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Flyadeal – the Kingdom’s New Low Fare Airline Announces National Day Fare Promotion
Tourism & Hospitality | Wednesday 20 September, 2017 5:00 am
flyadeal, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s new Low Fare Airline opened for sale with a breathtaking launch promotion in support of its first flight on National Day 2017. All seats on the two special flights that will be operated on Saturday 23rd September were being offered for sale at SAR 48...
Canon Europe showcases expanded graphic arts portfolio at Production Printing Business Days event
Technology & IT | Wednesday 20 September, 2017 4:20 am
Canon Europe is showcasing a range of end-to-end solutions for professional graphic arts customers at its 2017 Production Printing Business Days in Poing, Germany (19-21 September 2017).   The three-day customer event is expected to attract more than 500 customers and prospects from across...
Is Your Car Judging You? If So, That Could Be a Good Thing
Cars & Autos | Tuesday 19 September, 2017 2:35 pm
What’s the smartest piece of technology you own? It could be the car you drive, and it’s about to get even smarter, with Ford’s plan to begin production of self-driving vehicles in 2021. While it’ll probably still be a few years until self-driving cars take to the streets ...
Leopold’s of London Celebrates the New Season with the Blogger Community of the UAE
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 19 September, 2017 12:57 pm
Leopold’s of London in Abu Dhabi played host to the burgeoning blogger community of the UAE with a sensational afternoon tea that revealed seasonal signature delights and aromatic themed beverages.   Inspired by the changing season and festivities, the platter featured two new...
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 19 September, 2017 12:02 pm
The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty has welcomed Can Göktaş in his appointment as the new General Manager of the hotel. Göktaş will be responsible for the overall hotel performance and continue to grow the hotel’s prominence within the international markets. Göktaş holds a...
Saudi Arabia trains 1st women air traffic controllers
Business & Money | Tuesday 19 September, 2017 12:01 pm
Saudi women will be trained to work as air traffic controllers, the Saudi Air Navigation Services (SANS) has announced. SANS said it was offering theoretical and practical training to 80 women per year to prepare them for work in the air traffic control sector. “The applicants began taking...
Saudi university builds on big global demand for high-tech data centers
Technology & IT | Tuesday 19 September, 2017 12:00 pm
Huge investments are being made at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) to capitalize on rising global demand for high-tech data storage. A groundbreaking ceremony was held on Monday to mark the start of a multimillion-riyal data center project at KAUST. “As a...
True development success can come about when human resources are used to the fullest, Saudi Shoura member Al-Helaissi says
Government | Tuesday 19 September, 2017 10:29 am
 International experts on women’s rights from the Arab region and the West called on decision-makers from the Global South and the Global North to increase their efforts toward addressing barriers and challenges impeding the realization of women’s rights and gender equality. This...
Makkah governor to open new headquarters of Moderation Center
Government | Tuesday 19 September, 2017 10:25 am
Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal will open the new headquarters of the Khaled bin Faisal Moderation Center at King Abdul Aziz University at the end of this week and will announce the names of those who won the center’s Moderation Award in its first season, reaching SR1 million...
Under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund launches the future investment initiative
Business & Money | Tuesday 19 September, 2017 9:27 am
The Public Investment Fund of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (PIF) today announced the launch of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. Hosted and organized by PIF, the Kingdom’s main investment arm...