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by Staff in Issue 14

On June 3rd, 2016 the Global Shapers of Beirut – a group of young leaders in their respective fields whose mission is to help alleviate the different existing [...]


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    Shape Your Career

    On June 3rd, 2016 the Global Shapers of Beirut – a group of young leaders in their respective fields whose mission is to help alleviate the different existing challenges in the Lebanese capital from the waste management crisis to the refugee influx to youth empowerment – in collaboration with the Career Services of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at the American University of Beirut [...]
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    JCI, UNIC-Beirut Launch Education Fair: “After School: What’s Up?”

    Under the Patronage of Lebanese Minister of Education and Higher Education Elias Bou Saab, Junior Chamber International Beirut (JCI Beirut), in cooperation with the UN Information Centre in Beirut (UNIC-Beirut), launched on Thursday afternoon a three-day Fair entitled “After School: What’s Up?” for high school students in Lebanon at UNESCO Palace, Beirut. Participating in the [...]
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    DIVVY Mother’s Day Video Goes Viral

    Is there anything more pure and beautiful than a mother’s unconditional love for her children? Being kissed on your forehead before you go to bed. Being there for you when you need her. Being there for you when you don’t even know you need her. Putting a Band-Aid on your knee after you’ve fallen down. Wiping away your tears. Preparing your favorite meal. Watching you grow up. [...]
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    With tears in her eyes, she celebrates her day!

    Believing that motherhood is the holiest mission in human’s life, The Spot Mall, the Center of Commercial Networks, initiated to rejoin a proud and a loving mother to her expat child on mother’s day. March 20, started as an ordinary day to Mrs. Renée Zouein, and later transformed in to an applauded event, bursting with tears of joy and gratification, through witnessing the [...]
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    International app eCab partners with Allo Taxi to launch Franco-Lebanese taxi service with competitive prices and improved service

    Under the high patronage of the French embassy and in the presence of the French Ambassador Mr. Emmanuel Bonne, the international transport application eCab was launched in Beirut.  The event, which gathered a number of officials and social figures at the Pine Residence, announced the partnership between eCab, an international start-up incubated by G7 in Paris, and the local leading [...]
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    Alfa launches Alfa U-shop app, which offers exclusive shopping deals to its subscribers

    Alfa, managed by Orascom Telecom, launched the Alfa U-shop app, which offers all its prepaid and postpaid subscribers the best exclusive shopping deals by high-end brands and local stores that provide a variety of goods and services to suit all tastes. Alfa CEO and Chairman Marwan Hayek said, “The launch of this exclusive app aims to keep pace with the tremendous growth in the digital [...]
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    LG Electronics unveils its new V10 smartphone during a non-traditional ceremony

    In its continuous drive to provide Lebanese customers with the latest mobile experience, LG Electronics announced the launch of its all-new V10 Smartphone in Lebanon. The announcement came during a fun gathering organized by LG Electronics for a select crowd of media representatives on December 21, 2015 who got the chance to experience the V10’s distinctive features on the spot. The first [...]
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    Ericsson’s Change-Makers Forum Discussed the Need of New Business Models Enabled by Digital Transformation

    The Change-Makers Forum, hosted by Ericsson, has wrapped up in Dubai, setting the importance on digital transformation and the need to think of alternative business models to seize the opportunities brought by the Networked Society. Nowadays, the effects of digital technology are experienced far beyond the information and communications technology (ICT) industry, transforming sectors and [...]
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    Netflix Is Now Available Around the World

    Netflix launched its service globally, simultaneously bringing its Internet TV network to more than 130 new countries around the world. The company made the announcement — and the service went live — during a keynote by Co-founder and Chief Executive Reed Hastings at CES 2016. “Today you are witnessing the birth of a new global Internet TV network,” said Hastings. [...]

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