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Massive show of support for king
Government | Tuesday 27 January, 2015 12:27 am
A large number of citizens declared loyalty to their new ruler, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman, on Sunday.Regional governors and ambassadors posted in Saudi diplomatic missions across the world also received pledges of allegiance on behalf of King Salman on Sunday.More high-profile...
GE’s Power Conversion Business Helps Meet Rising Demand for Water and Electricity in Saudi Arabia
Environment & Energy | Monday 26 January, 2015 3:59 pm
GE’s Power Conversion business (NYSE: GE) will provide the electrical variable speed drive (eVSD) system technology including motors and MV7000 drives to help power the new Yanbu 3 power and desalination plant in Saudi Arabia. The systems from GE will increase the efficiency of the desalination...
Tourist arrivals in Jeddah increase by 70%
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 26 January, 2015 9:02 am
The influx of tourists to Jeddah has increased by 70 percent with the festivals and activities drawing huge crowds to the historical city. Hotels and furnished apartments have also recorded an increase of 75 percent as tourists take advantage of online bookings to rent accommodations in...
Popular Support
Business & Money | Monday 26 January, 2015 8:57 am
King Salman will continue the march of progress in which King Abdullah and all Saudi kings participated. All citizens of Eastern Province stand behind him.— Eastern Province Gov. Prince Saud bin Naif King Salman made remarkable achievements as governor of Riyadh and has long experience in...
Ministry sets up call centers to help resolve labor disputes
Business & Money | Monday 26 January, 2015 8:55 am
The Ministry of Labor has begun to provide services to workers with labor dispute cases via call centers in Makkah, Riyadh, Arar, Hail, Najran, and Jazan. Work is ongoing to expand services to other regions gradually, according to an official report by the Labor Dispute Settlement Department at the ...
Enjoy Handpicked Escapes in Villa Rotana
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 25 January, 2015 11:41 am
Situated in the heart of the magnificent city of Dubai, Villa Rotana welcomes you in to a marvelous getaway with an array of luxuries exclusively prepared for you. Our handpicked selection of escape packages offers the ideal break away from it all with the unbeatable benefits that leaves you a real ...
Mega projects propelled Kingdom’s progress
Business & Money | Sunday 25 January, 2015 11:30 am
Describing the contribution of King Abdullah, who died on Friday, as enormous, a cross-section of economists expressed their happiness over the continuance of his policies by his successor Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman.Speaking to Arab News, they recounted King Abdullah’s...
World leaders descend on Riyadh
Government | Sunday 25 January, 2015 12:28 am
A long list of high-profile world leaders arrived in the capital on Saturday to pay their last respects to King Abdullah, who breathed his last on Friday.US President Barack Obama telephoned Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman on Saturday to convey his condolences and congratulated him on ...
The whole nation is rallying behind King Salman
Government | Saturday 24 January, 2015 1:16 pm
Saudis recalled the late King Abdullah’s concern for the people in general and Saudis in particular, and his unique contribution in making their lives peaceful and comfortable. They expressed their full faith in his successor, King Salman.Omar Abdullah Nasseef, dean of the English language...
World leaders remember ‘Islam-West mediator’ Abdullah
Government | Saturday 24 January, 2015 12:22 am
World leaders paid tribute to Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah on Friday, praising the late ruler as a key mediator between Muslims and the West.US President Barack Obama said he and Abdullah, whose country has for decades been a strategic ally of Washington, had enjoyed a “genuine and warm...