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REC launches Saudi Build – Interiors to tap country’s USD 3.6 billion market
Business & Money | Wednesday 14 January, 2015 1:15 pm
Riyadh Exhibitions Company, the leading organizer of trade fairs and public events in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), organized a press conference to launch Saudi Build – Interiors yesterday (Tuesday January 13, 2015) at the Four Seasons Hotel - Riyadh. The event was attended by a group of...
Ministry OKs educational projects worth SR319 million
Culture & Education | Wednesday 14 January, 2015 3:13 am
Education Minister Prince Khaled Al-Faisal has approved a number of educational projects Kingdom-wide amounting to nearly SR319 million, according to a ministry announcement.The projects are aimed to either construct new or complete on-going educational facilities in a number of cities and...
New Saudization steps for vegetable market mooted
Business & Money | Wednesday 14 January, 2015 3:10 am
The Saudization committee has proposed new regulations to localize the Jeddah central fruit and vegetable market in a bid to regulate the activities as also to nationalize the labor force by 100 percent.The committee has found labor laws irregularities in the market where papers such as forms of...
Multiple festivals to boost tourism
Tourism & Hospitality | Wednesday 14 January, 2015 3:08 am
Coinciding with the annual school vacation throughout the Kingdom, the tourism development councils and the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) announced the launch of different tourism festivals and events in various provinces.SCTA and other agencies have completed their...
Middle East Electricity Celebrates 40th Edition
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 14 January, 2015 2:44 am
Middle East Electricity, the world’s largest power exhibition taking place on 2-4 March at the Dubai World Trade Centre, is preparing for its 40th edition in 2015. The show has not only witnessed a 40 per cent increase in visitor attendance over the past two years, but has also acquired 21 per...
Castrol Signs Exclusive Agreement with AlOdhaib Company
Business & Money | Wednesday 14 January, 2015 2:27 am
Castrol, the region’s leading provider of motor oil and lubricants, announced the signing of an exclusive cooperative agreement with AlOdhaib Company, a distributer and service center for Lexus and Toyota in the Kingdom, focusing on the supply of premium, synthetic Castrol lubricants and...
Samsung Revolutionizes the Viewing Experience With Innovative New SUHD TV
Technology & IT | Wednesday 14 January, 2015 12:39 am
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. the leader in Home Entertainment for nine consecutive years, unveiled an extensive lineup of SUHD TVs – setting a new standard in premium UHD content and elevating the viewing experience to new levels.The innovative SUHD TV celebrates a major milestone in the UHD...
GCC Outdoor Design and Build Market to Benefit from Greater Focus on Sustainable Development
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 13 January, 2015 6:10 pm
Developers in GCC countries should focus more on providing sustainable, attractive, outdoor environments when they look at new construction projects, industry experts agree. While the building industry is booming in the region, with the total value of construction projects awarded across the GCC...
Business & Money | Tuesday 13 January, 2015 2:52 pm
In an event held at the Makkah Hilton and Towers in November, Hilton Worldwide celebrated the debut graduates of its Mudeer Al Mustaqbal (Manager of the Future Program). The two-year course is designed to put select Saudi university graduates on the fast track to management positions in the hotel...
Michael Rauterkus is the new CEO of Grohe AG
Business & Money | Tuesday 13 January, 2015 2:32 pm
Michael Rauterkus (47) has been appointed by the Supervisory Board of Grohe AG to the position of CEO with effect from 1 January 2015. The announcement was made following the last Supervisory Board meeting. Rauterkus takes over this function from David J. Haines, Chairman and CEO of the GROHE Group ...