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Apollo Towers Myanmar Ltd Continues to Strengthen its Leadership Position
Business & Money | Saturday 23 May, 2015 12:46 am
Apollo Towers Myanmar Ltd. announces that it has signed a new purchase order of more than 700 new telecom towers with Telenor Myanmar Ltd. The appointment of Apollo Towers Myanmar supports Telenor’s plan of continuing its rapid roll out of a modern mobile communications network in the country....
The Global PR Summit In Muscat Kicks Off Next Sunday
Business & Money | Friday 22 May, 2015 6:53 pm
Mary Jo Jacobi, one of the world’s biggest reputation experts will open the second edition of the Global PR Trends Summit on 31st May 2015 at the Grand Hyatt hotel in Muscat.The two day international PR gathering will include interactive presentations on the latest trends in the ever changing...
Saudi Arabian wins virtual World Cup!
Sports | Friday 22 May, 2015 1:18 pm
24 year-old Saudi Arabian Abdulaziz Alshehri became virtual football world champion by winning the 2015 Fifa Interactive World cup in Munich, Germany. Alshehri walks away with 20.000 USD and a ticket to the star-studded Ballon d’Or in Zürich where he will get to meet all of his football heroes...
Optimism over KSA domestic tourism expenditure growth
Tourism & Hospitality | Friday 22 May, 2015 9:08 am
A planned portfolio of 20 hotels and 6 residential complexes in Saudi Arabia over the next seven years with SR1.5 billion investments will definitely enhance Dur Hospitality’s leadership position in Saudi Arabia and will reflect positively on its revenues, which are expected to increase 3 times...
King Salman opens medical projects
Healthcare | Friday 22 May, 2015 9:06 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman inaugurated a number of medical projects of the National Guard, including King Abdullah Specialist Hospital for Children and King Abdullah International Center for Medical Research and Central Laboratory.The king was received at the King Abdul Aziz...
Makkah development ‘top priority’
Government | Friday 22 May, 2015 9:05 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman arrived in Jeddah on Thursday for his first visit since ascending the throne on Jan. 23, where he would outline efforts to further develop the region and improve services for pilgrims.Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, adviser to the king, Jeddah Gov. ...
al khaliji recognized for “Best Credit Card Design”
Business & Money | Friday 22 May, 2015 8:56 am
Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) Q.S.C. has received an accolade for “Best Credit Card Design” at the 2015 Arab Banks Awards & Commendations of Excellence, extending a streak of rewards and recognitions for its innovation in product design and development. Hosted by The Banking Executive...
Preparatory Year Deanship at Um Al Qura University and Pearson Education
Culture & Education | Friday 22 May, 2015 8:43 am
The Preparatory Year Deanship at Um Al Qura University (PYP-UQU) has announced it is partnering with the world’s largest learning company, Pearson, to provide students with online learning and assessment technology.Under the agreement, Pearson will provide the University with 13,000 licences for...
Haj pilgrims number to touch 5m in five years
Business & Money | Friday 22 May, 2015 8:10 am
The number of Haj pilgrims is expected to reach five million and Umrah pilgrims 30 million in the next five years, said Haj Minister Bandar Hajjar on Thursday. Speaking to businessmen in Madinah, he said the ministry has completed preparations to receive a record number of Umrah pilgrims during...
Three South Korea MERS cases have origin in GCC
Healthcare | Friday 22 May, 2015 6:30 am
South Korea on Thursday confirmed three cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome having their origin in the Middle East.“The report of three confirmed MERS cases is correct and the first patient visited Gulf countries recently,” said Lee Jungho, spokesman of the South Korean...