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Volkswagen & Ford unite for Self-Driving Electric Cars
Cars & Autos | Monday 15 July, 2019 10:50 am
The long-expected alliance between Volkswagen and Ford is official. As part of the deal, VW will become an equal stakeholder in Ford’s self-driving cars venture, while Ford will get access to VW’s electric vehicle technology. In detail this means, Ford will use the MEB platform to...
A year on the road: Saudi Women boost Volkswagen sales over the last year
Cars & Autos | Monday 15 July, 2019 10:45 am
SAMACO Automotive Company, the exclusive dealer for Volkswagen in Saudi Arabia, has announced a boost in sales to women following the first anniversary of women driving in the Kingdom.   A milestone for women across the country with almost 50,000 driver licences issued so far, the...
Hyundai Motor Company Heralds Global Launch of Venue SUV in Showstopping Video Advert
Cars & Autos | Monday 15 July, 2019 10:30 am
Hyundai Motor Company this week released a cinema-worthy video advert to mark the global debut of its newest entry sports utility vehicle, the Venue, catering to its young target audience’s viewing preferences.    Designed to win the hearts of millennials and young consumers...
Securing space: Kaspersky to Give Cosmonauts Cybersecurity Training
Technology & IT | Monday 15 July, 2019 10:30 am
Kaspersky is proud to announce its new partnership with the Gagarin Research and Test Cosmonaut Training Center – the location in Star City where cosmonauts from all over the world prepare to go to space. As part of this collaboration, the company will hold special training for cosmonauts, as ...
While emerging market debt has always been a diverse asset class, it continues to expand its boundaries.
Business & Money | Monday 15 July, 2019 10:15 am
Alongside solid investment grade companies, which can be benchmarked against the best de- veloped market peers, there are also less established – but equally as impressive – smaller companies. Some of these are from newer geographies or making their bond market debut. Together, these...
The AAAASF supports day surgical centres achieve new mandatory accreditation in Dubai
Healthcare | Monday 15 July, 2019 10:06 am
On May 21st, 2019, the Dubai Health Authority issued a circular whereby it is mandatory for all Day Surgical Centers to achieve international accreditation. The American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF) has been named as an approved accreditation agency. In ...
CITC: Virgin Mobile Saudi Arabia remains ahead of mobile providers in terms of customer satisfaction
Technology & IT | Monday 15 July, 2019 9:41 am
Virgin Mobile Saudi Arabia is the telecom provider with the lowest number of customer complaints in the kingdom, a report by the Saudi Communications and Information Technology Commission has revealed. The CITC report for the first quarter of 2019 showed only one complaint against the company per...
Ministry of Labor increases the efficiency of managing its projects and public facilities by cooperating with Mashroat
Business & Money | Monday 15 July, 2019 9:39 am
The Ministry of Labor “MOL” and the National Program to Support the Management of Projects in Public Entities “Mashroat” have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to appoint Mashroat as the enabling arm to support infrastructure projects. Mashroat will provide...
Youth centers in universities to be launched to connect with Phi Institute
Culture & Education | Sunday 14 July, 2019 11:28 pm
 Minister of Youth Mohammad Abu Rumman said the ministry is in the process of launching youth centers in universities that will serve as incubators for research projects in the fields of science and innovation, in order to connect with the Phi Science Institute, within the Ministry's Youth ...
La Liga celebrates football achievements of Zaatari refugee camp children
Sports | Sunday 14 July, 2019 11:21 pm
HRH Prince Ali bin Al Hussein, founder of the Association Football Development Program (AFDP) Global, on Sunday, celebrated at the Big Sports House Stadium, in the Zaatari refugee camp, about 100 km north of Amman, achievements of children participating in football within the Spanish football...