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Business & Money | Sunday 17 May, 2020 1:38 pm
The Department of Municipalities and Transport held a virtual workshop as part of a series of workshops to alert customers about the improvements made to the unified electronic system for building permits, attended by more than 400 experts, specialists and representatives of consulting offices...
Schneider Electric to Provide Online Monitoring and Troubleshooting of IT Equipment at No Cost For Organizations in UAE
Business & Money | Sunday 17 May, 2020 1:35 pm
Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, will provide UAE based organizations that need technical IT support with access to the company’s digital tools and online monitoring services at no cost for 90 days. This promise is part of Schneider...
Staycations and domestic travel to lead GCC tourism recovery from COVID-19 says new ATM report
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 17 May, 2020 1:31 pm
Local tourism and domestic travel are expected to lead the UAE and wider GCC’s recovery from COVID-19 as we begin to see the easing of lockdown restrictions, according to the latest research released ahead of Arabian Travel Market (ATM) Virtual, a newly-launched three-day event that will...
Raza offers rent deferrals across properties in Saudi Arabia
Business & Money | Sunday 17 May, 2020 1:12 pm
Raza Inc, the real estate arm of the Saudi Public Pension Agency (PPA) and a subsidiary of Al Ra’idah Investment Company (RIC), announced today a slew of relief measures for commercial clients within its property portfolio. Measures include flexible rent payments and rent deferrals for a period...
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia climbs to 10th position globally in internet speed
Technology & IT | Sunday 17 May, 2020 4:27 am
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia jumped to the 10th position globally in internet speed, as it managed during the month of April to increase the average mobile internet speed to 55.71 MB per second, according to a report published by the international website Speed Test specialized in measuring mobile...
Kingdom issues decision to protect workers, fine violators
Business & Money | Sunday 17 May, 2020 2:55 am
The Minister of Human Resources and Social Development Ahmed Bin Sulaiman Al-Rajhi has approved adding a paragraph to the table of violations and penalties, and the decision was published in the official gazette on Friday.The decision stipulates imposing a fine of SR10,000 for not complying with...
Minister of Health: Kingdom one of lowest in world’s coronavirus pandemic death rate and critical cases
Healthcare | Sunday 17 May, 2020 2:35 am
Minister of Health Dr. Tawfiq Bin Fawzan Al Rabiah affirmed that the Kingdom is among the lowest in mortality rate and critical cases in the world as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, indicating that this is due to medical care.This came in a speech delivered by the minister today.He explained...
Saudi minister chairs virtual news agency forum
Culture & Education | Sunday 17 May, 2020 1:44 am
The Kingdom’s acting media minister, Majid Al-Qasabi, on Saturday chaired a virtual forum about the role of news agencies in supporting anti-coronavirus efforts, the Saudi Press Agency reported. Al-Qasabi is chairman of the executive council of the Union of OIC News Agencies (UNA), which...
Minister of Industry: Despite its ferocity, Corona crisis has some long term gains for industrial sector
Business & Money | Saturday 16 May, 2020 5:39 am
Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources, Bandar bin Ibrahim Al-Khorayef, emphasized that the novel Corona crisis will be followed by radical changes in various concepts of global trade, and that the world commercial map will change radically, which is positively reflected on the development of...
Air Arabia reports solid first quarter 2020 net profit of AED 71 million
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 16 May, 2020 4:30 am
Air Arabia (PJSC), the Middle East & North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier, today reported a profitable first quarter (January to March) 2020 despite COVID-19 impact on the carrier’s first quarter financial and operational performance.   Air Arabia reported a net...