Sunday, July 31, 2016
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Dubai Investments Park attracts 100 new companies in the last one year
Business & Money | Sunday 31 July, 2016 5:13 am
Dubai Investments Park [DIP] – the largest integrated commercial, industrial and residential community in the Middle East, has announced that 100 new companies have either leased or sub-leased premises within the development in the last one year, reinforcing its growing reputation as the...
Saudis who can pay rent to get priority in housing allotment
Business & Money | Sunday 31 July, 2016 4:28 am
The Ministry of Housing will give priority to citizens who can pay the rent while allotting residential units, according to a ministry source. The source said the ministry cannot take care of applicants who cannot afford to pay the rent, those who are imprisoned, too ill to maintain their...
No luggage cabins in Haramain train
Business & Money | Sunday 31 July, 2016 4:24 am
There will be no separate cabins for luggage on Al-Haramain train, but special racks will be allocated for luggage. Sources said the train is for passengers, and not for luggage, and only personal bags can be carried and stowed on the steel racks in each cabin or in the upper drawers of passenger...
Mobily Offers Triple of Data Size
Technology & IT | Sunday 31 July, 2016 4:20 am
Etihad Etisalat “Mobily” launches its newest offers of triple data to new subscribers at data cards packages of 500 MB and 2GB as well as when recharging data cards of 2GB and 10GB for the first time.  Accordingly, the new subscribers will get extra 1.5GB through subscription...
Samsung Printing Solutions’ Smart UX Center Receives  Buyers Lab Platinum Rating
Technology & IT | Sunday 31 July, 2016 4:15 am
Samsung Electronics’ range of multifunction printers’ (MFPs) Smart UX Center and Printing App Center have been granted a Platinum rating by the Buyers Laboratory Inc. (BLI), an imaging industry evaluator. The BLI’s Platinum ratings are awarded to products that score high in the...
Aramco to Saudize industries
Business & Money | Sunday 31 July, 2016 4:12 am
Saudi Aramco plans to raise the Saudization of industries to 70 percent, according to an integrated plan to develop jobs for young Saudis, along with the full respect to the national product quality.  The vice president of procurement at the company, Nasser Al-Yami, said the company began...
Big Bang Theory star Kunal Nayyar exclusive video interview for British Airways
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 30 July, 2016 9:02 am
Big Bang Theory star Kunal Nayyar has opened up about his incredible life in an exclusive video interview for British Airways – and told how he left home at 18 to fly to America where his acting dreams came true.   The 35-year-old is famed for making people laugh but speaking to...
LG Announces Improved Second-Quarter 2016 Financial Results
Technology & IT | Saturday 30 July, 2016 9:00 am
LG Electronics Inc. (LG) today announced second-quarter 2016 operating income of KRW 584.6billion (USD 503.10 million), nearly 140 percent higher than the previous year, from strong performance by the Home Appliance & Air Solution and Home Entertainment companies, both...
MathAlive! Jeddah reopens at Fakieh Planetarium
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 30 July, 2016 7:08 am
Following a short break during the recent Eid Holidays, MathAlive!, the unique interactive math and science exhibit created by Raytheon, has reopened to the public at Fakieh Planetarium as part of an exciting three-month summer stopover in Jeddah. Now at its mid-point since its May 2016 opening,...