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Saudi driving school implements new safety measures
Business & Money | Sunday 5 July, 2020 7:39 am
Imam Abdulrahman bin Faisal University in Dammam has been implementing preventive measures and health protocols at its Sharq Driving School since it reopened. The school has been receiving female trainees, both in the field and in administrative offices. The preventive measures taken include social ...
 Ras Al Khaimah restores historic
Al Jazirah Al Hamra watchtower
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 5 July, 2020 7:21 am
Ras Al Khaimah Department of Antiquities and Museums has completed major restoration works to one of the Emirate’s historic watchtowers.   Located just outside Al Jazirah Al Hamra - an ancient maritime village renowned for its fishing, pearl diving and boat building - the...
 Fawaz Al-Hokair Company acquires franchise rights to open Decathlon sporting goods stores in KSA
Business & Money | Sunday 5 July, 2020 7:14 am
In the first half of 2021, the Saudi sporting equipment retail market welcomes an important player as Decathlon, a major French sporting goods retailer with some 45years of experience, enters the market. FAWAZ Abdulaziz Al Hokair Company, a leading company in the retail sector, announced it has...
Saudi auto institute in driving seat on youth training
Business & Money | Sunday 5 July, 2020 5:40 am
Saudi high school graduates seeking to specialize in car technology and maintenance can enrol online at the Saudi Japanese Automobile High Institute (SJAHI) in Jeddah. Opened in 2003 by King Abdullah, SJAHI is the first nonprofit institute in the Kingdom aimed at qualifying Saudi youth to work ...
KSA Participates in Works of 113th Session of ALECSO Executive Council
Business & Money | Sunday 5 July, 2020 5:32 am
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) participated in the 113th Session of the Executive Council of the Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO) which started its works yesterday.The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s participation is a continuation of its support for education,...
Saudi labs can conduct 53,000 COVID-19 tests daily
Healthcare | Sunday 5 July, 2020 2:42 am
Laboratories across the Kingdom have the capacity to conduct 53,000 COVID-19 tests daily, the ministry of health has said. At the beginning of the pandemic the said capacity did not exceed more than 1,000 tests per day, the ministry said in a statement on Friday.Spokesman for the Saudi Ministry of...
HUAWEI Sound X a treat for the ears co-engineered with the prestigious brand Devialet
Technology & IT | Sunday 5 July, 2020 1:23 am
With their connectivity and ease-of-use, wireless speakers are quickly replacing traditional Hi-Fi systems as the go-to device for anyone looking to get the most out of their music. This has naturally led to more and more brands churning out all kinds of products to meet demand. To try and buck...
Saudi Payments Measures Helped Saudi Society Adapt to COVID-19
Business & Money | Saturday 4 July, 2020 11:31 am
Saudi Payments, wholly owned subsidiary of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA), highlighted during the COVID-19 pandemic the importance of the concept of electronic payment and spreading its culture in the society.Saudi Payments, which is also the operator of national payment systems, has...
Al-Jadaan: SANED support to cover 70% of the most affected Saudis
Business & Money | Saturday 4 July, 2020 11:27 am
The support through the Unemployment Insurance Scheme program (SANED) in the coming period will cover 70 percent of Saudi workers in the most affected firms and a maximum of 50 percent of Saudi workers in the least affected establishments, said Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Finance, Acting Minister...
Royal Commission for AlUla completes second phase of airport expansion
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 4 July, 2020 11:19 am
The second phase of the development and expansion of Prince Abdul Majeed bin Abdulaziz Domestic Airport in AlUla is complete.The milestone, which increases the airport’s annual capacity from 100,000 to 400,000 passengers, was announced on Friday by The Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU), in...