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Tuesday, January 22, 2019
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Lebanon’s chronic electricity problem remains unsolved since 1975

Since 2002, Lebanon’s energy ministers have struggled to find and have not come out with a working solution to the country’s chronic electricity problem....
Power barge, unable to dock, Jiyyeh

Inclement weather prevented power barge from docking into Jiyyeh?

Following the inability of the power barge to dock in Lebanon’s southern coastal town of Jiyyeh on Monday, which caretaker Energy Minister Cesar Abi...
Wind farms, alternative power sources, green energy,

Lebanon adds wind farms to its basket of renewable energy sources

Wind farms have now been added to Lebanon’s basket of renewable energy sources. Earlier this week, Cesar Abi Khalil, Lebanon’s caretaker Energy Minister disclosed...
Lebanon, SmartEx exhibition, startups, technology, tech hub

SmartEx exhibition cements Lebanon position as a growing tech hub

Targeting a burgeoning tech sector in Lebanon, this year’s SmartEx exhibition saw the participation of scores of companies who showcased their innovations and highlighting...
Oil for Development program, Norway, Lebanon, hydrocarbons, sustainable, management,

Norway continues Lebanese development program

The Oil for Development program signed by Lebanon and Norway for another three years, will significantly aid the country’s civil society towards a transparent...
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Ignacio De La Torre on microfinance: “It is profitable and sustainable”

ByTheEast: As the founder of Financieros sin Fronteras, you have a wide angle about how foreign countries run their monetary system, about microfinance. How...
beirut lebanon sea pollution sewage

Dumping untreated sewage into the sea, a serious health hazard

Although the beaches of the Lebanese coastal city of Jounieh are a popular destination for relaxation and water sports in the bay, the bacteria...
Mediterranean turtle pollution plastic

Plastic pollution chocking water bodies in Lebanon

Plastic pollution as well as garbage pollution has become an enormous source of problem not only in Lebanon but worldwide. The crisis has gained...
EDL electricity

Power outages a thing of the past in Lebanon

Having rarely experienced power outages in Canada and Saudi Arabia, on his return to his homeland, Lebanon, Antoine Saab, had dreamed of leading a...
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Growing support for fintech industry in Lebanon

In a development that underscores a continued interest in the fintech industry among regional investors, Berytech, a Lebanese business development organization, made an equity...