Beitmisk is the First Fiber Connected Smart City in Lebanon!

Fiber to the home was officially launched today in Beitmisk by Ogero & the Ministry of Telecommunication, making Beitmisk the first residential project to have fiber optics at home and the first smart-city in Lebanon. The massive residential project covering approximately 655,000 sqm had already installed state of the art infrastructure years ago to facilitate the integration of the fiber optic technology. Ogero head Imad Kreidieh tested the new speeds by downloading live a 1.5GB…

ISF Launches New Campaign To Crackdown on Texting & Driving Offenders

Policemen in civilian clothes is apparently part of the latest ISF campaign to enforce traffic law and fine texting & driving offenders. I watched the below report twice and looked up on the ISF Facebook page and I still have no idea how they're going to spot offenders and I'm not very comfortable with it to be honest. Last time I was fined for using my phone, I wasn't yet the officer insisted I was…
Art

2017 Byblos Bank Award for Photography: My Two Favorite Photos

1 week ago
Every year at the Beirut Art Fair, I make sure to drop by Byblos Bank’s stand to check out photos of the Byblos Bank Award for Photography finalists. The annual award was launched in 2012 ...
Lebanon

U.S Embassy Bars any Movement of its staff to Casino du Liban

1 week ago
A friend just asked me if there’s anything happening at the Casino du Liban and shared with me a statement from the U.S. Embassy in Beirut barring any movement of U.S. government staff to that ...
Fun

Get Ready for Your #UberPITCH

1 week ago
Uber is partnering with Arabnet for the third edition of #UberPITCH where entrepreneurs will get the chance to pitch their business idea to a judge during a seven minutes ride, followed by seven minutes of ...
Humor

Amhaz is already Selling the Note 8 Two days Before its Release Date

1 week ago
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8’s release date is officially on September 15th in the US & the UK and September 22nd in the UAE yet somehow Ahmaz has managed to get his hands on one ...
Critiques

Man Attacking Passersby & Policemen with Knives in Hay el Selloum

1 week ago
Some guy called Abou Ali was threatening people with his knives yesterday in Hay el Selloum. He is seen in the video keeping away policemen and people trying to take him down but it doesn’t ...
Technology

Apple Unveils the iPhone X

1 week ago
The biggest highlight of today’s Apple Event was obviously the iPhone X but many fans were anxiously waiting to have a look at the Steve Jobs Theater, which was unveiled today for the 10th anniversary ...
Fun

“Adonis” Launching Their Third Album!

1 week ago
It took three years but Adonis’ third studio album is finally here and it kicks ass! The popular Lebanese pop/rock band, which was formed back in 2011, is celebrating the release of “Nour” at Raw ...
Movies & Television

11-year old Lyn Khouri Impresses Judges at The Voice Kids France

1 week ago
A French-Lebanese girl called Lyn Khouri sang Whitney Houston’s “I will always love you” and made all three judges turn their chairs on the Voice Kids France. The Voice Kids is a French music talent ...
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