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King’s resolutions will give stability to housing sector
Business & Money | Tuesday 3 February, 2015 7:55 am
Welcoming the resolutions by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman, the chairman of the Housing Committee in Jeddah Chamber of Commerce, Khalid Bashoair, said on Monday the housing and real estate sector will witness stability within the next five years.He was speaking at a meeting, which...
Business & Money | Tuesday 3 February, 2015 1:07 am
After capping a historically successful year in 2014, King Abdullah Economic City is set to start the new year with a bang by showcasing its prestigious “Golf Community” land plots and villas. The luxury high-end residential offering is considered to be one of the most premium communities of...
Gaining Staff Loyalty and Attracting Best Talents A Viable Family Business Strategy
Business & Money | Tuesday 3 February, 2015 12:03 am
Corporate governance can become an integral part of a corporate culture only if it stems from the senior management, namely, from the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officers. Integrity, transparency and accountability are the mainstay of a good governance structure and every employee must...
Etisalat Group Announces Faiez Awadh as Mobily’s Chief Human Resources Officer
Technology & IT | Monday 2 February, 2015 3:12 pm
Etisalat Group, the leading telecommunications operator in Middle East, Africa and Asia, announced today the appointment of Faiez Awadh as the Chief Human Resources Officer of Etihad Etisalat "Mobily", the leading telecom operator in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.Faiez brings to Mobily over 20 years...
Ericsson partners with twofour54 to grow playout services in the Middle East
Technology & IT | Monday 2 February, 2015 3:09 pm
Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has strengthened its partnership with twofour54, the commercial arm of the Media Zone Authority – Abu Dhabi, through the acquisition of its current playout business, initially providing playout services for nine different channels.The agreement, which comes as part of a...
King Faisal International Prize Selection Committee Commence Selection of Winners for 37th Cycle Across Five Categories
Culture & Education | Monday 2 February, 2015 2:38 pm
The Selection Committees for the King Faisal International Prize have started their 37th annual meetings across all five prize categories: Service to Islam, Islamic Studies, Arabic Language and Literature, Medicine, and Science. The meetings are being held during Sunday 1st and Monday 2nd of...
Alarab News Channel Launches
Culture & Education | Monday 2 February, 2015 7:42 am
Alarab News Channel, the MENA region's latest 24-hour news channel, began transmission at 13.00 GMT on 1st February from its headquarters in Bahrain to viewers all over the world. The launch ushers in a completely new style of news programming for the Middle East and beyond and fills a critical...
King Salman merges ministries to boost educational standards
Culture & Education | Monday 2 February, 2015 7:39 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has recently issued a royal decree to merge the two ministries of education and higher education in a historic decision, which defines Saudi Arabia’s ambitious plans for education, according to Naif Al-Roomi, governor of the Public Education...
ACWA Power – First Closing of Powervest Fund
Environment & Energy | Monday 2 February, 2015 12:39 am
International Company for Water & Power Projects (“ACWA Power”) announced the official first closing of the Powervest Fund (“the Fund”) with commitments of c. SAR 596 million (c. USD 159 million).The Fund is domiciled in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (“the Kingdom” /”KSA”) and set up ...
SABIC to hold drawing and photography competition to encourage eco-friendly behavior
Culture & Education | Sunday 1 February, 2015 3:21 pm
SABIC will conduct an environmental competition for school students in three cities in the Kingdom to raise awareness among the community on the need for better management of natural resources and care for the environment.The competition is designed for boys and girls of select schools in Riyadh,...