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Abdul Latif Jameel Energy to power more than 120,000 homes and generate 435 million kWH of electricity per year in Jordan
Environment & Energy | Monday 25 September, 2017 5:00 pm
Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), part of Abdul Latif Jameel Energy, has announced it has secured financial close for a third project in Jordan, further helping to bring clean energy to the Middle East.    FRV has closed financing with the European Bank for Reconstruction and...
EASY Joins Saudis in Celebrating 87th Saudi National Day
Business & Money | Monday 25 September, 2017 4:34 pm
  EASY, the leading provider of taxi and private car transport services in Saudi Arabia, joined the celebrations of the Saudi people on the 87th Saudi National Day. EASY TAXI’s drivers distributed cupcakes to the clients who used their cars in Riyadh city as a token of loyalty and...
Media leader Hassan Fattah joins ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller as Managing Director
Business & Money | Monday 25 September, 2017 12:17 pm
ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller, the leading Middle East PR agency, has announced that Hassan Fattah, the former editor-in-chief of The National newspaper and a senior executive with Brunswick Group, has joined the Firm as Managing Director. He will provide senior counsel to regional corporate and...
Bliss Run: Saudi women seek healthy environment through running, walking in Jeddah
Sports | Monday 25 September, 2017 12:00 pm
 A group of women of different ages lined up behind Rasha Al-Harbi to begin a weekly running session in the open air along a sea walkway in Jeddah. The event initially drew the attention of passers-by; however, this has become a normal sight after participants managed to create a...
Saudi Shoura to discuss proposed amendments to Anti-Information Crimes Law
Government | Monday 25 September, 2017 11:17 am
The Shoura Council is today scheduled to discuss proposed amendments to several articles of the Anti-Information Crimes Law issued by Royal Decree No. (M/17) dated 8/8/1428. The proposed amendments are contained in a report by the Committee on Transport, Communications and Information Technology,...
Saudi Education Ministry to activate culture of dialogue, communication
Culture & Education | Monday 25 September, 2017 11:15 am
 Deputy Minister of Education Abdulrahman Al-Asimi has directed the education administrations in all regions and provinces to activate the ministry’s project that focuses on dialogue and communication. The project seeks to promote a culture of dialogue in the educational community and...
Saudis in US mark National Day with embassy celebration
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 25 September, 2017 11:05 am
Saudis in the US celebrated the country’s National Day on Saturday with a celebration organized by the Saudi Embassy at the National Building Museum in downtown Washington. The evening event was opened to the public and was attended by hundreds of people, including Prince Khaled bin Salman,...
Saudi archaeological treasures will come to Riyadh after international tour
Business & Money | Monday 25 September, 2017 6:05 am
 Residents and visitors in Riyadh are waiting for the return of the “Roads of Arabia” exhibition of Saudi archaeological treasures, which has been exhibited in international museums since 2010. The exhibition will arrive at the National Museum in Riyadh for 50 days starting...
Abdul Latif Jameel Land Selects Yardi Voyager Residential Management Software
Business & Money | Monday 25 September, 2017 6:00 am
One of Saudi Arabia’s leading land and property developers, Abdul Latif Jameel Land will utilize Yardi Voyager® 7S, a browser-agnostic, fully mobile Software as a Service platform, for residential asset and property management. Abdul Latif Jameel Land has a large real estate portfolio...
Women allowed into stadium as Saudi Arabia promotes national pride — part of reform push
Government | Monday 25 September, 2017 6:00 am
audi Arabia is celebrating the 87th anniversary of its founding this weekend with an unprecedented array of concerts and performances, including allowing women into King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh for a Saturday evening operetta — a first in the conservative Islamic Kingdom. The...