Don’t Blame Rising Gas Prices on the Government

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. Gas prices are going up globally due to several factors, such as the threat of new sanctions on Iran, unrest in Venezuelan oil fields and a diminishing oil supply. The 20liters price is nearing the 30,000LL, which marks a 7000…

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

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 will be offered around Beirut, Metn and Baabda and are aimed to ease traffic and encourage voters to get to the polling stations without the hassle of finding nearby parking lots. How does it work? - Download the Uber app - Enter the promo…
Automotive

No Mécanique in 2018?

7 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?

7 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?

7 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

7 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?

8 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 ...
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World Bank Approves US$295M Package To Enhance Lebanon’s Public Transport & Reduce Congestion

8 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 ...
Automotive

Careem is Introducing MOTO rides

9 months ago
I just noticed on my Careem app that you can now book a motorcycle ride inside Beirut by clicking on the MOTO icon. I had seen an announcement earlier this month but just noticed the ...
Automotive

Malls Should Fine Cars Taking Up Two Parking Spaces

9 months ago
Don’t you just hate cars who take up two parking spots at the mall? Especially when it’s peak time and you’ve been driving around for half an hour looking for a spot? Of course this ...
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