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Ministry to regulate new media
Culture & Education | Monday 19 January, 2015 2:15 am
Culture and Information Minister Abdul Aziz Al-Khudairi said new regulations for social media sites are being studied in a bid to promote the new media. He called on all Saudi newspapers to provide their proposals and opinions in this regard.These proposals will help the ministry to create an...
Colorful start to Souk Okaz
Culture & Education | Saturday 17 January, 2015 2:59 am
Souk Okaz has organized a beauty contest and race for Arabian horses on Saturday, it was announced here on Friday.This is one of many highlights at the top tourist attraction. There have already been performances of the Ardah dance by the Bahra and Renia folklore teams, with 100 artists, on...
Translation awards ‘build bridges between nations’
Culture & Education | Saturday 17 January, 2015 2:55 am
The winners of the annual King Abdullah International Award for Translation (KAIAT) have praised Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah for helping to unite people across religious and cultural divides.These comments were made on the sidelines of the awards ceremony in Geneva on Thursday...
Historic Jeddah Festival opens with fanfare
Culture & Education | Friday 16 January, 2015 1:54 am
Jeddah Gov. Prince Mishaal bin Majed, chairman of the Tourism Development Council, opened the second Historic Jeddah Festival here Wednesday, which will feature 89 heritage, recreational, cultural and marketing events.Prince Sultan bin Salman, president of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and...
GE and KAUST sign agreement to undertake joint research to strengthen Kingdom’s electricity sector
Culture & Education | Thursday 15 January, 2015 2:59 am
GE (NYSE: GE) has signed a cooperative research agreement with King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST) to undertake cutting-edge research on enhancing the fuel flexibility of GE’s advanced gas turbines. The collaborative research, led by Saudi-based international professionals...
Ministry OKs educational projects worth SR319 million
Culture & Education | Wednesday 14 January, 2015 3:13 am
Education Minister Prince Khaled Al-Faisal has approved a number of educational projects Kingdom-wide amounting to nearly SR319 million, according to a ministry announcement.The projects are aimed to either construct new or complete on-going educational facilities in a number of cities and...
SABIC unveils new Innovation Award to spur development of smart plastics in Saudi Arabia
Culture & Education | Tuesday 13 January, 2015 1:18 pm
SABIC has announced the launch of an annual innovation award, SABIC Innovation Award, a new initiative specific to Saudi Arabia that will grant cash awards of up to SR 10 million, along with the necessary research and commercial support, for innovative ideas in the field of smart plastics. The...
Saudi Television must change: Al-Khodairy
Culture & Education | Tuesday 13 January, 2015 1:31 am
Saudi Television is not a charitable society, said Culture and Information Minister Abdul Aziz Al-Khodairy on Sunday, demanding quality TV programs to change the perception about the state television.In his first meeting with TV program producers in Riyadh in his new role, Al-Khodairy said: “We...
Riyadh meet to focus on importance of Arabic
Culture & Education | Monday 12 January, 2015 3:29 am
On behalf of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah, Culture and Information Minister Abdul Aziz Al-Khodairy will open the 19th conference of Arab ministers of culture in Riyadh on Monday.Al-Khodairy said delegates from more than 30 countries and organizations will take part in the...
Governor visits Riyadh schools
Culture & Education | Monday 12 January, 2015 2:31 am
Riyadh Governor Prince Turki bin Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz, accompanied by Director of Administration of Education in Riyadh Region Mohamed Al-Murshed, visited some schools in Riyadh on Sunday where students sat their exams.The visits were aimed at addressing any complaints or issues faced by...
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