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Restaurants, groceries close shop in anticipation of raids
Government | Friday 13 March, 2015 3:41 am
Several restaurants, grocery stores and other shops have closed their doors since the government launched its latest crackdown on illegal workers, Arab News has found.The campaign is aimed at arresting workers working without permits or in jobs not stated on their residence permits. Many small...
Govt orders Saudization of public transport industry
Business & Money | Friday 13 March, 2015 3:39 am
Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, who is also the chairman of the ministerial supervisory committee on public transport, has ordered all contracts for the public transport system (including metro and buses) in Makkah, Jeddah and Taif to incorporate a clause for the Saudization of the public...
Saudi push to boost Egyptian economy
Business & Money | Friday 13 March, 2015 3:38 am
World leaders have started arriving in Sharm El-Sheikh to attend a major economic conference that opens on Friday to mobilize $12 billion in foreign investment to jump-start Egypt’s battered economy.Crown Prince Muqrin, deputy premier, will lead the Kingdom’s delegation to the conference, said...
Eyefi Introduces Eyefi Mobi Pro
Technology & IT | Friday 13 March, 2015 3:09 am
Eyefi (www.eyefi.com), the global leader in digital photo apps and services, today launched Eyefi Mobi Pro, a new 32GB WiFi SD card – the most powerful WiFi SD card ever. Mobi Pro is the latest in the company’s product portfolio and combines advanced wireless transfer features with photo apps...
Official Partnership Launch Between Longines & Behbehani Group
Business & Money | Friday 13 March, 2015 3:04 am
To spread their wings further, on 11 March 2015, Mr. Walter von Känel, President of Longines, and Mr. Ali Morad Behbehani, Behbehani Group President, announced the partnership of Longines with the Behbehani Group by adding Longines to the multi brand boutique belonging to the Behbehani Group in...
BenQ Unveils Instant Living Room Cinema Solutions
Technology & IT | Friday 13 March, 2015 1:22 am
Internationally renowned provider of digital lifestyle and global DLP® projector leader, BenQ introduced today two new additions to its home video projector lineup: the W1070+ and the W1080ST+. Following the company’s sales success with current models, the launch of these new-generation home...
MEED Qatar Projects conference told that Qatar NMB clearing centre to open in April
Business & Money | Thursday 12 March, 2015 4:10 pm
The Middle East's first hub for clearing transactions in the Chinese Yuan is to open in Doha in April, Qatar Central Bank Governor Sheikh Abdullah Saoud Al-Thani told the annual MEED Qatar Projects Conference. He said that the move is part of a programme of initiatives involving Chinathat include...
Audi CEO: “We delivered more in 2014 than promised”
Cars & Autos | Thursday 12 March, 2015 3:11 pm
With a new record for deliveries of more than 1.74 million automobiles, Audi for the first time increased its revenue to more than €53 billion in 2014. Operating profit amounted to €5.15 billion and the operating return on sales of 9.6 percent was at the upper end of the strategic target...
GROHE presents “Masters of Technology”
Business & Money | Thursday 12 March, 2015 3:08 pm
For many decades, GROHE has been hailed an industry leader, based on the excellence of its products. Now the company is shifting attention back to its technological roots. Its new campaign underlines its status as a leading developer and manufacturer of faucets, fittings, showers and systems, which ...
Porsche Panamera to greet VIP travelers
Cars & Autos | Thursday 12 March, 2015 3:01 pm
Embodying pure performance and the highest levels of luxury, SAMACO Automotive – Porsche division, has partnered with Saudi Private Aviation to appoint the Porsche Panamera as their official transporter for VIP passengers in the Kingdom. As of February 2015, VIP guests...
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