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Careem, MENA’s leading car booking service, adds public taxis to its Saudi Arabian offering
Technology & IT | Tuesday 9 June, 2015 1:49 pm
Careem, established in July 2012, is MENA’s leading app for the booking of private, chauffeur-driven cars. The service is also available on the Careem website or by calling their 24 hour global call centre. Since launch, Careem has expanded rapidly in the region, adding a further 16 cities to its ...
Madi International celebrates Goldwell’s 1st anniversary in the GCC
Beauty & Style | Tuesday 9 June, 2015 12:43 pm
Madi International, one of the leading distributors of internationally reputed professional beauty brands across the entire Middle East, introduced Goldwell to UAE in June last year. On June 1, Madi International, the exclusive distributor for the brand in the GCC, joined in to celebrate...
DAMAC Properties Awards AED 2.8 Billion in Contracts in first 5 months of 2015
Business & Money | Tuesday 9 June, 2015 12:41 pm
Leading luxury real estate developer DAMAC Properties has already awarded more than AED 2.8 billion in construction contracts in the first five months of 2015.Awards include the main works packages on more than 1,500 villas within its luxury lifestyle community, AKOYA Oxygen, three new apartment...
Lenovo Launches New High-Performance Storage for Small and Midsized Businesses in Middle East
Technology & IT | Tuesday 9 June, 2015 12:38 pm
Lenovo, the world’s No.1 PC vendor, today launched two new SAN offerings in select countries in the Middle East – the Lenovo Storage S2200 and S3200 storage arrays. Designed for simplicity, speed, scalability and availability, these feature-rich arrays easily integrate into any network...
Shoura members demand consumer protection body
Government | Tuesday 9 June, 2015 12:47 am
Shoura Council members called for the establishment of a consumer protection commission, which would monitor prices, assure fair competition in the market, oversee consumer protection regulations, and promote awareness about consumer rights in coordination with relevant authorities.According to the ...
Riyadh shopping fest opens
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 9 June, 2015 12:46 am
Riyadh Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar on Sunday opened the Riyadh Shopping and Entertainment Festival 2015.The large attendance at the launch included tourism officials, businessmen, families and the media.“The festival should be used as a vehicle for promoting good social values and not for only...
Minister says job-oriented govt moves paid off
Business & Money | Tuesday 9 June, 2015 12:44 am
Minister of Labor Mufrej Al-Haqabani said the private sector has employed more than 900,000 citizens over the past three years through a number of social and employment-focused initiatives launched by the ministry in collaboration with other institutions.He said such initiatives have contributed to ...
Saudi Delegation Reviews MoI’s Efforts in Combating Human Trafficking
Business & Money | Tuesday 9 June, 2015 12:30 am
A delegation from the sisterly Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, headed by Munif bin Hajes Al Harbi, Director of Wage Protection Department at the Saudi Ministry of Labor, currently on a visit the UAE, was briefed on the Ministry of Interior’s experience and best practices in the area of anti-human...
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 9 June, 2015 12:27 am
Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, has launched a new daily service between the capital of the UAE, Abu Dhabi and the Scottish capital, Edinburgh. The inaugural flight EY28, took off this morning at 0220, from Abu Dhabi Airport. Staff from Scotland that are based in...
Northrop Grumman Hosts Successful Cyber Defence Workshop for Saudi Students
Technology & IT | Tuesday 9 June, 2015 12:09 am
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) hosted a two-day cyber security awareness and training session called “CyberArabia” last month for students at King Saud University. The purpose of the event, held April 28-29, was to build interest and excitement for this critical, in-demand career...