COVID-19: Five Scenarios You MUST Avoid To Prevent The Spread!

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 getting crowded, and numbers are expected to soar in the coming two weeks following the holiday break. Still, this doesn't mean that people should just accept the fact that everyone is going to get it and move on with their…

About The New Iskan Housing Loans …

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 million dollars in aid to the Iskan bank , that will be distributed as LBP loans to 2000 eligible candidates at most. The interest rate will be 4.5% over a 30 year period and the loan will be paid in…
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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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Government or Not, Hariri & Aoun Are Not Part of the Solution

2 months ago
It’s been over a month now that Saad Hariri was re-assigned to form a government and still nothing. Today, after a three-week pause, Hariri met Aoun and instead of agreeing on a final line-up, each ...
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Sonatrach Deal Expires By End of Year, Turkish Power ships Threatening to Leave

2 months ago
Up to 85% of the fuel provided to Lebanon is by Sonatrach and its contract expires by end of year, which means we will lose our key fuel supplier in 3 weeks time. Added to ...
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Nescafe Should be The Least of Our Worries in Lebanon Right Now

3 months ago
To begin with, rumors that Nescafe will no longer be distributed by Nestle are fake news. Nestle’s general manager confirmed that Nestle will keep on distributing its products but there might be a temporary shortage ...
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