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King Salman to Honour Winners of 37th Annual King Faisal International Prize
Culture & Education | Sunday 1 March, 2015 9:29 am
Winners of the 37th annual King Faisal International Prize will be honoured by HRH King Salman at a glittering ceremony at Al Faisaliah Hotel in Riyadh on Sunday, March 01.The King Faisal International Prize (KFIP) recognises the outstanding works of individuals and institutions in five categories: ...
Al-Samaani: Judicial system impartial
Government | Sunday 1 March, 2015 9:16 am
Saudi Arabia’s justice system is based on the provisions of Islamic law derived from the Holy Qur’an and the Sunnah (tradition) of the Prophet (peace be upon him). This ensures the independence of the judiciary in Saudi Arabia and its impartiality, said Justice Minister Waleed Al-Samaani, at...
3,000 vacancies to be available in next episode of ‘Jobs on Air’
Business & Money | Sunday 1 March, 2015 9:14 am
There will be 3,000 job opportunities for unemployed young male and female Saudis, as well as for foreigners, during the tenth session of “Jobs on Air” on Al Danah television channel on Tuesday night.“Out of the 3,000, Carrefour has offered 1,000 jobs with salaries ranging from SR5,000 to...
New KSA campaign to expel illegal expats
Business & Money | Sunday 1 March, 2015 9:10 am
Intensive security measures are in force to seize foreigners who violate the Kingdom’s labor laws, said a Jeddah police source.Security checkpoints on roads are also focused on ensuring the success of Saudi Arabia’s campaign against undocumented workers. “The highway security patrol enforces...
KAEC continues to attract local and international firms
Business & Money | Saturday 28 February, 2015 9:25 am
Several local and regional industrial factories in Jeddah intend to transfer their industrial activities from Jeddah to the Industrial Valley at King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) for its strategic economic location. An estimated 50 percent of Jeddah factories will be expected to change their...
MERS claims 2 more lives
Healthcare | Saturday 28 February, 2015 9:04 am
The Ministry of Health announced that the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) had claimed two more lives.The people who died were two Saudi men aged 84 and 51, from Queiyah and Hofuf. They were non-medical personnel and had pre-existing illnesses. There were no infections...
Fiera di Vicenza and its strategic partner L’Azurde organize roadshows in Saudi Arabia
Business & Money | Saturday 28 February, 2015 1:47 am
he world looks to the Saudi gold market as it is the fourth-largest market in the world in terms of gold consumption, and the first in the Arab region. It accounts for a third of the demand in the Middle East, and the main engine behind the rest of the GCC markets. In Qatar alone, Saudi Arabia's...
All Makkah projects ‘must display Islamic identity’
Business & Money | Friday 27 February, 2015 1:13 pm
Makkah Gov. and Chairman of the Central Haj Committee Prince Khaled Al-Faisal stressed the need to ensure all projects in Makkah are designed to display an Arab and Islamic identity.During a meeting in Jeddah on Thursday with members of the Higher Supervisory Committee of the Custodian of the Two...
Shoura raps ministry for ‘poor university oversight’
Government | Friday 27 February, 2015 2:59 am
Shoura Council members have lambasted the Ministry of Education (formerly Ministry of Higher Education) for not doing enough research, vacant teaching positions, and inability to help students find jobs. Fahad bin Juma’ said universities do not have research capacity, while Firdous Al-Saleh said...
Mystery Apple event planned for March 9, likely on Watch
Technology & IT | Friday 27 February, 2015 2:53 am
Apple has sent invitations for a mystery event due to take place March 9, amid speculation about an imminent launch of its much anticipated Apple Watch.The invitation simply said “Spring Forward,” referring to the fact that clocks will spring forward one hour in the US the day before for...