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Government Summit kicks off today
Government | Monday 9 February, 2015 10:27 am
60 high-profile speakers to address the annual summit, 2,000 officials to participate Top governments officials from across the country will gather at Madinat Jumeirah for the third Government Summit, starting from today (Monday).More than 60 high-profile speakers, including world leaders,...
Experts predict dramatic reduction in medicine prices
Healthcare | Monday 9 February, 2015 7:54 am
A senior official at the Council of Saudi Chambers (CSC) has lauded the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) for it recent decision to unify medicine prices in all of the member countries.This new medical regulation comes after the council approved the free movement of medicine and pharmaceutical drugs...
GASCO: Crisis will be over in 2 days
Environment & Energy | Monday 9 February, 2015 7:51 am
Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal has called for a radical solution to prevent gas shortages.His comment came during a meeting with National Gas and Industrialization Company (GASCO) chief Suleiman Al-Jishi on Sunday. Jishi stressed the problem will end in the next two days.According to the...
Labor move gives firms Saudization relief
Business & Money | Monday 9 February, 2015 7:41 am
The Labor Ministry has softened its Saudization drive in favor of businesses by canceling a previous decision that demanded 13 weeks for confirmation of a Saudi’s appointment as a full employee under Nitaqat.Under the new decision, a Saudi would be calculated in the Nitaqat system soon after his...
Saudi Kayan gets more gas for making ethylene
Environment & Energy | Sunday 8 February, 2015 1:07 pm
Saudi Arabia's Oil Ministry has allocated more natural gas to Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Co for it to expand ethylene production at its petrochemical complex in Jubail, the company said on Sunday.The ministry has allocated the affiliate of Saudi Basic Industries Corporation ( SABIC ) an extra 10...
flynas to continue its track record Paul Byrne -- CEO, flynas
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 8 February, 2015 1:03 pm
flynas , Saudi Arabia's first and only budget airline that sets a new standard of efficiency for low cost travel in the region, promises to sustain the lowest fares, on-time flights and friendly service that it had done in the past year, the airline's new CEO said.Paul Byrne who took the helm in...
Gas crisis eases as GASCO floods Jeddah market with cylinders
Environment & Energy | Sunday 8 February, 2015 7:43 am
The National Gas and Industrialization Company (GASCO) distributed more than 290,000 cooking gas cylinders in Jeddah in the past four days, raising its stock to 15,000 barrels, a GASCO official source said Saturday.According to an official source, the number of trucks distributing the cylinders has ...
KAU among top 5 MENA universities
Culture & Education | Saturday 7 February, 2015 2:41 pm
Times Higher Education (THE) hosted its first-ever university ranking in the Middle East and North Africa, where King Abdul Aziz University won the third place in the field of research excellence. The first position went to Texas A&M University of Qatar, followed by the Lebanese American...
Government steps up efforts to boost tourism
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 7 February, 2015 2:32 pm
Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) President Prince Sultan bin Salman recently headed a KSA delegation to the first UN conference on tourism and culture in Cambodia, where he sought to build partnerships to boost the Kingdom's tourism sector.Saudi Arabia was also represented by the ...
Science Olympiad winners to be announced Sunday
Culture & Education | Saturday 7 February, 2015 2:28 pm
The winners of a top contest at the Science and Innovation Festival (SSIF-2015) would be announced Sunday, the organizers announced.The jury concluded its evaluation on Thursday of 605 participants in the National Science Olympiad, out of 762 students who presented work in 17 areas.According to the ...
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