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Innovation agenda a key focus for GCC governments, says GPCA
Business & Money | Thursday 5 February, 2015 3:42 pm
Regional governments have put innovation front and center on their national agenda, as evidenced by the growing R&D budgets in the Arabian Gulf, said the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA). With Saudi Arabia and Qatar making up the top 40 investors in research and development...
SABIC sponsors and collaborates in organizing Saudi Science
Culture & Education | Thursday 5 February, 2015 2:46 pm
SABIC is a strategic sponsor of the Saudi Science and Creativity Festival and is playing an active role in organizing the event jointly with the Ministry of Education, King Abdulaziz and His Companions Foundation for Giftedness and Creativity (Mawhiba), and Saudi Aramco. The Festival was opened by...
MEFIC Capital Distribute Al-Qannas Fund Dividends
Business & Money | Thursday 5 February, 2015 2:21 pm
The Board of Director of Al-Qannas Fund, managed by Middle East Financial Investment Company “MEFIC Capital”, a leading Investment House, licensed and regulated by the Capital Market Authority of Saudi Arabia, has approved the distribution of the fund’s annual net yield of 8%.Al-Qannas Fund...
Innovation agenda a key focus for GCC governments, says GPCA
Business & Money | Thursday 5 February, 2015 9:38 am
Regional governments have put innovation front and center on their national agenda, as evidenced by the growing R&D budgets in the Arabian Gulf, said the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA). With Saudi Arabia and Qatar making up the top 40 investors in research and development...
New tourism company to boost Uqair development
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 5 February, 2015 8:18 am
Prince Sultan bin Salman, chairman of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA), said that Uqair Development Company is ready for launching. It awaits the signing of the relevant contract.“The shareholders deposited 25 percent of the SR500 million incorporation cost, and the SCTA...
2,500 prisoners set free
Government | Thursday 5 February, 2015 8:10 am
More than 2,500 prisoners have been released from jails across the Kingdom following an amnesty declared by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman on Thursday.Disclosing this figure, Maj. Abdullah Al-Harbi, spokesman for the Department of Prisons, said the committees appointed for the...
Makkans elated as Prince Khaled takes charge
Government | Thursday 5 February, 2015 8:07 am
Prince Khaled Al-Faisal arrived in Jeddah on Wednesday from Riyadh to take charge as the new governor of Makkah region. He was greeted on arrival at King Abdulaziz International Airport by a large number of princes and government officials.People in the region have expressed their happiness over...
IDF Oman – Oman’s Premier International Interior Design, Décor & Furniture Exhibition
Business & Money | Wednesday 4 February, 2015 6:34 pm
Interior Design, Décor & Furniture Exhibition which is organized by Al Nimr Expo, under the patronage of the Ministry of Housing, Sultanate of Oman will be held from 17 – 19 February, 2015 at the Oman International Exhibition Centre in Seeb.The Exhibition will be inaugurated by H.E. Sheikha...
Instagram introduces endlessly looping videos
Culture & Education | Wednesday 4 February, 2015 6:19 pm
When Vine introduced loop counts, it instantly replaced likes and shares to become the default metric to gauge the popularity of a video. Facebook has dabbled with a similar technique for auto-play videos in users' mobile Newsfeeds, but only now has it appeared on its other popular social network,...
Black & Veatch appointed consultant for major Jeddah desalination project
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 4 February, 2015 2:31 pm
Black & Veatch has been chosen by the Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) as engineering and design consultant for the Jeddah 4 project. This major desalination scheme will augment dramatically water supply in Saudi Arabia’s second largest city. Jeddah 4 will enhance water resources for...
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