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15th OIC Trade Fair opens in Riyadh Today
Business & Money | Sunday 22 May, 2016 8:19 am
Riyadh Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar today will inaugurate the 15th OIC Trade Fair which will kick off in Riyadh under the patronage of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman. The event is being organized by the Ministry of Commerce and Investment (MCI) in cooperation with the OIC, the ...
Dammam-Riyadh train trip in just 3 hours, 40 minutes
Tourism & Hospitality | Friday 20 May, 2016 8:00 am
Beginning June 1, the Riyadh-Dammam train trip will be shortened by 50 minutes for passengers’ convenience. Rumaih Mohammed Al-Rumaih, president of the Saudi Railways Organization, said on Thursday an express train would be started between Dammam and Riyadh, which would reduce the journey...
King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital Achieves HIMSS EMR Adoption Model Stage 7 Using InterSystems TrakCare
Healthcare | Friday 20 May, 2016 5:45 am
King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital (KKESH) has announced that it has achieved Stage 7 on the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s (HIMSS) Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM). HIMSS’ independent validation recognizes that the hospital meets all of the...
Metro tunnel visit raises opportunities for Saudi contractors
Business & Money | Friday 20 May, 2016 5:15 am
 A delegation from the Riyadh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) has raised possible opportunities for Saudi contractors to participate in the Riyadh Metro project during a tour of the project in the capital city. The delegation from the RCCI’s Committee of Contractors was led by ...
Chairman of the Tourism Committee in Jeddah, Opens The Hotel Show Saudi Arabia 2016
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 19 May, 2016 5:51 am
The 4th annual Hotel Show Saudi Arabia 2016 opened Tuesday (17th May 2016) Under the Patronage of His Highness Prince Abdullah bin Saud bin Mohammed bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, Chairman of the Tourism Committee in Jeddah, who was accompanied by Mohammad A. Al-Amri, General Manager,...
Mohamed Yousuf Naghi Motors Reveals the All-New Jaguar  F-PACE
Cars & Autos | Thursday 19 May, 2016 5:43 am
Mohamed Yousuf Naghi Motors the authorised dealer of Jaguar Land Rover cars in Saudi Arabia recently launched the World’s Ultimate Practical Sports car, the All-New Jaguar F-PACE, in Jeddah.     The All-New Jaguar F-PACE is a performance SUV designed and engineered to offer...
Vision 2030 — General Expectations
Government | Thursday 19 May, 2016 4:01 am
A NEW Saudi Arabia, significantly different from the recent past, is rising on the horizon. Faced with major challenges, on economic and social fronts, the country is on the move. Transformation is under way. ‘Vision 2030’ unveiled by Deputy Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, second...
IKEA Group opens its first Distribution Center in the Middle East
Business & Money | Wednesday 18 May, 2016 2:47 pm
Yesterday, IKEA Group opened the doors to its first Distribution Center in the Middle East. The vast development will support the brand’s ambitious plans to expand across the region.    Located in Dubai South, the new unit boasts 100,000 square meters of storage space, which...
Saudi Electricity starts up Jeddah South power plant
Business & Money | Wednesday 18 May, 2016 6:23 am
Saudi Electricity Co (SEC) has started up part of its new 2,640 megawatt (MW) Jeddah South power plant and linked it to the grid, the company said on Tuesday. The project will help meet growing electricity demand from the western region particularly for infrastructure projects in the holy cities ...
SWCC, NWC to work jointly to help meet summer demand
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 18 May, 2016 5:52 am
Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Ibrahim, governor of the Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) and CEO of National Water Company (NWC), said both water production and distribution sectors are ready to meet the summer demand. SWCC and NWC have applied several joint plans and programs to increase the...
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