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Coca-Cola and INJAZ Al Arab announce the winners of the 9th edition of the ‘Ripples of Happiness’ Program
Business & Money | Thursday 27 April, 2017 9:17 am
The Coca-Cola Foundation, in partnership with INJAZ Al-Arab, today announced the winners of the ninth edition of the “Ripples of Happiness” program. Ripples of Happiness (ROH) is a youth entrepreneurship program aimed at empowering students to address social challenges in their...
More for less…  New Renault Captur 2017 now available with a bigger engine at a lower price
Cars & Autos | Thursday 27 April, 2017 8:56 am
Shangri-La Al Husn Resort & Spa in Oman to relaunch this October as standalone resort
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 27 April, 2017 8:25 am
  Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts announced today at the Arabian Travel Market that it will relaunch the luxurious Shangri-La Al Husn Resort & Spa in Oman as a private standalone resort in October 2017.     The palatial Al Husn – which means castle in Arabic –...
Over 3m register in Citizen’s Account
Government | Thursday 27 April, 2017 8:07 am
More than 3 million Saudis, representing about 80 percent of families, have so far registered in the Citizen’s Account, according to Majed Al-Ossaimi, supervisor of the account at the Ministry of Labor and Social Development. “The account will continue regardless of the royal decrees ...
Deputy Crown Prince meets US president’s envoy for Coalition to Counter Daesh
Government | Thursday 27 April, 2017 8:05 am
Deputy Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, second deputy premier and minister of defense, met in Riyadh on Wednesday Brett McGurk, US president’s envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter Daesh. They reviewed the latest events in the Middle East, including the fight against Daesh terrorist...
Albrecht aims to pilot Saudia back to its ‘glory days’
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 27 April, 2017 8:03 am
Jaan Albrecht chose the occasion of the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) for his first public outing as chief executive of Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia), and — even in an arena where aviation news comes thicker and faster than the jets landing at Dubai International Airport — he left his...
NEW FILM: Aston Martin DNA unleashed at new St Athan plant
Cars & Autos | Thursday 27 April, 2017 6:14 am
The Aston Martin Vulcan was the first car to turn a wheel at the site of the British luxury carmaker’s second UK manufacturing plant at St Athan in South Wales recently, signaling the start of the redevelopment of the former MOD site into a state-of-the-art facility. The appearance of the...
Problem Solving, Knowledge Construction and Skilled Communication among top skills required by students to adapt to future workplace: Microsoft Survey
Technology & IT | Thursday 27 April, 2017 1:56 am
Microsoft today released the findings from a new education survey of nearly 100 educators in Saudi Arabia, in which they expressed the challenges and opportunities in optimizing technology for the classroom as well as the skillsets required to succeed. The survey commissioned by Microsoft, and...
Demographics and digitisation identified as two major Catalysts of Change impacting the global hotel industry at AHIC 2017
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 27 April, 2017 1:45 am
Catalysts of Change including the shift in global economic powers, demographics and ageing populations, and the impact of digitisation were some of the hot topics discussed live on stage during the opening sessions of the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference 2017 (AHIC), being held at Madinat...
Middle East experiential travel is now ‘The Real Deal’
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 27 April, 2017 12:16 am
DCTCM outlines plans to combine Dubai’s rich cultural and latest attractions to build on Q1 2017 visitor numbers of 4.57 million GCC countries must marry the very latest attractions with their rich cultural offerings to maximise their tourism potential, according to panellists at the...
Home Box Opens its 12th Store in KSA
Home Box Opens its 12th Store in KSA
Wednesday 26 April, 2017 3:04