Sunday, November 19, 2017
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24,000 violators of residency, labor regulations held in 3 days  8 hours ago  3040 views
Government | Sunday 19 November, 2017 7:05 am
The joint campaign to pursue and arrest violators of the residency (iqama) and labor regulations has netted 24,000 violators in the past three days, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported Saturday.   Of those arrested, 15,702 were violators of the residency (iqama) regulation, 3883 were...
Dubai Land Department announces the update of the rental index for 2018
Business & Money | Sunday 19 November, 2017 6:46 am
Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced that the rental index has been updated for 2018. DLD confirmed that the new update is for all residential, commercial and industrial properties in the Emirate of Dubai.   DLD’s specialists have adopted a variety of mechanisms to carry out...
Cancer Survivors Share their Inspirational Stories at Relay for Life
Healthcare | Sunday 19 November, 2017 6:44 am
“I am glad that I had cancer – it was God’s way of letting me share a positive story with other people.” That was the inspirational message given by Aalya Losloso, a Philippines national and cancer survivor who was participating at the UAE Relay for Life, a 24-hour cancer...
UAE Banks Federation Reveals New Brand Identity
Business & Money | Sunday 19 November, 2017 6:40 am
Reinforcing its pivotal role in driving the continuous growth and development of the country’s banking sector, the UAE Banks Federation, a professional representative body comprising 48 member banks operating in the UAE, has launched a new brand identity.   Inspired by the...
Al Bar: “We are keen to establish a high profile in local community and highlight KSA strong economy within the retail sector”
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 19 November, 2017 6:25 am
The Red Sea Mall’s, activities and events which was organized throughout the year, were crowned with success, especially that the mall earned five prestigious awards for the best corporate social responsibility initiative on "Productive Families" and “Iftar Abnaa Al...
Saudi traffic department: Using a cell phone while vehicle is static at lights not a violation
Government | Sunday 19 November, 2017 6:01 am
The Saudi General Department of Traffic (GDT) has clarified that using a cell phone with earpieces or external speakers while driving is not considered a traffic violation. The GDT added that using the mobile while the vehicle is completely static at traffic lights is not a traffic violation ...
Success of Xposure Scholarship Programme Adds Heft to Photography Festival’s Global Appeal
Technology & IT | Sunday 19 November, 2017 5:30 am
The Sharjah International Photography Festival, Xposure 2017, being organised by Sharjah Government Media Bureau (SGMB) from November 22-25 at Expo Centre Sharjah, has revealed that this year’s highly sought-after ‘Timothy Allen Photography Scholarship’ attracted more than 1,000...
General Authority for Zakat and Tax signs agreement with government agencies to implement VAT
Business & Money | Sunday 19 November, 2017 4:39 am
The General Authority for Zakat and Tax (GAZT) will sign a cooperation agreement with the Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs to facilitate the compliance of businesses on Valued Added Tax (VAT), following similar agreements with the Ministry of Labor and Social Development and Saudi...
Toyota goes Xtreme with Land Cruiser, FJ Cruiser and Fortuner
Cars & Autos | Sunday 19 November, 2017 2:43 am
Keeping the adrenaline fueled off-roaders in mind, Toyota, exclusively distributed by Al-Futtaim Motors, leader in sustainable mobility since 2008, has introduced the Xtreme kit to the Toyota Fortuner, inducting it into the Xtreme family along with the Land Cruiser and FJ Cruiser. Fans of the...
Urawa, Al-Hilal 1-1 in 1st leg of Asian Champs League final
Sports | Sunday 19 November, 2017 12:52 am
Al-Hilal of Saudi Arabia and Urawa Reds of Japan drew 1-1 in the first leg of the Asian Champions League final on Saturday. Both goals at King Fahd International Stadium came in the first half. Rafael Silva gave Urawa the early lead and an away goal, while Omar Khribin equalized with his 10th ...