HomeCity Using Coronavirus in Latest Ad

The whole world is freaking out about the coronavirus, Lebanon's Health Minister has been re-assuring people almost daily that we don't have any cases, and Home City thought it would be a great idea to use the deadly virus in their latest ad. I'm intrigued to know who told them that using it would be smart and catchy. Terrible ad and terrible use of sickness for humorous purposes! Photo Credits: Habib Battah

[Updated] MEA & All Operating Airlines in Lebanon To Accept Only US dollars

Update: Middle East Airlines has reversed its decision to sell tickets exclusively in foreign currencies, at the request of PM Hassan Diab. The decision is outrageous, apparently illegal for MEA but expected and effectively already in place. Most businesses are trying their best to get paid in dollars because it is no longer sustainable to deal with a fluctuating Lira. On the other hand, people can't withdraw their dollars because banks are not allowing them…
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Liban: La Revolution

5 days ago
Check out this 9-minute long report by Tancrède Bonora (C à vous) on the Lebanese Revolution. It’s been over 110 days now and today was yet another proof that the revolution is alive and kicking! ...
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Stricter Capital Controls To Be Implemented This Week?

2 weeks ago
BDL Governor & The Association of Banks in Lebanon (ABL) are seeking to legitimize the coercive measures being taken and have dispatched a circular to the government to regulate bank-customer relationships. In the mean time, ...
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Budget Deficit is the Source of all Our Problems

2 weeks ago
Al Jadeed were hosting a financial advisor called Samer Salameh who’s specialized in saving crumbling companies, and he offered quite a thorough analysis on the situation with numbers and steps to implement to get out ...
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2019 Corruption Index: Lebanon Ranked 137 Out of 180

2 weeks ago
“Nearly one in two people in Lebanon is offered bribes in exchange for their votes, while more than one in four receive threats if they don’t vote a certain way”. [Full Report] I think this ...
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Lebanese Parliament Approved The 2020 Budget that Fired Up The Revolution

2 weeks ago
Remember the ridiculous 2020 state budget that Hariri’s government tried to pass following weeks of nation-wide protests, the same draft budget that resulted in Hariri’s resignation? Well Our MPs sneaked into parliament after blockading every ...
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Two “Official” Exchanges Rates in #Lebanon, Hello Black Market!

3 weeks ago
Lebanon’s union of exchange dealers claimed last week in an official memo that they’ve set the exchange rate at 2000LL per 1 USD but none of them are respecting that. In fact, they made sure ...
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Should We Give This New Government a Chance?

3 weeks ago
Remember when Saad Hariri formed the last government and many saw in it a glimpse of hope? Remember when we had elections based on a new electoral law and Lebanese voters rallied behind traditional parties ...
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The New Diab Government: Who Got What?

3 weeks ago
Three months after Hariri’s resignation and 100 days into the October Revolution, a new one-sided government headed by Hassan Diab was announced today in Baabda. The government will be formed of 20 ministers all hand-picked ...
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