Tuesday, June 18, 2019
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Saudi, Japan sign strategic pacts to boost development
Business & Money | Tuesday 18 June, 2019 5:00 am
Several agreements and memoranda of understanding were signed by the Saudi and Japanese sides during the third ministerial level meeting and the Saudi-Japan Vision 2030 Business Forum held on Monday in the Japanese capital Tokyo. More than 20 Saudi government and private departments and agencies...
Huawei Increases Its Standing in Brandz Rankings of the World’s Most Valuable Brands
Technology & IT | Tuesday 18 June, 2019 4:42 am
 Huawei has strengthened its position in a leading global brand index while also increasing its brand value. BrandZ’s annual Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands study, published by WPP’s research arm Kantar, ranks Huawei 47th (up one place from last year) with...
Saudi Arabia’s King Abdul Aziz University launches six-level Chinese proficiency test
Culture & Education | Tuesday 18 June, 2019 3:53 am
King Abdul Aziz University (KAU) on Sunday launched a Chinese language proficiency test under the supervision of KAU’s Chinese Science and Culture Exchange Center. The Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK) test is the first of its kind in the Kingdom. The six-level test assesses non-native Chinese...
Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA confirms its exclusive rights to operate Makkah Millennium Hotel and Towers
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 18 June, 2019 3:00 am
Millennium Hotels and Resorts Middle East and Africa, one of the fastest growing hotel management companies in the region, has addressed its guests with deep regrets for the inconvenience they might have encountered during their stay at Makkah Millennium Hotel and Towers.   It is with...
“International Engine of the Year” Awards: Audi’s 2.0 TFSI engine wins in its class
Cars & Autos | Tuesday 18 June, 2019 3:00 am
The 2.0 TFSI from Audi has won the “International Engine of the Year” award in the category of engines with between 150 and 250 metric horsepower. An international panel of experts comprising 70 automotive journalists voted the four-cylinder gasoline engine the winner of its class. The...
High-Level Mission from Mainland China and Hong Kong Explores Opportunities in the UAE
Business & Money | Tuesday 18 June, 2019 2:23 am
A high-level joint business and professional mission from China and Hong Kong congregated in Dubai for a two-day business programme that focused on cooperation and investment opportunities in the UAE.    The mission, co-organised by the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau of...
Azizi Developments named ‘Best Developer of the 
Year’ at Arabian Business Real Estate Awards 2019
Business & Money | Tuesday 18 June, 2019 2:21 am
Azizi Developments, one of the leading private developers in the UAE, received the esteemed ‘Best Developer of the Year’award at the 2019 Arabian Business Real Estate Awards. Farhad Azizi, CEO of Azizi Developments,together with the company’s top management team,...
Turkish Airlines was chosen again “Turkey's Most Valuable Brand” in all sectors.
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 18 June, 2019 2:00 am
  One of the world's leading independent organizations in brand valuation and strategy consulting, Brand Finance announced the results of its 2019 evaluation. According to the results, Turkish Airlines was declared as the "Most Valuable Brand" of Turkey in all sectors. The...
Pantheon Development wins ‘Best Affordable Luxury Property” award by Arabian Business
Business & Money | Tuesday 18 June, 2019 1:53 am
Pantheon Development was honoured as the “Best Affordable Luxury Property” during the prestigious Arabian Business Real Estate Awards 2019 at Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa on Sunday evening. Pantheon Development, a subsidiary of Pantheon Group, is an emerging brand in the...
Starbucks Social Impact Agenda reaches out to thousands of young Saudis
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 18 June, 2019 1:17 am
In line with the objectives outlined in Vision 2030 and the National Transformation Program, Starbucks Saudi Arabia plays its part in advancing towards empowering Saudi youths, investing in the Saudi market, and changing perceptions in the Saudi society about the value of work in the retail and...