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The Social Development Bank launches new funding of SR 30,000 for divorcees and widows
Government | Thursday 18 July, 2019 10:55 am
The Social Development Bank has launched a financial product of up to SR 30,000, with no interest or fees, targeting the most needy widows and divorcees by providing them with funding to help them cope with the costs and burdens of life. "With unlimited support from the Government of the...
540 licensed factories with a quality mark
Business & Money | Thursday 18 July, 2019 10:35 am
The Saudi Organization for Standardization, Metrology and Quality granted 540 certified factories the quality mark by the end of the year, 90 of which are outside the Kingdom. The Commission has received 614 applications for the quality mark, and there are 74 applications under the procedure, in...
Saudi stocks close higher
Business & Money | Thursday 18 July, 2019 10:15 am
The index of Saudi shares closed today, up 2.54 points to close at 9075.55 points, and trades worth 3 billion riyals. The number of shares traded was more than 120 million shares, which were shared by more than 100 thousand transactions, where the shares of 85 companies rose in value, while the...
Al Jabri: Working 24 creates 65,000 jobs in the retail sector
Business & Money | Thursday 18 July, 2019 10:00 am
The head of the logistics committee at the Eastern Chamber, Bandar Al-Jabri, explained that the economic impact of allowing 24 hours of work in the Kingdom is to create about 45,000 jobs in the retail sector and another 20,000 indirect jobs, in addition to providing some 30,000 part-time...
Saudia Cargo Has Successfully Passed the Accreditation of European Aviation Security
Business & Money | Thursday 18 July, 2019 9:30 am
In the presence of His Excellency the President of the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) Abdulhadi Al Mansouri and the Director General of Saudi Arabian Airlines Eng. Saleh Al Jasser, Saudi Airlines Cargo Company honored its cadres who contributed in passing the European accreditation...
Riyadh Chamber Has Launched a Program to Qualify 1000 Young Men and Women in the Field of Google Apps
Business & Money | Thursday 18 July, 2019 9:30 am
The Riyadh Chamber, represented by the Human Resources and Labor Market Committee and in cooperation with the developers of the Saudi Cloud Society, will hold the free training program for the "Google Cloud Apps Professional", which aims to train and qualify 1000 young men and women of...
Top International Business Lawyer Mark H. Tulloss Joins Kalbian Hagerty LLP
Business & Money | Thursday 18 July, 2019 9:15 am
Kalbian Hagerty LLP announced today that Mark H. Tulloss has joined the firm’s UAE office as Senior Counsel. Mr. Tulloss is a widely respected international business lawyer with a practice focused on advising businesses in the Middle East, Asia, Latin America, and other developing...
'Bint Bladi' Expo celebrates entrepreneurial women
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 18 July, 2019 8:46 am
 Deputising for Her Majesty Queen Rania, Minister of Social Development Basma Ishaqat on Wednesday inaugurated the Bint Bladi Expo in support of productive Jordanian women. “We seek to enhance the performance of Jordanian women to manage their own projects and continue with their...
Saudi Aramco Promotes Foreign Investment Presence in the Chemicals Sector
Business & Money | Thursday 18 July, 2019 8:35 am
Saudi Aramco continues to pursue its vision of becoming the world's largest integrated producer of energy and chemicals by entering into partnerships to create giant industrial parks in the energy and petrochemical sector. Saudi Aramco recently announced the signing of a memorandum of...
Where in the   is the Pickup Truck Emoji? Hopefully on Your Phone Soon, Thanks to Ford
Cars & Autos | Thursday 18 July, 2019 8:30 am
With billions of emoji sent daily and nearly every mode of transportation including cars, scooters, boats, spaceships and ski lifts among the 3,000 approved icons available to emoji users, truck fans noticed a glaring omission: There is no pickup truck. Ford decided it was time to do something...
PM inaugurates
PM inaugurates "34th Jerash festival"
Friday 19 July, 2019 8:53