Thursday, June 21, 2018
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Cleartrip and Flyin Join Forces
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 21 June, 2018 12:44 pm
Further strengthening its leadership position in the region, Cleartrip, the leading mobile and online travel company in the Middle East and India, has come together with Flyin, Saudi Arabia'sleading OTA. The partnership will benefit both Cleartrip and Flyin as they make...
Saudi stocks receive landmark emerging markets upgrade from MSCI
Business & Money | Thursday 21 June, 2018 7:34 am
Saudi Arabian equites are poised to attract up to $40 billion worth of foreign inflows, following a landmark decision by index provider MSCI to include the Kingdom’s stocks in its widely tracked Emerging Markets index. "MSCI will include the MSCI Saudi Arabia Index in the MSCI...
Huawei features in BrandZ™ Most Valuable Global Brands Top 50 for the third consecutive year
Technology & IT | Thursday 21 June, 2018 3:09 am
Huawei today announced that it has increased its brand value by 22% in the past year and now ranks 48th in the Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands according to the latest BrandZ™ report. The annual brand study compiled by WPP and Kantar Millward Brown, notes that Huawei has now featured in...
 Russian Mariinsky Orchestra enthralls audience in Dhahran
Tourism & Hospitality | Wednesday 20 June, 2018 6:41 am
The Russian Mariinsky Orchestra treated its Saudi audience with masterpieces created by Prokofiev, Grieg, Vivaldi, Mozart and other maestros at a concert to mark the inauguration of the Ithra Theater in Dhahran in the Eastern Province. The event at King Abdulaziz International Cultural Center...
Saudi women drivers get ready to take the wheel
Cars & Autos | Wednesday 20 June, 2018 3:39 am
On June 24, when Saudi women are allowed to drive for the first time, Amira Abdulgader wants to be sitting at the wheel, the one in control, giving a ride to her mother beside her. “Sitting behind the wheel (means) that you are the one controlling the trip,” said the architect,...
Samsung Electronics to Expand Use of Renewable Energy
Technology & IT | Tuesday 19 June, 2018 4:19 pm
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.announced its commitment to build on its strong progress of energy efficiency and operational emissions reductions to expand the use of renewable energy in its operations. Samsung Electronics’ renewable energy goals are part of its ongoing efforts to...
Head of Saudi entertainment authority relieved of position
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 19 June, 2018 3:00 am
Ahmad Al-Khatib, the chairman of the Saudi General Entertainment Authority, has been removed from his position. Al-Khatib was appointed to the position in 2016, and had previously been minister of health. He also served as an adviser to the royal court. The General Entertainment Authority was ...
King orders relieving GEA chief of position
Government | Tuesday 19 June, 2018 12:49 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has issued on Monday a decree relieving Ahmad Al-Khatib, chairman of the board of directors of the General Entertainment Authority, of his position. In another royal decree, the King promoted 66 members of the Public Prosecution to various ranks....
Saudi Cultural Exhibition concludes in Moscow
Culture & Education | Monday 18 June, 2018 5:03 am
Saudia starts service to Vienna
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 18 June, 2018 5:00 am
The Saudi Arabian Airlines started on Saturday its maiden service to Vienna, capital of Austria. The Saudia flight (SV151) took off from King Abdulaziz International Airport Jeddah at 7.40 a.m. and reached Vienna at 2.30 p.m. local time after a stopover at King Khalid International Airport in...