Archive for November, 2010

Le Liban est un rosier sauvage. Si vous vous approchez des fleurs, gardez-vous des épines. Et si vos mains s’en trouvent lacérées jusqu’au sang, prenez quand même le temps de caresser les fleurs. Je parle de rosiers, ayant à l’esprit cette pratique, répandue en Bourgogne et dans le Bordelais, qui consiste à laisser pousser des […]


Hind Hobeika, 22 ans, ingénieur mécanique, a été sélectionnée grâce à sa surprenante invention : des « goggles » (lunettes de plongée) capables de mesurer la fréquence cardiaque du nageur pour en améliorer la performance. Sélectionnée parmi 7.000 candidats, Hind a réussi toutes les étapes pour se placer parmi les 4 finalistes dont elle est […]


The Innercircle just added a new documentary to it’s School of Thought. The documenary entitled ‘The War on Democracy‘ by John Pilger shows how the US pushes democracy on other countries in Latin America. The documentary goes hand in hand with another documentary we’ve listed under Politics & World Affairs, “The Revolution will not be […]


Les transferts des émigrés libanais vers leur pays d’origine devraient dépasser les huit milliards de dollars en 2010, soit une hausse de 8% par rapport à 2009, selon un rapport de la Banque mondiale repris par un bulletin bancaire local. Dans son rapport annuel sur les “migrations et les transferts des émigrés“, la Banque mondiale […]


The BBC has suddenly pulled a documentary film series about the assassination of the former Lebanese prime minister Rafiq al-Hariri as tensions mount in Beyrouth over expectations that Hezbollah operatives are about to be accused of involvement in the killing. The first of three parts of Murder in Beyrouth was scheduled to be broadcast on […]


Cette annee, racontons a nos familles et a nos amis ce que c’est que l’union Libanaise. Montrons au monde que la vrai caracteristique du Liban est son precieux melting pot religieux qui date depuis tres tres longtemps. “Trait d’union Islam Christianisme” est un livre unique en son genre. Il ose decrire avec toute simplicite que […]


The Middle East Airlines (MEA) will be serving 81 percent of Lebanese expatriates in Africa through direct flights, the company’s chairman Mohammad Hout announced Monday. “Today we are opening the Kinshasa line that will serve the Democratic [Republic of] Congo and Congo Brazzaville along with indirect flights through Abidjan, Lagos, Accra and Kano,” he told […]


To cope with the Lebanese flying into Beyrouth this Christmas, Air France is offering well priced tickets for Lebanese going the other direction: Montréal, New York and Toronto (as well as Boston, and other cities in North America). The offer is listed below to the privileged. Tarifs aller-retour en USD hors taxes et frai de service. […]


More than eighteen prominent Lebanese organizations spanning across different entrepreneurial support sectors, of which LLWB, joined hands in an unprecedented move to launch Global Entrepreneurship Week Lebanon 2010 (GEW) and will take an active part in it. When: Thursday, November 11, 2010 6 – 8pm Where: Olayan School of Business at the American University of […]


For Immediate Release: 4 hours ago, two new applications have been released to the App Store. Lebanon Directory and Lebanese Car Plate Directory are applications that are the epitome of privacy breaches. The Ministry of Interior exclusively controls data regarding license plate numbers, while the Ministry of Telecommunications is responsible for data regarding phone numbers. When […]



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