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Eye of Riyadh

Culture & Education | Thursday 10 September, 2015 12:09 am
Throughout his life and career, Abercrombie & Kent’s Founder and Chairman, Geoffrey Kent has been driven by an insatiable curiosity and entrepreneurial spirit, always looking to the future and anticipating where to go next. Now he recounts his globetrotting exploits in SAFARI: A Memoir of ...
85% of SGI Dubai 2016 show is already sold out
Culture & Education | Tuesday 8 September, 2015 2:15 am
International Expo Consults (IEC) part of Falak Holding, stated that Sign and Graphic Imaging - SGI Dubai 2016 show is 85 percent sold out due to sheer volumes of high exhibitor interest in the show. Exhibitors at SGI Dubai 2015 had witnessed the rapid growth surge in ‘Sign and Graphic’ ...
Steelcase - Jeraisy at Forefront of Innovation in Education
Culture & Education | Monday 7 September, 2015 12:36 pm
To support the growth of the Saudi Arabian education sector, Steelcase and local partner Jeraisy Group will be manufacturing at its factory in Riyadh the flagship Node Chair for learning environments. It is the first time a manufacturer has been licensed to produce the Node Chair in the Middle...
King Salman center launches plan to develop youth skills
Culture & Education | Monday 7 September, 2015 1:23 am
The King Salman Youth Center (KSYC) has launched a new initiative called the Khattet Plan, which seeks to rehabilitate young people by training them to develop and organize their personal life skills in various areas. The initiative, which will be carried out during the next three months,...
iPads for smart school students
Culture & Education | Saturday 5 September, 2015 3:35 am
The Educational Services Department of the Royal Commission for Jubail (RCJ), represented by Al-Rowad Smart Secondary School, has distributed iPad to all new students at the beginning of the new school year. Mohammed Al-Hajri, director of the Educational Services Department, said: "This...
Rapid rise of Saudi students in America
Culture & Education | Friday 4 September, 2015 5:02 am
Saudi Arabia and the United States have enjoyed a fruitful relationship for over eight decades. This has been driven by shared interests and a vision of the late King Abdul Aziz to ensure that the Kingdom has wide and beneficial relations with the entire world, without prejudicing deep-held values...
Riyadh schools a no-entry zone for corona
Culture & Education | Wednesday 2 September, 2015 2:47 am
The Directorate of Education in Riyadh is keeping a close watch on schools, such as sanctioning health material and monitoring the health of staff and students, to prevent the spread of the MERS coronavirus among students.  As a step in this direction, the directorate recently asked a teacher ...
500-year-old miniature document top attraction at Madinah exhibition
Culture & Education | Sunday 30 August, 2015 6:00 am
The King Abdul Aziz Foundation will put on display next week a 500-year-old miniature manuscript, according to the SPA.  The manuscript is one of the oldest documents owned by the foundation.  The miniature, a decorative painting on a manuscript, will be displayed at an exhibition in...
Technical colleges to ease enrollment of soldiers’ kin
Culture & Education | Saturday 29 August, 2015 5:30 am
As a mark of support for Saudi soldiers stationed on the southern borders, the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC) has pledged to secure the admission of their children to various institutions and colleges to further their education. The announcement was made by TVTC Gov. Ali...
Saudi student wins innovation award
Culture & Education | Monday 24 August, 2015 5:45 am
Effat University student Yasmin Abdul Fattah Sulaiman won first place in the Radical Innovation Award 2015 for her design of adaptive balloon houses used for offering a refuge for people affected by natural disasters, the CNN website published. The inflatable vinyl balloons act as living...