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New laws to curb antiques trade
Culture & Education | Sunday 24 January, 2016 4:57 am
The Kingdom has put in place new measures to preserve its national antiquities and to eradicate the illicit trafficking of antiquities and archaeological items. The new regulations strictly prohibit trafficking in archaeological items or the holding of heritage auctions aimed at selling...
Labor Ministry and ‘Hadaf’ officially launch ‘remote employment program’ for citizens
Business & Money | Sunday 24 January, 2016 3:53 am
The Ministry of Labor and the Human Resources Development Fund (Hadaf) have officially launched the ‘remote employment program’ so as to increase job opportunities for Saudi women in particular and Saudi men in general in different cities and governorates of the Kingdom. This will...
Dubai Food Festival Reveals Citywide Feast of Events
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 24 January, 2016 3:02 am
The Dubai Food Festival will set the culinary world alight when it returns on 25th February 2016 with a city-wide showcase of the emirate’s gastronomic offering to thousands of people from across the region including visitors from Kuwait. The 2016 Festival promises a packed 17-day programme...
The Coca-Cola Company and World Economic Forum Announce Winners of the Coca-Cola Shaping a Better Future Grant Challenge
Business & Money | Sunday 24 January, 2016 3:00 am
The Coca-Cola Company today announced the 2015 winners of the Coca-Cola Shaping a Better Future Grant Challenge – a competition exclusively for members of the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers Community. Global Shapers are young leaders between 20 and 30 years old who ...
Pampers and UNICEF Mark the Impact of a 10-Year Public-Private Partnership at the World Economic Forum in Davos
Business & Money | Sunday 24 January, 2016 2:50 am
At this year’s World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, Pampers® and UNICEF will bring together leading experts to discuss the lasting impact of their decade-long collaboration to protect mothers and their babies from maternal and newborn tetanus (MNT).  To date, this globally...
The Longines DolceVita – when steel and gold are combined to embody glamour and grace
Beauty & Style | Sunday 24 January, 2016 2:23 am
Since its inception, the Longines DolceVita collection has illustrated the contemporary elegance of the Longines watchmaking brand worldwide. Inspired by the "Dolce Vita", it is an homage to the sweetness of life. Today, Longines introduces new models blending rose gold and steel that...
Projects in Jeddah worth billions ‘progressing well’
Business & Money | Saturday 23 January, 2016 1:21 pm
Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal has said here that he was pleased with the progress made on development projects in Jeddah worth billions. There were 857 projects worth SR74 billion earmarked for the region over the past number of years, with some having already been completed.  Prince ...
Kingdom, Bahrain boost civil aviation cooperation
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 23 January, 2016 1:15 pm
Saudi Arabia has signed a memorandum of understanding with Bahrain to strengthen civil aviation links and cooperation between the two countries. The MOU, signed by Bahrain’s Transportation and Telecommunications Minister Kamal Bin Ahmed Mohammed and President of Saudi Arabia’s...
Qotuf AlRiyadah a 5 Day Intensive Boot Camp
Business & Money | Saturday 23 January, 2016 1:09 pm
The 30 finalists from the Jeddah Entrepreneurs Meet and Competition congregated in Jeddah this week to attend an intensive five-day boot camp hosted at Qotuf AlRiyadah.  Arriving from Buraidah, Onaizah, Makkah, Tabuk, Hail, AlAhsa, Riyadh and Jeddah 30 budding entrepreneurs representing the...
Japanese Consul General selects Infiniti Q50 as vehicle of choice
Cars & Autos | Saturday 23 January, 2016 1:05 pm
The supremacy of Infiniti Q50 among compact luxury sedans in its class bears another record when no less than Consul General Matahiro Yamaguchi of Japan in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia purchased one.    The Infiniti Q50 powered by a 3.7-liter V6 fuel economy engine was delivered to...