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Visa Inc. and Verifone Join Forces to Accelerate Omni Commerce Globally
Business & Money | Saturday 6 June, 2015 5:39 am
Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), and Verifone (NYSE: PAY), a leader in point of sale payments, today announced a partnership that will enable merchants to offer their customers a more streamlined, secure purchase experience across digital and face-to-face commerce environments, often referred to as omni-channel ...
Maserati supports Harley-Davidson Jeddah Chapter for safe driving
Cars & Autos | Saturday 6 June, 2015 3:18 am
Over 50 bikers of the Harley-Davidson Owners Group (H.O.G.) Jeddah Chapter gathered recently for a drive event that was supported by Maserati vehicles to head the convoy, not only as a safety measure but also to lend the event an added flair. The Maserati models on tour where Ghibli, Quattroporte & ...
Coca-Cola Produces World’s First PET Bottle Made Entirely from Plants
Business & Money | Saturday 6 June, 2015 2:32 am
The Coca-Cola Company today unveiled the world’s first PET plastic bottle made entirely from plant materials at the World Expo - Milan. PlantBottle™ packaging pushes the boundaries on sustainable innovation by using groundbreaking technology to create a fully recyclable plastic bottle made from ...
Sports | Saturday 6 June, 2015 1:45 am
Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (ADOR) – the emirate’s Volvo Ocean Race (VOR) competing team – will be boosted by one of Portugal’s biggest sporting stars in Lisbon this weekend, as the Azzam crew looks to secure a seventh podium finish in the In-Port Race Series (IPRS) of the epic race. The IPRS...
Dubai makes gains as favoured travel destination
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 6 June, 2015 1:38 am
Dubai: Dubai gained another spot to be placed fourth among the most popular destinations for jetsetters, according to a MasterCard survey.The city was also ranked as the third air hub in the world by international connectivity and the only one from the Middle East and Africa (MEA) in the Top 10 air ...
BlackBerry introduces new five-inch all-touch smartphone in Saudi Arabia
Technology & IT | Saturday 6 June, 2015 1:16 am
Blackberry Limited, a global leader in mobile communications, announced the availability of BlackBerry Leap in white and shadow grey in Saudi Arabia. Beginning today, consumers who want to get things done and companies looking for enterprise fleet renewals can now purchase the modern and powerful...
Safe use of antibiotics
Healthcare | Saturday 6 June, 2015 1:11 am
With most antibiotics readily available over the counter, people in the Kingdom often take them by self-diagnosing their illnesses and conditions, which in addition to the obvious likelihood of misdiagnosis, can cause more harm than good. Saudi health experts spoke to Al-Riyadh daily and warned...
SEHAI granted accreditation by Japanese engineering college
Business & Money | Saturday 6 June, 2015 12:59 am
The Saudi Electronics and Home Appliances Institute (SEHAI) in Diriyah in the Saudi capital has been granted accreditation by Japan’s Nippon Engineering College of Hachioji (NEEC). “The SEHAI curricula have met the accreditation requirements set forth by the NEEC,” Fahad S. Al-Harbi, SEHAI...
Health Ministry unveils plan for Haj 1436
Healthcare | Saturday 6 June, 2015 12:54 am
The Ministry of Health announced recently that it has drawn up a comprehensive plan to protect the health of Haj pilgrims this year, with a focus on infectious diseases.The plan was unveiled at the fifth meeting of the Haj preparatory committee held in Riyadh. Hussein Abdullah Al-Ghannam,...
Al-Hilal lifts King’s Cup
Sports | Saturday 6 June, 2015 12:08 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman graced the King’s Cup final at King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah on Friday evening. Al-Hilal beat Al-Nasr 7-6 in penalty shootout to lift the trophy after the match drew 1-1.Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Naif, deputy premier and minister of interior,...