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G20 Leverages Technology to Advance Financial Inclusion for Youth, Women and SMEs
Business & Money | Sunday 26 January, 2020 4:34 am
Discussing financial inclusion of underserved groups and its potential for unlocking economic opportunities and enabling inclusive and robust development was at the center of the first G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion Plenary Meeting (GPFI) that took place on the 23rd and 24th of...
Saudi housing minister hands over new Riyadh units to tenants in Sakani program
Business & Money | Sunday 26 January, 2020 1:55 am
Housing Minister Majid Al-Hogail on Saturday handed over housing units to beneficiaries of the Sakani program, as part of the first phase of the Diyar Al-Saad housing project in the residential suburb of Al-Jawan in northern Riyadh. Diyar Al-Saad is a Housing Ministry project implemented in...
Boeing’s 777X completes its maiden flight
Business & Money | Sunday 26 January, 2020 1:01 am
Boeing’s newest flagship twin-engine wide-body has completed its first flight, with the 777X touching down after about four hours aloft. Saturday’s first flight of this new variant of the 777 — which followed a series of false starts — departed at 10:09 a.m....
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...
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...
FedEx Earns No. 14 Spot on the FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies List
Business & Money | Friday 24 January, 2020 3:33 am
FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) is once again ranked among the most admired companies in the world, according to a survey published in FORTUNE magazine.    The annual “World’s Most Admired Companies” report released lists FedEx as the No. ­­­14 ranked company...
DFSA Hosts Ifiar’s Leadership
Business & Money | Friday 24 January, 2020 1:57 am
The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) today hosted the Chairman of the International Forum of Independent Audit Regulators (IFIAR), Mr Frank Schneider at an exclusive outreach event organised for DFSA Registered Auditors and other relevant stakeholders.  Mr Schneider participated in ...
Alwaleed Philanthropies 40th Anniversary Recognised at Leading Davos Event
Business & Money | Thursday 23 January, 2020 5:28 pm
Alwaleed Philanthropies, chaired by HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the global philanthropic foundation, received recognition at the 50th World Economic Forum (WEF) held in Davos for its commitment to eradicating preventable diseases. The award was presented ...
Veolia breaks ground on Central Utilities and Waste Valorization Plant in Jubail Industrial City
Business & Money | Thursday 23 January, 2020 2:01 pm
Veolia, the global leader in optimized resource management and the Royal Commission for Jubail via its investment arm JYIC, have started work for the development of a central utilities and waste valorization plant in the PlasChem Park of Jubail Industrial City.   Designed on a...