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Audi driver Molina celebrates first DTM victory
Cars & Autos | Wednesday 30 September, 2015 3:21 am
 In his 67th DTM race, he succeeded: the Catalonian Miguel Molina celebrated his first DTM victory at the Nürburgring. For Audi, it marked the eighth success in the 16th race of the season.   69,000 spectators witnessed two turbulent DTM races in the Eifel with a particularly...
Haj: King highlights Saudi dedication to guests of God
Government | Wednesday 30 September, 2015 3:00 am
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif has praised Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman for providing top quality services for pilgrims during this year’s Haj. The king also thanked Prince Mohammed, who is the interior minister and head of the Supreme Haj Committee, for ensuring that...
MCCI lays emphasis on ‘Made in Makkah’ industries
Business & Money | Wednesday 30 September, 2015 2:01 am
Dr. Abdullah bin Shakir Al-Ghalib, secretary general of the Makkah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI), stressed the importance of local industries, especially for future development in the framework of industry development under the slogan “Made in Makkah.” He said that the...
UAE unveils new migrant labor reforms
Business & Money | Wednesday 30 September, 2015 1:58 am
The United Arab Emirates is introducing labor reforms aimed at tightening oversight of employment agreements for the millions of temporary migrant workers who make up the bulk of the country’s workforce, a top Emirati official said Tuesday. Like its oil-rich Gulf Arab neighbors, the Emirates ...
Riyad Bank launches Saudi Arabia’s first contactless EMV bank card with Gemalto
Business & Money | Wednesday 30 September, 2015 1:14 am
Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announced that Riyad Bank, one of Saudi Arabia’s foremost financial institutions, is migrating its entire portfolio to Gemalto’s Clarista Contactless EMV card, powered with the industry-standard MULTOS operating...
International recognition beckons with just 1 month to go for Lexus Design Award 2016 submission
Cars & Autos | Wednesday 30 September, 2015 1:08 am
With just one month remaining before the submission of entries closes on October 18, 2015, Lexus is inviting designers from all over the globe to share their innovative projects for the Lexus Design Award 2016. First launched in 2013 to foster the growth of ideas that can contribute to society,...
Business & Money | Tuesday 29 September, 2015 4:47 pm
Diabetes is a metabolic disorder in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin, a hormone that allows the body to use blood sugar for energy. It is characterized by high levels of blood sugar, which can cause changes in the blood vessels of the retina, the light-sensitive tissue at the ...
Takeda Selected for the Sixth Consecutive Year for Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index
Business & Money | Tuesday 29 September, 2015 4:38 pm
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd. (“Takeda”) (TOKYO: 4502) has been selected for the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index (DJSI Asia Pacific) for the sixth consecutive year. Takeda has been included in the DJSI Asia Pacific since 2010 for its sustainability...
The Western Union Company and the Western Union Foundation Announces Renewed Commitment to Education
Business & Money | Tuesday 29 September, 2015 4:22 pm
Today, the Western Union Company and the Western Union Foundation renewed their commitment to global education at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting (CGI).  Western Union CEO Hikmet Ersek laid out an agenda for the next phase of the Education for Better initiative,...
The smartest selection of smartphones at GITEX Shopper 2015
Technology & IT | Tuesday 29 September, 2015 4:19 pm
With strong growth in the telecommunications industry and a wide range of smartphone options to suit all budgets, smartphones sales in the Middle East and Africa are expected to grow to US$ 23,533.10 million by 2020, according to Euromonitor International. And as the region’s largest and most ...