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Lebanese Doctor Nadine Hachach-Haram Wins Award for Her Brilliant Innovation
The future of surgery is now. (Photo: About Her)
Entrepreneurship and youth in Lebanon
Teach them while they’re young. (Photo: Executive Magazine)
Association showcases Lebanon’s old coins at Beirut exhibition
The organizers of a numismatic exhibition in Downtown Beirut suggest Lebanon use coins to lure tourists. (Photo: Hasan Shaaban)
Beirut´s lively graffiti scene paints political commentary in broad strokes
Lebanon’s street art and its political roots are the subject of a new book “Drawing Lines,” launched on Oct. 25 at the museum and cultural center Beit Beirut, followed by an Oct. 31 exhibition of the artists and photographers featured.
Fuel crisis worsening, Lebanon heading toward ‘blackouts‘
The crisis over a lack of fuel for Lebanon’s power plants may cause “blackouts” across the country if a solution is not found soon, a source at Electricite du Liban told The Daily Star Saturday. (Photo: jannoon028/Free Digital Photos)
Lebanon seeks to increase exports to China
Lebanon is seeking to increase its exports to China, said Alia Abbas, director-general of Lebanons Economy Ministry. "China is a very important market for Lebanon. If we succeed in increasing our exports to China, this will make a huge difference to our economy," Abbas told Xinhua in a recent interview. (Photo: Thinkstock)
Lebanon moves closer to new government
Major hurdle cleared as Christian group says it will join cabinet.
Lebanese virtual assistant to help diabetics has big plans to go global
A Lebanese startup has bagged a $100,000 prize for inventing a smartphone app to help diabetics to manage blood sugar levels.
How is the UK helping to accelerate Lebanese tech startups?
The UK Lebanon Tech Hub (UKLTH) is an international programme supporting the growth of Lebanon’s knowledge economy. In recent years, the initiative has backed more than 80 Lebanese startups, raising more than US$ 60 million and creating around 2,000 jobs in Lebanon. The goal is to help startups from Lebanon to break into European and global markets, attracting investors and raising capital. (Photo ...
Syrian war aggravates weaknesses in Lebanese economy
Years of conflict have disrupted trade and driven more than 1m refugees over border. (Photo: AFP)
Lebanon celebrates 2,000 years of creativity with new Nabu Museum
Nabu Museum brings age-old artefacts to the Lebanese shore. Lizzie Porter finds out how from co-founder Jawad Adra and curator Pascal Odille.
Oscar Niemeyers Unfinished Architecture in Lebanon May Become a UNESCO World Heritage Site
The unfinished Tripoli International Fair, designed by Oscar Niemeyer for the Lebanese capital, could become a UNESCOs World Heritage Site. Conceived in the 1960s at the request of the then President Fouad Chéhab, the fair remained a symbol of projected modernity for the country. (Photo: Anthony Saroufim)
The Widows Sanctuary in Lebanon
The story of a refuge that is reserved purely for widows who are unable to support themselves financially.
Lebanon wines bring villages back to life and emigrants home
Lured by Lebanon’s winemaking potential and nostalgia for his homeland, Maher Harb left a Paris consultancy job in 2010 and dug vines into the soil of family land unused since the country’s civil war. (Photo: Reuters)
Lebanon opens first ‘blind-friendly’ supermarket in the Middle East
Marqet, the first blind-friendly supermarket in the Middle East opened Sept. 27 on Koraytem Main Road in Beirut, as part of a project launched by Lebanese non-profit Red Oak. (Photo: Facebook/Red Oak)
Lebanese Fashionista Lana El-Sahely Shows Off at Paris Fashion Week
Lebanese fashion blogger Lana El-Sahely showed off her style at Paris Fashion Week, posing for cameras at the coveted Dior show earlier this week. (Photo: Instagram)
Lebanese designers tap into local crafts
Beirut is gaining international recognition as a centre of cutting-edge products. (Photo: Sameer Noun)
Lebanon’s GDP growth forecast revised downward
Lebanon’s GDP growth projection has been revised downward from 2.5 percent to less than 1.4 percent in 2018, as the country struggles to cope with a sluggish economy and the absence of a government that is needed to implement essential reforms, bankers said Monday. (Photo: The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
13 Lebanese were just ranked among the Middle East´s most influential women for 2018
Forbes Middle East shared a list of the regions most influential women for 2018. The list comprises 100 businesswomen and female executives. Thirteen Lebanese women made the list. (Photo: Hala Fadel Twitter profile)
Jaber calls for solution to electricity crisis
Nabatieh MP Yassine Jaber Thursday called on government institutions to come together and discuss Lebanon’s electricity problem, referring to it as a “national crisis” that needs an immediate solution. (Photo: Mohammad Azakir/The Daily Star)
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