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King Salman to Honour Winners of 37th Annual King Faisal International Prize
Culture & Education | Sunday 1 March, 2015 9:29 am
Winners of the 37th annual King Faisal International Prize will be honoured by HRH King Salman at a glittering ceremony at Al Faisaliah Hotel in Riyadh on Sunday, March 01.The King Faisal International Prize (KFIP) recognises the outstanding works of individuals and institutions in five categories: ...
Govt unveils new system to prevent medical errors
Healthcare | Sunday 1 March, 2015 9:21 am
The Ministry of Health is currently working on establishing a system to grant bonuses and incentives to workers in the health sector whose performances prove to be excellent, while imposing severe punishments on practitioners who commit medical errors, an official source at the ministry disclosed...
Many Madinah sites need better care
Tourism & Hospitality | Sunday 1 March, 2015 9:18 am
Several residents in the city of Madinah have drawn attention of the competent authorities toward multiple Prophet’s heritage sites and relics in the area, including wells, mountains, valleys and the Al-Faseh Mosque, which they say need better care.These sites of importance have been turned into...
Al-Samaani: Judicial system impartial
Government | Sunday 1 March, 2015 9:16 am
Saudi Arabia’s justice system is based on the provisions of Islamic law derived from the Holy Qur’an and the Sunnah (tradition) of the Prophet (peace be upon him). This ensures the independence of the judiciary in Saudi Arabia and its impartiality, said Justice Minister Waleed Al-Samaani, at...
3,000 vacancies to be available in next episode of ‘Jobs on Air’
Business & Money | Sunday 1 March, 2015 9:14 am
There will be 3,000 job opportunities for unemployed young male and female Saudis, as well as for foreigners, during the tenth session of “Jobs on Air” on Al Danah television channel on Tuesday night.“Out of the 3,000, Carrefour has offered 1,000 jobs with salaries ranging from SR5,000 to...
New KSA campaign to expel illegal expats
Business & Money | Sunday 1 March, 2015 9:10 am
Intensive security measures are in force to seize foreigners who violate the Kingdom’s labor laws, said a Jeddah police source.Security checkpoints on roads are also focused on ensuring the success of Saudi Arabia’s campaign against undocumented workers. “The highway security patrol enforces...
Oman Air Wins Four Awards at OAMC 2nd Annual Awards Ceremony
Technology & IT | Sunday 1 March, 2015 12:43 am
Oman Air has scooped four awards at the Oman Airports Management Company Second Annual Awards ceremony, held at the Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa in Muscat on Sunday 22nd February 2015. The national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman was recognized as one of the top five airlines by number ...
The Product of the Year Awards 2015: Gulf consumers have spoken.
Business & Money | Sunday 1 March, 2015 12:39 am
The Product of the Year Awards (POY) 2015 honoured the leading brands from across the GCC countries at a scintillating award ceremony held at The Palace Hotel last night. POY is a prestigious award that rewards innovation in the FMCG sector and it is also the only award to be voted for by customers ...
KAEC continues to attract local and international firms
Business & Money | Saturday 28 February, 2015 9:25 am
Several local and regional industrial factories in Jeddah intend to transfer their industrial activities from Jeddah to the Industrial Valley at King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) for its strategic economic location. An estimated 50 percent of Jeddah factories will be expected to change their...
MERS claims 2 more lives
Healthcare | Saturday 28 February, 2015 9:04 am
The Ministry of Health announced that the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) had claimed two more lives.The people who died were two Saudi men aged 84 and 51, from Queiyah and Hofuf. They were non-medical personnel and had pre-existing illnesses. There were no infections...
PIF launches 3 new renewable energy JVs
PIF launches 3 new renewable energy JVs
Wednesday 17 July, 2024 11:09