Vote for Jeita for free (+10 cents)

I got this SMS yesterday from the Ministry of Tourism: "Vote for Jeita grotto. Send the word "Jeita" to 1070. The ministry of tourism is offering this sms free of charge, however a cost of 10 cents will be charged by the organizers of the new seven wonders competition" What exactly is the MOT offering free of charge? Can someone please explain? As for the new seven wonders competition, I will refrain from commenting on…

3G to be launched officially today?

Update: Minister Sehanoui will hold a press conference today at AUST to explain the different phases and pricing. Update2: 3G service will be offered for as low as 19$ for 500 MB. 10$ for 100 MB also available. Prices are ok but cap is ridiculous. I heard the MOT minister is going to launch the 3G service officially today and that prices are going to start at 20$. Noting that the test phase is almost…
Lebanon

George Wassouf rushed to the hospital

5 years ago
Georges Wassouf, also known as Abou Wadih, was rushed to the hospital this morning. According to news, Lebanese doctors rushed to his rescue in Syria. What’s surprising to me is that he’s in Syria now. ...
Information

Beirut #1 Party Town in the world

5 years ago
That’s some great news but a bit hard to believe to be honest. I wish they could provide more information as to what criteria are being considered when ranking those towns? According to this list, ...
Humor

How to get things done in Lebanon

5 years ago
Nadine Labaki proposed a very efficient way to settle our differences in her latest movie “Where do we go now?” and I think this is another smart way to incite politicians and men to get ...
Automotive

Accidents Dropped 40% During the BlackBerry Outage

5 years ago
Looks like something good came out of the Blackberry outage even though I am a bit skeptical of those statistics. In fact, there’s no mention as to how many accidents occurr on a daily basis ...
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Who’s killing innocent people in Lebanon?

5 years ago
Two days ago, the body of a middle-aged man was found in the garbage in the Maameltein area. The body was burned and ISF were unable to identify it. Yesterday, two middle-aged men were found ...
Lebanon

3 HSBC branches closed

5 years ago
News about HSBC closing down branches came some 3 weeks ago, and today it was announced officially that 3 HSBC branches in Beirut were closed. You can read more about it [Here]. ...
Critiques

Nadine Njeim on Tony Baroud’s “A7la Jalse”

5 years ago
I saw few minutes of Tony Baroud’s new show on LBCI called “A7la Jalsse” and Nadine Njeim, Miss Lebanon 2004, was among his guests. During one part of the show, they asked all guests to ...
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Minimum Wage raised to 700,000

5 years ago
On Tuesday, the cabinet increased the minimum wage to LL700,000 from LL500,000. It also raised by LL200,000 the wages of workers earning less than LL1 million. As for those who earn between LL1 million and ...
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