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Saudi culture minister signs up to Weibo
Culture & Education | Tuesday 21 May, 2019 6:47 am
Saudi Culture Minister Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan has signed up for a personal account on Weibo, one of China’s most popular social networking websites, becoming the first Arab culture minister on the Twitter-like platform. Weibo connects more than 445 million active users per...
King, Crown Prince give SR150 million to Joodeskan
Government | Tuesday 21 May, 2019 6:40 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has provided SR100 million to the platform of Joodeskan, the Saudi Press Agency reported. Joodeskan is under the supervision of the National Housing Development Association, which aims to support and help needy families in the housing...
Saudi Art Council launches the 5th edition of Shara Art Fair with the participation of influential art galleries showcasing multinational artistic flavors
Culture & Education | Tuesday 21 May, 2019 5:28 am
Organized by the Saudi Art Council for the fifth year in a row, Shara Art Fair will open its doors for art lovers, collectors and fans on Sunday May 19th in Jeddah with the participation of 6 influential and trend setting art galleries showcasing multinational artistic flavors from Saudi Arabia and ...
Tourism body puts Al-Jouf under inspection spotlight
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 21 May, 2019 4:48 am
Travel agencies and accommodation providers in Al-Jouf region have come under the spotlight as part of a series of inspections by Saudi tourism officials. The Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) in Al-Jouf has been conducting surveillance tours to monitor the standard of...
Properties Investment awarded prestigious ISO certificates in three categories
Business & Money | Tuesday 21 May, 2019 3:19 am
Dubai Investments PJSC announced that Properties Investment LLC (PI), its joint-venture company engaged in the investment and development of real estate properties, received prestigious ISO certifications in three categories. Properties Investment LLCwas awarded the ISO...
KPMG: 54% of HR executives in Saudi call for workforce transformation
Business & Money | Tuesday 21 May, 2019 3:18 am
More than half (54 percent) of the Human Resource (HR) executives in Saudi Arabia recognize the need for the workforce to be transformed, as organizations face significant challenges due to the continuous changes in the external environmental factors, reveals the first-ever HR survey by KPMG Al...
GCC countries work to ensure good oil supply
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 21 May, 2019 2:49 am
Kuwait’s deputy foreign minister said countries in the Gulf have strengthened coordination to provide oil to global markets amid increased regional tensions. “It is normal amid this escalation that Kuwait and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries take these steps,” Khalid...
Al Bustan Centre & Residence successfully concludes 3rd Blood Donation drive
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 21 May, 2019 2:43 am
As part of its Responsible Awareness Program and in line with its Corporate Social Responsibility, Al Bustan Centre & Residence, the popular hotel-apartment among tourists and businessmen in the heart of Dubai, recently concluded its 3rd blood donation drive for its employees. Conducted ...
The All-new Flying Spur: the Luxury Grand Touring Sedan
Cars & Autos | Tuesday 21 May, 2019 2:05 am
In the year Bentley Motors celebrates its 100th anniversary, the British creator of extraordinary Grand Touring cars promises to set new standards of luxury and driving pleasure when it reveals the all-new Flying Spur.   Both sports sedan and luxury limousine, Bentley’s all-new...
Bayt.com: 9 in 10 Professionals Happy with Their Companies’ Support During  Ramadan
Business & Money | Tuesday 21 May, 2019 2:00 am
The latest ‘Ramadan in the Middle East & North Africa Region’ poll conducted by Bayt.com, the Middle East’s largest job site, revealed that 92.1% of professionals in the region believe that their employers provide adequate support during the Holy Month of Ramadan. When...
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