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Oman to showcase US$ 3.3 billion worth of projects at ATM 2015
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 21 February, 2015 12:10 am
The annual Arabian Travel Market roadshow series kicks off its 2015 calendar later this week with the team heading to The Chedi Muscat on 19th February to meet with key industry players to discuss how to optimise Oman’s tourism development showcase at this year’s ATM.Exhibitors from the...
Japanese keen to learn about Shoura working
Business & Money | Friday 20 February, 2015 3:45 am
Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Shoura Council Khader Al-Quraishi has chaired a discussion with a Japanese delegation, headed by Charge d'Affaires in the Japanese Embassy in Riyadh Katsuhiko Takahashi at the council headquarters in Riyadh on Monday. The talks focused on...
KSA hospitals waste millions in medicines
Healthcare | Friday 20 February, 2015 3:42 am
Government health facilities are wasting millions of riyals in medicines through mismanagement, lack of standardized dispensing, and theft, according to sources quoted in a local publication recently.Some facilities buy too much drugs, while there is a measure of fraud with health workers taking...
Expanded areas at Haram opened
Business & Money | Friday 20 February, 2015 3:41 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has instructed authorities to open the newly expanded areas of the Grand Mosque in Makkah for use by the growing number of Umrah pilgrims and worshippers.“King Salman has approved the opening of the completed areas of King Abdullah Haram Expansion...
GE Unveils White Paper to Help Meet Growing Demand for Water in Saudi Arabia
Technology & IT | Thursday 19 February, 2015 3:18 pm
GE (NYSE: GE) will unveil an industry white paper on ‘Addressing Water Scarcity in Saudi Arabia: Policy Options for Continued Success,’ at the Water Arabia 2015 Conference & Exhibition being held at Le Meridien Hotel in Al Khobar from February 17 to 19, 2015. The white paper highlights four...
Electronic payments on mobiles reduce visits to bank branches
Business & Money | Thursday 19 February, 2015 8:04 am
Minister of Commerce and Industry Tawfiq Al-Rabiah said the electronic payments depending on mobiles and tablets will remove other traditional payments through cash, checks, ATM and credit cards. This development will also lead to reduce the number of bank branches as there is no need to visit...
Hilton Garden Inn Riyadh Olaya Receives The 2014 Hilton Garden Inn Most Improved Brand Award winner
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 19 February, 2015 12:43 am
Hilton Garden Inn, Hilton Worldwide’s award-winning brand of upscale yet affordable hotels catering to the focused service segment, recently awarded its top performing properties globally. Hilton Garden Inn Riyadh Olaya was presented with the 2014 Hilton Garden Inn Most Improved Brand Award in...
Dubai hosts the 12th Global Scientific Dental Alliance Meeting
Healthcare | Thursday 19 February, 2015 12:08 am
AEEDC Dubai Conference and Exhibition carried on for the second day at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre with a great number of dentists, dental students, dental specialists and industry leaders who came from all parts of the world to benefit from this outstanding oral and...
Daikin Saudi Arabia launches its state-of-the-art products for 2015
Business & Money | Wednesday 18 February, 2015 2:59 pm
Daikin Saudi Arabia, the leader in manufacturing and production of cooling and heating solutions, announced the launch of the 2015 new products line-up, which is specially designed for the KSA market, and compatible with the new requirements of The Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality...
Microsoft Office for iOS now supports iCloud storage
Technology & IT | Wednesday 18 February, 2015 10:05 am
Microsoft is updating its Office for iOS applications with support for Apple’s iCloud storage today. The updated apps allow iPhone and iPad users to open, edit, and save documents to iCloud without having to pay for an Office 365 subscription or use Microsoft’s own cloud storage service,...