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Housing minister relieved of his post
Government | Thursday 12 March, 2015 7:46 am
Shwaish bin Saud Dhwaihi has been relieved of his post as minister of housing, following a royal order. Essam bin Saad bin Saeed, minister of state, has been named as acting minister of housing, SPA reported late on Wednesday....
Health Ministry prepares services for Haj pilgrims
Healthcare | Thursday 12 March, 2015 7:20 am
Health Minister Ahmed Al-Khateeb has urged his officials to provide the best health services to the guests of Allah who will be performing Haj during the forthcoming season.The minister made the comment while briefing key officials of his ministry on Monday during the first meeting of the Haj...
King: Stability, jobs top priority
Government | Wednesday 11 March, 2015 2:38 am
Saudi Arabia is trying to minimize the impact of plunging oil prices on its economy, said Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman on Tuesday while emphasizing his government’s plan to develop a more diversified economy.“The low prices witnessed by the oil market are having an effect on...
Business & Money | Wednesday 11 March, 2015 2:24 am
Almarai Company contributes to alleviation of the suffering Syrian brethren by donation of fifteen tons of baby milk, via the National Commission for Supporting the Brothers in Syria, chaired by HRH Prince Mohammed bin Naif, Deputy Crown Prince, Minister of Interior. Amarai's donation came in...
Business & Money | Wednesday 11 March, 2015 12:38 am
Several Saudi female employees at a number of projects in King Abdullah Economic City talked about their rich experiences and the growing opportunities for women in the Economic City. The comments focused on the work environment that suits the values of the society on one side and motivates women...
Cabinet discusses nuclear pacts with South Korea
Government | Tuesday 10 March, 2015 7:38 am
Adel Al-Toraifi, minister of culture and information, said the Cabinet meeting on Monday discussed several draft agreements signed with South Korea on nuclear energy. The two sides agreed last week to conduct a feasibility study on building nuclear reactors worth SR7.5 billion across the country....
New Retina MacBook release
Technology & IT | Tuesday 10 March, 2015 1:08 am
Apple CEO Tim Cook took to the stage on 9 March at the company's Spring Forward Apple Watch event to unveil the latest development in its MacBook line-up, simply named the New MacBook to create an all-new notebook line, rather than MacBook Pro or MacBook Air (those got their own, smaller updates)....
Jeddah Deputy Mayor Officially Inaugurates The Big 5 Saudi
Business & Money | Tuesday 10 March, 2015 12:21 am
Jeddah Municipality Deputy Mayor, Eng. Abdullah Mohammed Al-Qarni last night officially inaugurated The Big 5 Saudi – international building and construction show, which celebrates its 5th anniversary this year. The event runs every day from 4:00 -10:00pm at Jeddah Centre for Forums and Events...
NADEC Inaugurates New Food & Beverage R&D Innovation Center
Business & Money | Monday 9 March, 2015 3:32 pm
NADEC Foods, one of the leading food, dairy and beverage companies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), today announced the inauguration of its new Research and Development (R&D) Innovation Center in Haradh City, Saudi Arabia. The state-of-the-art center will serve as a hub for the...
STC and Cisco Collaborate to Build Three New Data Centers
Technology & IT | Monday 9 March, 2015 12:34 pm
The Saudi Telecom Company (STC) and Cisco announced today that they will strategically collaborate to build three new data centers in response to growing market needs to accelerate and streamline cloud adoption in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The deployment, which will represent the largest Cisco...