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MoH contracts canceled over corruption
Healthcare | Tuesday 20 January, 2015 10:33 am
The Ministry of Health has suspended 38 contracts from a total of 148 for health-related programs on the suspicion of corruption, sources said.Sources said the suspicions surrounded 38 contracts worth SR1 billion allocated to fighting the coronavirus. It was found the amount was not spent on...
Labor recruitment pacts to be signed
Business & Money | Tuesday 20 January, 2015 10:29 am
The Council of Ministers, chaired by Crown Prince Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, on Monday authorized Labor Minister Adel Fakeih to sign agreements with labor-exporting countries for the recruitment of foreign workers.“The draft agreements for the recruitment of workers will be...
Women’s participation in civic bodies defined
Business & Money | Tuesday 20 January, 2015 10:26 am
The Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs has announced that women would have separate administrative offices, rest areas and entry points to joint meetings with their men colleagues on the country’s newly elected municipal councils.Prince Mansour bin Miteb, the minister, has ordered the...
Nissan and NASA Partner to Jointly Develop and Deploy Autonomous Drive Vehicles by End of Year
Cars & Autos | Tuesday 20 January, 2015 9:54 am
Nissan Motor Co., through its North American-based organization, and NASA announced the formation of a five-year research and development partnership to advance autonomous vehicle systems and prepare for commercial application of the technology.Researchers from Nissan's U.S. Silicon Valley Research ...
Mindshare Expands Partnership with Danone
Business & Money | Tuesday 20 January, 2015 8:12 am
Mindshare, part of WPP, is a global media agency network helping clients to make collaborative and adaptive decisions across their paid, owned, and earned marketing. Recently, food product leader DANONE selected Mindshare to expand their existing business relationship across their entire portfolio. ...
Top 10 Most Expensive Hotel Rooms
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 19 January, 2015 2:47 pm
They say that money can’t buy happiness but a stay at these swanky hotels might just prove otherwise. HotelsCombined, the world leader in hotel price comparison presents the world’s most expensive hotel experiences.St Regis Villa – St. Regis Mauritius Resort ($30,000)At the St. Regis...
Intex launches Aqua Amaze smartphone in the GCC
Technology & IT | Monday 19 January, 2015 1:54 pm
Intex Technologies, one of the fastest growing mobile companies in the Middle East, has announced the launch in the GCC of its latest Aqua Amaze handset, which is packed with intriguing features such as the 1.4 gigahertz (GHz) Octa Core Processor, as well as 13 megapixel (MP) rear and 5 MP front...
Air Arabia enters China
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 19 January, 2015 1:17 pm
Air Arabia will create another piece of history next month when it becomes the first low-cost airline from the Middle East and Africa to enter the Chinese market. Starting on February 10, 2015, the carrier will fly regular non-stop services to Urumqi, the largest city in Western China. Located in...
Olympics Creativity and Giftedness Lunches its 9th Annual Program
Culture & Education | Monday 19 January, 2015 1:01 pm
Showcasing the unique and exceptional talents of the Olympics Creativity and Giftedness program #Doroob officially opened its Visual Arts Exhibition at Arab Mall this Saturday January 17, 2015 presenting the works of the 72 finalists in the 2014 Photography and Vlogging categories. The goal of the ...
Bayt.com survey reveals that 86% of UAE respondents feel positive about the year 2015
Business & Money | Monday 19 January, 2015 12:41 pm
The Bayt.com Career Aspirations in the Middle East and North Africa survey, recently conducted by Bayt.com, the region’s number one job site, and YouGov, a research and consulting organization, has revealed that the most preferred industry to work in, according to MENA respondents, is oil, gas...