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DHL Express Saudi Named Top Employer 2020 for 6th Consecutive Year
Business & Money | Thursday 18 June, 2020 2:24 am
DHL Express Saudi has been recognized as Top Employer 2020 by the Top Employer Institute for the sixth consecutive year, following strong performance in the areas across multiple HR practices including Leadership Development, Learning & Development and Culture, and Talent Strategy. DHL Express...
MoH approves use of Dexamethasone to treat corona patients
Healthcare | Thursday 18 June, 2020 12:48 am
Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Health (MoH) announced on Wednesday that it has approved the use of Dexamethasone for the treatment of coronavirus.The drug, a cortisone medication, has been included in the ministry’s treatment protocol for COVID-19 patients, and will be given to corona patients who...
Arts and culture jobs in Saudi Arabia get official status in national first
Culture & Education | Thursday 18 June, 2020 12:20 am
More than 80 jobs in the arts and culture sector are to be given official occupational status in the Kingdom for the first time, a government minister has said. The announcement from Saudi Minister of Culture Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan coincided with a virtual conference held on...
Aramco Completes its Acquisition of a 70% Stake in SABIC from the Public Investment Fund
Business & Money | Wednesday 17 June, 2020 1:20 pm
Aramco today announced the successful completion of its share acquisition of a 70% stake in Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) from the Public Investment Fund (PIF), the sovereign wealth fund of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, for a total purchase price of SAR 259.125 billion (US$ 69.1...
Amazon Launches
Business & Money | Wednesday 17 June, 2020 1:04 pm
Amazon today announced the launch of, a dedicated store for customers in Saudi Arabia that features millions of products from both local and international businesses, including products from Amazon US. Customers shopping on will enjoy great prices and fast delivery across 34...
Saudi Arabia regains position as world’s top oil exporter
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 17 June, 2020 5:41 am
Saudi Arabia has emerged from three months of oil market volatility as the world’s biggest oil exporter once more, knocking the US off the top slot it gained last year.Industry experts calculated that in April — when oil prices crashed because of pandemic lockdowns — the Kingdom exported...
Policy continuity the key for G20's think tank engagement group
Business & Money | Wednesday 17 June, 2020 2:39 am
Highlighting the importance of continuity in policies, the chair of the a think tank Dr. Fahad Al-Turki said the T20 will assess new challenges and will provide recommendations based on facts. Al-Turki, who is vice president of research at the King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research...
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Chairs Cabinet's Virtual Session
Government | Wednesday 17 June, 2020 12:32 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud chaired today a Cabinet's virtual session.At the outset of the session, the Cabinet reviewed local and international developments on the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, including the cases reported in the Kingdom of Saudi...
Savola Group in Top 100 Companies in Middle East 2020 by Forbes
Business & Money | Tuesday 16 June, 2020 2:53 pm
Savola Group, a leading strategic holding group for food and retail in the Region (Middle East, and North Africa), has been announced one of the Top 100 companies in the Middle East for 2020 by Forbes Middle East Magazine. Savola Group was ranked as the 14th in Saudi Arabia, and the 39th in Middle...
SAS and Microsoft partner to further shape the future of analytics and AI
Technology & IT | Tuesday 16 June, 2020 12:42 pm
Microsoft Corp. and SAS today announced an extensive technology and go-to-market strategic partnership. The two companies will enable customers to easily run their SAS®️ workloads in the cloud, expanding their business solutions and unlocking critical value from their digital transformation...