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Akhbar Al Aan reveals a fresh new visual identity and its new positioning ‘The Story Belongs to Everyone’

Akhbar Al Aan reveals a fresh new visual identity and its new positioning ‘The Story Belongs to Everyone’

Inspirational talk held with experienced media personalities from the Arab region Innovative media approach aims to convey the news and narrate inspiring stories for the young generation April 8, 2021 – Akhbar Al Aan has launched its new positioning ‘The Story Belongs to Everyone’ inspired by some of the most important and influential stories known

BLOM Lebanon PMI: Macro highlights – March 2021

Concerning the Lebanese economy and its ongoing challenges within the sovereign, banking, economic and exchange rate calamities, the widespread anti-government protests continued during month of March 2021. In details, the failure to stop the devaluation of the currency and increasing poverty rate as well as citizens’ lacking their basic needs, such as security, education, water

The EU and the UNDP launch the Energy Innovation Hub in collaboration with Nucleus Ventures

We are excited to announce that the European Union co-funded UNDP – CEDRO 5 project, is taking an additional step to support Lebanon’s Clean Energy Transition, by joining forces with Nucleus Ventures in their upcoming program, the Energy Innovation Hub. The programme offers startups and SMEs access to funding to elevate ideas off the ground,


L’Oréal: News release Clichy, 4 March 2021 – As part of its permanent quest to offer consumers products that are ever more effective, safe and respectful to the environment, L’Oréal commits to an important transformation of its Research & Innovation through adopting a ‘Green Sciences’ (Biosciences) approach. By 2030, 95% of its ingredients will be

MERIT Holding announces the full acquisition of Al Rifaï

MERIT, the Holding company of the Saadé family (and CMA CGM Group) has completed a 100% acquisition of the Lebanese nut-retailing company, Al Rifaï, a market leader in the nuts and appetizers business. For MERIT, this latest acquisition reaffirms the Group’s ambition to invest in Lebanon, providing growth and employment opportunities, while supporting and expanding

BLOM Lebanon PMI: Macro Highlights – February 2021

The USA’s and most global markets’ Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) went up during February 2021. Cryptocurrency – Bitcoin appeared to be a preferred choice for investors during the first 2 months of the year, crossing the $53,000 and betting on the dollar currency devaluation. Moreover, recovery is still fragile despite eased US jobless claims in

The #1 Worldwide Beauty Brand L’Oréal Paris Is Delighted To Announce The Iconic Megastar Mona Zaki To Be The New Spokesperson In The MENA Region

Beirut, 15th of February 2021 – L’Oréal Paris is delighted to announce the join [MAM2] of the superstar actress, Mona Zaki, to the L’Oréal Paris family as the new spokesperson in the MENA region. Mona has a long successful journey as an Egyptian actress started at the age of 16 in an audition with the well-known

T. Gargour & Fils Mercedes-Benz has ranked #1 in Customer Satisfaction Index in the region

Beirut, February 2021 – T. Gargour & Fils Lebanon has ranked number one in Customer Satisfaction index (CSI) among Mercedes-Benz General Distributors in the region for 2020, an achievement reflecting the excellent level of customer loyalty, trust and satisfaction. The sustained efforts of the highly professional teams contributed to the recent success. In a rapidly

CAPL Magazine

CAPL Magazine The Lebanese Club of Visual Artists has published the first edition of its annual magazine which reviews the latest artistic events organized while highlighting the questions and points of view of various artists facing the global pandemic period. A large part is especially devoted to the virtual world and the place of art