Author Archives: Michele Hobeika


LGB BANK sponsors the 28th Conference of the Lebanese Dental Associatio

LGB BANK sponsors the 28th Conference of the Lebanese Dental Associatio

  LGB BANK has sponsored the 28th conference of the Lebanese Dental Association (LDA) which took place at the Forum de Beirut. The conference was attended by the Lebanese President General Michel Aoun, Minister of Health Ghassan Hasbani, Speaker of the Lebanese Parliament Nabih Berri, MP Qassim Hashem, Prime Minister Saad Hariri, former MP Ammar


Byblos Bank and Kaph Books celebrate the launch of “On Photography in Lebanon”

Beirut, 11 October 2018 – Byblos Bank and Kaph Books announced the launch of “On Photography in Lebanon” an art book edited by Clémence Cottard Hachem and Nour Salamé, during an event at the Sursock Museum in Beirut. This collaborative publication, in which 40 experts share their perspectives on photography in Lebanon, evokes its equally


CMA CGM reiterates its commitment to the development of the Lebanese ports, and sets a new record with the CMA CGM CONGO calling Tripoli

The CMA CGM CONGO (9,448 TEUs) becomes the largest vessel to ever call the port of Tripoli CMA CGM operates 12 weekly calls to Beirut and Tripoli, linking Lebanon to the rest of the world The CMA CGM Group, a worldwide leading shipping Group, is pleased to announce that the CMA CGM CONGO (9,448 TEUs)


BuildInk is the winner of Startup Battlefield MENA 2018

We’ve just wrapped up Startup Battlefield MENA in Beirut, Lebanon. Throughout the day, 15 companies pitched their ideas, demonstrated their technology and answered questions. We took the feedback from all our expert judges and chose five teams to compete in the finals. Then after another round of pitches and Q&A, our finals judges selected a

Ipsos MENA turns 30

Ipsos Celebrates 30 Years in the MENA Region

Beirut, October 2, 2018 – Ipsos, the French multinational and number one research company in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), celebrated 30 years of growth and success in the region on October 1, 2018, under the Patronage of H.E the French Ambassador in Lebanon, Bruno Foucher, and at his residence in Beirut, La

BLOM PMI Highlights – September 2018

A bare uptick in the BLOM Lebanon Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) from 45.6 in August to 45.8 in September still hints at a gloomy operating environment for the Lebanese private sector. Lebanon has now entered a stage of stagflation. Stagflation is a phenomenon whereby the economy is experiencing low growth (the PMI derived growth stands

CMA CGM Corporate Foundation

Call for proposals 2018 of the CMA CGM Corporate Foundation: 16 associations rewarded, and 8,000 children supported as part of the theme: « Promoting equal opportunities for children from disadvantaged backgrounds »

The CMA CGM Corporate Foundation is pleased to announce the name of the associations that will be rewarded following its 2018 call for proposals on the theme “Promoting equal opportunities for children from disadvantaged backgrounds”. This year, 16 French and Lebanese associations were selected, and their initiatives aim at improving the living conditions, wellbeing and

Beirut Art Fair (2)

BEIRUT ART FAIR 2018: The artistic firework that lit the sky of Beirut, positioning it as a capital of art and a beacon of creativity on the international scene

  Inaugurated by His Excellency Mr. Saad Hariri, President of the Council of Ministers, the 9th edition of BEIRUT ART FAIR (BAF) welcomed 53 internationally renowned galleries from more than twenty countries and was concluded with a new record of 34,000 visitors; an increase of 21% compared to its previous edition. This success began with