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Deal to support skills training in Saudi labor market
Business & Money | Monday 26 April, 2021 8:44 am
A new deal signed between the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development and the Education & Training Evaluation Commission (ETEC) will improve cooperation in supporting skills training in the labor market.The memorandum of understanding (MoU), signed on Sunday by the ministry’s...
Saudi Arabia joins US in creating Net-Zero Producers Forum
Environment & Energy | Sunday 25 April, 2021 2:02 am
Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Energy announced that the Kingdom will join Canada, Norway, Qatar and the United States to form a forum to develop strategies including methane abatement, circular carbon systems, carbon capture and storage and economic diversification. The five countries...
Tawakkalna health status confirmation needed to fly from Saudi Arabia
Government | Sunday 25 April, 2021 1:59 am
Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has told airlines operating in the Kingdom that boarding passes must only be issued to passengers whose health status, as recorded by the Tawakkalna application, is “immune” or “not been confirmed with infection.” Airlines and ...
Saudi Central Bank Introduces SR200 Banknote, on the Occasion of 5th Anniversary of Launching Kingdom Vision 2030
Business & Money | Sunday 25 April, 2021 1:53 am
The Saudi Central Bank announced introducing a new banknote of SR200 denomination, on the occasion of the 5th year of launching the Kingdom Vision 2030, in the reign of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, based on the fourth article of the Saudi Monetary System, ...
Saudi Arabia to launch global electronic platform for dates
Business & Money | Sunday 25 April, 2021 1:48 am
Saudi Arabia is launching a global electronic platform for dates as a way to introduce international investors to the different types of the fruit being produced in the country.The Kingdom is one of the most important date-producing nations in the world, accounting for 17 percent of global...
ADES International Holding plc declares cash offer by Innovative Energy Holding Ltd unconditional
Business & Money | Sunday 25 April, 2021 1:42 am
ADES International Holding plc (“ADES International” or the “Company”), a leading oil and gas drilling and production services provider in the Middle East and North Africa, is pleased to announce that the recommended offer by Innovative Energy Holding Ltd (“Innovative Energy”) has now...
 9 in 10 adults in Middle East willing to take personal action on sustainability issues: new Mastercard study
Business & Money | Sunday 25 April, 2021 1:35 am
As Earth Day is observed around the world today, new research on sustainability, commissioned by Mastercard, reveals a marked increase in consumer passion for the environment, as personal attitudes toward the environment evolve as a result of COVID-19. In the Middle East region, 9 in 10...
Tourism Development Fund enters SAR1.3 billion agreement to bolster Madinah’s tourism offering
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 22 April, 2021 4:28 pm
Tourism Development Fund (TDF) signed an agreement with Knowledge Economic City and Riyad Bank yesterday to co-finance the development of the SAR 1.3 billion ‘KEC Hub’, a 68,000 sqm tourism complex within Knowledge Economic City. Located at the heart of Madinah, only around 6km from the...
Saudi Cruise partners with MSC Cruises for winter season
Business & Money | Thursday 22 April, 2021 11:33 am
Saudi Cruise Co., owned by the Public Investment Fund, signed a joint agreement on Wednesday with MSC Cruises to launch its trips in the Red Sea and the Arabian Gulf during the upcoming winter season.The announcement came during a meeting between Fawaz Farooqui, interim CEO of the Red Sea Cruise...
Apple unveils a new iPad Pro, colorful iMacs, AirTag and more
Technology & IT | Thursday 22 April, 2021 11:30 am
SAN FRANCISCO — Apple made good on its "Spring loaded" promise by unveiling a slew of new products at its annual Spring product launch event.From a new IPad Pro and redesigned, colorful iMacs to a purple iPhone, the long-awaited AirTag location tracker, and an updated Apple TV and remote, here's...