Lebanon Has Not Yet Signed a Contract with Pfizer for COVID-19 vaccines

A lot of countries have started administrating the COVID-19 vaccines, with "Israel", our sworn enemy, leading the way in the doses administered per 100 people, followed by the UAE, Bahrain, USA, UK, Denmark, Russia & Canada. In the mean time, Lebanon has yet to sign a contract with Pfizer as President Aoun gave his approval today to proceed with the agreement. The agreement was expected to be signed in mid-December and the vaccine rollout to…

Lebanese Government is Blaming People for its Own Incompetence Ahead of New Lockdown

They could not secure proper quarantine areas for returning travelers and visitors. They allowed nightclubs and restaurants to open during the holidays and organize NYE parties. They allowed artists to hold "sold out" concerts. They failed to increase the ICU bed capacity in the last two lockdowns. They implemented an odd-even regime for vehicles which resulted in an increase in the cases. They failed to enforce simple distancing rules, and the ministers in charge did…
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Why is Lebanon Spending 16 Billion LBP on Railways in 2020?

2 months ago
Lebanon’s German Embassy shared a post on its Facebook page highlight an excerpt of the 2020 budget law where 16 billion Lebanese Pounds are allocated to railways. As it appears, the ambassador is a huge ...
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COVID-19: Five Scenarios You MUST Avoid To Prevent The Spread!

2 months ago
It’s never too late to stop the virus spread even if cases are surging and the authorities are helpless and/or incompetent. Hospital ICU bed capacity is nearing 100% in Lebanon as PCR testing sites are ...
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About The New Iskan Housing Loans …

2 months ago
I was looking for information regarding the new subsidized housing loans that were announced a week ago and I found this great informative video by Jad Ghosn. To sum things up quickly, we got $165 ...
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BDL’s Christmas Gift: 2 Additional Billion Dollars For The Authorities To Waste

2 months ago
A couple of months ago, Lebanon’s central bank had around 800 million dollars in reserves remaining for basic subsidies, but this changed a week ago when BDL governor announced they now have 2 billion dollars ...
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Lebanese Parliament Lifts Banking Secrecy For 1 Year

2 months ago
One month after the forensic audit was suspended, the Lebanese parliament has finally decided to lift the banking secrecy for 1 year to facilitate the audit of the Central Bank and other public institutions. The ...
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Telecom Ministry & Ogero To Drop the ‘0’ From Landline Numbers Area Code

2 months ago
A memo by the Telecom Ministry & Ogero was issued yesterday informing all landline owners that the ‘0’ for all area codes will be dropped and replaced by ‘2’. In other words, when you’re dialing ...
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Lebanon To Allow Parties, Apply Social Dis-Dancing

2 months ago
The country’s COVID-19 measures were revised today ahead of the holidays, whereas the nighttime curfew is now set at 11:30PM instead of 11PM and businesses will be allowed to open until 10:30 pm instead of ...
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Who Should be Interrogated Over The Beirut Blast?

2 months ago
The answer is quite simple: Everyone in charge since 2013 from Presidents, PMs, Ministers, Heads of Parliament, Army Generals, officers,, Heads of Customs, Port officials, etc. Up until today, Judge Sawwan’s work as lead investigator ...
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