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Technical skills winners to represent KSA in Sao Paulo
Business & Money | Saturday 4 April, 2015 10:36 am
Winners of the National Technical Skills Competition organized by the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC) will represent Saudi Arabia in a global skills competition in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo this year.They were awarded certificates by Riyadh Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar...
73% of work at Grand Mosque completed
Business & Money | Saturday 4 April, 2015 10:33 am
Construction work at the Grand Mosque in Makkah is in full swing and the projects are expected to be completed before the Holy month of Ramadan.The projects administration director, Sultan bin Aati Al-Qurashi, said 73 percent of the work has been completed.The mega projects, ordered by the late...
Casio G-Shock Celebrates Youth Talents with “Shock the World”
Business & Money | Saturday 4 April, 2015 9:56 am
The Japanese Casio Computer Co.,LTD. in collaboration with Mahmood Saleh Abbar Co., the approved agent for Casio products in the Kingdom, representer for G-Shock watches, has organized a universal festival at the Equestrian Club in Jeddah to support and sponsor outstanding local talents in the...
More social workers sought for schools
Culture & Education | Saturday 4 April, 2015 9:49 am
The Ministry of Education has urged the Ministry of Civil Service to increase the number of social workers in public schools to handle cases of violence in or outside the institutions.Education departments in the Kingdom addressed the issue by assigning teachers not specialized in sociology and not ...
Hotels face hefty fines for price manipulation
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 4 April, 2015 8:43 am
New tourism regulations aimed at eliminating price manipulation in the tourism sector will take effect at the beginning of next Ramadan, confirmed Mohammed Al-Humaidi, a regulatory consultant with the Bureau of Experts (BoE) at the Council of Ministers.The regulations include a fine of SR10,000...
Aon Announces First Quarter 2015 Earnings Release and Conference Call
Business & Money | Friday 3 April, 2015 3:16 pm
LONDON – Aon plc (NYSE: AON) plans to announce first quarter 2015 results on Friday, May 1, 2015 in a news release to be issued before the market opens. Greg Case, president and CEO, will host a conference call at 7:30 am Central Time on Friday, May 1, 2015. The conference call will be...
Turkish Cargo strengthens its presence in Americas with the launch of freighter service to Chicago .
Business & Money | Friday 3 April, 2015 3:00 pm
Along with its spectacular passenger growth, Turkish Airlines is also rapidly growing its cargo network and operations. In line with that growth, Turkish Cargo inagurates service to the United States, beginning weekly freighter services to Chicago as from April 3, 2015.This all-cargo flight will...
Half of Kingdom’s population will be diabetic by 2030
Government | Friday 3 April, 2015 9:34 am
Half of the Kingdom’s population will be diabetic by 2030 if precautionary measures are not taken, according to official statistics from the International Diabetes Federation. Dr. Kamel Salama, secretary general of the Diabetes and Endocrine Glands Association in the Eastern Region and former...
Passport Department plans full switch to e-services
Government | Friday 3 April, 2015 9:30 am
The Passport Department has plans to switch completely to electronic work from the traditional paperwork.Speaking to the local media at the opening of new lounges for issuing and renewing Saudi passports at the new building in Riyadh, Maj. Gen. Suleiman Al-Yahya, director general of the Passport...
Kingdom to tender Jeddah Metro contracts in mid-2016
Business & Money | Friday 3 April, 2015 9:27 am
Saudi Arabia intends to tender several contracts for the Jeddah metro project in mid-2016 after the design completion, a local newspaper reported."The Jeddah metro project is still in the design planning stage. Once this stage is completed, we will tender several contracts in mid-2016," Osama bin...