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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...
ETIHAD AIRWAYS TO DRIVE PROCUREMENT EFFICIENCY WITH SAP ARIBA
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...
GCC BANKERS GEAR UP TO DISCUSS THE FUTURE OF BANKING TECHNOLOGY IN DUBAI
Business & Money | Monday 31 August, 2015 1:59 pm
Over 450 GCC bankers will come together next month at one of the region’s largest banking technology and innovation event - the 5th Annual Middle East Banking Innovation Summit, that will take place on 14th and 15th September 2015 at Sofitel, The Palm Resort & Spa, Dubai. Banking is one...
MICHELIN Pilot Sport Experience 2015 welcomes Middle East and Africa participants for the very first time
Business & Money | Monday 31 August, 2015 1:02 pm
Michelin, the world's tyre technology leader, hosted a thrilling yet professional car racing experience for brand loyalists across Middle East and Africa for the very first time, at the MICHELIN Pilot Sport Experience in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Held at the prestigious Sepang...
Oman Air Inflight Services Certified For ISO 9001:2008
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 31 August, 2015 12:49 pm
One of Oman Air’s key business units has been awarded the prestigious ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System Certificate. The certificate was presented to Oman Air Inflight Services by Bureau Veritas Certification Holding SAS and has been accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation...
ETIHAD AIRWAYS WELCOMES SAUDI ARABIA’S AL ITTIHAD FOOTBALL CLUB TO ABU DHABI
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 31 August, 2015 12:13 pm
Etihad Airways has welcomed players and management staff from Al Ittihad Football Club to Abu Dhabi as they start their UAE pre-season training camp.   Upon arrival in the capital city’s airport, players from Saudi Arabia’s oldest and most popular football club enjoyed some...
New GO Sport stores to capitalise on growth in GCC sporting goods sector
Business & Money | Monday 31 August, 2015 6:23 am
Al Mana Group, one of the largest and most diversified business groups in the GCC, has announced plans for two exciting new GO Sport stores in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.   With the GCC retail industry expected to grow by 7.3 percent CAGR between...
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