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Saudi Arabia Extends Expatriates
Government | Saturday 4 April, 2020 6:16 am
The General Directorate of Passports started automatically in extending at free of charge the "Resident Identity" cards of the expatriates who are inside or outside the Kingdom, working in the private sector's commercial and industrial professions, and whose resident identity cards...
GM to Make Face Masks for Frontline Workers
Business & Money | Saturday 4 April, 2020 3:34 am
As the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the country, it created a critical shortage of face masks. To help protect workers in essential services across the country, GM launched a rapid-response project to produce masks at scale on Friday, March 20. Seven days later, the team had produced their first ...
Huawei launches new solutions and services to empower developers in a digital economy
Business & Money | Saturday 4 April, 2020 3:27 am
Huawei recently announced the launch of new ICT technologies and enterprise-based solutions and services at its Huawei Developer Conference 2020 (Cloud) – known as HDC.Cloud 2020 – an annual flagship event held for global developers in the ICT field. The conference serves as a ...
Oman Air operates cargo-only flights for Ministry of Health
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 4 April, 2020 1:34 am
Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, will operate flights between China and Oman for the Ministry of Health, to bring medical supplies and other necessities to support the Sultanate’s needs.    These flights will be operated exclusively for cargo, without...
Over 1,000 patients benefit from KAMC’s free drug delivery
Healthcare | Friday 3 April, 2020 6:51 am
More than 1,000 outpatients have benefited from the home delivery of prescribed medicines by the King Abdullah Medical City (KAMC) in Makkah over the last two weeks. These include over 600 beneficiaries within Makkah and 400 beneficiaries outside Makkah. The initiative is part of several...
G42 and BGI Announce Groundbreaking High Throughput Detection Lab to Fight Against COVID-19
Healthcare | Friday 3 April, 2020 4:29 am
Group 42 (G42), the leading technology company based in Abu Dhabi, and global genomics leader BGI announced today the launch of a new massive-throughput laboratory built to address the need for population-scale detection and diagnosis of COVID-19 in the United Arab Emirates.  The lab is...
Nissan appoints new Chairman of its Africa, Middle East and India region
Cars & Autos | Friday 3 April, 2020 1:20 am
Nissan has appointed Guillaume Cartier as Senior Vice President and Chairman of its Africa, Middle East, and India region (AMI) and Head of the Global Datsun Business Unit, effective from April 1st 2020.   In this role, he will lead the regional management committee and be...
From a folding 8-inch FullView Display to revolutionary user experience, the HUAWEI Mate Xs is the ultimate foldable 5G smartphone
Technology & IT | Friday 3 April, 2020 12:16 am
Today’s smartphone industry is slowing moving towards  innovative foldable devices. Some of them flip open, others hide the  screen that is accessible by opening the phone and many more. However, if you want a folding smartphone that can give you versatile functionality...
Ministry of Health Broadcasts More than 2 Billion Awareness Messages about Coronavirus
Healthcare | Thursday 2 April, 2020 2:55 pm
The Ministry of Health, in cooperation with the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC), has broadcast more than 2 billion awareness messages about the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), addressed to various segments of society including citizens and residents in 24...
A significant increase in the number of visitors this year Winter at Tantora concludes its activities
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 2 April, 2020 2:45 pm
The Royal Commission for AlUla, the official organiser of Winter at Tantora Festival announced the conclusion of the second edition of the festival, which started on 19th December and lasted until 7th March, during which it presented a unique set of activities that celebrated the local...