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Saudia undergoes safety auditing by IATA
Tourism & Hospitality | Monday 9 March, 2015 8:32 am
An expert team from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) inspected the facilities of Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) on the ground as well as on its flights for the purpose of safety auditing.The team included experts of operation safety, aircraft piloting, maintenance and evaluation...
Yanbu begins campaign to combat coronavirus
Healthcare | Monday 9 March, 2015 8:00 am
The Yanbu Royal Commission has launched an awareness campaign on the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus to combat the deadly disease that has claimed hundreds of lives.The campaign was launched on Saturday in the presence of Hamed bin Khider, the director general of the General...
German firms urged to explore new opportunities in KSA
Business & Money | Monday 9 March, 2015 7:58 am
Saudi Arabia and Germany are seeking to develop their economic ties, the SPA news agency reported after talks in Riyadh between officials from the two countries.“The amount of trade and joint investments does not reflect the economic potential of both countries’ economies,” said Finance...
Grow local talents, Fakeih tells firms
Business & Money | Monday 9 March, 2015 7:53 am
Labor Minister Adel Fakeih urged private sector companies and public sector institutions to focus on developing talents of local human resources.Representing Fakeih, Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC) Gov. Ali Al-Ghafis delivered the keynote address at the Third Edition of the...
Technology & IT | Monday 9 March, 2015 12:34 am
The LG G3 smartphone from LG Electronics (LG) was named Best Smartphone of the Year by the GSMA at the Global Mobile Awards during Mobile World Congress 2015 for its quality, variety of useful features and ease of use. Additionally, the LG Watch Urbane and LG Watch Urbane LTE won nine awards at the ...
Mindshare wins “Dar Al Bandar Global Group” digital media business
Business & Money | Monday 9 March, 2015 12:31 am
Dar Al Bandar Group – Centerpoint, Citymax, Home Center, EMax – (a group which also includes Splash, Lifestyle, Shoe Mart, New Look, Koton, Shoexpress, babyshop, Iconic) has announced the appointment of “Mindshare” a Group M company to manage its digital media advertising portfolio knowing...
Ooredoo Kuwait partners with Ericsson to deploy first LTE Advanced Small Cell Solution in Kuwait
Technology & IT | Monday 9 March, 2015 12:18 am
Ooredoo Kuwait, a member of Ooredoo Group, announced its partnership with Ericsson to deploy the first LTE Advanced small cell solution. This milestone is the latest in a successful ten-year partnership between Ooredoo Kuwait and Ericsson. Signing this deal took place last week during the World...
Middle East and Africa to Post World’s Second-Fastest IT Growth
Technology & IT | Sunday 8 March, 2015 4:11 pm
Organizations in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are early adopters of the technology innovations, as the wider region will post the world’s second-fastest IT growth in 2015, announced SAP MENA’s new Head of Customer Office.The Middle East and Africa’s ICT spending is set to pass USD...
SABIC and ExxonMobil participate in High Institute for Elastomers Industries graduation class
Culture & Education | Sunday 8 March, 2015 4:01 pm
SABIC and ExxonMobil participated in the first graduation ceremony of the High Institute for Elastomers Industries (HIEI) in Yanbu on March 4. Patronized by Prince Faisal bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Madinah, the ceremony was attended by Prince Saud bin Abdullah bin Thenayan Al-Saud,...
Al-Jasser Said: “Bank Albilad Grows Rapidly with 117 Owned Branches”
Business & Money | Sunday 8 March, 2015 3:58 pm
H.E Mr. Khaled Bin Sulaiman Al-Jasser, CEO of Albilad Bank has inaugurated the initiation of bank’s business at Al-Mubarraz Branch Headquarters in Al- Ahsa Province – Eastern District and Al-Qunfudah Branch - Makkah Al-Mukarramah District in the presence of H.E Mr. Fadha Bin Bain Al-Baqmi,...