Zomato remodels its Gold program, limiting users per day and per table

The "fair usage policy" is something we got used to hearing in Lebanon in the technology domain, with data consumption. But guess what? Zomato has started applying it too. On September 21st, if you consulted your Inbox/Junk folders at around 10PM, Zomato would have sent you a broadcast stating the following: Dear Member, Zomato Gold’s journey in the last few months has been nothing short of phenomenal. This couldn't have been possible without the trust…

Byblos Festival teases major Celine Dion concert set for summer 2020

After suffering a backlash following the cancellation of both Mashrou’ Leila and Within Temptation’s concerts at their festival this year, Byblos are desperately trying to make amends for and recover from their disappointing 2019 residual lineup, and it seems they are already up for something big for next summer.   In a surprising post to their social media platforms today, a photoshopped version of Celine Dion’s European tour teaser posted a couple of days ago…
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Capernaum Among 100 Best Films of 21st Century, Ranked #119 on IMDb

3 weeks ago
The Guardian released its 100 best movies of the 21st century list and Capernaum is featured among them. Ranked #71, here’s what they said about Nadine Labaki’s masterpiece: A sprawling drama that functions both as ...
Lebanon

YouTube Music & Premium Now Available in #Lebanon

3 weeks ago
Android Central shared last week news that YouTube Premium & YouTube Music have now expanded to eight new countries in the Middle East including Lebanon, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia & the UAE. YouTube ...
Critiques

ESCWA Road Reopens After 8 Years, Salim Slem Works Still Ongoing

3 weeks ago
ESCWA road was finally reopened after almost 8 years by orders of Interior Minister Raya el Hassan, in an attempt to ease traffic. I never understood why this road was closed in the first place, ...
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Vandalized Lebanese Army Monument On Qornet el Sawda Cleaned

3 weeks ago
A group of young men from Zahle and Bcharreh climbed up to the Qornet el Sawda (Qornet Shodo in Syriac, meaning the Martyrs Summit) and rehabilitated the monument that was installed by PolyLiban few years ...
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Beirut Maronite Archbishop Set to Help Poor Families Enroll in Schools

3 weeks ago
New Beirut Maronite Archbishop Boulos AbdelSater, who replaced Boulos Matar back in June, is taking several measures to try help needy families and members of his church. First rumors spread that he sold some of ...
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UN General Assembly Adopts Lebanon’s Academy for Human Encounters and Dialogue

3 weeks ago
The United Nations General Assembly voted on Monday in favor of a resolution endorsing Lebanese President Michel Aoun’s initiative to establish the Academy for Human Encounters and Dialogue in Lebanon. Aoun had submitted the proposal ...
Lebanon

Future TV Shuts Down, Workers Rights Still Not Settled

3 weeks ago
Future TV has been temporarily shutdown by Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who owns the TV, due to financial difficulties. FTV employees have been on strike for months after not being paid their wages and chances ...
Lebanon

Kunhadi struggling financially, to undergo major overhaul

3 weeks ago
After Sesobel in June 2019, one of Lebanon’s iconic NGOs in terms of road safety, founded in 2006 by Lina and Fadi Gebrane following the death of their son Hady in a car accident, Kunhadi ...
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