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Mobily Announces the Commercial Launch of (RCN) Cable
Technology & IT | Saturday 23 May, 2015 2:44 pm
Etihad Etisalat “Mobily” announced the commercial launch of (RCN) FTTH high capacity UAE which connects the Middle East with Europe starting from Al Fujairah city in UAE passing through Riyadh and the capital of Jordan Amman.The agreement involves allies of several telecom companies such as...
The launch of UAE’s first social platform for discovering and creating events
Business & Money | Saturday 23 May, 2015 2:25 pm
Eventgoer (, the first social platform dedicated to discovering, creating and promoting events in the UAE, was launched today. The free interactive portal helps residents across the UAE explore events happening near them, providing community members with the tools to choose relevant...
Haj Ministry gears up to receive pilgrims
Government | Saturday 23 May, 2015 9:35 am
Minister of Haj Badar Hajjar said his ministry has completed preparations to receive Umrah pilgrims during the holy month of Ramadan. He said that the ongoing largest ever expansion of the Grand Mosque in Makkah and the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah will increase the capacity of the holy mosques...
Pact for Makkah’s development signed
Business & Money | Saturday 23 May, 2015 9:29 am
Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, Makkah governor and adviser to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, signed a deal Wednesday with Maher bin Saleh Jamal, chairman of the Makkah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, for the developmental integration of the region. The governor asserted that the initiative of...
’Live’ event brings pupils closer to homeland
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 23 May, 2015 9:27 am
The “Live Saudi Arabia” program, recently launched for students from various educational levels, achieved its goal, with the participants “feeling closer to homeland.”About 62 students participated in the experimental trips arranged by the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) ...
Oil product trade: KSA aiming high
Environment & Energy | Saturday 23 May, 2015 9:24 am
Saudi Arabia's rapid transition into one of the world's largest oil refiners adds an extra dimension to the oil exporter's role as the driver of OPEC policy.When it attends OPEC's next meeting in two weeks, it does so with major new state-of-the-art oil refineries that can profit from cheaper...
$100bn city to be ready by 2035
Business & Money | Saturday 23 May, 2015 7:31 am
A $100 billion city-from-scratch in Saudi Arabia is to be completed by 2035 and will serve as the main logistics and manufacturing hub for countries on the Red Sea, the world’s “largest new emerging market,” said the CEO of the company in charge of the mega-project.The business model of an...
ASQ recognizes companies worldwide for deploying successful quality processes that enhance bottom line
Business & Money | Saturday 23 May, 2015 12:50 am
Argentina’s Movistar-Telefónica de Argentina “Weaving a Quality Network” team was awarded gold-level status at ASQ’s International Team Excellence Awards for increasing its organization’s quality and financial savings. ASQ announced the winner — along with other winners — at its...
Apollo Towers Myanmar Ltd Continues to Strengthen its Leadership Position
Business & Money | Saturday 23 May, 2015 12:46 am
Apollo Towers Myanmar Ltd. announces that it has signed a new purchase order of more than 700 new telecom towers with Telenor Myanmar Ltd. The appointment of Apollo Towers Myanmar supports Telenor’s plan of continuing its rapid roll out of a modern mobile communications network in the country....
The Global PR Summit In Muscat Kicks Off Next Sunday
Business & Money | Friday 22 May, 2015 6:53 pm
Mary Jo Jacobi, one of the world’s biggest reputation experts will open the second edition of the Global PR Trends Summit on 31st May 2015 at the Grand Hyatt hotel in Muscat.The two day international PR gathering will include interactive presentations on the latest trends in the ever changing...