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Saudi Payments Measures Helped Saudi Society Adapt to COVID-19
Business & Money | Saturday 4 July, 2020 11:31 am
Saudi Payments, wholly owned subsidiary of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA), highlighted during the COVID-19 pandemic the importance of the concept of electronic payment and spreading its culture in the society.Saudi Payments, which is also the operator of national payment systems, has...
Al-Jadaan: SANED support to cover 70% of the most affected Saudis
Business & Money | Saturday 4 July, 2020 11:27 am
The support through the Unemployment Insurance Scheme program (SANED) in the coming period will cover 70 percent of Saudi workers in the most affected firms and a maximum of 50 percent of Saudi workers in the least affected establishments, said Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Finance, Acting Minister...
Royal Commission for AlUla completes second phase of airport expansion
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 4 July, 2020 11:19 am
The second phase of the development and expansion of Prince Abdul Majeed bin Abdulaziz Domestic Airport in AlUla is complete.The milestone, which increases the airport’s annual capacity from 100,000 to 400,000 passengers, was announced on Friday by The Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU), in...
Five times the SHARE points and shopping satisfaction at Majid Al Futtaim malls
Business & Money | Saturday 4 July, 2020 1:35 am
Majid Al Futtaim is welcoming customers back to its Dubai shopping malls with an unmissable promotion at Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Deira and City Centre Mirdif. On 2, 3, and 4 July, customers at any of the three malls will get even more for their money with five times the SHARE points...
Some Public Beaches and Parks to Re-Open in Abu Dhabi From Tomorrow
Business & Money | Saturday 4 July, 2020 1:31 am
Following an extensive period of sterilization, the Department of Municipalities and Transport (DMT) has announced that from tomorrow, July 3, some public parks and beaches will open across the Emirate. Entry to the facilities in Abu Dhabi City Municipality and Al Ain City Municipality, along...
Huawei Rotating Chairman Highlights Practices and Prospects of 5G in Digital Transformation for Industries at GSMA Thrive
Technology & IT | Saturday 4 July, 2020 1:24 am
During the recent virtual GSMA Thrive event hosted by GSMA, Huawei executives delivered keynote speeches, shedding light on how industries are leveraging 5G to embrace digital transformation in a faster and more efficient manner. The online event brought together industry leaders to discuss...
Alstom at Forefront of Hygiene & Safety Innovation for Transport & Mobility in a COVID-19 World
Cars & Autos | Saturday 4 July, 2020 12:53 am
As lockdown restrictions are gradually eased, and people adjust to the new normal, many are asking what the new normal will be for public transport and mobility. Safety and hygiene are at the root of people’s concerns when it comes to travel and mobility in a COVID-19 world, with commuters...
King appoints 13 women in Human Rights Commission Council
Government | Friday 3 July, 2020 12:40 pm
Saudi Gazette reportRIYADH — Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman gave a boost to women empowerment by bringing about gender parity in the new restructured Human Rights Commission Council by appointing 13 women in the 26-member body.The Human Rights Commission Council was restructured...
New COVID-19 protocols aimed at spurring commercial activity in Saudi Arabia
Business & Money | Friday 3 July, 2020 10:44 am
Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Interior has issued a list of COVID-19 precautionary regulations for commercial establishments to follow now that they can resume services.The long list covers a broad range of businesses and entities such as driving schools, education academies, tailors, wedding halls, ...
Mercedes-Benz and NVIDIA to Build Software-Defined Computing Architecture for Automated Driving Across Future Fleet
Cars & Autos | Friday 3 July, 2020 3:21 am
Mercedes-Benz, one of the largest manufacturers of premium passenger cars, and NVIDIA, the global leader in accelerated computing, plan to enter into a cooperation to create a revolutionary in-vehicle computing system and AI computing infrastructure. Starting in 2024, this will be rolled out across ...