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RAFAL Real Estate Development sponsors the Elite exhibition
Business & Money | Thursday 21 May, 2015 9:55 am
RAFAL Real Estate Development Company sponsored the Elite exhibition in the Ritz-Carlton Hotel. The exhibition tackles a unique demographic as it highlights the Small and medium projects of young Saudis.RAFAL participated in this exhibition for the first time this year, as they belief in their...
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 21 May, 2015 9:47 am
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has appointed Robert “Dougie” Douglas as its General Manager for Kazakhstan. Mr Douglas, who assumes his new role on 1 July, will lead the airline’s commercial operations in Kazakhstan based in Almaty. He will also be...
Shoura says no to foreign universities in Kingdom
Government | Thursday 21 May, 2015 9:41 am
The Shoura Council has rejected the proposal of council member Saeed Al-Sheikh to permit foreign universities to open branches in the Kingdom due to concerns over breaching Saudi cultural traditions and gender segregation.The decision was also based on the failure of the branches of universities in ...
 Clear insurance dues within 15 days, firms told
Business & Money | Thursday 21 May, 2015 9:40 am
Insurance companies must pay vehicle owners their dues after accidents within 15 days, said the Consumer Protection Association on Wednesday. “They may extend the period to another 15 days after informing the client,” the association tweeted. “In total, the payment should not be delayed more...
Madinah govt depts awarded
Government | Thursday 21 May, 2015 9:34 am
Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman has honored the top performing government departments in the region at a ceremony here.In his speech at the event, he said that efforts to improve services for citizens have been taking place since the reign of King Abdul Aziz “to boost social and economic...
OSN strengthens partnership with CNBC with distribution renewal deal
Culture & Education | Thursday 21 May, 2015 9:15 am
OSN, the leading pay-TV network in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, has strengthened its partnership with CNBC, the leading international business and financial news and information network, with the renewal of its channel distribution deal. The long term deal also means OSN viewers...
Fenomastic MY HOME 2015: ‘Jotun’s Most Beautiful Paint Ever’
Business & Money | Thursday 21 May, 2015 8:50 am
Jotun, the Kingdom’s No.1 paint manufacturer, has unveiled their most beautiful paint innovation ever. Jotun knows that beautiful colours make beautiful homes and their latest innovation, Fenomastic My Home, features three new themes with an array of colours that are sure to take interior style...
Rihab Rotana, Dubai Announced the Winner for the “Stay and Fly for Free” Campaign
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 21 May, 2015 8:42 am
Rihab Rotana, Dubai announced the winner of the “Stay and Fly for Free” campaign that included a “four night’s stay” at Salalah Rotana Resort with “air tickets” courtesy of Air Arabia for two individuals. The campaign started on 15th March, 2015 that lasted for almost 60 days and...
ACWA Power and Masen Achieve Financial Close of NOORo II and NOORo III Projects
Environment & Energy | Thursday 21 May, 2015 8:03 am
(Power Purchase Agreements) were signed between ACWA Power and Masen for both projects on 10 March 2015. The Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (Masen) will hold 25% of the equity in both projects. SENER will also be an equity investor in NOORo II. A joint and several EPC consortium constituted by...
Travel Tips
Tourism & Hospitality | Thursday 21 May, 2015 12:00 am
1.FOODPack your own meal on the airplane flight or mode of transportation of your choice. Drink plenty of fluids during your trip. Don't forget to eat breakfast.2. Recover from AirplanesAirplane cabins are extremely dry and dehydration makes it tougher to recover. Exercise on the plane, even if...