Children Undefined: Government shortcomings threaten orphanage in Lebanon

With 175 children to support, the Arab Orphan Home Association orphanage tries to compensate for the government’s shortcomings in supporting the economically marginalised.

Render showing the Beirut River project site.
Student project can transform Beirut River into a public park

Students want to transform Beirut River into a shared, open space. At the heart of it all? A functional, translucent tube and a green tower.

The newly-formed Lebanese Cabinet pose with President Michel Aoun.
The new Lebanese Cabinet and the economic reforms we should worry about

Lebanon’s new Cabinet was recently formed, but does that mean enough reform to bring sensible economic policy and quality services?

Is Lebanon’s Economy On The Brink Of Collapse?

The anxiety created around a Greek-style national bankruptcy has allowed the ruling politicians and their allies to steer (again) the public debate towards a “crisis management” rhetoric, away from a real discussion on accountability and responsibility for what got us into this.

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies: Safe Technology, Shaky Economics

The price of virtual coins is socially constructed by the purchases made on the market at a given point in time.

How To Contain Lebanon’s Rising Debt And Improve Government Finances

With a combination of spending streamlining and revenue raising measures, Lebanon can halt the slippage in fiscal finances, and revert into a more solid and sustainable fiscal position.

Will The Lebanese Lira Crumble in 2018?

The risks of collapse for Lebanon’s national currency evaluated in 7 key points by one of Lebanon top macro economists.

What Does OPEC Think About the Future of World Oil?

  The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), which is the permanent intergovernmental organization.

Why We Spend Two Hours in Traffic

“..the cost of road congestion is estimated at $2 billion/year (nearly 4% of GDP).” Twinkling.

A Little Green Owl Called Myki is Taking Online Security to the Next Level

Applications providing online security have usually been welcomed with hesitation. How secure can your sensitive.