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CH Carolina Herrera Has Plenty to Celebrate This Winter

CH Carolina Herrera celebrates its 5th Anniversary in Beirut and the Re-launch of its Beirut Limited Edition Shopping Bag in a night of CHeer, CHic and CHarm at #HappyCHBdayBeirut
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Samsung Electronics Honored with 36 CES Innovation Awards

With two Best of Innovation and four Eco-Design awards, accolades reflect Samsung’s achievements in improving consumer experiences through innovation
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Azadea Foundation Decorates the René Mouawad Sanayeh Garden with AFEL Children

Christmas became even merrier this year when Azadea Foundation, an NGO managed, financed, and sponsored exclusively by Azadea board members and employees, transformed the René Mouawad Sanayeh Garden into a decorated Christmas haven for children facing social educational problem from the Lebanese Child Home Association (AFEL).
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Sakker El Dekkene’s First Elections For the fight against corruption

Rabih El Chaer, the new president of Sakker el Dekkene, said that that thefight against corruption is the responsibility of all Lebanese citizens, especially the youth, and regardless oftheir political affiliation.
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George Batruni carves his way to Berlin!

Out of more than 100 entries from all over Lebanon, it was George Batruni from ALBA-Balamand who received top honors and took the first-ever national Red Bull Carve the Can title at the event’s final gallery at The Grand Factory, Karantina.
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British Airways Launches a Sch-amazing Virtual Reality Experience

Nicole Scherzinger, former Pussycat Dolls lead singer and multi-platinum selling solo artist helped British Airways launch the latest innovation, which allows customers to experience destinations in a virtual world before booking.
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Samsung Electronics Partners with Christie’s to Unveil Special-Edition Artisan Curved UHD TV

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., announced a partnership with Christie’s to auction a stunning, gold lacquer-painted 78” Curved UHD TV.
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Fashion

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Signature Looks to Swipe from COCO CHANEL

“A girl should be two things: classy and fabulous.” Coco Chanel not only said this, but she embodied this quotation in her own life. She is a timeless fashion icon, and the couture House of Chanel that she founded continues in her tradition today.
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In the Spotlight

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CH Carolina Herrera Has Plenty to Celebrate This Winter

CH Carolina Herrera celebrates its 5th Anniversary in Beirut and the Re-launch of its Beirut Limited Edition Shopping Bag in a night of CHeer, CHic and CHarm at #HappyCHBdayBeirut
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Ragged Highlights

Man As A Vehicle

Nagy Souraty sits across from me at Dunkin’ Donut in Hamra. I can’t help thinking this is a bit of a cliché since he is probably the last man I see frequenting a franchise that literally embodies “Cookie Cutter”. He is anything but. He is animated and articulate and as I furiously scribble notes, I have only one thought: Nagy Souraty is the medium through which many people are exposed to concepts that are fraught with controversy.
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A Wrench In The Works

Zeid Hamdan, a pioneer of Lebanon’s music scene for more than a decade and the frontman of the indie group Zeid and the Wings, was recently arrested in Beirut on charges of defaming the president.
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The Mechanics Of Moolah

Did you know that 3 Lebanese Pounds were equal to a dollar before the Lebanese civil war? A Cola cost 0.25 Lira, 2kg of Bread cost 0.5 Lira, and a full tank of fuel cost 7 Liras. Can you imagine the effect of such a rate today?
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Forced Entry

“It’s a good thing, committing to defending human rights, specifically those of journalists. You give life a meaning, otherwise it is tasteless and so is your job.” Georgiou has seen his work in the field of press freedom acknowledged with the 2007 Gebran Tueni Award for Freedom of Expression and the 2008 Foundation of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law award.
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A Rare Old Time

For their annual holiday dinner, BEIRUTRESTAURANTS.COM and Couqley dressed us up and took us OUT + ABOUT
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