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Saudi banking system well positioned to weather lower oil prices
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 19 August, 2015 1:00 am
The Saudi banking system is well positioned to weather lower oil prices and the growth slowdown, according to the International Monetary Fund. According to a press release, IMF executive directors welcomed Saudi Arabia’s strong economic performance while noting that the large decline in oil...
NAMARIQ INVESTS SAR150 MILLION TO CONSTRUCT THE BIGGEST RESIDENTIAL LABOR CAMP
Business & Money | Tuesday 18 August, 2015 1:19 pm
King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) has announced the beginning of the construction and development works of its biggest residential camp for labors. The specially designed camp will occupy an area of 104,000 square meters with a capacity for housing more than 4,000 laborers who are working at...
Over 39,500 register in Haj portal on first day
Government | Tuesday 18 August, 2015 3:36 am
 As many as 39,594 Saudis and expatriates have registered in the Haj Ministry's e-gate for domestic pilgrims only eight hours after it was officially launched on Sunday. According to the ministry's undersecretary Hussain Al-Sharif, more than 18,000 pilgrims have completed their...
Souq Okaz features new elements
Culture & Education | Tuesday 18 August, 2015 3:34 am
The ongoing 9th edition of Souq Okaz, a unique and important tourism landmark organized by the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTNH), has introduced a new phenomenon to promote Saudi arts and crafts and ensure a fair competition for exhibited products. “In the ongoing...
 BURJ RAFAL HOTEL KEMPINSKI HAS BEEN AWARDED “THE BEST LUXURY HOTEL IN SAUDI ARABIA” 2015
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 18 August, 2015 2:30 am
Burj Rafal Hotel Kempinski announces with great pleasure that it has been awarded as “The Best Luxury Hotel in Saudi Arabia” amongst all five-star hotels in the country. The awards are designed to showcase those companies whose products and services represent the pinnacle of the...
MORE THAN 1,500 SCHOOL BAGS  PACKED AND DISTRIBUTED TO JUBAIL AREA CHILDREN
Business & Money | Monday 17 August, 2015 2:59 pm
More than 100 volunteers from Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara) and the Jubail Volunteering Club (JVC) have joined forces and packed more than 1,500 school bags with stationery and supplies for needy children in and around the Jubail area ahead of the start of the new school year in September. In ...
Jeddah metro to eliminate 30% of traffic movement
Business & Money | Monday 17 August, 2015 4:02 am
The woes Jeddah traffic will soon be a thing of the past, by the introduction of a new form of public transport. The metro system will be established in the city by 2022, enabling commuters to move around the city in a hassle-free manner. The system will consist of light trains such as trams...
Registration for low-­cost Haj begins
Government | Monday 17 August, 2015 3:00 am
Residents who want to benefit from the government’s low­cost Haj scheme can now register themselves on the localhaj.haj.gov.sa website. Because of the limited quota, the registration should be done early. The process began on Sunday (Dul Qaada 1) and packages available start from...
Educators stress protecting youths from deviant thoughts
Culture & Education | Monday 17 August, 2015 1:03 am
Sunday was the start of the new scholastic year for administrators across the Kingdom. Educators all over the country published tweets on #ambassadors_education expressing their condemnation of some actions of Saudi citizens who shed the blood of innocent people and called for unifying efforts to...
Rotana Hotels Management Corporation appoints a new Cluster General Manager for Fujairah and Ras El Khaimah Properties.
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 16 August, 2015 2:15 pm
Rotana Hotels Management Corporation the leading hotel management company within the Middle East, Africa, South Asia and Eastern Europe, announced the appointment of Mrad El Khoury as the new General Manager for Fujairah Rotana Resort and Spa and Cluster General Manager for the Cove Rotana - Ras El ...
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