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The Saudi Water & Electricity Forum 2016 in Riyadh 7 – 9 February
Environment & Energy | Friday 11 December, 2015 5:12 am
The Ministry of Water & Electricity & the CWC group will gather the government and the key players of KSA’s water and electricity industries in Riyadh 7 – 9 February to discuss the latest project developments, tenders, future plans and policy updates in these...
Twitter and Car Enthusiasts in Saudi Arabia
Technology & IT | Friday 11 December, 2015 3:19 am
Saudis have always been car enthusiasts, and it is no surprise that many car devotees use Twitter to keep up with the latest  car models and vehicle updates in Saudi Arabia. Not only do they share news of new models, but they also share pictures and updates of their own vehicles to their...
New airport projects to boost tourism
Tourism & Hospitality | Friday 11 December, 2015 3:16 am
Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage President Prince Sultan bin Salman and General Authority for Civil Aviation President Suleiman bin Abdullah Al-Hamdan discussed the ongoing airport expansion projects across the Kingdom that will help in handling over 100 million passengers...
Yahoo Provides Update on Planned Spin Off of Remaining Stake in Alibaba Group
Technology & IT | Friday 11 December, 2015 12:19 am
Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) today announced that its Board of Directors, after careful review and consideration of how to best drive long-term value for shareholders, has unanimously decided to suspend work on the pending plan, announced in January of 2015, to spin off the company’s remaining...
Google to help local businesses in Saudi grow on the web
Technology & IT | Thursday 10 December, 2015 8:41 pm
More than 500 businesses, agencies and brands  confirmed their attendance to join Google’s first ever ‘Think with Google’ event in the kingdom at the Faisaliah hotel on Thursday.  The company announced its intention to increase its efforts in supporting small to medium...
Deloitte works with Greater Amman Municipality to improve internal management practices to deliver better services to residents of Amman
Business & Money | Thursday 10 December, 2015 4:51 pm
This week marks the completion of the CityPerform pilot project, a joint initiative by the Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) and Deloitte Consulting that is striving to bring data to internal city management decisions to improve service delivery. Amman was chosen as the pilot city for this...
Arabnet Riyadh To Host Ministers And Top Decision Makers In Saudi Arabia’s Largest, Most Exceclusiv Digital Forum
Technology & IT | Thursday 10 December, 2015 3:07 pm
Under the patronage of HRH Prince Dr. Turki Bin Saud Al Saud, President of KACST, a ministerial panel with key ministries and dignitaries entitled “Vision 2030:Moving the Kingdom Towards the Knowledge Economy.” The distinguished panel will be preceded by a keynote by HRH Prince Dr....
Turkish Airlines and Avianca Brazil Sign Code Share Agreement
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 10 December, 2015 3:06 pm
Turkish Airlines has signed a code-share agreement with its fellow Star Alliance member Avianca Brazil. The Brazilian company stated it will add its code (O6) to selected flights operated by the partner, offering its customers access to Istanbul and connections to several destinations in the world. ...
British Airways to launch the new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on its Jeddah route from July 2016
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 10 December, 2015 1:23 pm
British Airways has announced that its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, complete with a new First cabin, will start flying to Jeddah from July 2016. British Airways has also confirmed it will be flying the new 787-9 Dreamliner to Dubai from July 2016, its second UAE destination, following the launch ...
“HARVONI®” Launch Is The Beginning of Hepatitis C Eradication in Saudi Arabia
Healthcare | Thursday 10 December, 2015 1:20 pm
Saudi Arabia witnessed the launch of Harvoni (the new treatment for hepatitis C patients) at a medical launch seminar yesterday in Mövenpick Hotel under the title “Cure…Don’t Compromise”. In attendance were physicians specialized in Hepatology and Gastroenterology, as...