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IHG signs two new hotels in Saudi Arabia
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 25 January, 2020 4:17 am
IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced two new properties in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Further strengthening its foothold in the luxury segment in KSA, IHG has signed a management agreement for InterContinental...
Minister of Education Meets with A Number of Ambassadors to the Kingdom
Culture & Education | Saturday 25 January, 2020 3:44 am
Minister of Education Dr. Hamad bin Mohammed Al Al-Sheikh met here yesterday with Moroccan Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Mustapha Mansouri; Spanish Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Alvaro Iranzo; Pakistani Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Raja Ali Ejaz and Sri Lankan...
Almajdouie - Changan sponsors a social initiative on the importance of women driving
Cars & Autos | Saturday 25 January, 2020 2:33 am
 Almajdouie Motors Company, the authorized distributor of  Changan cars in Saudi Arabia, announced its sponsorship of Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University's initiative to launch a survey on the importance of women driving cars, and the role this decision played at both social...
Details of Saudi Tour 2020 cycle race unveiled
Business & Money | Saturday 25 January, 2020 1:51 am
The details of Saudi Tour 2020 cycle race was unveiled in the digital city in the capital on Thursday during a press conference. The tour will be held in Riyadh from Feb. 4 to 8 in five stages, covering a distance of up to 774 km. The race will be held under the aegis of the Union Cycliste...
Saudi labor minister urges Kingdom to increase economic role of charity sector
Business & Money | Saturday 25 January, 2020 1:48 am
Saudi Arabia needed to increase the contribution of the non-profit sector to the Kingdom’s economic and social development, the country’s labor minister told business conference delegates on Thursday. Moderating a session on the subject during the final day of the Riyadh Economic...
Huawei Shipped 6.9 Million 5G Smartphones in 2019  Bringing Next-Generation Connectivity to the World
Technology & IT | Saturday 25 January, 2020 1:39 am
Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) announced that it has shipped 6.9 million units of 5G smartphones as of December 2019, in addition to offering end-to-end 5G solutions. The strong sales reflect Huawei’s relentless commitment to 5G R&D and reinforce Huawei’s leadership in 5G ...
Balloon ‘glow show’ puts AlUla’s name up in lights — and sets new world record
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 25 January, 2020 1:19 am
Balloonists from 19 countries staged a record-breaking hot air balloon “glow show” above the AlUla desert in an extraordinary night-time display. The Guinness World Record for longest hot air balloon glow show was confirmed by an official adjudicator after 100 balloons soared...
Dubai Customs gives away half million dirhams in prizes during 3rd UAE Customs Week
Business & Money | Saturday 25 January, 2020 1:12 am
Dubai Customs, represented by Client Happiness Department, announced the prizes which will be given away to lucky participants in its events and activities for the 3rd UAE Customs Week, which is organized in conjunction with the International Customs Week.  With the theme ‘Dubai...
World’s first ever AI Art hackathon opens in Riyadh
Technology & IT | Friday 24 January, 2020 4:04 pm
The world’s first AI Art hackathon – the AI Artathon - has opened in Riyadh, with 300 experts in data science and AI, graphic designers and artists competing to create visual arts using artificial intelligence. The AI Artathon will take place over three days, with competitors...
 International flavours during Winter at Tantora as Jamiroquai set to perform at Maraya Concert Hall
Tourism & Hospitality | Friday 24 January, 2020 5:22 am
Award-winning English funk and acid jazz band Jamiroquai will perform this weekend, during the second season of the Winter at Tantora Festival. The event is organised by the Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU), in a city characterised by its unique location, scenic landscapes and historical and...