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Science Olympiad winners to be announced Sunday
Culture & Education | Saturday 7 February, 2015 2:28 pm
The winners of a top contest at the Science and Innovation Festival (SSIF-2015) would be announced Sunday, the organizers announced.The jury concluded its evaluation on Thursday of 605 participants in the National Science Olympiad, out of 762 students who presented work in 17 areas.According to the ...
SABIC sponsors and collaborates in organizing Saudi Science
Culture & Education | Thursday 5 February, 2015 2:46 pm
SABIC is a strategic sponsor of the Saudi Science and Creativity Festival and is playing an active role in organizing the event jointly with the Ministry of Education, King Abdulaziz and His Companions Foundation for Giftedness and Creativity (Mawhiba), and Saudi Aramco. The Festival was opened by...
Instagram introduces endlessly looping videos
Culture & Education | Wednesday 4 February, 2015 6:19 pm
When Vine introduced loop counts, it instantly replaced likes and shares to become the default metric to gauge the popularity of a video. Facebook has dabbled with a similar technique for auto-play videos in users' mobile Newsfeeds, but only now has it appeared on its other popular social network,...
Expo showcases over 600 innovative projects by Saudis
Culture & Education | Wednesday 4 February, 2015 8:55 am
Hamad Al-Sheikh, deputy minister of education, inaugurated the Saudi Science and Innovation Festival (SSIF) exhibition here, which put on display 605 innovative projects by young Saudi inventors. Among other highlights of the event was participation of NASA, the US agency for space research, which...
rt Rolls-out Enhanced Programming
Culture & Education | Wednesday 4 February, 2015 7:02 am
Sky News Arabia has entered 2015 with new plans in motion on programming content, revamped website, updated apps and digital platforms, as well as new faces on the channel’s news team. In addition, Sky News Arabia is opening additional news bureaus in the region as part of its continued...
Alarab TV taken off air for ‘technical reasons’
Culture & Education | Tuesday 3 February, 2015 7:51 am
Alarab, the 24-hour pan-Arab television news channel that started broadcasting on Sunday, was taken off air on Monday morning.The new channel, headquartered in Bahrain, is owned by Kingdom Holding Company Chairman Prince Alwaleed bin Talal.Celebrated Saudi journalist, columnist and editor Jamal...
King Faisal International Prize Selection Committee Commence Selection of Winners for 37th Cycle Across Five Categories
Culture & Education | Monday 2 February, 2015 2:38 pm
The Selection Committees for the King Faisal International Prize have started their 37th annual meetings across all five prize categories: Service to Islam, Islamic Studies, Arabic Language and Literature, Medicine, and Science. The meetings are being held during Sunday 1st and Monday 2nd of...
Alarab News Channel Launches
Culture & Education | Monday 2 February, 2015 7:42 am
Alarab News Channel, the MENA region's latest 24-hour news channel, began transmission at 13.00 GMT on 1st February from its headquarters in Bahrain to viewers all over the world. The launch ushers in a completely new style of news programming for the Middle East and beyond and fills a critical...
King Salman merges ministries to boost educational standards
Culture & Education | Monday 2 February, 2015 7:39 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has recently issued a royal decree to merge the two ministries of education and higher education in a historic decision, which defines Saudi Arabia’s ambitious plans for education, according to Naif Al-Roomi, governor of the Public Education...
SABIC to hold drawing and photography competition to encourage eco-friendly behavior
Culture & Education | Sunday 1 February, 2015 3:21 pm
SABIC will conduct an environmental competition for school students in three cities in the Kingdom to raise awareness among the community on the need for better management of natural resources and care for the environment.The competition is designed for boys and girls of select schools in Riyadh,...
Taj Dhabi awarded two new developments in KAFD
Taj Dhabi awarded two new developments in KAFD
Tuesday 28 November, 2023 10:30