No LL500,000 Bill (Yet)

1 month ago
There’s a LL500,000 bill circulating online for the past week or so, but it’s actually an old LL50,000 special edition bill that was released by BDL and photoshopped after. However, I think it’s only a ...
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