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GCC boards identify risk management as key issue in company governance
Business & Money | Sunday 29 November, 2015 2:25 am
Following the last financial crisis and with the current economic climate, companies have been paying more attention to risk management. Boards play a crucial role in risk oversight, however, not enough board directors in the Gulf region are aware of and have clear visibility on the top risks...
Mobily Wins Hosting and Cloud Services Assurance Excellence Award
Technology & IT | Saturday 28 November, 2015 1:54 pm
Mobily received Hosting and Cloud Services Assurance Excellence Award during the BMC Exchange 2015 conference that took place in Dubai. The award has been received by Faisal A. Bakhashwain Acting General Manager Infrastructure Technologies Planning and Ahmed A. AlOsaili, Executive Manager of Data...
Microsoft’s Gates to start multi-billion-dollar clean tech initiative
Technology & IT | Saturday 28 November, 2015 12:21 pm
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates will launch a multi-billion-dollar clean energy research and development initiative with heads of state on Monday, the opening day of the UN climate change summit in Paris, the French government said. Gates and a group of developing and developed countries will...
Schools to improve science education
Culture & Education | Saturday 28 November, 2015 12:19 pm
The Ministry of Education and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) have signed several agreements to boost science and technology teaching at schools. The agreements were inked by Prince Turki bin Saud bin Mohammad Al-Saud, president of KACST, and Azzam Al-Dakhil, minister of...
Accord signed for postgraduate medical training in Britain
Healthcare | Saturday 28 November, 2015 12:17 pm
The Kingdom and Britain signed an executive agreement on Wednesday in Riyadh on medical training for Saudi postgraduate students on specialized subjects. The agreement was signed by Health Minister Khalid Al-Falih and Minister of State for Community and Social Care at the Department of Health...
KSA, Russia join forces to expand trade, crush terror
Business & Money | Saturday 28 November, 2015 12:06 pm
Abdullatif Al-Othman, governor of Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA), has stressed the depth of Saudi-Russian cooperation in the fields of development and investment. In a joint press conference on Friday with Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak, Al-Othman emphasized the...
SmartGrids France at the forefront of European Utility Week in Vienna
Technology & IT | Saturday 28 November, 2015 11:59 am
The SmartGrids France association was created in April 2015 to develop the sector in France and to promote it in Europe and internationally. The association participated to the European Utility Week in November in Vienna to raise the profile of businesses in this sector and their expertise,...
 Etihad Airways Wins Ultratravel Award For Best First Class
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 28 November, 2015 11:45 am
Etihad Airways has received the coveted award for Best First Class at the annual Ultratravel Middle East Awards (ULTRAs) ceremony, which was held last night at the iconic Burj Al Arab Jumeirah hotel in Dubai.   The award is another major accolade for the UAE national airline’s...
Etihad Airways Honoured For Excellence in Communications Organization at Cacs Awards 2015
Tourism & Hospitality | Friday 27 November, 2015 4:55 am
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today received an award for excellence in communications for news contributions and media coverage in China at the 2015 Civil Aviation Communications Summit (CACS).  The only foreign carrier nominated,...
Fakieh Aquarium And Dar AL-Hekma Sign Agreement to Enhance Marine Life Education
Culture & Education | Friday 27 November, 2015 4:42 am
Jeddah’s Fakieh Aquarium and the city’s leading university for women, Dar Al-Hekma (DAH) have announced the signing of a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that creates a framework for future cooperation between the two cultural and educational mainstays. The agreement will...
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