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Bank lending to Saudi private sector records healthy growth
Business & Money | Sunday 5 April, 2015 7:00 am
Bank lending to the Saudi private sector recorded a healthy growth in February, according to economic researchers.Economic data was strong for February, reflecting the impact of the royal decrees issued in January, stated the Saudi Chartbook of April 2015, released by Jadwa Investment.Cash...
Sleep Disorders, New Medicines & Treatments
Healthcare | Sunday 5 April, 2015 6:41 am
It's been said for as long as wisdom has been passed down through the generations - a good night's sleep is vital for us to enjoy optimal health. Inadequate sleep affects our hormones, concentration levels, moods and even our weight. Whilst many fellow medical experts disagree on the amount of...
CBC Abu Dhabi celebrates 10 years of success
Business & Money | Saturday 4 April, 2015 1:48 pm
The Canadian Business Council Abu Dhabi will be hosting its Annual Gala, the Maple Leaf Ball, on Thursday April 16, 2015 marking its 10th Anniversary. The notable black tie event sponsored by Qasimi Law Partners, AECOM, Apparel Group, Etihad Airways and supported by Park Rotana Hotel and Iris...
Messe Frankfurt Middle East consolidates position with new name
Business & Money | Saturday 4 April, 2015 10:56 am
With a new name and a renewed focus on the burgeoning Middle East market, Messe Frankfurt Middle East (formerly Epoc Messe Frankfurt) is set to further consolidate its position as one of the region's foremost trade fair and conference organisers.Having recorded an impressive 22 per cent...
Food supply remains unaffected
Business & Money | Saturday 4 April, 2015 10:46 am
Operation Decisive Storm is not raising the prices or delaying the import of food into the Kingdom, traders said here recently.They reportedly said that imports are flowing normally through the Strait of Bab El-Mandeb, which connects the Red Sea with the Gulf of Aden.They dismissed predictions that ...
New labor courts to start operations in Muharram 1438AH
Government | Saturday 4 April, 2015 10:41 am
Labor Minister Adel Fakeih disclosed recently that the affiliation of labor dispute settlement bodies with the Ministry of Justice will soon come to an end and will be transferred to the Ministry of Labor, pending the launch of the new labor courts in Muharram 1438AH.The minister was speaking...
Technical skills winners to represent KSA in Sao Paulo
Business & Money | Saturday 4 April, 2015 10:36 am
Winners of the National Technical Skills Competition organized by the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC) will represent Saudi Arabia in a global skills competition in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo this year.They were awarded certificates by Riyadh Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar...
73% of work at Grand Mosque completed
Business & Money | Saturday 4 April, 2015 10:33 am
Construction work at the Grand Mosque in Makkah is in full swing and the projects are expected to be completed before the Holy month of Ramadan.The projects administration director, Sultan bin Aati Al-Qurashi, said 73 percent of the work has been completed.The mega projects, ordered by the late...
Casio G-Shock Celebrates Youth Talents with “Shock the World”
Business & Money | Saturday 4 April, 2015 9:56 am
The Japanese Casio Computer Co.,LTD. in collaboration with Mahmood Saleh Abbar Co., the approved agent for Casio products in the Kingdom, representer for G-Shock watches, has organized a universal festival at the Equestrian Club in Jeddah to support and sponsor outstanding local talents in the...
More social workers sought for schools
Culture & Education | Saturday 4 April, 2015 9:49 am
The Ministry of Education has urged the Ministry of Civil Service to increase the number of social workers in public schools to handle cases of violence in or outside the institutions.Education departments in the Kingdom addressed the issue by assigning teachers not specialized in sociology and not ...