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Riyadh schools a no-entry zone for corona
Culture & Education | Wednesday 2 September, 2015 2:47 am
The Directorate of Education in Riyadh is keeping a close watch on schools, such as sanctioning health material and monitoring the health of staff and students, to prevent the spread of the MERS coronavirus among students.  As a step in this direction, the directorate recently asked a teacher ...
Business & Money | Tuesday 1 September, 2015 3:23 pm
The Arab Woman Awards UAE’s organisers have finalised an illustrious panel of female judges for the Awards’ 2015 edition. The awards aim to raise public awareness of significant achievements by Arab women in the region and provide young women with inspirational role models. Nominations...
 GIB Hosts Event for Staff and Their Children
Business & Money | Tuesday 1 September, 2015 3:10 pm
GIB recently held an event for 29 children of the bank’s employees, ages 2 to 12 years, who visited their parent’s office in Dhahran at GIB KSA Head Office. This initiative comes as part of GIB’s efforts to help children understand what their parents do at work while they are at...
Four Seasons Offers Once-in-a-Lifetime 2015 FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE AIRLINES SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX Experience
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 1 September, 2015 2:41 pm
Get set for the Ultimate Celebration Package from Four Seasons: an intimately customisable five-property adventure that interweaves tropical island escapism with electrifying VIP-access to the world’s only full FORMULA 1 night race. “For just one lucky pair, we’ve created a...
A cuppa if you please….London is voted as the number one holiday hotspot in 2015
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 1 September, 2015 2:28 pm
Home to Shakespeare, Bond and the British Royal Family, it is little wonder why London is still a favourite holiday hotspot among KSA residents. To encourage customers looking to explore London and beyond, British Airways is offering special fares from the Jeddah and Riyadh to the British capital,...
Samsung Receives Largest Number of Awards at IDEA 2015
Technology & IT | Tuesday 1 September, 2015 12:16 pm
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., received the largest number of awards at the International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) 2015, one of the world’s most prestigious design competitions. The eight awards include one gold award, three silver awards and four bronze awards. Founded in 1980 and...
Program to support projects OK’d
Government | Tuesday 1 September, 2015 8:06 am
The Council of Ministers approved a national program to support the management of public sector projects so as to improve their efficiency and ensure quality. Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Naif, deputy premier and minister of interior, chaired the weekly session of the Council of Ministers at...
Kiswa folded up by three meters to avoid damage
Government | Tuesday 1 September, 2015 8:04 am
As is the custom every year during the Haj season, the Kiswa (the black cloth covering the Kaaba) has been folded up by three meters from the ground and a piece of white cloth has been placed to cover the folded portion.  Mohammed Bin Abdullah Bajoudah, director of the Kaaba Kiswa factory,...
TASI suffers worst monthly drop since October 2008
Business & Money | Tuesday 1 September, 2015 8:02 am
Most Gulf stock markets fell on Monday, tracking volatile oil prices, while Egypt's bourse jumped after energy major Eni announced a potentially huge natural gas discovery off the country's coast. The main Saudi Tadawul All-Share Index dropped 2.2 percent to 7,522 points, closing August...
Tourism & Hospitality | Tuesday 1 September, 2015 5:00 am
Etihad Airways’ Procurement and Supply Management (P&SM) department has embarked on a transformation journey to support the airline’s future expansion by implementing SAP’s innovative, cloud-based Ariba solutions.   The Sourcing and Supplier Information...