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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...
Ministry promises to protect teachers against violence
Culture & Education | Sunday 11 January, 2015 12:15 am
The Ministry of Education has confirmed that it will counter any form of violence against teachers and will protect their privileged status in society as educators and makers of future generations.Strongly denouncing the recent attack on a teacher in Al Ahsa by a citizen, Education Minister Prince...
King’s translation winners to receive prizes in Geneva
Culture & Education | Sunday 11 January, 2015 12:08 am
The winners of the seventh edition of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques International Translation Prize will receive their prizes in Geneva next Thursday.The National Center for Translation in Egypt and the Tunisian Academy for Sciences and Literature shared the prize for institutions doing...
Sky is the limit for aviation enthusiasts
Culture & Education | Saturday 10 January, 2015 1:43 am
Young Saudi aviation enthusiasts here are showing that the sky is the limit if one is prepared to work hard and passionately at fulfilling one’s dreams.Abdulaziz Al-Dakheel is a young Saudi businessman who decided in October 2013 to do exactly that, having dreamed since childhood of becoming a...
Ipsos News Pulse Survey: 85% of Saudis keep up with the news, mostly on TV
Culture & Education | Thursday 8 January, 2015 4:04 pm
Ipsos has just released its latest News Pulse survey results in Saudi Arabia, to unveil the ‘Newsers’ habits in all possible angles. The term ‘Newsers’ is used to define the individuals who consume the News at least 3 times a week.The first inkling we get from News Pulse KSA conducted by...