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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...
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 ...
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 ...
Al Rajhi Bank and SOUQ to offer discounts in co-operation to customers in the KSA
Business & Money | Saturday 18 November, 2017 2:22 pm
SOUQ and Al Rajhi Bank, one of the largest Islamic Banks in the world, have announced that they will co-operate offer customers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia an array of benefits when they purchase products on the SOUQ website and mobile app using Al Rajhi Bank credit cards.   SOUQ ...
Saudi Arabia, GCC to be connected by ultra-fast tube transportation system
Business & Money | Saturday 18 November, 2017 2:09 pm
The entire Gulf region will be connected through an ultra-fast tube transportation system, which will operate at a velocity of 1,100 km per hour. Founder of US-based Virgin Hyperloop One, Josh Giegel spoke to Arab News on Thursday soon after he signed an agreement with the MiSK Foundation for...
Top Saudi universities to participate in hackathon competition
Culture & Education | Saturday 18 November, 2017 11:14 am
A number of top universities in the Kingdom will participate in the “Hackathon” competition that gets underway on Nov. 21 in the Saudi capital. The event, which is being organized by Vechoport # menaisc2017, will be held in connection with the fifth annual information security...
Saudi Arabia reaffirms commitment to clean energy future, sustainable development
Environment & Energy | Friday 17 November, 2017 11:04 am
Saudi Arabia has said it is committed to maintaining its national contributions on taking climate actions that will enable sustainable development in line with the objectives of Saudi Vision 2030, the national economic diversification plan, and with its responsibilities as a global energy producer...
Saudi Arabian Female Entrepreneur Wins Prize at Shell Intilaaqah
Business & Money | Friday 17 November, 2017 10:53 am
A Saudi entrepreneur from the petrochemical industry, Ghazael Aldossary, won the Merit Prize at Shell LiveWIRE’s ‘Top Ten Innovators’ global competition which highlights and rewards LiveWIRE businesses that demonstrate excellence in innovation.   Through Ghazael’s ...
Kingdom to be an early adopter of revolutionary train service
Business & Money | Friday 17 November, 2017 10:44 am
AS talks on transformation to the Fourth Industrial Revolution continue at the Misk Global Forum, several announcements were made during the two-day event bringing together leading global companies and industry leaders. Experts and entrepreneurial leaders shared insights on building future...
Leo Burnett Lands New Client - Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority with Publicis Groupe ‘Power of One’ Approach
Business & Money | Thursday 16 November, 2017 1:40 pm
Leo Burnett Lands New Client - Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority with Publicis Groupe ‘Power of One’ Approach   New multi-media campaign by Leo Burnett and Optimedia set to bring awareness to tourism in Sharjah   Dubai, 16 November, 2017: Leo...