Turkey To Renovate Tripoli’s Train Station, China Wants to Revive it

It appears that Chinese investors are interested in reviving the long forgotten railway between Tripoli and Syria while The Turkish General Directorate of Monuments and Museums has signed a collaboration protocol with the General Directorate of Railways and Public Transport with the goal to renovate the train station at Tripoli. Turkey's interest comes from the fact that the station is considered a historical Ottoman monument and the renovation project is expected to last 1 year.…

I Spent Over 17 Hours In Traffic This Week!

It's been three months since works started at the Jal el Dib bridge and traffic is getting worse by the day. In the last two weeks, they started closing additional sections on the highway and maritime road and the outcome was an extra 30 to 45 minutes in traffic. Last Wednesday, it took me over 3 hours to get back home because of the works and because some politician decided to block roads at 5PM.…
Automotive

Don’t Blame Rising Gas Prices on the Government

1 month ago
It’s easy to blame the authorities here for everything and we’re usually right most of the time, but believe it or not, the rise in local oil prices is not something the government can control. ...
Automotive

Uber Offering Free Rides on Elections Day, Use Promo Code (Sawwet18)

2 months ago
Uber announced few weeks back that it’s offering free rides on Elections Day and has just unveiled the promo code to be entered on Uber’s ride-sharing mobile app. Two free rides (up to $7 per ...
Automotive

No Mécanique in 2018?

2 months ago
I don’t know how I missed this piece of information, but it appears that Interior Minister Mashnouq has issued a statement whereby all motorists who successfully passed the inspection last year will not need to ...
Automotive

Did Anyone Try City Centre Beirut’s New System to Locate Your Car?

2 months ago
I always forget where I park in malls, especially in ones that I don’t go to very often. Yesterday as I was leaving City Centre Beirut, I had completely forgotten where my car was, not ...
Automotive

Who’s Biking to Work Tomorrow?

2 months ago
The Chain Effect is organizing for the second year in a row a “Bike to Work” event whereas thousands of people will be leaving their cars at home and hitting the streets of Beirut with ...
Automotive

#UltimateEXPEDITION With Ford in Ras Al Khaimah, Dubai

3 months ago
A couple of weeks back, I flew to Dubai to a first hand experience with Ford’s latest SUV: the all-new 2018 Ford Expedition. We’ve already been to several experiences in Dubai with Ford and they ...
Automotive

Can We Use The New Driving License Abroad?

3 months ago
Biometric driving licenses were introduced a year ago and they’re relatively easy to acquire. All you need to do is go to the “Nef3a” with a passport photo, a copy of your ID and your ...
Automotive

World Bank Approves US$295M Package To Enhance Lebanon’s Public Transport & Reduce Congestion

4 months ago
I am not sure whether we should be praising the below news or not, because I am very skeptical as to how this current government or the next is planning to reduce congestion or improve ...
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