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Fake news and the future of journalism: The case of Lebanon

Fake news and the future of journalism: The case of Lebanon

By Ghena Halik Laha Magazine & Asia N – Lebanon BEIRUT: Participating in the World Journalists Conference (WJC) 2020 was an opportunity to listen to reports by senior South Korean officials and seasoned journalists about three themes – Fake news and the future of journalism, global responses to COVID-19 and the 70th anniversary of the Korean War […]

AJA expresses solidairty with Lebanon, rallies behind Lebanese journalists

AJA expresses solidairty with Lebanon, rallies behind Lebanese journalists

    SEOUL: Asia Journalist Association (AJA) has expressed its solidarity with the people of Lebanon and called for concerted efforts to rebuild the country through peace and reconciliation. “We will not forget those who suffer from the disaster and will join forces with the Lebanese people,” AJA said in a statement on the August […]

Things I Want in Lebanon: My Wish List

Things I Want in Lebanon: My Wish List

  Lebanon – land of the brave, the sort-of free, and the hummus. It is a great place to live because it never gets boring; there are always new and exciting places to try in this tiny but vibrant country. However, despite being an endless chain of restaurants, shopping centers, and places where malls go […]

Crisis of the Government and Naming of Ministers

Crisis of the Government and Naming of Ministers

Some sources warned the forces that the delay in forming the government reflected negatively on Lebanon and all Lebanese. “But what happens is otherwise, where the sticks are put in the wheels of the president-designate’s movement for a simple reason, because he wants to form a balanced government and reflect what the ballot boxes have […]

Asian Tales of Arabia

Asian Tales of Arabia

KADESH: THY CITY OF WAR AND PEACE  You immediately fall in love with River Asi (Orontes) the moment you walk along either of its banks. After a brief introduction, you even think it is extending its hands to embrace you as it winds here and there; giving way to you for the plains it cultivated […]

Beirut Museum of Art reveals official name, BeMa

Beirut Museum of Art reveals official name, BeMa

The name of Lebanon’s newest art institution, Beirut Museum of Art, has revealed its official name. BeMa is spearheaded by The Association for the Promotion and Exhibition of the Arts in Lebanon (APEAL), a non-profit organization dedicated to international quality programs that support art from Lebanon and the global art scene. An international architecture competition […]

Lebanese campaign to raise awareness against mines

Lebanese campaign to raise awareness against mines

Mines have become a daily suffrage for Lebanese, which led to a national day to raise awareness against mines, held every 4th April, ever since the general assembly in the United Nations announced it on 2005. On 4th April, Lebanese took to different social media using the hashtag ‘#TogetherAgainstMines,” which was initiated by the official […]

Promoting unity in Lebanon through a cultural cafe

Promoting unity in Lebanon through a cultural cafe

Jabal Mohsen and Bab al-Tabbaneh neighbourhoods in Lebanon have been warring since Lebanon’s civil war ended in 1990. But the opening of “Hand in Hand” cafe in Tripoli’s Syria Street, the former frontline of fighting between the two neighbourhoods was met with a big crowd from the residents. As the residents of Jabal Mohsen support the […]

South Korean actor Jung Woo Sung visits Lebanon as a goodwill ambassador

South Korean actor Jung Woo Sung visits Lebanon as a goodwill ambassador

UN’s high commissioner for refugees said on Wednesday 24th February that South Korea actor Jung woo Sung who was appointed goodwill ambassador, is planning to visit Lebanon during upcoming March to meet with Syrian refugees. Jung is expected to visit informal housings for refugees in the capital Beirut and the surrounding area. Lebanon alone holds […]

Gulf states warn its citizens in Lebanon, express solidarity with Saudi Arabia

Gulf states warn its citizens in Lebanon, express solidarity with Saudi Arabia

Qatar became the latest Gulf state to follow the example of Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain in urging their citizens to avoid travel to Lebanon for safety reasons, their state news agencies reported. Riyadh, Abu Dhabi and Manama issued statements on Tuesday 23rd February calling on their citizens not to travel […]

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