Author Archives: Michele Hobeika

Connected containers: CMA CGM deploys its innovative solution for containers tracking, TRAXENS by CMA CGM

    The solution is deployed after a pilot phase A connected device offering unique traceability: location, temperature, shocks and doors opening A tool serving the client’s Supply Chain optimization TRAXENS by CMA CGM: a successful co-development between an international group and a French start-up As part of its Customer Centricity strategy, CMA CGM Group,

LIONS WINNERS ANNOUNCED IN LATEST AWARDS SHOW Grands Prix awarded to USA, Canada, UK & South Africa Brazil take two Grands Prix

Tuesday 19 June 2018 – Day two of the 65th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity ended in a red carpet awards show to celebrate the world’s best creative work. The day’s content programme brought a galaxy of speakers to the stages, sharing pioneering ideas on culture, society and technologywith the global Cannes Lions community. Diversity

Lebanon / Beirut. 12 June 12, 2018 – UNICEF Lebanon launches a campaign, advocating for positive parenting to replace violent discipline under the tagline #ENDViolence. The launch was attended by Minister of Social Affairs, Pierre Abou Assi, UNICEF representative in Lebanon, Tanya Chapuisat, child protection sector representatives, partners and key donors including the Delegation of the European Union and the embassies of the United Kingdom, Canada and Denmark. 
An open panel discussion was attended by Pamela Zougheib, Director of Mother and Child Department at the Ministry of Health representing the minister, Director General of Ministry of Justice Judge Maysam Noueiri, General Director of Education in the Ministry of Education and Higher Education Mr. Fadi Yarak, Director General of the Ministry of Social Affairs, Judge Abdallah Ahmad, UNICEF Deputy Representative Violet Speek Warney, and moderated by journalist Giselle Khoury.
Photo Dar al Mussawir.

#ENDViolence – UNICEF Lebanon launches a campaign, advocating for positive parenting to replace violent discipline

  Beirut, 12 June 2018 – Despite the fact that 69% of the Lebanese know it’s harmful to hit a child, more than 6 in 10 children are still subjected to violent discipline every month, across Lebanon. UNICEF is calling on all stakeholders; government, non-government organizations, community- and religious leaders as well as caregivers, to


Increased prevalence of chest diseases in the Middle East place significant burdens on healthcare systems

  Medical experts discuss regional insights at Boehringer Ingelheim’s 4th Regional Thoracic Medicine Forum Beirut, Lebanon – 12th June, 2018: At its 4th Regional Thoracic Medicine Forum, which was held recently in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Boehringer Ingelheim, one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies brought together over 150 of the region’s top pulmonologists

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Beirut’s Clemenceau Medical Center wins major international award

  Clemenceau Medical Center named Excellence in Customer Service and Best Use of Technology in Medical Tourism in IMTJ Medical Travel Awards 2018 Clemenceau Medical Center has won two major international medical tourism award for their efforts in attracting international patients to Beirut, Lebanon. Clemenceau Medical Center were named Excellence in Customer Service and Best

The BLOM Lebanon PMI Slightly Up to 46.4 in May 2018

  Activity at Lebanese Private Sector businesses remained subdued in May.  Surveyed companies identified security issues, cash-flow problems and the political environment as negatively impacting demand.  Commenting on the May 2018 PMI results, Riwa Daou, Economist at BLOMINVEST Bank, said: “In spite of the minor rebound registered by the BLOM Lebanon PMI in May, the overall picture

Municipality Event 2018 (3)


BOECKER® IN MUNICIPAL COOPERATION Beirut, May 24, 2018: Boecker® held a conference on May 22, 2018, in the presence of a number of Mayors and Heads of Health & Environmental Committees at Le Royal Hotel – Dbayeh, entitled “Development of Public Health Services in Municipalities” through the initial requirements for a municipality free from pests

Bentley Silver Awards


(Middle East, 4th June 2018) Three employees from Bentley Emirates and Bentley Johannesburg have become the first in the world to achieve Bentley Motors’ prestigious ‘Silver Award’ for their outstanding customer service skills, as part of the ‘Bentley Exclusive’ brand ambassador programme.   In an award ceremony hosted by Board Member for Sales and Marketing,