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Saudi Hollandi Bank and Microsoft Arabia launch Women Spark initiative in Jeddah
Business & Money | Wednesday 11 March, 2015 12:09 am
On Sunday March 8th the city of Jeddah hosted the Women Spark initiative organized by the Saudi Hollandi Bank (SHB) in partnership with Microsoft Arabia. The aim of the initiative is to promote the role of women within the information technology industry and support their ambitions to develop their ...
Investcorp portfolio company L’azurde announces dividend of $16.7 million
Business & Money | Tuesday 10 March, 2015 11:13 am
Investcorp, the asset management firm specialising in alternative investments, today announced that its portfolio company L’azurde, one of the world’s top five gold jewellery manufacturers, has distributed $16.7 million in dividends to its shareholders, following a strong performance in...
France will be attending CABSAT in Dubai in March 2015
Business & Money | Tuesday 10 March, 2015 10:43 am
This year, Business France is proud to present 20 innovative companies on the French Pavilion. The audiovisual sector in France is mainly driven by the development of digital technology that has led to radical changes both in industry and in the services development. The major event of recent... Named Among Top 10 Best Places to Work in Asia
Business & Money | Tuesday 10 March, 2015 10:28 am, the Middle East’s leading career site, has been named among the top 10 Best Small and Medium Workplaces in Asia, in the prestigious 2015 Best Workplaces in Asia awards that were announced this month. The ranking follows’s top-10 ranking in the Top Places to Work in the UAE...
McDonald’s and MasterCard Announce Three-Year Strategic Collaboration
Business & Money | Tuesday 10 March, 2015 10:22 am
MasterCard and McDonald’s today announced a strategic collaboration to introduce innovative electronic payment solutions at McDonald’s restaurants in Saudi Arabia and across other key markets in the Middle East and Africa. The announcement, which highlights the iconic quick-service brand’s...
Transport, telecom services reviewed
Business & Money | Tuesday 10 March, 2015 7:29 am
The Council of Economic and Development Affairs held a meeting in Riyadh on Monday under the chairmanship of Defense Minister Prince Mohammed bin Salman, chief of the Royal Court, and discussed matters related to transport, telecom services and other development projects.The meeting heard a...
Eight-year limit on expats’ stay to be implemented in stages
Business & Money | Tuesday 10 March, 2015 6:41 am
The Labor Ministry has denied a report that it plans to limit the stay of foreign workers to eight years, but a ministry source on Monday insisted that the proposal is being studied and would be implemented. The source was quoted in a local publication as saying that the implementation would be...
Jeddah Deputy Mayor Officially Inaugurates The Big 5 Saudi
Business & Money | Tuesday 10 March, 2015 12:21 am
Jeddah Municipality Deputy Mayor, Eng. Abdullah Mohammed Al-Qarni last night officially inaugurated The Big 5 Saudi – international building and construction show, which celebrates its 5th anniversary this year. The event runs every day from 4:00 -10:00pm at Jeddah Centre for Forums and Events...
NADEC Inaugurates New Food & Beverage R&D Innovation Center
Business & Money | Monday 9 March, 2015 3:32 pm
NADEC Foods, one of the leading food, dairy and beverage companies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), today announced the inauguration of its new Research and Development (R&D) Innovation Center in Haradh City, Saudi Arabia. The state-of-the-art center will serve as a hub for the...
SABIC to produce new innovative polymer range
Business & Money | Monday 9 March, 2015 12:48 pm
SABIC commercially launched a new range of non-phthalate polymer products developed at its technology center in Riyadh to fulfill customer demands for advanced solutions in various segments such as hygiene fabrics, and flexible packaging. In light of the changing market requirements, customers the...