Generator Owners vs. Economy Ministry, There’s Only One Loser: The People

Two days ago, private generators announced a two hour temporary shutdown throughout Lebanon and the majority of generator owners complied with this decision. In return, the Economy Ministry vowed new measures against generator owners and even launched a hotline to report those who refuse to install meters. To be honest, I still don't know if this economy ministry really has a plan or is just pulling a media stunt, because the outcome has been disastrous…

Tourism Minister Strikes Again

So first he picks Armenia over Lebanon, which is fine as long as you're not a freaking minister and more specifically the Tourism Minister, and now he bashes Egypt in an interview with the Daily Star saying: “I mean look at Egypt is there a place dirtier than it? People are louder than us, there is more traffic than here – people live in graves, OK? But there is tourism, because they know how to…
Critiques

Roula Yaacoub’s Husband (& Suspected Murderer) Found Innocent

1 month ago
Five years ago, Roula Yaacoub was allegedly beaten to death by her husband using a stick. Roula was found unresponsive at her home and succumbed to her wounds shortly after arriving to the hospital. Her ...
Critiques

There’s no Such Thing as a “Sex Club” at AUB

1 month ago
Two days ago, I was watching a Sheikh on Joe Maalouf’s show arguing in favor of underage marriage and providing with the most absurd arguments to justify such heinous yet somehow still legal practices in ...
Critiques

What Difference Will it Make if We Form a Government or Not?

1 month ago
It’s been five months now since elections were over and we’re still without a government. Numbers-wise, this is the second longest period we’ve been without a government in the past ten years and none of ...
Critiques

Lebanese MP Bragging about Opposing Gay Rights Bill at Geneva Conference

1 month ago
It’s no surprise that our society is a conservative one with a majority of people opposed to gay rights and even the simplest women and human rights. However, being an ultra-conservative is one thing and ...
Automotive

Jounieh Road Expansion: Will it Actually Work?

1 month ago
We’ve been hearing about the Jounieh highway expansion plans ever since the project got approved by the Lebanese Cabinet in 2016, yet I still find it hard to believe this project will ever be implemented ...
Critiques

Generator Owners can Now Claim Insurance Fees

2 months ago
Negotiations between generator owners and the ministry of economy are still ongoing and the latest updates reveal that generator owners who installed meters can now charge customers insurance fees, starting with 100,000LL for 5-ampere subscription, ...
Critiques

Why do We Praise Politicians who Fly in Economy Class?

2 months ago
I don’t recall the amount of times I’ve seen people share stories of a local MP or minister “surprising” passengers by flying economy, and praising his modesty and comparing him to others who fly in ...
Critiques

Works Halted at Horsh Beirut For New General Security Bldg

2 months ago
Every now and then, we hear about new works near Horsh Beirut, whether it’s a hospital or now a new General Security building. I don’t know why they hate this green space so much, but ...
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