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Prince Khaled launches smart classes
Culture & Education | Saturday 3 January, 2015 10:56 am
Education Minister Prince Khaled Al-Faisal has launched a "smart class" initiative as part of wider efforts to overcome the shortage of schoolteachers in the Kingdom while improving the level of education. Tatweer Development Company, responsible for the implementation of initiative, said that it...
King Abdullah in stable condition
Government | Saturday 3 January, 2015 10:54 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah, who is suffering from pneumonia, is in a stable condition but needs assistance to breathe with a respirator, a Royal Court statement said on Friday.The royal court said the king wanted the public to know his condition because this is in line with his ...
29 festivals planned across KSA
Tourism & Hospitality | Friday 2 January, 2015 2:04 am
The Tourism Development Councils in partnership with the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) will be organizing various programs in 29 regions across the Kingdom during the school break that starts next week.According to an SCTA official, the commission and its partners are prepared ...
Al-Jasser: Slide in oil price could lead to review of five-year plan
Business & Money | Friday 2 January, 2015 2:00 am
Minister of Economy and Planning Mohammed Al-Jasser has said that the government will review the current five-year development plan if oil prices continue to fall affecting revenue to finance the planned projects.“We are following oil market developments. Making changes to the five-year plan is...
New phase of Nitaqat announced
Business & Money | Friday 2 January, 2015 1:59 am
The third phase of Nitaqat Saudization program will be implemented on Rajab 1 (April 20) with advanced systems to create more jobs for citizens in the private sector, said Labor Minister Adel Fakeih on Thursday.Addressing students and staff at King Abdulaziz University, he said his ministry was...
Saudia extends domestic ticket validity to one year
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 1 January, 2015 10:26 am
The national carrier also announced starting a new mechanism called "Reserve and pay" so as to enable more domestic passengers to avail its services.According to the mechanism, passengers can take advantage of the available seats on an instant basis instead of the current system of allowing a set...
Crown prince: Charity sets us apart from other nations
Business & Money | Thursday 1 January, 2015 9:52 am
Women nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and charities dominated the winners of this year’s King Khaled Award, indicating the growing role of Saudi women in social welfare and empowerment.Crown Prince Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, handed over the prizes and awards on behalf of ...
80 countries to participate in Marrakesh WAMY conference
Business & Money | Thursday 1 January, 2015 9:50 am
The 12th conference of World Assembly of Muslim Youth (WAMY) will be in the historical Moroccan city of Marrakesh from Jan. 29 to Feb. 1.Announcing this, Saleh Al-Wohaiby, secretary general of the WAMY, told a press conference here that WAMY conference is themed “Youth in Changing World.”...
12,000 apply for Red Sea Development Company scholarship
Business & Money | Monday 30 November, -0001 12:00 am
The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC), the master developer behind one of the world’s most ambitious tourism initiatives, has signed an agreement with the University of Prince Mugrin (UPM) to award 120 scholarships for undergraduate studies commencing this academic year 2019-2020. The...